In 2019, I wrote a book on remote work. The result, Office Optional: How To Build a Connected Culture With Virtual Teams, came out in early 2020, during the early days of the pandemic.
The timing was fortuitous, to say the least — just as my book was released, businesses everywhere plunged headfirst into a forced remote work experiment. What I thought would happen over the next decade rapidly unfolded in a matter of days. Today, 58% of U.S. workers (about 92 million people), work remotely at least part-time.
Since Covid hit, we’ve all learned a lot about remote work. Even me, and I’ve run a virtual-first company, Centric Consulting, for over two decades. Read the full article on Medium.com to find out the biggest revelations I’ve experienced in the past two years.