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The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Jen Lopez

On this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we are chatting with Jennifer Sable Lopez, who is the Senior Director, Community & Advocacy at OutSystems.On this episode, we discuss:  How to motivate teammates to experiment and develop new initiatives? (4:30)How to run meetings with fully distributed teams around the world. (8:00)How to build a culture that is effective across several...

The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Blaise Grimes-Viort

On this episode of The Remote Work Tribe podcast, we are chatting with Blaise Grimes-Viort, who is an online community expert and has been working and leading remote teams for two decades.  In this episode, we discuss:  Strategies to foster camaraderie and culture online (3:40)Introverts and extroverts as community leaders (8:45)How to communicate effectively as a leader...

The Intricacies of Team-Wide Remote Communication

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When it comes to team-wide remote communication, there are a ton of nuances that can inform a more productive (and enjoyable) working relationship. Let’s take a look at the nuances involved with remote manager communication, remote team member communication, and why certain conversations can be a bit more tricky while on a remote or hybrid team.

A DIY Guide for Remote Team Retreats: Virtual and In-Person

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Here is everything you need to know to successfully plan a remote team retreat either in-person or virtually, from the smallest details to the largest considerations. Whether you’re the manager of a complex organization with hundreds of staff, or a team leader with 10 team members, this ultimate DIY guide is for you.

Roundup No. 19: Remote Work Resources

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Spooky season is almost nearing a close, but not without one last scare: burnout. If you’re late to the party, let us catch you up and share our latest remote work resource.

What is Burnout?

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Despite only becoming a household name in the past decade, occupational burnout has been around for nearly 50 years. Let's take a look at its symptoms, stages, and common misconceptions surrounding its onset.

Burnout: A Remote Worker’s Biggest Opponent

Row of matches gradually burning to ash representing the idea of remote burnout

The truth is, remote work does work. But, it might not work for everybody. Burnout is real, and it can strike when you least expect it. For remote work to fit your lifestyle, and more importantly, feed a positive headspace, it’s time to navigate and normalize burnout.