Going Remote Is Forcing Us to Finally Talk About Work Boundaries

The conversations you need to have as you figure out how to work as a team

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1. Understand the difference between boundaries and barriers

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2. Figure out how you work best

3. Put yourself in your teammates’ shoes, and figure out what they need to succeed

4. Communicate your boundaries in terms of agreements for the greater good

5. Caring means you “give” based on long-term benefit, not short-term fear

What about people who don’t respect your boundaries?

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