How to Collaborate Effectively If Your Team Is Remote (The Explainer) 2022

May 30, 2022



Coronavirus could force your team to work remotely. Here’s how to do it right.

Why do remote teams demand new collaboration skills? What’s missing from our texts, emails, conference calls, and other digital communications? Body language. Even when we’re co-located, the tone of a text or the formality of an email is left wide open to interpretation, to the point that even our closest friends get confused. These misinterpretations create an anxiety that can become costly, affecting morale, engagement, productivity, and innovation.

Remote communication can distort the normal pace of our conversations. The delay between our messages can often postpone or hide emotional reactions to our comments. Lacking an immediate response, we can become distracted, second-guess ourselves, or even grow frustrated with our teams.

To perform at the highest levels, remote teams have to find new and better ways to operate.

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23 Comments
  1. OPEN RESOURCE WELCOME TO ALL TEAMS

  2. Great! Thanks!

  3. to work colaboratively through online comm, make each team willing to do their work properly is more challanging since we can't see them in person

  4. Hi also if you are experiencing the overwhelming aspect of managing meeting, you could checkout Teemly, it's a saas solution that incorporates team meeting management, booking, and more. Would love to hear some feedback on this as I'm also a developer working on it 🙂

  5. I’m on a project with mostly extroverts and it’s been challenging!

  6. Reply
    1st Shift Onboarding May 30, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    Keep moving while working remotely

  7. Restyaboard is the best free tool to use for the effective team work and collaboration.

  8. since my team is using tl;dv to record our meetings and make them async accessible, we've reduced our meeting time by more than 20% throughout the team.

  9. 4 tips for Communicating With Remote Project Team Members
    More Details : https://member.hpmaglobal.org/4-tips-for-communicating-with-remote-project-team-members-2/

  10. Unfortunately with remote work you can feel lonely sometimes. I think one of the reason is because in office you used to have these small chats with your colleague. Now it's all business talk, meetings. That's why I created a voice chat website to make it friction less as possible to start a small chat with your colleague. If you are interested, you can check it out here https://www.inoffice.chat

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    Tayseer Jbeili Management May 30, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    Good idea

  12. This video is great. It will help to collaborate team effectively during this pandemic as we are working remotely. Click here to know more- https://www.relationshippunch.com/5-collaboration-skills-to-bring-your-teams-together/

  13. Interesting video, remote work is the new normal and we need to come up with ways to handle it- maybe some expert insights can help https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwL9Nqnam5qojFSexS66RWQ?sub_confirmation=1 here's a one stop FREE knowledge hub with top global leaders on future of work and much more.

  14. Thanks. I needed this lol!

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  16. Lol Colin needs a new wifi

  17. Good video. I found another useful one for effective team communication https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5bTFWdt05c

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    DeskTime Time Tracking May 30, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    Communication is the key to effective collaboration when it comes to working with remote teams. That's a fact. But there also several other strategies that you can use to build a remote team culture. Like, virtual team-building "retreat". This subject in depth is covered in this video https://youtu.be/ayFsm2_evZs

  19. Great tips! 🙂

  20. Use of remote collaborative tools is the best way to work effectively when the team is remote. I use and recommend such free tool, Restyaboard.

  21. Excellent!!
    Regards,
    Leonardo Cardillo
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/leonardocardillo

  22. There is ample opportunity to overlay information onto the video feeds, augmenting communication with metadata

  23. Hmm, super timely.. 💯

    Thanks for this.. 📝

    Great points..! 🎯

    – @Acharich

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