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Nov
17
🔒 Thursday Thread: What has async enabled in your life?

🔒 Thursday Thread: What has async enabled in your life?

This is a member-only thread. Want to see what people are saying? Join us!
Nov
09
Why time management won't solve your time problems

Why time management won't solve your time problems

Having more time is like earning more money — the more you have, the more you want to spend. Here's a different way to think about it...
Nov
02
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The 20/30/50 rule for remote team retreats

The most successful remote retreats optimize for “soft work.” Here’s how we approach it (including the actual agenda from our last retreat).
Oct
19
Fellow CEOs: We need to talk about async privilege

Fellow CEOs: We need to talk about async privilege

The ability to work asynchronously is strongly correlated with seniority, and it’s not even close. Here’s what we as leaders can do about it.
Oct
12
🔒 Member thread: What questions do *you* have?

🔒 Member thread: What questions do *you* have?

For this week's member thread, I'm turning the tables and asking what work questions you want to see the community answer.
Oct
06
How to say no to work meetings

How to say no to work meetings

27 tactful scripts you can steal to protect your time without burning bridges
Sep
28
How GitLab's Head of Remote works async

How GitLab's Head of Remote works async

Darren Murph on nonlinear workdays, saying yes to memos and no to meetings, and how leaders should "start with why" when it comes to building a more async team culture
Sep
21
3 time-tested systems for creating accountability on a remote team

3 time-tested systems for creating accountability on a remote team

There’s a common misconception that it’s harder to hold employees accountable when they work remotely. More often, it’s the exact opposite.
Sep
07
🔒 Member thread: The books that will change the way you work

🔒 Member thread: The books that will change the way you work

Newsletter members share their must-reads
Aug
31
Our obsession with measuring worker productivity is killing it

Our obsession with measuring worker productivity is killing it

“What gets measured gets managed — even when it’s pointless to measure and manage it, and even if it harms the purpose of the organisation to do so”.