The workplace of the future may not look like the Jetsons’ office, but will change indefinitely based on how you define it.
As technological advances allow us to work anywhere but the office, teleworking is an employee perk that is cropping up with greater frequency. And as workplace footprints contract, virtual connectivity is a growing skill set for managers. So, how are companies using the workplace and real estate opportunities to recruit and retain the best talent? Or, put more simply, are the teleworkers of today the leaders of tomorrow? Based on my 17 years as a designer and workplace strategist teleworking, and the perceived disconnect, teleworking doesn’t promote leadership: Being in the office does.