Introducing “Remotely Possible” – Your Guide to Remote Work

The sudden global experiment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has proven that remote teams are possible and effective when done right. Author and instructor Shawn Belling’s latest book, Remotely Possible, addresses the challenges and opportunities that remote teams face, starting with the current landscape and looking forward to the future of remote working.

Prior to the release of his book, Shawn Belling will be facilitating a series of webinars designed to help you rethink your approach to remote work while identifying and building the leadership skills needed to successfully implement a remote or hybrid work culture.

The Post-COVID Business Mistake You Can’t Afford to Make

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Noon CDT

Due to employee backlash, Google was forced to rethink their “return to work” policy. Once considered a “perk” to be earned, a work from anywhere policy is quickly becoming a necessity for recruiting, engaging, and retaining the kind of talent your organization needs to create a competitive advantage. During this interactive webinar, author Shawn Belling will helps you rethink your “return to work” policy and help you reimagine your organization to be more diverse, innovative, and appealing to digital natives.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the benefits of adapting your organization and culture to support a work from anywhere policy
  • Gain valuable lessons learned from companies who have successfully adapted to accommodate remote and hybrid teams
  • Rethink your reliance on physical space and reimage a more successful future for your organization

You Can’t Herd Electric Sheep: Leadership Post-COVID

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Noon CDT

Globally distributed virtual teams are more common than ever, and with the correct approach and digital plan, yours can make your organization more diverse, innovative, and productive. However, the leadership styles that some of your managers and leaders use may be detrimental. During this interactive webinar, author Shawn Belling gives you practical tactics to ensure your organizational leaders and managers have the skills to be successful in an increasingly virtual digital business environment.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn the skills needed to successfully lead remote teams
  • Understand the skills and characteristics to look for when hiring employees onto geographically distributed teams
  • Gain techniques for coaching managers who supervise remote or hybrid groups

About the Author

Shawn Belling is a globally experienced technology executive, project management speaker, and instructor based in Madison, Wis. Shawn has held executive and management roles in higher education, software, consulting, biopharma, manufacturing, and regulatory compliance sectors.

Shawn is the Chief Information Officer at Madison College, and is adjunct faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, as well as the University of Southern California. In addition to over 27 years of technology and project leadership experience, Shawn teaches, speaks, and consults for businesses, universities, and professional organizations on various project management topics and practices. Shawn is certified by PMI as a Project Management Professional and Agile Certified Practitioner and is also a Certified Scrum Professional and Certified Scrum at Scale Practitioner.

Shawn earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and earned a Master of Science in project management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Shawn earned a certificate in organizational change leadership from UW-Platteville and is pursuing an EdD in leadership at the University of the Cumberlands.

Knowing how to intentionally design a culture that supports remote and hybrid teams is critical to the long-term success of your business. Remotely Possible, these upcoming webinars, and our Solutions Advisors can help you ensure you’re using staying relevant and competitive in an increasingly digital business environment.

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