Huge first-mover advantage to:
— attract world-class talent
— retain your best people
— maintain engagement
— provide deeper purpose
— expand talent pool globally
Remote first Co’s will disrupt every business that resists due to lower costs
Why are people so afraid?
— Embraces measurable performance
— Tracks and rewards productivity
— No hiding place
Finish your weeks work In 20 hours:
— You’ve met your responsibilities
— Your time is yours
— What needs to be done is clear
— The death of time in office as KPI That scares people
Workspace evolution that’s led to this:
1/ Everyone: office
2/ Manager: office | Others: cubicle
3/ Manager: cubicle | Others: open plan
4/ Everyone: open-plan Offices have gotten exponentially worse
Started as the ideal work environment
Evolved to become distraction factories
The people most against remote work are the ones who
benefit most from office politics and hierarchy
Remote working enables the most diverse range of people possible to thrive for any organization globally. Removing barriers to participation decentralizes opportunity and allows you to attract and retain your best workers.
Forget the massive cost savings on real estate.
Ignore the overwhelming gains in productivity.
Focus on the happiness of your people.
The ability to attract people from the entire spectrum of society.
Let them work on the schedule and situation that suits their needs.
Give them more trust, control, and freedom.
The companies who do will be rewarded
— people want it
— lowers pollution
— less congestion
— zero commuting
— higher productivity
— more time with family
— productivity focussed
— companies slash costs
— death of time in office as KPI