When productivity wanes, the most effective solution is to get motivated. However, this is easier said than done. Motives might be deep-rooted, but once uncovered, they can trigger productive behavior. Neuroscientific research links motivation to self-sustaining productivity.
As teams become more culturally diverse, miscommunications are more common. Expectations and behavioral nuances differ by country, making it difficult to know what is really being said. Understanding the differences can help a team find common ground and work toward success.
Product management plays a pivotal role in modern technology and internet companies, but the prospect of doing so remotely is likely daunting to many practitioners. Kleanthis Georgaris, Toptal’s VP of Product provides strategies for adapting to the remote environment to drive product success.
Going remote can be a big decision. Julia Stanaro, Manager of Enterprise Account Solutions at Toptal, shares her responses to the most common questions posed by executives about the value of remote work.
Alan Fiddes, Head of Projects at Toptal and a ThoughtWorks veteran with over ten years of experience managing distributed teams, explains how building and managing remote teams can create a major competitive advantage in today’s talent marketplace.
How can you build a healthy culture when your employees are far away? Mark Bosma, VP of Sales at Toptal, explores the cultural best practices that helped Toptal grow to hundreds of team members and nine-figure annual revenue—all in a 100% remote organization.