Success is not just a statistic on a spreadsheet. Now that teleworking, remote work, work-from-home arrangements, and camping out in a home office are all part of our daily lives, companies are redefining what success looks like. From the standpoint of technology and how we all connect in this new world, there are completely different parameters.
One of the most important changes in how we define success has to do with interpersonal skills. The loudest person in the room, the one who speaks up the most at the corporate office and who makes the most noise is no longer perceived as successful. Zoom and Skype have leveled the playing field for all of us because talking more than anyone else can get you muted. Dominating a conversation in a video chat now looks far worse than it has before.