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Multitasking for Remote Cross-Functional Teams

Do you think you can juggle multiple tasks and not flop any of them? Well, let’s just say that the myth of multitasking was busted a long time ago. But don’t worry, you can still bet on *remote* cross-functional teams that are up for the task (or two). 🏋️ Regardless if you are a freelancer…

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Remote Mentoring and Team Onboarding

Remember the 1992 Glengarry Glen Ross scene where Alec Baldwin’s character schools the sales team on the principles of Always Be Closing (ABC)? That’s some A-level mentoring right there. Wouldn’t it be cool if fully distributed teams could get a *similar* learning experience through remote mentoring sessions? In this Taskade article, we attempt to answer…

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The Zettelkasten Method for Distributed Teams

Have you come here looking for knowledge? 🧠 That’s perfect timing as we’re just about to take a closer look at another interesting system for collecting and organizing information. A brainchild of a German sociologist Niklas Luhmann, the Zettelkasten method can make you (and your team) smarter, more productive, and effective at work. While the…

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How to Overcome Poor Communication in a Distributed Team?

How many times have you sent an email that caused a stir in your distributed team? Maybe you used the wrong emoji, misspelled a word or didn’t articulate your thoughts correctly. 🤷🏻‍♂️ These minor hiccups are some of the reasons people misunderstand each other in written communication. Find your email particularly hilarious? Crafted a witty…

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How To Build a Second Brain for Distributed Teams

Breaking news, product releases, company updates, galloping deadlines, personal commitments… welcome to the age of information overload. If you wish you had a second brain to cope with all that, we have some good news.  You can actually build one! 🥳 No, we don’t mean another pinkish jelly to play tag with your “biological brain”.…

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How the Digital IKEA Effect Builds Sticky Team Habits

Building productive team habits takes time and effort. Anything you can do to increase engagement and reduce repetition will significantly increase your team’s effectiveness when getting work done. That’s where the digital IKEA effect comes into play. When your team interacts with a new tool or workflow on a more direct level, they’ll inherently find…

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Team Productivity Doesn’t Have to Suffer When You Go Remote

So what to do when your remote team struggles with getting things done? With the rise of remote companies and a distributed workforce, the way teams collaborate is changing. Visibility and accountability have become significantly more important, while seamless communication is harder to achieve. If you’re not careful about how your team collaborates, valuable information…

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Got a Minute? A Quick Guide on How to Write Virtual Meeting Notes

The recipe for a productive video conference is simple. Take a clear agenda, add willing participants, and set it to a quick, vigorous boil. But there’s one secret ingredient all distributed teams need but few use—a crisp meeting notes template to put things down in writing. Writer and business management expert Patrick Lencioni says that…

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Remote-Friendly vs. Remote-First Culture: On the Crossroads

Before the pandemic started, remote work was kind of a taboo. Many businesses were skeptical and even the progressive ones kept the majority of their workforce in offices. Now that remote policies are popping up all over, it’s time to pick a side: remote-friendly or remote-first culture? While being a fully distributed team doesn’t give…

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A Case For Hierarchical Thinking: Solve Complex Problems The Easy Way

Hierarchical systems are the framework for creativity. They help you make sense of the world’s superficial chaos and create new, structured value out of it. The good news is, harnessing the power of hierarchical thinking isn’t that difficult. In today’s article, we revisit the concept of hierarchies in knowledge management. You’re going to learn how…

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