As someone who has been working remotely for almost 5 years, I think this decade will be when remote work truly becomes mainstream.
However, when you have a distributed team, excellent team communication becomes even more critical. Here are three things I’ve learned to make the process smoother.
1. Default to async (written) communication.
2. When you have meetings in the office, make sure to record it for any remote employees. Share any highlights and action items in Slack.
3. For meetings where there is at least one remote team member present, have everyone log in on their computers. This prevents the awkwardness that can happen when you have three or more people sitting in a conference room together and others joining in remotely.
Here are five more things worth reading this month.
- What’s something that you believe to be true, but most people don’t? The replies are worth their weight in gold.
- When’s the last time you looked at your onboarding and confirmation emails? If you are like most SaaS businesses, it has probably been a while. Here are some tips to spruce them up.
- A good read on how to use a handful of psychological principles to improve your marketing copy
- Looking for a new marketing or advertising tool to add to your tech stack? Try this (new) marketing tech search engine.
- In an age where everything happens faster, often, the key to standing out is to slow down your marketing strategy.
Just For Fun
In lighter news, here are three of my favorite pet TikToks this month.
- From the dog who is plotting revenge on his owner (LOLz)
- To Gouda the cow: 1; fence: 0 (Also, can we just talk about how great that name is?)
- And, this dog has truly mastered the head tilt. It is the most adorable thing you’ll see all week.
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