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It’s been ~9 months since we sent out the first issue of Remote Weekly. We are now ~5000 members strong with 37 issues published on extremely relevant topics in the world of remote work!

So, here’s a round up of some of the great posts that we’ve shared over time.

You think there’s any other article that should make it to the list? Drop in your thoughts in the comments!

Frameworks that you can apply in your remote team

  1. The right place to document information

Talks about the concept of half-life of information and how you can make sure your information stays relevant for a longer time. We also put together a simple tool to help you decide where to store the information you currently have.

  1. The Joel Test for Remote Teams

The famous Joel Test (in software development) adapted to the world of remote working. Helps you assess how your distributed team is doing.

Communication in remote teams

  1. Importance of asynchronous communication and how to execute async

Couldn’t pick just one article on this topic, so here are 3 that are most relevant -

    a. Right mix of sync & async

    b. Maker’s schedule, Manager’s schedule

    c. Push-to-talk for asynchronous communication

  1. Lessons on internal communication for remote teams from Basecamp

Basecamp is one of the oldest and most established distributed team. This article talks about things we can learn from Basecamp’s internal communication guidelines & processes.

Taking care of yourself

  1. The science behind self-care apps and practising self-care at remote work

Delves deep into the science of self-care - super critical to emphasize the importance of self-care. Also talks about the repository of self-care apps we handpicked & reviewed for you to use daily.

  1. It’s ok to prioritize friendships and mental health over travelling

Talks briefly about working remotely vs. being a digital nomad and how you can build an open environment in your remote team to discuss mental wellbeing.

P.S: Originally published here


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    I enjoyed reading the science behind self-care apps article. Since then, I began to focus more on my physical health and recently took up running. In between work hours, I also use the Calm for meditation app to regain composure.

    Delves deep into the science of self-care - super critical to emphasize the importance of self-care. Also talks about the repository of self-care apps we handpicked & reviewed for you to use daily.

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      That’s amazing Stella! I am super happy that the article motivated you to focus on caring for yourself :-)

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      Great content and very relevant at the moment! Looking forward to more such amazing newsletters and posts.

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        Cheers Cathy!