How is everyone keeping the teams motivated during this time? Its normally a challenge when the teams are remote, but even more of a challenge when we are all remote. 

Leadership The lines between work and life have certainly blurred in this time! Our team is recognizing the need to be more flexible and accommodating as we have team members who are now WFH with children and everyone is adjusting to what feels a lot like groundhog day. We've found connection to help a lot with motivation - so we do daily team stand-ups. We do a weekly "digital happy hour" over Zoom. We're spending more time calling out little and big wins  and touching base to see how people are doing.

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The lines between work and life have certainly blurred in this time! Our team is recognizing the need to be more flexible and accommodating as we have team members who are now WFH with children and everyone is adjusting to what feels a lot like groundhog day. We've found connection to help a lot with motivation - so we do daily team stand-ups. We do a weekly "digital happy hour" over Zoom. We're spending more time calling out little and big wins  and touching base to see how people are doing.

Pulse User

This is interesting situation we are working in, Key attribute to motivation remains uninterrupted communication, collaboration and recognizing the efforts teams are putting in to deliver the initiatives.

Pulse User

We're also trying to take the time to engage with each other on non-work related topics. We also started a book club within our team where we read a lot of leadership and business books and apply our learnings into how we scale the organization.

Pulse User

We've tried to have direct and honest conversations around what working from home looks like for each member of our team.   In some cases, team members find themselves with an abundance of free time and the ability to produce 150% of what they would normally.   In those cases, it's been important to remind individuals they need to turn off from work to keep from burning out.  Other team members, particularly those void of child care options, struggle to find the time during the day to balance their workload at home. Our team has done a great job of making sure those team members, like myself, feel supported in a time when they are struggling to produce their usual output.

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 - you've learned a lot these last few weeks with the E*TRADE teams. Would be great to hear what you've learned and what changes you've made.