Was at a store the other night and saw a few of these drinks in the grocery area. For some reason, Grape Crush has been the treat over the last few years you didn’t know you would ever want. Goes great with pizza and shawarma. How many little things are you missing right now? What did you used to do with your team that you can’t do anymore? What do miss having? What is your…

I’ve never been a fan of optionally inviting people to meetings. It’s always screamed at me – “If you don’t want them there, don’t invite them”. But now having worked with people remotely for a longer period of time, I’m starting to see the value in can have in people’s minds. And I still think it’s wrong because we are associating optional meeting invites as a way to cure FOMO for the remote age (Fear…

I get emails that I’m “cc:ed” on. We all do. I send emails where I “cc” people on. We all do. Did we ever do this before with our conversations? No. Do we cc people on our instant messages? No. The problem with ccing someone is that it is never clear what they are supposed to do with it? Do you want them to read everything therein? Do you want them to take an action…

With the absence of video in a call, you’d think it’d be an easy task to dole out some work. Truth be told though, if you wait a week to see what happens you’ll come to realize that what you asked for is not what you are getting. Even worst, most likely not when you were expecting to get it. Setting expectations in person is a simple endeavour, when tasks are assigned we observe the…

Could this have been an email? Should this have been an email? No we should have been discussing these topics Were too many people in the room? There were a lot of people in the room, but only a quarter of them need to be there, the rest would not have said anything regardless. Were people missing? Yes. What’s the difference between the people that were missing and the ones that were there? The people…