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This is one of the first pieces of advice people give to those seeking remote work.
When you work remotely, a few misplaced words can become an occupational hazard. Every word you type (or don’t) is important in conveying your ideas and communicating effectively with your ...
While trying to convince your team, it is a good idea not to keep rambling and get to the point.
Lead with your key point, making the main point clear in the subject line or in the first sentence. Use bold fonts if required.
After the end of the video or audio call, the virtual gathering may have to be documented as minutes of the meeting (MOM) or simply the meeting notes.
Pre-meeting Prep: Instead of just writing the agenda, it is a good idea to write the key objectives and add context to k...
Remote working has mainly two modes of communication, email type asynchronous communication, or an audio/video call.
Synchronous Communication is real-time and is best for discussing job performance, talking casually, brainstorming and to fire someone.
This is a literary device that makes your words interesting and confident, the direct approach is great for a business setting.
Saying ‘We made a Partnership with XYZ’ is a better way to convey the deal, than ‘A partnership was made with XYZ’.
Company-wide emails are an opportunity to use your storytelling skills and keep things interesting and engaging to the wide audience.
Summarizing a project’s success or failure is a great way to reflect within the group. It helps to be chronological and detailed, describing the impact, learning and conclusion.
Understand that writing always leaves room for (mis)interpretation, and make sure you are using...
Positivity is to be used, and negative language to be avoided. One should take up the opportunity to lift others up.
Also, avoid negative assumptions with accusing sentences formations that can backfire in minutes. Better to ask neutral and positive questions, in a cheerful way rather ...
There is increased isolation, anxiety and paranoia due to remote work, and many of the teammates can assume the worst in certain situations.
Keep your conversations transparent and honest, and keep motivating the teammates.
Triple check your message while sending across the entire company, getting it reviewed by your colleagues or even different departments.
If it’s a big announcement, try to let it sit for a few days before sending.
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