Progress reporting for teams

Best remote workplaces: 9 alternatives for working outside your cubicle

Best remote workplaces: 9 alternatives for working outside your cubicle

Are you tired working in your cubicle? Our vision at Weekdone is for all managers and employees at companies to be productive, communicative and happy. It is time to get out of your cubicle and get those creative juices flowing. For daily internal communication, progress reports and insights to your team – you can always use… Read more

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Successful Remote Team Leaders on Keeping Teams Together

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Being a remote team leader is everything but easy. It's heck of a ride, packed with leadership challenges, demanding a lot of trust and patience. Nonetheless, it's a rewarding experience. Looking at the facts, it's clear, we're going to see more and more remote team leaders in the near future. Compared to 2005, the proportion of… Read more

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How to Easily Appear Smart During Team Meetings

How to Easily Appear Smart During Team Meetings

We've written a lot about team meetings. We've even declared a war against inefficient meetings and as an experiment tried teamwork without meetings ourselves. To get your team on board with this revolution, we've been cooking up some helpful materials and free tools. Go check out our Team Meeting Checklist. It's the only personal virtual meeting… Read more

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3 Investments in Workforce You Can't Afford Not to Make

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In the current situation, where the global economy is facing "talent time bomb", investment in workforce is crucial. In whichever way you look at it, educating skilled workforce and providing them with necessary tools, is an investment opportunity like any other. Getting the most out of your workforce will help you improve the bottom line.… Read more

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Guide to Working Smarter not Harder

Guide to Working Smarter not Harder

Eisenhower Principles of Productivity All great challenges we face in weekly planning are often connected with prioritizing: Which task should be done first? How much time should be allocated to one task? How does my activity help us one step further to the goal? „ Efficiency is doing things right; Effectiveness is doing the right… Read more

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How to Set Employee Goals

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Setting employee goals is a critical prerequisite for their evaluation process. You can't manage what you don't measure. It's no surprise that unrealistic and vague goals frustrate employees. This tends to kill motivation and productivity. Setting employee goals is definitely an art form on its own. And as a coach or a team leader, you… Read more

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Achieving Success With OKRs – Like Google, LinkedIn & Zynga Do

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OKRs, Objectives and Key Results, has been one of the most successful features in our weekly progress reporting tool. It's a simple and straightforward management method for setting and tracking objectives. It consists of a list of objectives, under each 3-5 measurable key results, like shown in the picture: In recent years, OKRs popularity has shown… Read more

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How to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

How to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

We're 8 days into the New Year. I hear some people are already concerned about sticking to their new year's resolutions. I can bet they're not alone. The first two months are the trickiest. Failing to achieve personal new year's resolutions means letting yourself down. But when it comes to professional new year's resolutions, failure… Read more

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The Way You Work Might Not Work Anymore

The Way You Work Might Not Work Anymore

The simple fact today is: the way a lot of employees are working is just not working anymore.  We hear it from managers and leaders daily. We experience it ourselves. It's one of the reason more leaders are turning to new ways of collaborating and communicating with their teams. With an office packed full of distractions and talented employees quitting on you,… Read more

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Working remotely or remotely working?

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One of the workforce trends that most probably will affect your team management in 2015 is remote working. In a short period of time the proportion of people working from out of office has already grown by 80%. According to the statistics, in the U.S alone 34 million people work in distributed teams, this number is expected… Read more

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