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Teams need to stay on the same page to get things done. We can all agree on this fact. And one of the most frequently used methods to do this is standups—a short meeting, often at the start of the day, intended to get everyone aligned on team goals and direction.

While standups are great for many situations, without establishing the right ground rules, they can be inconvenient and take up too much time. But there are fixes for this problem, and we've put together a list of posts to help your team improve your standup workflows.

Check out these must-read posts about standups

The complete guide to the daily standup meeting agenda
The complete guide to the daily standup meeting agenda
Unfortunately, and commonly, only about 8% of leaders are good at aligning strategy with execution. This ends up creating an often-messy situation around priorities. Read more about how to make your standups work for your team..
Better team updates with GROW
Better team updates with GROW
Almost every high-performing team we've talked to over the last few years has some habit of sending out team and project updates to the broader company, usually by email but sometimes as a doc or through an internal tool. Read here to see how these updates can be even more for your team in sync.
Standups are broken
Standups are broken
When I first read about standup meetings, I couldn’t wait to try them. Just imagine: instead of slogging through long boring meetings, you could instead be a rebel, refuse to sit down, share what’s happening, and quickly get back to work. Read more about how standups are broken and how they can be better..
How to write a great status update
How to write a great status update
The complexity and pace of work just keeps increasing. At times, it can feel like chaos. But you know what holds it all together? The humble status update. And I’m not even kidding. Read more for a few tips that should help you master the art of explaining what you do at work..
3 ways to reduce information overload on your team
3 ways to reduce information overload on your team
You deserve a workplace where you’re not overwhelmed with communication. And that’s totally possible. Check out this post to learn more about how to design your communications systems so they don’t overload your team. .
Why you have too many meetings
Why you have too many meetings
If you work at a large or growing company, you’ll eventually face the problem of too many meetings. It’s a common, yet tricky villain. Too many meetings will quietly suck away productivity by breaking everyone’s day into little chunks and robbing everyone of deep work. Here’s why and how you should reduce the number of meetings..
6 tips for running more productive remote meetings
6 tips for running more productive remote meetings
Running successful meetings is an art and a science, and it takes practice to master. When it comes to remote meetings, the process takes a little more planning. We put together some recommendations that could improve the outcome of your meetings..

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