The starting course is:
Tips for Working Remotely by Todd Dewett
Plan your work day
Which tasks absolutely have to be done?
What, if anything, is behind schedule?
What´s the most important work in front of you?
Where do you expect the most challenges?
Establishing a dedicated workspace
Quality chair and specific desk
Make your workspace personal
Staying focused while working remotely
Respect work time
Check email sparingly (sparsamt)
Keep "office" hours
Keep distractions out of sight
Establish a flexible remote work routine
Plan your day out (5 minutes every morning)
Take intentional breaks
When you get stuck - try something new!
Staying in touch
Decide how you will monitor all relevant electronic connections
Build the habit of using proactive messaging
Inform coworker when you have a busy day ahead
Communicate beyond (use phone/video/F-2-F)
Using technology to build connections
Having a reliable power supply
Text and instant messaging
Group collaboration platform
Giving and receiving feedback remotely
Rule #1, using text or chat can be problematic.
The best form of feedback is F-2-F (or via video/phone)
How to avoid feeling isolated
Find a way to connect in person
Remember the higher purpose you serve
Use technology tools to socialize a little
Don´t be afraid to take a few brakes
Politics of not being in the office
Make sure your voice is heard
Maintain a bigger dialogue
Making the case for continued remote work
Speak with HR
Analyze current role for remote potential
Support others who work remotely
You can also choose:
Developing Resourcefulness by Todd Dewett
Creating useful and unique solutions
in challenging situations
in challenging situations
Benefits of resourcefulness
Promotions and recognition
Higher group productivity
Improved team morale
Learn to bend the rules
Know which rules you can break
Prepare an explanation and apology
Clarify - how much social capital do you have?
(reputation, track record, personality, character, network)
Assess your current resources
Team skills-Information-Physical assets-Relationships
Are your resources meeting your immediate needs?
Which of my resources can be stretched or pushed?
Look outside of your group for help
When to use your resources
View your budget as an investment
Reward great performance
Secure your top talent
Recognize and support the key players
Devise contingency plans
Identify the most important resource issues the next quarter
When not to use your resources
Is there a better use for your discretionary funds?
What are the implications of not spending?
Reset expectations of how you plan to use your resources
Discuss your strategy for the resources with your supervisor
Of course, the trainer Todd Dewett has made a TED Talk, called "Get over yourself" from TEDxDayton - enjoy: