Communication Posts

The One on One Meeting: What Every Manager Should Know

The One on One Meeting: What Every Manager Should Know

You know how to hold a one on one meeting? Rackspace. The senior manager of software development at Rackspace regularly blocks off time to sit down with each member of his team and see how things are going. So do managers at Dropbox, LinkedIn and Atlassian. So does...

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How We Jell at Growthwise [Interview with Steph Hinds]

How We Jell at Growthwise [Interview with Steph Hinds]

It's not easy being accessible. Just ask Steph Hinds. As the Head Ninja at Growthwise, she’s built a successful company by making sure an entire team of accountants, advisors and administrators is consistently approachable and available—at all times, for every client,...

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Introducing Jell Reports: The Easy Way to Track Team Progress

Introducing Jell Reports: The Easy Way to Track Team Progress

One of the most important jobs of a manager is gathering information to better understand what's happening inside the business. Jell's been successful at helping teams improve their daily standups, but most companies are still mired in inefficient meetings and email...

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How We Jell at Chargify [Interview with Adam Feber]

How We Jell at Chargify [Interview with Adam Feber]

In our first installment of How We Jell, we talked to Jacob Krall of Fog Creek Software. Today we bring you more communication and collaboration insights from a team leader at another fast-growing company: Chargify... Adam Feber is an inspiration. O.K., so we might be...

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3 Slack Tips for Even Better Team Communication

3 Slack Tips for Even Better Team Communication

Your email inbox used to get all the love. Now most of your team’s communication occurs in Slack. Which begs the question: Are you leveraging this messaging app for all it’s worth? When it comes to tools for team collaboration and communication, Slack is one of the...

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How We Jell at Fog Creek [Interview with Jacob Krall]

How We Jell at Fog Creek [Interview with Jacob Krall]

If you follow today’s fastest-growing startups, you’ve probably read about Fog Creek Software in coveted media clips like this one from Fast Company. The most impressive part? The company is being featured not only for the success of its software, but also because of...

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