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
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.
🔒 Member thread: The books that will change the way you work
Newsletter members share their must-reads
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”.
🔒 Member thread: Your stories of change & adaption
Stories of change when it comes to work and the role we want it to play in our lives
🔒 Member thread: 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.
🔒 Member thread: 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
How async communication combats groupthink
Contrary to popular belief, research shows that real-time collaboration tends to stifle creativity and diverse perspectives.
🔒 Member thread: How do you set boundaries at work?
Share your stories, strategies, successes, and not-so-successes when it comes to setting boundaries at work...
The flipped meeting model: a framework for avoiding meeting burnout
How async collaboration will save meetings