Every New Year, Sanjay Poonen, chief operating officer for VMware, asks his wife and kids, “What can I do to be a better dad, and a better husband?” – an informal “performance-review” with his family. Last year his three kids responded, “Dad, would you mind, when you come back home, putting the phone away?” That’s the advice you would expect a parent to give to their teenagers, not the other way around. But for Poonen, as well as for many of us, it’s a reminder we all need to adapt to the new world of work – where our homes are now our offices, our laptops are our desktops, and our commute is 30 seconds, not 30 minutes, long.

For now – and for the foreseeable future – new habits, new boundaries, and new technologies are essential elements for thriving and building back better. In this week’s Leading Through Change [http://salesforce.com/video/12445769/] event, Poonen joins Salesforce COO Bret Taylor in a conversation about how leaders of technology companies like VMWare are evolving t…


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