If you, a team member, and/or a supervisor already work in different cities – great, this article is for you. If you are going to be in this situation soon – great, this article is for you. If you think you will never be involved in a virtual work relationship – you really need to read this article.
Ready, set, innovate! That was the goal of corporations when they mimicked the design of open office plans that successful start-ups of silicon valley adopted in the early 2000's. The cubes came down and spur of the moment collaborations would result in breakthrough ideas. Yet open office spaces, which seek to foster collaboration, have inadvertently created environments that contribute to unwanted noise and distractions. Still wondering why you can't get any work done? Read on to learn more about how you can achieve flow.