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What is asynchronous working?
Asynchronous working is not real-time, but time-shifted. This is a reliable way of working in today’s dynamic corporate world, especially when many team colleagues work remotely or in different countries. With this method, you avoid time zones and don’t have to wait up until night to discuss the current state of affairs with the project manager who lives on the other side of the world.
When you communicate asynchronously, a response is not expected immediately after sending a message. On the one hand, this takes pressure off performance and on the other hand, it creates the opportunity to focus on the task that has been scheduled for that period of time. The more asynchronous work is done, the more time there is for deep work, i.e. the flow state in which you make maximum use of your intellectual capacities.