The decision is out: real-life beats any sort of digital bonding and assembly.
As a world agency, our persons are primarily based all around the world. As we develop, it naturally will get tougher to know every particular person within the firm; not solely understanding them personally, however understanding what they do within the firm and what their strengths are. Asking somebody for assist or enter, whom you’ve by no means met earlier than, may be difficult, and generally is a barrier for collaboration.
However we need to leverage our international community of workers, to strengthen our tradition and problem our means of working. Having a yearly devoted week, the place we convey our globetrotters collectively offers us the chance to strengthen our inside networks and facilitate collaboration.
Seeing one another in particular person and having non-work-related chats helps to determine a relationship, which lowers the barrier for collaboration and communication within the ‘regular’ digital setting when working with groups which are primarily based in numerous components of the world.