Grammarly: How to create connection with a remote-first approach 

May 25, 2023 Updated: June 26, 2023

How do you create social connection in a remote-first company? Does a regular cadence of communication and getting together make that all-important difference to success? And are there risks in not being intentional about how people experience office time?  

In this latest episode of DWG’s compelling new series, Rewilding Work with Paul Miller, DWG’s Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Paul Miller, catches up with Tracy Hawkins. Formerly at Twitter, Tracy is now the Global Head of Workplace Experience and Connection at Grammarly, the company which offers a typing assistant to review spelling, grammar, punctuation and clarity.  

Grammarly is setting out to improve lives by improving communication, and for them, their quest begins at home. By fostering an adaptive environment where in-person time is carefully thought through, Grammarly is pursuing a new era of collaboration in post-pandemic 2023. 

“I think connection is really important, especially post-pandemic, as we’re still working out how folks are coming together – how we’re connecting in the workplace. In some instances, folks are all over the place. They’re still working it out.” 

Tracy Hawkins, Global Head of Workplace Experience and Connection at Grammarly

Also joining Paul are industry experts David Cairns, Senior Vice President – Office Leasing at CBRE Canada, and DWG’s own Nancy Goebel, Chief Executive Officer, who complement discussions with their own insights. 

Rewilding Work focuses on how today’s change-makers are reimagining workplaces for the future. Watch now and discover more about how Grammarly is leading the way, and hear Paul’s three ‘seeds of wisdom’ to help with your own thinking. 

DWG’s new series features examples of how major organizations are bringing the living system approach to life through innovative approaches to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing and purpose. For more on how senior leaders and change-makers are transforming and evolving the world of work across their organizations, like and subscribe to Rewilding Work with Paul Miller. 

Categorised in: Nature of Work, Rewilding Work

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