Becky Kane

Becky Kane

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
I run this here newsletter for the fully distributed, async-first team at Doist. If it's not already evident, I ❤️ async communication.
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
The books that will change the way you work

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”.
Aug
24
Member thread: Ch-ch-changes

Member thread: Ch-ch-changes

Stories of change when it comes to work and the role we want it to play in our lives
Aug
03
How do you say no to meetings without burning bridges?

How do you say no to meetings without burning bridges?

Members share their go-to scripts and strategies for politely declining meetings and nudging people toward async communication instead.
Jul
20
The best (and worst) OOO autoresponders you've ever seen

The best (and worst) OOO autoresponders you've ever seen

We're deep into the heart of summer here in the northern hemisphere and it feels like every other email you
Jul
14
How async communication combats groupthink

How async communication combats groupthink

Contrary to popular belief, research shows that real-time collaboration tends to stifle creativity and diverse perspectives.
Jun
22
How do you set boundaries at work?

How do you set boundaries at work?

Share your stories, strategies, successes, and not-so-successes when it comes to setting boundaries at work...
Jun
01
The flipped meeting model: a  framework for avoiding meeting burnout

The flipped meeting model: a framework for avoiding meeting burnout

How async collaboration will save meetings
May
24
What's one piece of advice that's changed the way you work/live?

What's one piece of advice that's changed the way you work/live?

This is a member-only thread. Want to see what people are saying? Join us...