Lily Tomlin once said, “For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” She was right. Taking a vacation taught me new life lessons that led to a change in..
Modern businesses rely on an array of tools to get work done, but moving back and forth between apps can slow you down. If you’ve ever had to share..
From simple task management to elaborate sprint planning, developer teams use Jira for a variety of purposes. Atlassian Jira helps teams collaborate on..
125 - that's how many emails an average employee processes each day. Most are received rather than sent, and many don’t require a response. But that is..
“Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated!” —Mark Twain
Legend has it that Mark Twain was on his deathbed back in 1897. He wasn’t. The above..
A boss that preaches punctuality, but walks in late to a meeting. Or one who criticizes employees for checking personal email during business hours,..
“Don’t take your work home with you!” — said no one ever. But it’s nice to hear, isn’t it?
Open-plan offices are everywhere. Startups love them, and open-floor layouts are so cost-effective, small and medium businesses are happy to get on..
Collaboration apps are a dime a dozen. Probably not the right choice of words, but there are so many that it’s hard to choose the right one for your..
Nearly a billion people worldwide are gearing up to celebrate Diwali this week, including Flock teams based in Mumbai and Bengaluru. Rows of diyas..
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Not too long ago, I was on a video call with teammates when a rather private message popped up in a notification bubble on my..
In a team meeting or on a support call, screen sharing is an effective way to illustrate your point. You can present a design or document exactly as..
We’ve all heard colleagues complaining about being pulled away from their work in order to sit in on a meeting that likely doesn’t even pertain to..
Surely you’ve heard of the stereotypes? Of quiet and antisocial millennials who can’t look you in the eye. Dubbed the "Me Generation", millennials..
Feedback is essential to the process of doing great work. Without it, team members are left in the dark about how they’re doing… or worse, they are..