Working and Leading in Distributed Teams

John O'Duinn John O'Duinn, Author, Distributed Teams - The Art and Practice of Working Together While Physically Apart

About this coaching Permalink

This one-on-one coaching builds on previous training, and will help you with any agency specific implementation questions you might encounter while building effective distributed (remote / teleworking) teams. From team culture and communication issues to policy and operational headaches, we provide personalized support to help you overcome challenges and empower happy and productive teleworking teams.

Prerequisites Permalink

Training - “Effective Telework in Distributed Government Teams”

Who it's for Permalink

  • Anyone working in or leading a government team, seeking custom support with strategies and best practices for remote / telework

Format Permalink

  • 30-minute discovery call to ascertain needs and desired outcomes

  • Individual one-on-one virtual coaching sessions as needed

Cost Permalink

Varies according to duration and complexity of engagement

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John O'Duinn

John O'Duinn

John O’Duinn is the author of “Distributed Teams - The Art and Practice of Working Together While Physically Apart,” which was first published in 2018, with a fully updated second edition published in January 2021. This business management book covers essential practical mechanics of how to work in and run distributed organizations, as well as the wider diversity, environmental, urban planning and community renewal benefits of distributed organizations.

John is a senior technologist and entrepreneur who has worked in distributed companies of one form or another for 28 years, led distributed teams for 14 years, run workshops and mentored distributed teams for 7 years and is a frequent international speaker on the benefits and strategies of remote work.

John served in the U.S. Digital Service in the Obama White House, helped the State of Vermont write their “Remote Worker” law encouraging remote work to promote economic growth, is helping the State of California revise its telework policy and is supporting the development of other telework and economic development policies for multiple jurisdictions worldwide.



Get customizable training for small or large groups at your agency on remote / telework best practices.


Get personalized coaching and implementation help for building effective distributed government teams.


Get one-on-one consulting for orientation on telework policies and best practices, along with recommendations for your agency.