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August was quite calm with four events for a change. It suited us well, because we couldn't fit a proper holiday adventure into this summer, but instead we were able to spend a lot of time in various beautiful places in Estonia! In August, we did make a pleasant trip to our homeland in Tallinn, Alutagus, Märjamaa and near Tartu. In addition, some trips to the nearest neighbors, so that all the necessary stuff for organizing team events is still there.
The key word for June is each other: we held and pushed each other to organize eleven team events, from one long and meaningful training day to a combination of four events. We had adventures in Tallinn and Harjumaa, the wonderful Ida-Virumaa, and we made a quick trip to the archipelago of Southern Finland. And somehow it all fit into three weeks, so that there would be time to celebrate Midsummer!
Remote work is a double-edged sword. It can bring a wonderful boost in productivity, but it can also drain us of energy. Being a part of or even in charge of a remote team brings with it its own unique set of challenges. How do we know who is working on what? How do we avoid burn-out? And how to balance it all? Here are few tips from a remote worker with 15 years of experience!
It takes meaningful effort to keep your remote team thriving. Celebrating both successes and challenges is key to a happy team!
Where does motivation come from? Or, perhaps more importantly, where does it go? After years of research due to obvious reasons, I am pinpointing a few things here. This recipe for motivation has helped me through a few crises, supports my daily work and has been received well at several team development events across the country.
The beginning of 2020 has taught us a remarkable lesson about how abruptly life can change. How can we support our teams in times of uncertainty? At EnterTraining OÜ we have worked with different teams both before and during the Covid-19 crisis and realised several principles that apply.