Author: Sam Bauer

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5 Best Remote Facilitator Tools in 2021

With the COVID crisis, many professions have radically changed, especially that of the facilitator. While face-to-face meetings were still the norm in 2019, by 2020 all processes had moved to remote. It’s impossible to assume that this can be completely reversed. Remote work offers too many benefits to team members

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Async Iterations: The Secret Sauce of Cultural Evolution.

In this post, I would like to take a trip through history, describing in part the world of thought, how timz.flowers came into being, and where I see the potential for further developments. Obviously, we are all living in a phase of rapid change right now.  Subjectively, this is expressed

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#asyncfirst & #remoteonly – You Must Change Your Life!

We will see companies crumble. We will see a cultural battle. And we will see political parties decline.  You can see the precursors now. As consultants, we advise large companies on how to deal with digitalization. There we see the manifold tactics that are used, often subconsciously, to uphold classical

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Online Meetings in 2021: Here’s What You Don’t Know to Succeed!

You want your team to be better, but you’re kind of annoyed by online meetings? They’re inefficient? Exhausting? Poor results? You’re looking for something better?  You’re not alone! Millions of people have this problem every day. And then what happens? Along comes breakthrough technology to solve the problem. We’ll show

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Why #asyncfirst Matters – Reflections on a Global Swing

Have you ever seen the #asyncfirst (async-first) badge on the profiles of LinkedIn or AngelList users? Want to know what’s behind it? Let’s find out.  Honestly, who isn’t totally amazed at how quickly and smoothly the whole world was able to switch to remote work in just a few months?

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Async Video Meetings in Slack – Free up Your Calendar in 2021

Since COVID shocked us into working remotely, more and more people have come to understand that remote work alone is not the solution. Instead, we need to give people the freedom to decide when they work so they can freely regulate their work-life balance and thus increase their efficiency. And here async video

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Sync-Async: What Are “Synchronous-Asynchronous Video Meetings”?

To understand the question in the title, we first need to know what the difference is between synchronous and asynchronous video meetings. On the structural level, the differences are huge; on the technical level, they are explained in two sentences: 1) Synchronous video meetings work with live telephony, and participants talk to each

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Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Video Conferencing in 2021

During COVID, people have quickly learned how helpful remote work is. In the process, it has become clear that some of the benefits of remote work only really come into play when colleagues do not have to constantly arrange synchronous meetings, around which they have to build their daily schedules. 

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