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How reducing meetings reduces stress

Published Jul. 10, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in Lifestyle

Reducing meetings reduces stress

Now more than ever teams are switching to remote work. This is by choice for some and by force for others thanks to the COVID19 pandemic happening...

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The power of asynchronous communication

Published Jul. 2, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in Communication

The power of asynchronous communication

Asynchronous communication is a superpower for teams worldwide.

In a recent stir on hacker news I got lost in the discussion of the pros...

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Why good communication is important for teams

Published Jun. 25, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in Communication

Why good communication is important for teams

One of the most pivotal things a team can do is communicate well.

Because communication can be performed in a variety of ways including face...

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10 tips for better team communication

Published Jun. 19, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in Communication

10 tips for better team communication

No matter the size of a team, communication remains the most viable quality. A team that communicates well can build processes and patterns...

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Building in public

Published Jun. 15, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in Product

Bip mvp

Today marks a successful version 1.0 MVP of Compose. I wanted to take a second to reflect and celebrate. I hope to continue the journey in...

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Why chat isn't for everyone

Published Jun. 8, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in Communication

Why chat isnt for everyone

Today, the written word has never been so important as a means to communicate. Text messaging, chat, emails, and video calls have taken more...

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Why you can't get any work done at work

Published Jun. 7, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in Communication

Why you cant get work done at work

I started working remotely over 5 years ago. If given the opportunity I don't know that I can ever go back to an office. Like many remote...

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Deliver rehearsed thoughts, not knee-jerk responses

Published Jun. 3, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in Communication

Rehearsed thoughts

Let me set the scene.

You are chatting with your team members in Slack trying to arrive at an agreement on some outstanding challenge that...

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Meet Compose - A long-form communication tool for teams

Published May. 19, 2020 by Andy Leverenz in News

Meet compose

I'm incredibly excited to share the beginning of a new journey we call Compose.

Compose is a communication tool designed to get teams communicating...

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