The Seventeenth episode of the Great Deep Podcast Series looks at the challenges and benefits of working from home in a time of Coronavirus, and some of the implications.
There’s also a blog post on the subject, titled A whole new world: Reflections after a week of lockdown.
Many of the points here I must credit to Pete Flynn from Libryo who put together this fantastic blog.
Pete’s headings for the challenges of working remotely (and how to overcome them) include:
Remote is lonely
Remote tests trust
Remote is default-dehumanising
Remote accentuates different kinds of organisational dysfunction
Remote requires more (two-way) empathy and flexibility
Remote defaults to working too hard
Bonus 🙂 Remote is better
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