Meetings

How to Run Successful Distributed Team Meetings

The way teams work and collaborate have changed, and not just in response to COVID-19.  A study released by Zug in 2018 found that 70% of ...

Written By: Derek Weaver
April 7, 2020
Management Tips

5 Ways Management Can Avoid Groupthink

We all know what groupthink is. We’ve all seen it go down in meetings. In the rare case you haven’t, groupthink is the phenomenon in which people ...

Written By: Derek Weaver
April 2, 2020
Meetings

How to Lead Virtual Daily Standups With Confidence

Daily standup meetings have become a ritual for many teams, especially those using the Scrum methodology. Daily standups can help everyone stay on the ...

Written By: Strety
March 28, 2020
Remote Work

How to Work From Home: 5 Tips to Help Anyone Adjust to Remote Work

  The number of organizations that offer flexible or completely remote work opportunities has steadily increased over the past few years. However, the ...

Written By: Derek Weaver
March 23, 2020
Meetings

The Transition to “Work From Home” People Management

Did COVID-19 just make you a newly minted Work From Home (WFH) manager? Welcome to the club of remote leaders, there are a ton of us now! Though at ...

Written By: Brian Dosal
March 21, 2020
Company Update

Strety & COVID-19 - The shift to remote work…

What a difference a few weeks can make in this globally connected world of ours.... Like everyone, our world has been upended as we have watched and ...

Written By: Brian Dosal
March 14, 2020
Management Tips

Why it has to start with ‘you’

In my 15 years of managing people, along with working with hundreds of small business leaders, I’ve learned one main lesson to pass on… it all starts ...

Written By: Brian Dosal
March 7, 2020
Company Update

Strety Origin Story

People have been asking me about the origin of Strety - and not just about the name - but how the idea came to fruition and why we started a People ...

Written By: Brian Dosal
February 29, 2020
Management Tips

What Should a New Manager do on the First Day?

Congratulations, you’ve been promoted to a leadership position within your organization 🎉!  Even though you're likely over the moon about your ...

Written By: Strety
February 19, 2020
Management Tips

How to Give & Receive Great Employee Feedback [+ Examples]

Giving feedback to employees and receiving manager feedback are two core responsibilities of your role as a manager. If you’re looking for ideas on ...

Written By: Strety
February 4, 2020
Meetings

Important Leadership Meeting Topics and Agendas [+ Sample Agendas]

There are many types of business meetings: team meetings, 1:1 meetings between managers and their direct reports, client meetings, stakeholder ...

Written By: Strety
January 22, 2020
Meetings

How to Run an Effective Team Meeting

Many managers and employees view team meetings as a waste of time ⏱️. We get it, we’ve been in these types of meetings—they’re not effective team ...

Written By: Strety
January 17, 2020
Management Tips

15 Tips for New Managers to Succeed

We get it—being a first time manager can feel like a daunting task 😳. Many of us are thrust into management positions without any formal training or ...

Written By: Strety
January 9, 2020
Employee Goals

How to Set Better Performance Goals to Motivate Your Team

When done correctly, goal setting can put your employees on track to achieve their greatest potential as individuals and align themselves better with ...

Written By: Strety
January 2, 2020
Management Tips

What Makes a Good Manager? (+ Tips & Examples)

How would you define the term "manager?" According to Google’s manager definition, it’s "a person responsible for controlling or administering all or ...

Written By: Strety
December 19, 2019
Meetings

10 Tips for Better One on One Meetings [+ Examples]

One on one meetings are a powerful tool for monitoring performance, building strong relationships, and boosting motivation—however, managers often ...

Written By: Strety
December 12, 2019
Product Updates

Welcome to Strety!

Welcome to Strety! Though our product is still in beta, we thought now would be the right time to launch our marketing site and start sharing our ...

Written By: Strety
December 9, 2019
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