Many of us dreamt about escaping the daily commute, working remotely and flexibly, and having an entire world of career options available to us. However, we didn’t realize that this ideal would become a reality so quickly.
We’re currently unlearning the practices of decades of colocated office work as we adapt to our new found flexibility. It’s now time to form new habits, and fast. We need to understand how to work efficiently and effectively, how to structure our work and our teams, and how to grow our careers in this remote and hybrid world.
In this track, we’ll explore the great opportunities and challenges that remote work brings to our companies and our industry. We’ll dive deep into the tools and strategies that we’ll need to embrace as we shape our future together, and you’ll walk away with actionable tools and techniques for team and company to make your work better, wherever you are.
From this track
Successful Leadership in Hybrid Environments: Powerful Principles, Practical Steps, and Poignant Examples
Tuesday Dec 6 / 09:00AM PST
Being a technical- or people leader in a hybrid work environment can be extra challenging: While on paper, it may look like hybrid work combines the “best of both [remote and co-located] worlds”, the reality often looks drastically different:
Founder, Coach, Consultant @Lena Reinhard Leadership Coaching & Consulting
Building High-Trust and High-Performing Teams at Shopify in a Remote World
Tuesday Dec 6 / 10:10AM PST
The switch to remote-only and hybrid has unlocked so much potential for the world and our companies: we can hire the best, people can live where they want, and we can form teams based on skills and interest instead of location.
Senior Development Manager @Shopify and Author of Embracing Uncertainty
Leveraging Hybrid One-on-Ones for Better Connections
Tuesday Dec 6 / 11:20AM PST
One of the most difficult challenges to overcome in a hybrid or remote work environment is the lack of social connection between team members—and worse, the often insufficient time that managers spend individually with their reports.
Senior Engineering Manager @fellowapp
The Future of Work: How Flexibility Unlocks Potential for People and Organizations
Tuesday Dec 6 / 12:30PM PST
The last two years created a massive discontinuity in how we work, and now the debate rages: are we going back to the way things were, or investing to move forward?
Executive Leader, Future Forum & SVP @Slack | Author, How the Future Works