The coronavirus is all over the news, and we all feel it’s impact. For many of us, working remotely has become the new normal in just a few days time.
And so we’ve been bombarded with tips and tricks on how to make this work, and tools to help us make the transition. A small selection:
Whenever I speak at a conference or other event, I ask the audience who is “innovating”. All hands always go up. But what is “innovation”, apart from a hype and a buzz word?
Let me draw from a few definitions I quite like.
When you are working in a start-up with a small number of people, you can take decisions quickly, independent of existing products or services, strategies, organisational structures and so on. That’s one of the advantages of being “two kids in a garage”. In theory, you could simulate such an environment in an established organisation. In reality, it proofs difficult to keep corporate interference out of the way.