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23 Untranslatable Words to Help You Work Smarter

There are some words that simply defy translation. They speak to something deeper and more soulful, something specific in the experience of the cultur...

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8 Icebreaker Game Ideas for Remote Teams

Starting your meeting with an icebreaker is a great way to get everyone talking.

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8 Sprint Retrospective Games for Remote & Hybrid Teams

Retrospectives offer a precious moment for teams to come together, slow down for a second, and think deeply about their work. But they are also a powe...

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How Scrum Masters Can Solve Remote Work Challenges

Srum Masters have to wear many different hats in their day to day work 🎩 Not only are they agile gurus, instilling Scrum values and processes in thei...

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Distributed Organizations are Inherently Responsive

This April, an estimated 62 percent of employed Americans worked from home, compared to roughly 25 percent before the covid-19 pandemic began. Even wh...

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How Companies Can Adapt Better to Remote Work

Do you remember your last trip for work? I do. It started with an outrageously early flight on January 16th. As the first rays of dim winter sunlight ...

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6 Tips for Managing Remote Teams

It hasn’t been long since we first started opening our web browsers. People born in 1994—the year Netscape Navigator was released—are now 26 years old...

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How to Structure Meetings to Solve the Struggles of Remote Work

This year, tens of millions of workers around the world did something for the first time. They completed an entire week of work, all from their own ho...

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How to Build Rapport with Remote Teams

The global pandemic forced the majority of knowledge workers to work remotely. Gone were bringing in breakfast bagels, hosting happy hours, intramural...

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6 steps to hiring as a fully-remote team

Imagine giving your credit card, mobile phone, and laptop to somebody you’ve never met, and asking them to fill your shoes for a day—working your job,...

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Everyone is remote sometimes: 5 questions for remote success

A few years ago, I was managing an engineering lead who was leading a team through a big transformation – starting to work with designers, moving to a...

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How to Run an Agile Retrospective Meeting for Remote Teams