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Nicola Paganelli GFG

The Importance of Self-Awareness, Empathy, and Diversity with Nicola Paganelli of Global Fashion Group

How a Chief Product Officer prioritizes hiring and motivating people on his team.

4 Remote Onboarding Activities to Keep Your New Hires Engaged

Create an effective and engaging remote onboarding experience with these four onboarding activities.

Accountability in the Workplace

5 Ways to Create Accountability in the Workplace Online & Offline

Best practices to communicate expectations, document goals, and build a culture where employees are held accountable for their work.


7 Steps to Manage Up Effectively

Managing up is the art of building a productive relationship with your manager. Follow these steps to understand your boss's communication style and develop a positive work relationship.

Tips to Avoid Meeting Anxiety

Feeling Nervous Before Your 1-on-1s? Avoid Meeting Anxiety with These 6 Tips

Expert advice to manage meeting anxiety and have expert-level one-on-one meetings with your manager.

Leading Through Crisis

Leading Through Crisis: 6 Lessons About Transparency, Optimism, and Contingency Planning

How leaders at Gainsight, Gitlab, Top Hat and other top companies are supporting and motivating their teams during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Strategies to Build and Strengthen Company Culture in Finance with Tessa Felix of PWL Capital

How a Culture, HR and Operations Lead builds habits around company values and finds creative ways to improve communication between departments.

Remote Work Statistics 2020

Remote Work Statistics Leaders Should Know in 2020

Remote work is here to stay. Here are 30 remote work statistics every leader should know as more teams transition to working from home.

Sales Management Tips with Unbounce

How to Manage a Sales Team, with Ivy Gordon of Unbounce

7 actionable insights to transition to a sales management role and build a high-performing sales team.

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7 Mistakes to Avoid in One-on-One Meetings with Your Manager

Managing up can help you feel happier at work. Avoid these common mistakes and make the most of your one-on-one meetings with your boss.

Director of People at Arkose Labs

The Importance of 1-on-1s to Retain Talent, with Justin Schiefner of Arkose Labs

How a Director of People and Culture encourages his team to have meaningful 1-on-1s to support career development and retain top talent.

Leading Remotely Best Practices

Leading Remotely: 7 Best Practices to Keep Your Team Engaged From Afar

Here's how leaders at Drift, Webflow, Gitlab, and Help Scout are keeping their remote teams motivated and aligned.

Remote Team Meeting

How to Run Effective Remote Team Meetings

The remote meeting guide every manager needs: 7 practices that will help you run highly productive and inclusive virtual meetings.

Remote Culture Tips

9 Expert Tips to Build a Thriving Remote Culture

How to foster a great culture when your team is working from home or distributed across the globe (according to leaders from Gitlab, Salesforce, Automattic, and more).

Diversity, Inclusion + Empathy in Remote Companies with Kelly Gonzalez of KeepTruckin

Here's how KeepTruckin is thinking about diversity, inclusion and empathy through a crisis and how the team is staying connected in this new, virtual landscape.

Transition Your Team to Remote Work

How to Transition Your Team to Remote Work

10 tips from the world's top remote experts on how to navigate the transition to working remotely.

Remote Work Policy Remote Companies

Remote Work Policies from 10 Remote-first Companies Around the World

Creating a remote work policy? Learn what the world’s most successful remote companies are doing to keep their teams connected and engaged.

Management Leadership Books

Top 9 Book Recommendations for Managers and Leaders

Whether you're a first-time manager or an experienced leader, these 9 management books will help you lead with confidence and advance in your career.

Remote Work Tips: 5 Ways to Use Fellow for Your Virtual Meetings

We asked our community of remote leaders for their favorite tips to have productive and engaging meetings. Here’s what they told us.

Onboarding Remote Employee

7 Tips for Onboarding Remote Employees

Onboarding remote employees is no easy task. Learn how to provide a successful onboarding experience with this step-by-step checklist.

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Remote Meeting Icebreakers: Ways to Build Rapport with Distributed Teams

Why building rapport with distributed teams is so important — and the best ways to break the ice in remote meetings.

How to Keep Your Remote Team Engaged During Virtual Meetings

4 Expert tips to keep engagement high during virtual meetings (and skyrocket your meeting productivity in the process).

The Art of the One-on-One Meeting

The definitive guide to the most misunderstood and yet powerful tool for managers. With a foreword by Lara Hogan, author of Resilient Management.

One-on-one Meeting Questions Managers

200 One-On-One Meeting Questions for Managers

The best questions to check-in with your direct reports, set expectations, and coach them on their career goals.

Top 10 Lessons from Julie Zhuo’s The Making of a Manager

The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You – Julie Zhuo's guide to leading your team to new horizons.

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1-on-1s with Your Manager: What to Do When Things Go Wrong

3 Simple hacks to deal with conflict and leverage one-on-one meetings to improve your relationship with your manager.

One on ones with your manager Questions

19 Questions to Ask in One-on-One Meetings With Your Manager

One-on-one meeting questions that will impress your manager and turbocharge your career.