How to kill your co-worker by ignoring his Slack messages

Julja S
Julja S
May 29, 2019 · 7 min read

Or how to stop virtual team members suffering from isolation

This is a remote team’s ultimate nightmare

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The tremendous threat of being shunned

ostracism = excluding a person from a group by ignoring, shunning, or banishing them

How virtual teams ignore teammates every day

Remote employees suffer from cyber-ostracism

cyber-ostracism = the exclusion of one or more individuals from a technologically mediated group interaction, such as a computer-based discussion group

A virtual compliment is as good as face-to-face

Oxytocin = a hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. Also called the “cuddle hormone” or “trust hormone” because oxytocin levels rise when we hug and kiss a beloved or talk to a person we trust. It also works as an antidote against depression.

A vibrant company culture facilitates genuine relationships

With happy co-workers, you can skyrocket your business

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Julja S

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Julja S

Virtual team building coach at Remotedynamic.com . I facilitate fully virtual workshops for remote teams.

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Virtual team building coach at Remotedynamic.com . I facilitate fully virtual workshops for remote teams.

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