46 results for author: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky


Serendipitous Idea Generation for Hybrid and Remote Teams

“I don’t see how we can replace the serendipitous idea generation of hallway conversations. If we don’t return to the office full-time, we’re going to lose out to rivals who do so and gain the benefits of serendipity.” That’s what Saul, the Chief ...
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Upskilling Remote and Hybrid Employees

The future of work – of hybrid and fully-remote workers – will require upskilling of employees for organizations that wish to succeed in the post-COVID world. Leaders who want to seize a competitive advantage in that future will need to benchmark their ...
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Addressing Proximity Bias for a Hybrid and Remote Work Culture

The pandemic has forced organizations to recognize that they need to address proximity bias to adapt their work culture to the hybrid and remote future of work. Employees may have different office schedules: some essential employees might be there full-time, ...
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How Leadership Associations Can Improve New Member Retention

Any leadership association would love a member retention rate of 75 percent. Unfortunately, according to a 2017 report cited in ASAE’s Associations Now, retention rates for all members are falling. While in 2016, 73 percent of associations surveyed in the ...
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Creating Competitive Advantage in Returning to the Office

Marvin, the CEO of a 4,000-employees company, is uncomfortable working alone and was looking forward to a return to the office after the pandemic. However, his company’s hiring of managers to prepare for the post-pandemic recovery revealed the trend on work ...
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Virtual Co-working for Hybrid and Remote Teams

Are you worried that having hybrid and especially full-time remote employees will undermine junior employee on-the-job learning, integration into company culture, and intra and inter-team collaboration? This issue recurrently came up with organizations that I ...
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Effective Collaboration for a Thriving Culture in Hybrid and Remote Teams

Organizations will need to pivot their corporate culture if they wish to survive and thrive in the world of virtual collaboration after the pandemic. The most important changes will stem from the wide-scale and permanent shift to hybrid and fully-remote modes ...
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Best Return-to-Office Plan: A Team-Led Approach

Surveys show that anywhere from two-thirds to three-quarters of all employers intend to have a hybrid workforce after the pandemic as part of their return to office plan. Employees would come in one to three days weekly to work on collaborative tasks with ...
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Virtual Brainstorming for an Innovation Advantage for Hybrid and Remote Teams in the Future of Work

Fear of losing their innovative edge pushes many leaders to reject hybrid and virtual work arrangements. Yet extensive research shows that hybrid and remote teams can gain an innovation advantage and outcompete in-person teams by adopting best practices for ...
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Redefining Hybrid Office Space to Boost Employee Productivity 

How should organizations reshape the hybrid office space to maximize productivity? What will the new workspace — from the office to homes — look like in the future? We know it will be different. But to survive and thrive in the post-COVID world, you need ...
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Why Do So Many Leaders Screw Up the Return to the Office?

Due to strong employee resistance and turnover, Google recently backtracked from its plan to force all employees to return back to the office and allowed many to work remotely. Amazon also backtracked on its plans to have a fully office-centric culture and ...
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Delta Surge Reveals the Folly of Normal Office Return

With vaccine effectiveness against the Delta variant dropping to 39%, it is absurd to pursue a normal office return. Make no mistake about the danger: the Delta surge forecast to grow much worse in the next few months. Indeed, the CDC is asking vaccinated ...
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