Jun 1, 2017
In this episode, Pilar and Lisette share their favourite online
tools and why they work for them. Can you add any to the list?
How important are tools? Get out your pen and paper - or your favourite note-taking app!
Lisette mentions HuddleWall (though she hasn't tried it out yet).
We talk about Trello!!!!! (Planner is the Microsoft 365 version.)
Find out more about Trello and the company behind it in episode 68. http://virtualnotdistant.com/trello-and-coffee/
To find out more about Sococo:
#118 What Virtual Coworking can Teach Virtual Teams https://www.virtualnotdistant.com/podcasts/lessons-virtual-coworking.com
Join Virtual Team Talk www.virtualteamtalk.com
For narrating the work. What do you prefer: to know about people's tasks or their thinking process?
Take diversity into account when selecting your tools.
Spying vs Working Out Loud
Narrating the work shouldn't be linked to Performance Management, or else it becomes something else...
Pilar mentions Work Rules by Lazlo Bock and the episode 82 Work Rules Without Pants
If you're using an online conversation system rather than email, customise your notifications.
Pilar mentions this article by Oliver Burkman: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/apr/14/turn-off-notifications-break-free-distraction-oliver-burkeman Pilar has an article on Your Notifications are Your Friends
"Under New Management" by David Burkus and the link of
notifications and stress.
Lisette describes how the Happy Melly team uses ZenDesk Inbox to manage team emails.
For prioritising and scheduling tasks.
For a beautiful ping when your task is complete.
Episode 87 on Hybrid Teams https://www.virtualnotdistant.com/podcasts/hybrid-teams
For presenting online in front of your slides.
FACETIME and WHATSAPP
For saving articles.
You can send PDFs to the Kindle. Send it to your Kindle email address and put "convert" in the subject line.
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