Self-direction — Working remotely requires you to have a lot of self-direction. You can’t just stick your head in your boss or coworker’s office and ask for direction. You have to have confidence in yourself and push through uncertainty.

Career development is the ongoing process of choosing, improving, developing, and…

To prevent isolation and loneliness, my advice is to seek to establish a relationship, albeit at a distance, with your colleagues. Even if you are a bit shy, writing to your colleague every now and then “how are you?” or “what are your plans for the weekend?” …

Despite working remotely and using tech like Zoom daily for a couple of years now, there is always the risk that something goes wrong. On one training session not that long ago, I lost my second screen display and everything froze. I couldn’t see any of the Zoom controls and…

Communication. As much as we all have Zoom fatigue, it’s still important for teams to see each other regularly. A quick 15-minute meeting a couple of times a week that doesn’t involve shop talk is all it takes!

Career development is the ongoing process of choosing, improving, developing, and advancing…

Something I recommend to my team is setting work hours and communication norms/expectations. Setting a schedule in your work calendar is helpful so other team members know when you’re available and when you’re done for the day. I’ve also read that creating a practice at the time you’re logging off…

Trust — This goes for both trust in your employees but also trust in yourself. Working remotely has introduced an entirely new level of trust in the employer-employee relationship with on-site check ins replaced with individual accountability to get the work done.

Career development is the ongoing process of choosing…

Organizing social activities like lunches and events can be useful for team building and collaboration. We host bi-weekly lunches and hackathons — which consist of challenges, games, and team building. The reception from the team here is amazing and helps bring everyone together.

Career development is the ongoing process of…

Respect boundaries, embrace them and make them visible. Establish your “working hours” and block the time you need to take care of you –on your calendar and visible to your colleagues.

Career development is the ongoing process of choosing, improving, developing, and advancing your career. This involves learning, making decisions…

David Liu

David is the founder and CEO of Deltapath, a unified communications company that liberates organizations from the barriers of effective communication

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