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Advice for those new to remote work: Learn the skill of asynchronous workflows

In this excellent interview the co-founder of of Basecamp, Jason Fried makes this observation after 20 plus years of remote team managment.

“This is actually a moment to reconsider how people work. Where people go wrong is when they try to simulate working in an office, but just remotely: same number of meetings, same number of people in meetings, just via videoconferencing. That’s not taking advantage of the potential benefit of remote work: asynchronous work, meaning that you don’t have to do everything in real time anymore. You can give people more time back during the day—long stretches of uninterrupted time where they can do more creative work.”

Excellent interview with great insights for novice remote working managers

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