Mourning Loss of a Team Member as a Remote Team

Damn. This is a rough reality of remote work. We need to be checking in on each other not just for deadlines but because we give a shit about each other. I struggle with wanting meetings to be super efficient so that I can get back to work, and spending some pre meeting time with a bit of friendly conversation.

If we don’t keep some humanity in our work how can we expect there to be any in our products?

“In person, comforting each other in times of loss is something we all have experience with. Doing it with an all remote team across 5 timezones where we’ve never met each other is more challenging. This is my story about losing Pete.”
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