The Status Hero Blog

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How and Why a Co-Located Team Can Work

Leadership & Management

How and Why a Co-Located Team Can Work

Co-location is optimal for agile working, making it easy to be creative, think together, and use visualizations to align on the same goal. With almost no barriers to communication, agility can flourish. However, co-location doesn’t automatically create agility, nor a high-performing team.

Sabine Wojcieszak

Sabine Wojcieszak

April 26, 2022 13 minute read

Team Development Tips for Engineering and Product Leaders

Leadership & Management

Team Development Tips for Engineering and Product Leaders

Leaders must strive to build a team where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, but despite the importance of team building and development, not many leaders are trained for it. Learn what you can do today to improve the development of your team.

Sundeep Teki

Sundeep Teki

April 12, 2022 7 minute read

Tips for Managing a Distributed Team

Leadership & Management

Tips for Managing a Distributed Team

A distributed team offers a lot of advantages but to make it work well you need to be thoughtful. Clear communication, centralized sources of information, and a focus on results will enable your team to succeed.

Rabo James Bature

Rabo James Bature

April 5, 2022 6 minute read

People & Culture

How to Foster a Self-Managed Team

Creating self-managed teams comes with some risks, but it also offers multiple benefits for your organization. Learn how to establish, manage, and foster them at your company.

Sheekha Singh

Sheekha Singh

March 29, 2022 5 minute read

Trust-Building Activities That Remote Teams Can Use

People & Culture

Trust-Building Activities That Remote Teams Can Use

Use these trust-building activities that are designed for remote teams to boost psychological safety and improve relationships on your team.

Sundeep Teki

Sundeep Teki

March 22, 2022 6 minute read

Building a Cohesive Team: Challenges and Tips for Leaders

People & Culture

Building a Cohesive Team: Challenges and Tips for Leaders

Team cohesion is one of the most important factors for your success as a leader. Use these tips to overcome common challenges and build a strong and healthy team.

Sheekha Singh

Sheekha Singh

March 15, 2022 5 minute read

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