culture shift that takes place. One of the easiest things that can be overlooked when moving to a more flexible setup is the process of taking creative inventory.
“When I’m in writing mode for a novel, I get up around 4 a.m. and work for 5 to 6 hours. In the afternoon I run for 10 kilometers or swim for 1500 kilometers (or do both), then I read a bit and listen to some music. I got to bed at 9 p.m.”He adds that he never wavers from this self-imposed structure: “I keep to this routine every day without variation. The repetition itself becomes the important thing,” he says, adding it’s this structure that enables him to “reach a deeper state of mind.”
“… [John] often just had the first verse…it was the direction, it was the signpost and it was the inspiration for the whole song. I hate the word but it was a template.”Our team’s mentality—or said another way, our team’s culture—is what can really foster this kind of ideal framework that empowers each team member to be productive, as well as innovative. Interested in a workshop that can tell you more about a virtual culture? Learn more about a better, more innovative way of working with us at our next workshop. C-level executives, business leaders, and forward-thinking team members will be attending our Virtual for Growth workshop at the Cincinnati Regional USA Chamber’s new office on October 30, 2014. It’s not to early to reserve your spot and find out more here. READ MORE: If you liked this post, you might like “2 Must-Know Tips for Any New Remote Worker” [caption id="attachment_714" align="alignleft" width="140"] Kim Sykes[/caption] Kim Sykes is a marketer and content creator at Edoc Service, Inc., a total virtual company. Sources used in this blog: