remote team building resources

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CREATE A SENSE OF TOGETHERNESS WITH YOUR REMOTE TEAM

Our resources will help you get to know your teammates and create lasting connections.

166 – Why Virtual Coworking Rocks

166 – Why Virtual Coworking Rocks

Virtual coworking is the same thing as working in a physical coworking space, except you meet online… in a virtual office. And the benefits for lonely remote workers (and beyond) are great. Just being able to see where...

155 – How To Have Remote Group Collaboration Sessions

155 – How To Have Remote Group Collaboration Sessions

It’s not uncommon for colleagues in an office to get together and work on a project and in today's digital world, there are a plethora of apps that people can use to simulate an office environment in order to work more...

152 – Diversity Is A Remote Team Superpower

152 – Diversity Is A Remote Team Superpower

In today's world, we are increasingly trying to solve global problems. Diversity in the workplace helps us to increase innovations and problem solving and challenges our brains to think differently. Very obvious forms...

141 – How To Create A Sense Of Community Online

141 – How To Create A Sense Of Community Online

When we’re working on a remote team, it’s essential that we feel that sense of team and togetherness that we often have when we’re with people and are able to get to know them. While this can be a little trickier to do...

139 – Develop Virtual Communities Of Practice

139 – Develop Virtual Communities Of Practice

A community of practice (CoP) is a group of people who share a craft or profession. They play an integral role in the social fabric of knowledge because they are a way for people to share experiences, learn, and...

122 – Holiday Parties For Virtual Teams

122 – Holiday Parties For Virtual Teams

Recognizing your remote team's triumphs is important to boost morale and create strong connections, and there's no better way to do that than by having a party. This is a great way to send your team into the new year...

112 – Onboarding Virtual Team Members

112 – Onboarding Virtual Team Members

ONBOARDING VIRTUAL TEAM MEMBERS A SUCCESSFUL ONBOARDING PROCESS FOR YOUR VIRTUAL TEAMOnboarding someone onto a remote team is similar to onboarding someone onto a co-located team. A successful onboarding process gets a...

106 – How To Take Your Virtual Team Temperature

106 – How To Take Your Virtual Team Temperature

Working together in the same space gives us constant contextual feedback and the opportunity to share concerns and delights. On remote teams, we have to create a space for things to be brought out into the open. All...

104 – Virtual Team Celebrations

104 – Virtual Team Celebrations

VIRTUAL TEAM CELEBRATIONS HOW TO BUILD CAMARADERIE AND TRUST IN YOUR REMOTE TEAMIn the office, we gather for birthday parties, lunch, drinks after work, and company outings. But remote workers don't have that luxury....

88 – How To Discover The Culture On Your Virtual Team

88 – How To Discover The Culture On Your Virtual Team

How do we deal with company culture on our virtual teams? Understanding culture is about understanding each other’s behavior and why we do things. It’s also about learning each other’s preferences for working together....

81 – How To Build Trust On Virtual Teams

81 – How To Build Trust On Virtual Teams

Along with poor communication, lack of trust seems to be one of the top reasons that remote teams don’t work. When a team has trust, they operate together as a cohesive unit. They look for ways to help each other, and...

73 – How To Create A Thriving Virtual Office

73 – How To Create A Thriving Virtual Office

Creating a thriving virtual office is more than just having a place to share files and calendars. It’s about how we simulate the experience we have working in the office together, online. How do we make online...

71 – How To Resolve Conflict On Virtual Teams

71 – How To Resolve Conflict On Virtual Teams

From differences in opinion to flat out misunderstandings, conflicts with our virtual teams are inevitable. Differences in language, culture, and working styles can cause all kinds of issues. So what can we do to...

53 – Gifts For Remote Teams

53 – Gifts For Remote Teams

GIFTS FOR REMOTE EMPLOYEES GIFT-GIVING IDEAS FOR REMOTE TEAM MEMBERSChances are you have an awesome team who is willing to put in the extra effort to not only get the job done but to do it with accuracy and fitness....

44 – Icebreakers For Virtual teams

44 – Icebreakers For Virtual teams

ICEBREAKERS FOR VIRTUAL TEAMS Team-building exercises to help you get to know your remote colleaguesWhen we're working on a virtual team, it can be extra challenging to get to know our teammates. This can leave some...

42 – Create A Team Agreement For Your Remote Team

42 – Create A Team Agreement For Your Remote Team

We can avoid basic miscommunications by creating a team agreement: a basic set of expectations for how to work together. A team agreement outlines what kind of information we share, how we communicate with each other, and how we know what each other are doing.

40 – Feedback On Virtual Teams

40 – Feedback On Virtual Teams

When we work on remote teams, we don't have the chance meetings in the hallway, the day-to-day check-ins, and personal interactions that we may have on co-located teams. In order to build and maintain positive...

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Work Together Anywhere Handbook

A Handbook on Working Remotely — Successfully — for Individuals, Teams, & Managers

Collaboration Superpowers Podcast

Check out the Collaboration Superpowers podcast for the latest stories of remote teams doing great things.

Supercards

Make your online meetings more productive and fun with virtual meeting cards.