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Five Types of Teams for 2022

5 Different Types of Teams for 2022 The way we work has changed across the last few years. It stands to reason then that the way we connect as teams is also evolving. What are the different types of teams that organisations need to think about in 2022? By definition, a team is: ‘a group …

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Fun Activities for Online Meetings

Three Fun Activities For Online Meetings When it comes to fun activities for online meetings, it can be the last thing on our list when we just need to get the work done. But the way that we work has changed. Remember when the world first moved en-masse away from face-to-face meetings in favour of …

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meeting-free workdays

The rise of meeting-free workdays

Not all meetings are created equal, but there’s no denying that they are an important element of what we call work.  Have you ever considered what it would be like to have meeting-free workdays in your organisation? Perhaps you’ve been dreaming of it, holding on to hope that someday soon you’ll have a clear calendar …

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workplace wellbeing initiatives

5 workplace wellbeing initiatives to inspire you

Workplace wellbeing initiatives have quickly moved up the ladder of prioritisation in workplaces globally since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. As workplaces continue to adjust to ongoing flexible work practices and rolling lockdowns, a proactive focus on both mental and physical employee wellbeing is essential for long-term success. There are plenty of organisations stepping …

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10 not lame virtual team building activities

10 (not lame) virtual team building activities

We’ve all been doing this work from home/hybrid work thing for a while now. And while your team may be kicking goals left right and center, your people might be hanging out for some time together that’s beyond the BAU. This is where having a list of 10 (not lame) virtual team building activities comes …

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conflict management in hybrid teams

How to approach conflict management in hybrid teams

Where there’s a workplace, there is inevitably going to be situations where conflict arises. In hybrid teams, operating in a mix of remote work and office-based work, conflict management can be a more challenging exercise. Whether you’ve identified conflict brewing amongst your team or would like to get ahead of it as you transition into …

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best digital whiteboard tools

The best digital whiteboard tools for hybrid team collaboration

When it comes to hybrid team collaboration, there’s nothing better than being able to gather your people for a highly interactive and engaging experience. Whether you’re planning on brainstorming concepts, reviewing progress and charting the course for the next sprint, or conducting a retrospective, a digital whiteboard tool can make the process much more enjoyable …

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psychological safety in a hybrid workplace

How to create psychological safety in a hybrid workplace

Psychological safety in a hybrid workplace is important (and foundational) for the long-term success of teams, but it can be much more challenging to uphold. As we already know from studies centred around co-located teams, psychological safety is a big contributing factor to creative thinking, innovation, and employee engagement. Psychological safety in a working environment …

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why you will lose the war on talent

Why you will lose the war on talent if you don’t embrace hybrid work

The call for more workplace flexibility is strong. If you’ve recently been swayed to this side, welcome. If you’ve been an advocate since the dawn of time, hello again old friend. Hybrid work is something we’re incredibly passionate about at Pragmatic Thinking, but it wasn’t always this way. To be completely transparent with you, for …

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the perfect hybrid working split

The perfect hybrid working split for employees

The perfect hybrid working split for employees may seem hard to find, especially if you’ve been tasked with coming up with your workplace’s new hybrid working policy. However, we’ve recently conducted a survey into the state of remote work in Australia and what we’ve found is quite astounding.  So, if you’re pondering the perfect hybrid …

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