The debate is over: Hybrid work is the new normal. The 2022 Microsoft Work Trend Index found hybrid work up seven points from last year (to 38%), with an additional 53% considering making the leap in the months ahead.
As organizations create detailed hybrid workplace strategies, individual employees also need to think about how the change affects their work, including the influence they can wield to shape projects, their career and the culture of their workplace.
Influence is a powerful tool. It allows individuals to build loyalty and trust, lift morale, earn recognition throughout the company, earn buy-in for ideas, achieve career goals and effectively lead. While building influence is important, it’s also one of the more challenging aspects of remote and hybrid work. For a guide to get started, read the full article on Forbes.com.