Remote work isn’t just the future—it’s right now, thanks to corporate AV business communication tools. Inspire your teams, from IT to sales, with positivity about their remote or hybrid collaborations via audiovisual platforms, with these quotes from business leaders who really understand remote working.

 

  1. Dianne Gherson, IBM

“During these last few months, digital technology has flattened hierarchies, with everyone connected and getting information at the same time.”

  1. Michelle Obama

“Women are working more, men are understanding their value as caregivers, women are primary breadwinners — I mean, we could go on and on and on. Things are different. So we can’t keep operating like everything is the same, and that’s what many of us have done. And I think it’s up to us to change the conversation.”

  1. John Furneaux, Hive CEO

“The most important keys to remote work at a startup have… been regular 1:1s with video on. Having your video on totally changes the tone of a meeting and is critical for a startup.”

  1. Vince Lombardi, NFL Executive

“People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses or the problems of modern society.”

  1. Michael Dell of Dell

“Technology… is dramatically changing the way people work, facilitating 24/7 collaboration with colleagues who are dispersed across time zones, countries, and continents. ”

  1. Brian Peters of Buffer

“Working from home is great for a lot of people because they get to spend more time with their family, their kids, and their pets.”

  1. Andrew Carnegie

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

  1. Suresh Kumar, Walmart CTO

“As we’ve moved to virtual work, we haven’t just coped, we’ve actually thrived. We are more focused on the things that have the greatest impact for our customers, associates and the business.”

  1. Rory Sutherland of Ogilvy

“When you’re at home, rig up a good video setup with nice headphones, a quality microphone, and lighting. And devote blocks of time to video calls.”

  1. Mark Sanborn, author

“In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly.”

  1. George Penn of Gartner

“Success in a hybrid work environment requires employers to move beyond viewing remote or hybrid environments as a temporary or short-term strategy and to treat it as an opportunity.”

  1. Jim Rohn, motivational speaker

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

  1. Stephanie Ruhle, journalist

“Work-life balance is not just a buzzy, self-help term that real business people laugh at. You need it.”

  1. Shane Metcalfe of 15Five

“Remote work is this incredible invitation to really get good at building inclusive cultures.”

  1. Claire Lew of Know Your Team

“You can never over-communicate enough as a leader at a company, but at a remote company, nothing could be truer.”

  1. Elon Musk

“Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up.”

  1. Scott Taylor of Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux

“Once our team settled into the new norm of weekly Zoom calls… productivity and creative levels shot through the roof.”

  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

  1. Peter Yobo of PwC

“There’s a great opportunity to begin to explore how we create an environment that is safe for people who want to have conversations about flexibility, who want to be flexible, vs. fighting that change.”

  1. Sir Richard Branson, Virgin America

“We like to give people the freedom to work where they want, safe in the knowledge that they have the drive and expertise to perform excellently, whether they’re at their desk or in their kitchen. Yours truly has never worked out of an office, and never will.”