Bridging the cultural divide: internal advocacy with distributed teams (youtube.com)
Having timezone issues, lagging from international flights and dealing with drastically different cultural norms? Working with teams distributed across the world provides fascinating insight and comes with incredible challenges. Scaling company culture is tough enough when most of your company is in the same office, but when you’re split over multiple continents it can seem like a monumental task. In this talk Shannon breaks down the cultural challenges facing distributed teams, considers cultural communication and leadership theories and poses solutions that they’ve implemented at NGINX.