Browsing Author : Nicole Le Maire

Health

Dealing With A Stressed-Out Remote Co-worker

Help your colleagues without compromising yourself. These are troubling times.  Everyone has added stress on them.  Learning new roles, new ways of communicating, navigating new organisational structures, and learning how to work from home.  You may have family in the house with you, or worse, having to home school as…
Team Building Fun For Remote Teams

Team Building Fun For Remote Teams

When employees are in a centralised location, it’s easy to form connections with other colleagues.  They can ask questions, chat around the lunch table, go for walks together or out for drinks after work.  But with the nature of work changing and changing fast, we need to come up with…
Mindfulness Productivity

Mindful Productivity And Working From Home

How to navigate work and home life successfully. In traditional workplaces, there has long been a reluctance to the concept of working from home.  Bosses, supervisors, and team leaders uncomfortable with the lack of supervision to ensure employees were doing the ‘right thing’.  The truth is entirely the opposite.  Studies…
Pivot Remote Work

How Companies Can Pivot To Remote Working

In the face of COVID-19, we’ve seen lots of businesses pivot to try and survive in this pandemic. Restaurants are selling meal kits to make at home, manufacturers are pausing on creating or assembling parts they’re known for in lieu of producing medical equipment, and distilleries are pumping out hand sanitizer…
Virtual Meetings

How To Run Virtual Meetings

Ah, virtual meetings. They used to happen somewhat on occasion, maybe if you had to work from home one day when your kid was sick, or you were at the airport waiting for a flight. Now, in the wake of COVID-19, they’re happening (somewhat) all day, every day. This escalated…
Master Distributed Team Communication

Master Distributed Team Communication

Effective communication in remote teams requires all team members to have razor-sharp interpersonal skills and the right tools to get the job done. Office-based teams have ample opportunities to figure out problems, ask questions and connect with others. This gives them a sense of togetherness and purpose. Yet how do…
Distributed Team

Is Your Team Now Distributed…

One minute, you’ve got your team on track, with the train moving forward in the right direction, and the next minute, a virus called COVID-19 has derailed that train. Your progress came to a halt, and you don’t even know if the train track is still in place up ahead. …
Smart Working

Smart Working

Smart Working is something that has been around for a few years, but was really just something discussed or researched, without being widely implemented across the corporate work culture. However, with the effects of COVID-19 turning the corporate work environment on its head, smart working is now being re-evaluated by…
Teams Working Virtually

Teams Working Virtually

In the face of the global pandemic, Covid-19, many companies, organizations, and institutions across the globe have resolved to leverage technology to ensure that work goes on. With the use of technology, such entities have been able to hold virtual meetings as well as work on delivering various tasks remotely.…