Last week, we introduced Team Charters to the remote worker conversation. Once that’s made, how do we make sure our communication is effective?
First things first: Standardize!
According to this video by the Harvard Business Review, there are a few things we can do to keep communication consistent:
If you plan to use acronyms for any part of the communication (i.e. EOD, TL;DR), make sure you agree upon them ahead of time.
Set a protocol for certain communication platforms. Where should you share what?
Limit the amount of messages you send each day- too many can overload your team. Would you physically walk into your coworker’s office 10 times a day?
What do you do to keep your virtual communication consistent?