Be Engaged – one of the problems with not being sat next to the same person every day is that you can feel isolated and lose connectivity with the rest of your team.

Be EngagedAt times, especially if you are working away from the office or on other floors you need to work hard at staying in touch. It’s very tempting to put off making that call to your boss (or popping to their desk to see them) but you will soon feel isolated and out of touch and you will find you job much harder.

Keep in regular contact with your team, plan face to face meetings in the office, sit with them as often as you can, go to team social events but most important of all if you can’t interact face to face, use the phone not e-mail wherever possible to engage with your teammates as emails are very impersonal and unintended tones and meanings are often read into them.

Further Reading:

5 Tips for better communication with your remote coworkers
Do’s and Don’ts of email at work
Emails Vs Phone Calls Vs Face to Face

The 10 Top Tips for Agile Working:
[vbs_style1 category=”TinyTopTen” ]

Subscribe to the Baker Stuart Blog and we’ll mail you a hard copy of the Top Ten Tips for Agile Working:

* indicates required










Subscribe to newsletter

Get the latest news and insights, straight to your inbox.

Last Name**
Opt in*