In the Summer of 2021, Nebo made it official: the company moved out of its comfortable Washington D.C. office and launched its innovative next chapter as a virtual, geographically distributed organization. By August, the company’s 16 employees worked from 10 different states or districts, multiple U.S. time zones, and two different countries. Though the company […]
An Organizational Opportunity: Supporting Working Parents During the Pandemic
In early 2020, I was a mother to a toddler, a PhD student, and full-time employee. On March 11, 2020, everything changed. The pandemic sent us all home, and suddenly, my three roles—which had been conveniently compartmentalized over the previous two years—all existed within the confines of my house. For the first several weeks, it […]
Five Strategies for Leading a Virtual Team
The emergence of virtual teams means that more and more leaders are finding themselves leading in ways they aren’t used to. Virtual teams have many advantages and also present unique challenges for leaders. Below are five strategies for effectively leading a virtual team.
Follow the (new) leader
The time has come to listen and learn from the next generation of leaders, and allow their ideas and commitment to the future guide us.