There are a core mix of skills that make those of us who choose this BA path successful. And I think it is more than just "communication, negotiation and listening." Instead there is another level of skills that make us successful in this strange, new remote world we find ourselves in.
With so many companies going remote first, our home office is now an extension of our employer's office. Companies will think long and hard about what that means for their liability. We're going to see changes in the requirements they place on their remote workforce. Here are five ways that companies will get serious about remote work over the next year.
Being remote means never having water cooler moments. The moments where you chat with your colleagues. I've coined a phrase -Take Five to Socialize - that describes how I build social moments into my virtual interactions with colleagues and customers. I'm not sure how that this qualifies as an actual technique but let me tell you about it!
Managing a remote product team is much like managing one located in an office. The focus of your time should be focused on coaching on five key skills that will enhance their communication and collaboration. Coaching in these areas will make your product team not only better at remote work but better all around in their product work.