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Working remotely and getting to know your colleagues

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As the world get used to working in their bedrooms, so have tools evolved to support this new way of work.

I came across the incredible resources that Atlassian have made available for free:

The article with the "User Manual" really resonated with me: https://www.atlassian.com/team-playbook/plays/my-user-manual

It allowed me to get to know my colleagues a bit better, including their working styles, but also allowed me to share a bit about myself.

This way allowing us as colleagues in the Product Team to get slightly closer even though we are miles apart (literally across oceans)

Never-the-less I thought I'd share a snippet of my user manual for #Atlympics.

I even embedded spotify directly onto the page - pretty cool that I could even do that.

So my colleagues can read about my work style, get to know my and even get to vibe out to my work mix while doing so :)

Below you can see the page and the flexibility that is confluence

Here's the link to the playlist

 

G's User manual.png

 

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Cassie Mayes Community Manager Aug 03, 2021

@Guillaume De Smedt Thanks for sharing! This is great. My User Manual is one of my favorites from the Team Playbook. I love learning more about the people I work so closely with.

And I could totally hear you saying "GEEEEZ" when I read your favorite saying 🤣

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Lol! Thanks Cassie - and yes, really nice and fun way to get to know colleagues.

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Ajay _view26_ Community Leader Aug 03, 2021

@Guillaume De Smedt 

I loved the user manual concept  and sure found it interesting to read yours ... loved how you organize your day and the Spotify playlist to make it fun ! 😊

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Thanks Ajay! Feel free to share your work playlist if you wish :) 

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@Guillaume De Smedt - thanks for sharing this, it was a very interesting read and the links were useful

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Thanks Liam, glad you found it useful!

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Thats cool way of using the 'My user manual' play @Guillaume De Smedt  Thanks for sharing.

We also use Stand-ups team playbook to run through our team. I have posted about it here.

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Thanks @Kishan Sharma

The link you posted takes me to this post, is it the right link?

Kishan Sharma Community Leader Aug 05, 2021

Oh, i have just corrected it :)

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