I'll share a story about my co-workers' chicken nugget experiment and how that relates to our company culture's emphasis on co-location.
When you’re separated by a few-hour car ride, social plans aren’t easy. Here are a few tips that keep our distributed team connected.
During project onboarding with a new set of colleagues, it's important to kick off on the right foot so everyone makes the finish line!
A great way to build sustainability in a cross-time-zone team is to be empathetic and mindful of your teammates' local time.
Once we allow ourselves and our peers to get it wrong without judgment, we can unmute on Zoom, and have fully productive and healthy conversations.
Below is a list of tried-and-true segue questions (icebreakers) to get people talking and connecting on software teams or anywhere else.
Writing a Future Press Release is a powerful Design Thinking exercise. Here's an alternative way to achieve the same results remotely or in person.
The beginning of a project can be overwhelming. Here are five things I like to do to figure out how to get started and how to keep the team moving.
Although it's not ideal, knowledge transfers can be held remotely. Go into them with a game plan, but be ready to change course if necessary.
Remote-first communication prioritizes communicating with those who are not here now – including anyone who'll work on the project in the future (like you).
Team morale, cohesion, and communication are vital to every team's success — and they take considerably more effort with a remote team.
Remote team success starts with the right attitude, infrastructure, and communication tools.