I’ve been working in and leading distributed teams for the past six years, and I’d like to share some of what I’ve learned so far in a short series.

A cartoon planet Earth on which several people are throwing paper airplanes back and forth to each other.
A cartoon planet Earth on which several people are throwing paper airplanes back and forth to each other.
One of the many pleasures of remote work is meeting and working with people all over the world.

In January of this year, I started preparing a conference talk on “new work” to share information about trends, research and best practices in distributed teams.

At that point, I could already see that the bigger, more established companies were becoming “remote-curious” and considering new ways to structure projects and people, but who knew that 2020 would suddenly turn into a great global experiment in working via video calls, instant messaging and distributed documents? …

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Leitha Matz

FinTech COO. Startup Mentor. Woman in Tech. I spend a lot of time thinking about technology products and user experience, and I love stupid puns.

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