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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Remote Work Productivity: Stack Your Week

Mar 16, 2020

Have you ever patted yourself on the back about being a “masterful multi-tasker?”  Perhaps, like me, you used it as a selling point for a promotion or new job?  I’m going to go out on a limb and say you can identify.

You need to stop.  WE need to stop.  And right now, as we’re quarantined, we have a great chance to start a new rhythm. This is a process that will make your remote work productivity excel – but can help during “normal” times too!

Stacking Your Week

Stacking my week saved my sanity.  It’s the practice of grouping like activities that require similar strengths to execute in order to increase your effectiveness, conserve your energy and maximize your impact professionally and personally.

It’s one strategy that I implemented in my own career at corporate and still use now as a business owner.  I’ve also implemented with teams, departments and orgs, both...

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