Are you working for a company with a distant HQ? Do you have a team that reports to you? Is everyone working at home, or worse, in coffee shops? While there’s no denying the fact that some people indeed work better alone, unless you are a one-person company, your team needs time together to collaborate, learn from each other, create a culture, and alleviate loneliness.
Collaborate, learn and mentor
One of the big things we lost when we migrated to remote work during the pandemic was collaboration. Real time teamwork can launch your ideas and execution faster than everyone sitting alone in far-flung places. Consider putting your team on a hybrid plan - some days together, others alone. Together days can be about group ideation, learning, and mentoring. WFH days can be about uninterrupted deep work.
Culture is a little buzz-wordy. It’s one of those things that can be hard to identify, but you know it when you see it. Kinda like how the kid in Chick-fil-A always says “My pleasure”, when you say “thanks”. It’s the thing that binds you together and identifies you in the eyes of your customers, clients, and potential employees. It’s your habits and behaviors that you make a conscious decision to do daily.
Set up a structure that allows you to live your purpose and values every day, whether you are working together or apart.
People identify with their jobs. We always have, and despite the changes Gen Z is making in the workplace, we probably always will. Most of our friendships form at work. Marriages, partnerships, and relationships take root on the job. Loneliness is at an all time high right now. Having a place to work together, even for a few days a week, can go a long way towards improving mental health across the board.
If you’re ready to get your team in the same place at the same time, we have team offices available on a long-term basis, as well as conference rooms by the hour or day.