Hybrid Work Now & Next: 5-Point Roadmap for Moving From Scrappy to Sustainable

Mar 17, 2021

By Own Your Culture Co-Founders Anna Oakes, and Angela R. Howard

 

“Pivot!”  “Asynchronous” “New normal!”  “Remote/Hybrid/Virtual”

 

 

The shifts required in 2020 and into 2021 are indeed unprecedented.  They also provide tremendous opportunity to do better and differently in this next chapter of our individual, and collective, lives.  Many of us, and our companies, were scrappy and figured out how to keep things moving when we were thrown into remote work.  But, many groups merely lifted and shifted their schedules into Zoom rooms.

Is this about transformation?  We prefer “evolution.”  With a key focus on asking, “What could we be doing better or differently?”

Because remote work is here to stay.  According to a recent UpWork survey (2021) 1 in 4 Americans will be working entirely remotely in 2021 and by 2025, 36.2 million Americans will be working...

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Speak Your Truth: to Others, But First to Yourself

May 08, 2018

My post on 4/3 tackled getting into alignment at work and it was a doozie!  Many of you had requests to go a bit deeper into the content, so I will break it in pieces and share a bit more about each of the “7 Ways To Get Alignment At Work” (and in life!).  This is an expansion of tip #4: Alignment With Others – Speak Up 

“Every word has consequences.  Every silence, too.”

Jean Paul Satre

We spend a lot of time standing in judgement of others and ourselves.  Questioning motives and outcomes that others have caused, and those that we’ve been involved in.  Somewhere along the way we’ve lost touch with our truest self.  The one who remembers what it’s like to be human.  To have their feelings hurt.  To doubt their own abilities.  To stop speaking our truth.

Solution-Focused and Forward-Looking

A strategy to increase the impact of speaking up is to ensure that your conversations...

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