12 months ago

Remote Working Coffee Review – 15 May 2020

Last week’s Remote Working Coffee Meetup continued the conversations about returning to work, collective mindsets, changing company culture and trying to imagine what the office experience would look like.

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12 months ago

Remote Working Coffee Review – 8 May 2020

A review of our Remote Working Coffee Meetup conversations. This week we considered some of the issues about returning to the workplace, including individualism versus collectivism.

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1 year ago

Remote Working Coffee Review – 1 May 2020

This week, as various locations prepare to ease restrictions somewhat, the Remote Working Meetup group discussed our readiness for a return towards “normal”. Are we ready? We looked at some essential considerations, including safety, communication, trust and empowerment, that organisations and leaders need to consider right now, as well as in preparing for a return to the physical workplace.

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1 year ago

Remote Working Coffee Review – 24 April 2020

The Remote Working Meetup group continued our reflections on the current state of remote working under crisis conditions. We discussed what practices we wanted to keep, and what practices were not useful under usual business conditions. But we also reflected on the sense of grief and loss for the way things used to be. How will this impact the way we work in the future?

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1 year ago

Remote Working Coffee Review – 17 April 2020

After our Easter break, the Remote Working Group returned to explore what remote work during lockdowns was really like. What skills and challenges were being faced? What leadership skills are required during these times?

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1 year ago

Remote Working Coffee Review – 3 April 2020

The challenges continue. This week all the Remote Working Group were under stricter lockdown conditions, but varying periods of time. We reviewed what work might look like post-COVID-19 and how we might redesign and influence what remote working looks like.

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1 year ago

Remote Working Coffee Review – 27 March 2020

A review of the Remote Working Coffee Meetup from Friday 27 March. In this blog we review the discussion about working from home tech infrastructure and provide details for our next meetup on Friday 3 April (AEDST).

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1 year ago

Remote Working Coffee Review – 20 March 2020

Last Friday morning (Australian Daylight Savings Time), 20 March, we launched the first of our weekly Remote Working Coffee Meetups. In this blog we review the discussion and provide details for our next meetup on Friday March 27 (AEDST)

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1 year ago

Working remotely – reframing reality

As more workplaces adopt remote working practices or will be required to by government restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19, we will be challenged to sustain morale and maintain efficiency. Our contribution to supporting our clients and others who would like to participate, is a series of people-focused remote working strategies. But most importantly we are intending to create a global community that supports each other through these times – however long that is going to be.

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3 years ago

Natalie Hardwicke: intellectual, philosophical, witty & irreplaceable

Yesterday was the saddest day in Ripple Effect’s history. Yesterday we were absolutely devastated to learn that our dear friend and colleague, Natalie Hardwicke, had passed away unexpectedly over the weekend.

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