Laurel Farrer (Distribute Consulting) - Re-skilling Via Remote Work - S1E21

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Topics also covered on the podcast episode:
  • How Laurel persuaded the executives of his previous company to experiment with remote work
  • Why Laurel thinks compliance is the number one thing companies should figure out before going remote
  • How Laurel measures the cost of transitioning to remote work (as well as the metrics for measuring whether this transition has been successful)
  • Why remote work can strengthen local technology culture
  • How remote work can enable both re-skilling and up-skilling
  • How the right training can enable older members of the workforce to get modern remote opportunities
  • How can leaders help new remote workers develop their [self-discipline](https://arc.dev/blog/self-discipline-remote-work-8se6kn8qyr) (without micromanaging!)

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