2hrs per week saved thanks to WFH
Thanks to working from home, we save about 2hrs a week (commute time savings).
And 40% of this extra time is allocated and goes back to our jobs (either primary or secondary).
These are facts from National Bureau of Economic Research.
Not saying that the remote first job market will be easy, esp. for leaders who rely on human touch and relationships. But it's clear how we should allocate our focus.
Async work, overcommunication, outcome-driven tasks, building trust, and giving maximum context.
Command and control will become only harder these days. Think of it next time when your teammates don't know what to do in the next two days unless you handle them another ticket to work on.