Use this handy glossary to learn about key remote work terms and their definitions.
February 15, 20216 minute read
Learn to run an engaging retrospective while working remotely
December 22, 202010 minute read
You need to actively manage the barrage of incoming notifications and messages your team receives to keep them happy and focused.
April 19, 202110 minute read
New to remote work? Find out what to expect and how to make the transition easier.
April 10, 20218 minute read
Learn to run an engaging stand-up meeting while working remotely
March 10, 20215 minute read
Use our Google Calendar integration to easily share your meeting activity
October 10, 20202 minute read
Use Mood Tracking to increase empathy, understanding, and to spark important conversations within your team.
July 16, 20202 minute read
Configure Status Hero to collect check-ins at the end of the day and send summaries at the beginning of the following day for optimal communication between teams with large time zone gaps.
July 11, 20203 minute read
The in-person stand-up meeting hasn't kept up with the evolution of how we work. Let's fix that.
February 28, 20212 minute read
Strive for a team with a strong foundation of social intelligence and psychological safety. Your team will be more collaborative, open about weaknesses, and will focus on what’s most important for the team, not individual egos.
January 23, 20217 minute read
It’s your job as manager to share information with your team. If they are kept in the dark, rumors and uneasiness settle in, and that’s on you. Default to over-communication.
July 20, 20204 minute read
We’ve been using Slack for a over a year now at Status Hero HQ. After quite a bit of trial and error, we think we’ve hit upon a setup that favors productivity over distraction. In this post, we’ll show you how to dial-in a productive...
January 15, 20217 minute read
Wanna knock ‘em dead? Nothing’s more killer than effective communication within your team. Unfortunately, many teams still rely on a combination of largely unproductive (and equally boring) meetings, communicating through cluttered inboxes and chat messages, and praying that everyone is reading each other’s minds. But...
August 10, 20207 minute read
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