The Status Hero Blog

Articles and resources to help teams communicate effectively, remove distractions, and work better together.

Gmail Inbox Actions

Product Updates

Gmail Inbox Actions

If you’re a Gmail or Google apps user, we’ve made it just a little easier to check-in with your team by enabling Gmail Inbox Actions. Now you can click or tap through to check in right from your inbox - no need to even open...

December 3, 2020 2 minute read

On Office Holiday Parties and Remote Teams

People & Culture

On Office Holiday Parties and Remote Teams

Have some kind of holiday/end-of-year activity with your remote team. Get them together physically if you can, but if you can’t there’s plenty of good substitutes. Encourage your team to volunteer for charitable work, and give them paid time off to do it.

December 2, 2020 4 minute read

Product Updates Wrap-up

Product Updates

Product Updates Wrap-up

It’s been a while since we let you know about all of the work that we’ve been doing at Status Hero to give you the best possible tool for helping you manage your team by killing meetings, tracking daily goals, and resolving blocking issues. Sorry...

November 10, 2020 7 minute read

Halp!

Product Updates

Halp!

Today we’re launching the Status Hero Help Center. There are links to it sprinkled throughout the app, but here is the direct link: https://statushero.com/help In it you’ll find quick answers to any questions you may have along with tips for getting the most out of...

August 18, 2021 2 minute read

Monday Routines: Mike Baukes, Co-CEO at Upguard

People & Culture

Monday Routines: Mike Baukes, Co-CEO at Upguard

This is the first installment of ‘Monday Routines’, in which software people like you recount their Monday rituals. The goal is to peer into their day-to-day patterns and habits as they lead teams, collaborate, and deliver great software. Hopefully you’ll discover a tidbit or two...

June 19, 2021 4 minute read

Resend Check-in Reminders

Product Updates

Resend Check-in Reminders

Distractions and notifications are everywhere, so it’s understandable that one of your team members might forget to check in every once in a while. Now we’ve added a way to give them another gentle nudge. To use this new feature, just hit the “Resend Reminder”...

June 2, 2021 2 minute read

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