Making the most of Microsoft Teams: A playbook for L&D teams

I’ve been lucky enough to use a number of pretty cool collaboration tools in my career so far. 

Microsoft Teams along with Slack have been at the top of my most used pile. Specifically, I’ve been working with these tools to enable and support my work in workplace learning.

As we’ve pivoted to a remote working model globally for the interim, I thought I’d share some tips, tricks and resources that will help any learning team (and really any person working remotely) make the most of Microsoft Teams.

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Keeping mentally healthy in strange times


Thoughts and tips on looking after our mental wellbeing during strange times.

First of all, I’m not a doctor and not playing one on the internet. Here, I’m just going to share personal thoughts and some stuff that’s helped me so far. None of this is medical advice.

I’m not speaking from a place of authority but one of experience from past isolation moments. What you do with this information is up to you.

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Remember what got you to the dance

There is always a temptation to reinvent oneself. To invest in the new or perceived right way of doing ‘things’ when you hit a roadblock or setback.

There’s a famous saying one would use to advise others in times such as this, “Remember what got you to the dance in the first place” which basically translates to, focus on the basics which brought you the success you have now.

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