Remote work is a trade-off. You gain flexibility, a larger talent pool, and work-life balance. But you lose the spark of running into people at the watercooler.
Accept this fact and you'll begin to open up to some creative ideas that will bring your people closer together.
So where do you start in building a team culture? With the simple things. Like getting people to know each other. Yes, that will now need a process.
Things like who they are, where they're from, and what they like to do outside of work.
These reads are great conversation starters, and unique windows into people's personalities. And when people have these insights about others, connections begin to form no matter where they are. We've noticed that people end up finding out more about each other than if they were sitting a few desks apart. Common offices...remember those?