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Workplace wellbeing hack for challenging circumstances

Conditions in our teams can sometimes add to our negative stress. You might be in a difficult season or have a tricky personality in the team. There could be a clear misalignment. Perhaps you need to make a major strategic shift and you’re concerned about the impact on the team. Perhaps your team members are

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Behind the scenes at Transformed Teams

Hi, my name is Nina Fountain and I am the Founder and Workplace Strategist at Transformed Teams.  I have never done an ‘insider tour’, so it seems like it was about time.  Our global team We have an amazing global team, we work internationally between the USA, New Zealand and recently the UK. And we

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Not all workplace transformation specialists are alike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ss2HFZwcZOY&feature=youtu.be If you are looking to create a workplace that is a cut above, you need to know the role of a Workplace Strategist. Not all Workplace Strategists are created equal. What is a Workplace Strategist? 2020 and beyond is the time of the Workplace Strategist. This person brings together insights across property, technology and

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Remember these keys to success when reconfiguring your office space

https://youtu.be/lz8mYfrVUEg Many large employers are reconsidering the physical layout and features of their office space. People have shown that working from home can be more productive, so why would we dampen that productivity? Why wouldn’t we instead make it easier to use the office for collaboration, and the home office for concentration?  The Harvard Business

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How to keep teamwork strong after a long time working remotely

https://youtu.be/pUcvEbhZ2ew “I already feel uncertain about my team working flexibly and remotely. How can I manage more remote working if that happens?” You might be thinking that you were just lucky to get through the last six months with an intact team. Perhaps some of your team members were more productive working from home, and

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Three best practices for communicating change effectively

Change is inevitable for remote teams. Teams that show the most adaptability and resilience in moments of change share one common quality: clear, consistent communication.  Your challenge is to adapt to the evolving landscape of remote work, supporting your team as they adjust to necessary changes. It won’t always be easy. A McKinsey study has

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You don’t need a flexible work policy, you need this

One of the most popular enquiries I received from my network during COVID-19 was for advice on flexible work policies. Leaders wanting to adjust to the times said “We need to update our flexible work policy.” For sure – the last thing you want is a policy that falls over. But there’s a secret that

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Lockdown masked the true challenge of flexible and remote work

Flexible work has become part of our ‘new normal’ The changes created during COVID-19 have become a catalyst for teams to consider long-term improvements to their working arrangements.  We created unprecedented support systems for team members to productively work from home. Now that many of the constraints caused by COVID-19 are subsiding, team leaders are

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Save money through remote work, but beware of this

A colleague with a software business told me recently there is a strong theme in what his clients are concerned about right now. The question keeping them awake at night is “Should I introduce remote work?” Perhaps that sounds familiar. After working from home en masse, many a business executive has begun to notice that

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Get your message across to your team, without confusion

Distractions are unavoidable for remote teams.  54% of respondents from Udemy’s Workplace Distraction Report acknowledge that distractions prevent them from performing to the best of their ability. An even higher number of employees – 70% of team members – believe proper training is key to blocking out distractions and staying focused. But distractions can be the

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Build value in your remote team through key moments

One of the most uncomfortable realities of remote work is the feeling of speaking to thin air. You send an email and then wonder, is there an echo in here? Two days pass and still no response. And you’re not sure why – is your team member off work and did they forget to put

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When collaboration does not come naturally, make it a team sport

Remote teams are filled with diverse personalities, which can be a huge asset. At the same time, collisions and roadblocks can lead to collaboration issues. Imagine this example… A meeting starts out as normal, but you quickly realise that you’ve heard a lot more of one particular person’s voice than almost everyone else combined. Meet

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Make the most of remote work with the hybrid week

As the COVID-19 crisis dissipates, business leaders around the world are adapting to a new normal. Team members have grown more accustomed to choosing how, where, and when they work best – and in many cases, they have been more productive. Leaders are starting to consider shifting towards a more flexible week. We want to

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