Regular 1-on-1 (often also written 1:1) meetings are an important satisfaction factor for remote teams. For managers and companies, it's amazing to stay in the loop and resolve friction quickly. For employees, it's a rare chance to voice opinions and difficulties.
With a team distributed amongst timezones and locations, getting everybody online for a daily standup – a common routine in modern teams – can become increasingly difficult.
Casual chatter, loud laughter, sitting in a room with a dozen other people. What's normal in co-located meetings is a no-go in remote settings. It's important to keep up meeting etiquette, especially in a remote setting.
Making informed decisions in a remote team should be quite straightforward: Processes and discussions are recorded, after all. But the reality often looks different, and building consensus can be a difficult task.
Communication is the number one source of dissatisfaction for remote workers and employees. It can also quickly become a time and money sink, with employees being blocked and out of the loop. How can you get towards better team communication?
Companies with remote employees like to hold on to synchronous communication as long as possible. Why that doesn't scale, and how you can incorporate "what you're used to" in your new workflow as a remote company.
Asynchronous communication is the holy grail towards creating a scalable and efficient remote teams, but what does that mean, and why is it so crucial?
Daily standups are common practice in engineering teams, but reluctantly done in remote teams. Can they work?
When asked about their biggest challenges in remote work, 40% of our responders said 'Communication'. So, what's the issue?
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