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How to Have More Productive Meetings Using Cardsmith and Zoom

There’s more to a good meeting than teaching everyone how to use videoconferencing software. Especially if you’re in a business that hadn’t previously relied on remote workers, the pandemic has more than likely forced you into an adjustment period in facilitating productive meetings (on Zoom, or whatever tool you’re using).…

How to Create a Business Strategy Map

In my last post, we talked about how you can rethink your approach to your business management strategy. I covered how to fine tune each element of your strategy discussion, refine your company goals, and get buy-in from your team. It has been a minute since we posted that article …

How Project Managers Organize Their Project Plans with Sticky Notes

In case you didn’t already know: Cardsmith was inspired by sticky notes. Our team has long used post it notes as a way to brainstorm, organize information, and more, but we needed to create online sticky notes. No more writing everything down and then having to type it all out, …

Feature Update: Making Remote Collaboration Even Easier

Here at Cardsmith, we pride ourselves on listening to what our users want and need. We’ve discussed how our users have taught us so much about the different ways people think. When we decided to create virtual sticky notes, we had no idea just how broadly and brilliantly other people …

Join Cardsmith In Supporting Our Educators

Things are wild out in the world right now, and like many other companies, we’re scrambling to keep up. Cardsmith is already a virtual tool, so we have no news about sanitation or social distancing guidelines for our office. We already shared our team’s advice on how to work from …

How to Manage a Remote Team: Advice from Five Experienced Remote Managers

Last week, we covered the basics of what all remote work novices need to know as they transition from a traditional office to working from home. This week, we are focused on remote team leadership, and the challenges they specifically face during this transition. Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, …

The Remote Work Learning Curve: Here’s What You Need To Know

By now, you’ve heard of COVID-19 and its increasingly devastating impact on the global community. If your inbox looks anything like mine, it’s filled with all kinds of organizations sending out updated information about sanitation, cancellations, closures, waived fees, many companies moving to remote work, and, in some cases, words …

Using Cardsmith (And Other Tools) to Write Your Novel

We’re doing something a little different on our blog this time around; we are featuring a guest blog post from one of our users, Catherine Nogle. A significant chunk of our Cardsmith’s user base is made up of creatives — in particular, writers. Catherine published a fantastic breakdown of the …

Rethink How You Approach Your Business Management Strategy

Every CEO is invested in creating the most effective, powerful business management strategy for their organization. But what is “strategy,” in this context, exactly? And how can you make refine it in a way that serves your company in unique, but pragmatic ways?

People use the word strategy in different …

Major Cardsmith update: We have new features!

Our team is working hard at iterating Cardsmith and implementing new features that make life just a little bit better for you. We get excellent feedback from you, our users, all the time, and we keep track of every feature request we receive. Whenever there’s a way we can improve …