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The days of office-centricity are over... and a birthday 🥳

"The days of office-centricity are over", said Shopify's CEO. Often triggered by a surprising increas
The days of office-centricity are over... and a birthday 🥳
By Jurriaan Kamer • Issue #24 • View online
“The days of office-centricity are over”, said Shopify’s CEO. Often triggered by a surprising increase in productivity, many companies (including Twitter and Facebook) have announced that they will allow employees to permanently work from home.
We will likely never fully return to the old situation. But I’m not sad about it. Instead, I believe this is a really good moment to start adopting participatory leadership and a more adaptive, human way of working.
In this newsletter, I have collected 10 articles that will help you navigate and embrace the new reality. You can also listen to my interview on this podcast (Dutch, after 5 mins) titled ‘Throw away the organizational chart, embrace the chaos!’.
In other news, our book Formula X is celebrating its first birthday today! And what a year it was. We sold thousands of copies world-wide, it was listed in the Dutch top 10 of best selling business books for 3 months, and a total of 8 months in the top 100. Over 70 customers reviews with 5 stars. We received a nomination for business book of the year and were featured by several media, including Forbes calling it one of five must-read books for today’s uncertain market.

Beyond remote: 10 articles
Run your organization like a race team to gain speed and resilience
Remote work is having a moment, but the future isn’t hybrid
How to Keep Your Culture Alive while Working Remotely
Don’t let remote leadership bring out the worst in you
‎Beyond Remote - Brave New Work podcast
Minimum Viable Structure
The phases of remote adaptation
Why does writing matter in remote work?
Let’s Seize the Moment — Sustaining Organizational Resilience Beyond Crisis
Notion Remote Work Wiki
I hope you enjoyed this newsletter, please let me know if you have any feedback. Take a look at previous issues and feel free to forward this edition to whoever might be interested. To get in touch with me, simply hit ‘reply’.
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