No, We Won’t Have a Video Call for That: The Companion Pieces

Posted on Sat 23 October 2021 in presentations

The original article continues to prompt a lot of thoughts and discussions, so I’ve written a a couple of follow-up pieces:

  1. Getting out of Meeting Hell is a short series about getting from a distributed workplace that attempts to duplicate the synchronous nature of an office by sticking everyone into video meetings all the time — with usually disastrous results — to one that successfully adopts an asynchronous way of working. It has suggestions for employees, mid-level managers, and executives.

  2. Please, make my company distributed! takes a broader view on changing organizations so that they become better suited for a distributed and asynchronous style of work, and why that’s a lot harder than most people think.