USING A TOMATO & OTHER PSYCHOLOGY TIPS!

CREATE FOCUS A tomato-shaped kitchen timer is a great productivity tool. This can also link to physical health. Working from home can be way more sedentary, so use the 5 minute breaks to get up and have a walk. If you monitor step count, then try to keep this at the same level as when […]

TOP PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS YOU MIGHT NOT ALREADY KNOW!

So now you’re all working remotely and you’v got through the first few days of acclimitisation your thoughts are probably moving beyond the question of “can people work?” to a more complex “how do we be as if not more productive than we were in the office?”. We here’s a list of some tool, both […]

GREAT TOOLS TO ENHANCE YOUR MEETINGS!

Just because you aren’t in the same building together doesn’t mean any interaction with the team needs to be compromised. WFH’s a great way to identify meetings which really could’ve been an email, and which are truly vital. For those, there’s plenty of resource available to you to keep communication flowing. Here are some of […]

RITUALS WILL KEEP YOUR TEAM THRIVING!

It’s going to be tougher than ever to keep teams effective over the coming weeks, and having some rituals in place will really help you feel connected and in control. Here’s a great framework we home you can use right away! Much of this post has come from https://www.yonder.io/ who also have a podcast discussing […]

FREE MICROSOFT POWER APPS – CRISIS COMMUNICATION APP

Microsoft have just announced a free Power App for Crisis Communication at this time. It’s been developed rapidly and it’s bound to get further enhancements soon! MICROSOFT’S ANNOUNCEMENT With the recent medical situation globally, Microsoft has recently built a FREE powerapp “Crisis Communication App” to help customers enhance the organizational communication, news sharing, etc. Please […]

GAMES TO BUILD STRONGER REMOTE TEAMS

Right now you’re suddenly thrown into Remote Working, and for the most effective, engaged and developed teams this is a chance for them to show how good they are; for most teams however it risks suddenly amplifying the problems with silos, trust, or lack of understanding of each other. To help we’re compiling the best […]

REMOTE MANAGEMENT LINKS

Forming, norming, performing’ for remote teams: https://blog.insynctraining.com/adapting-tuckmans-model-for-global-virtual-teams Build a remote company culture: https://shift.infinite.red/six-ways-to-build-a-strong-remote-company-culture-df0a49b2f549 Remote working book: https://basecamp.com/books/remote https://www.readyforremote.com/ Free ebook on remote team management: https://mailchi.mp/infinitered/manifesto https://hoxby.com/blog/coronavirus-remote-working

HOW CAN AGILE HELP AT A TIME LIKE THIS?

Adoption of Agile and Scrum techniques even on a small scale will help with communication, accountability, task management and focus. You don’t need to go full blown agile to achieve results. For example, a daily stand up call with a team helps focus efforts, each person speaks in turn answering these three questions: What did […]

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