Creating Space for Casual Conversation
One of the commonly mentioned downsides of working remotely is the lack of casual conversations that happen in hallways or at the water cooler. Like the challenges that come with any change, we can either whine about our loss or be intentional about optimizing our new reality.
Here’s one idea how to do that. You’ll need to adapt it to your context and probably do some trial and error to make it work for your team. For some team members it might be a hard sell at first. But if you can get a core of people who are committed enough to work through the inevitable startup hurdles, you might find you’ve created a valuable culture-building tool. Continue reading Connecting at the Virtual Water Cooler