Weekly letters for my team

I’ve started writing a letter to my team every week. Example outline:

  • Top of mind
    • A couple paragraphs about whatever’s on my mind that week
  • Project stuff
  • People stuff
    • Upcoming PTO
    • Shout outs
    • People management stuff (example: “We’ll be starting BICEPS check-ins next week!”)
  • Company stuff
    • Recent org updates
    • Upcoming notable events
    • Hot new links
  • Random stuff
    • Links to interesting Slack threads
    • Questions to ponder
    • Whatever whatever!

People seem to like it as long as I keep it short. It’s great for all of the reasons that writing in general is great.

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