Adam and his guests, Stanford economist Nick Bloom and Harvard Business School professor Tsedal Neeley, lay out seven, and I think they can be boiled down to some of the things we’ve talked about here. Be intentional about everything, give people a number of tools to communicate in a number of ways, and use them all to over-communicate so that nothing is missed. Also, as things change, adjust accordingly.
They focus on hybrid work, I think these commandments should be applied in every situation. I don’t care if you all work in the office full-time, remotely across the country full-time, or any combination in between.
Intention, communication, setting expectations, and living the example will go a long way with your team. There’s no reason to not follow these commandments for working as a team, regardless of location. This is a great outline for how to set the rules of engagement, provide the proper tools and solid communication, and continually measure the effectiveness of what you’re doing.
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