Nikki’s guest is Jerry Gratton, Founder and CPO of Vancouver-based Trailblaze Partners. His areas of expertise include HR, learning & development, communications and software services. He has held key leadership roles at some of the most successful companies in Vancouver, including O2E Brands, Crystal Decisions, 1-800-GOT-JUNK, and Aritzia. On this podcast, Jerry explains that in the decades that he has been leading remote teams, he has learned they can be even more productive than onsite teams. Some key tips for leaders include, leading your teams with empathy and allowing team members more flexibility in how they work.