The decision is out: real-life beats any kind of digital bonding and assembly.
As a worldwide agency, our persons are based mostly everywhere in the world. As we develop, it naturally will get harder to know every particular person within the firm; not solely figuring out them personally, however figuring out 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 wish to leverage our international community of staff, to strengthen our tradition and problem our method of working. Having a yearly devoted week, the place we deliver our globetrotters collectively provides us the chance to strengthen our inside networks and facilitate collaboration.
Seeing one another in individual 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 based mostly in several elements of the world.