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The top three challenges of remote management are isolation, expectation-setting, and burnout. We share 21 tips to lead remote teams in 2021. Originally published on the Kona blog.


A fictional short story about The American Dream, snacks, and fatherhood. Inspired by my favorite sweet shop in Oakland Chinatown.


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A fictional short story about mother-daughter relationships over dim sum. Inspired by several Sundays’ worth of sui mai with my Po Po.


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We asked 50 fully-remote companies about how they managed their virtual office, Slack. These best practices stood out. Part of our ongoing series on building strong remote teams.


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We talked to managers from 50 fully-remote companies about building company culture. These are what the most successful companies had in common. Part of our ongoing series on building strong remote teams.


Everything you need to know about hackathons, their history, and their potential for creativity. The first part of our new series of articles, Hackathons 101.

Hacking + Marathon = Hackathon

Corine Tan

Co-Founder @ Kona // Techstars LA 2020 // UCLA Class of 2020 // Helping remote managers lead with empathy

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