high performing workplace

Your best team culture – ASAP! 7 expert tips for building an engaged team

When you’re building a great team culture there is no time to waste. Every negative team moment becomes a corporate memory that you need to counteract, while every mountaintop experience builds solidarity and great teamwork.   How can you form a strong team dynamic, rather than an eroded team culture?   If you want one quick …

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Remote work changes the game – happy employees, healthy bottom line

For many people, the perpetual slug into work by car or public transport is an unavoidable cost of being employed.  Remote work achieves something other flexible work options don’t. By avoiding a long commute, employees stand to gain much.    In Sydney, Australia commuters from the growing western suburbs area regularly spend 2.5 hours travelling …

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Distributed teams power their success – 3 businesses

In days gone by, employers saw flexible working arrangements as a cost. Today, clever businesses are reinventing the way they work by adopting remote and distributed teams. This, in turn, increases staff commitment and productivity and delivers fantastic business outcomes.   I am fortunate to have worked alongside some of Australia’s most successful flexible working companies. …

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Australian advice for virtual teams prompted by the US book ‘Remote’

Have you ever asked the question “If I can’t see my staff, how do I know they are working?” The authors of ‘Remote: Office Not Required’ answer that question.   Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson are successful IT professionals with a healthy sense of good management. While some of the ideas are unlikely to …

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