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Working Remotely

Should Your Office Go Fully Remote?

Jose Vasquez | Posted 02.07.2017 | Business
Jose Vasquez

More and more companies are going fully remote, but is the transition right for your business? If you're working on a startup or you own a small bus...

How Do You Find A Remote Job In 2017?

Blake Moore | Posted 01.17.2017 | Business
Blake Moore

You've probably been back at work for a week or so now; working remotely probably sounds more attractive than ever.

5 Advantages of Remote Work

Brian de Haaff | Posted 12.27.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I cringe whenever I think about commuting to work. The time spent thinking about actually getting work done. The bumper-to-bumper traffic and polluti...

Use These 12 Tools to Manage Your Business from Any Corner of the World (Infographic)

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The internet has completely changed how businesses operate. Many companies are able to eliminate the traditional office setting and build an organizat...

The Proximity Myth

Emma Plumb | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Emma Plumb

In my experience (and, I have a hunch, in yours), it's slim to none. In our workplace model that prioritizes time spent at a desk, Sam and Pat may rarely move from their chairs.

Travel the World Without Business Skipping a Beat

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

Photo credit: Luis Llerena/Unsplash. Moving around the globe has never been easier. Neither has managing your business while you travel. With this in...

Video Conferencing 101: How Not To Be A Vidiot

Cameron Craig | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Cameron Craig

The latest video conferencing technology is drop-dead simple to use. It's as easy as pushing one button to join a video conference. Yes, you heard it right: one single button to connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime wth pristine quality.

For Military Spouses, Labor Day Isn't Always A Picnic

Leigh Searl | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Leigh Searl

For military spouses, Labor Day is another reminder of the professional disparity between having a civilian career path versus being a military dependent and one's opportunity to "labor."

How Successful Remote Companies Keep Employees Engaged

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

One "checked-out" employee may not cause a major ripple throughout the organization, but they can have a negative effect. You want everyone on your team to be excited and committed to achieving a shared goal.

10 Essentials To Master Being A Remote Worker

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 08.12.2016 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

Being productive every day is a challenge. The challenge is at least doubled if you are working from home - simply because home and work never seem like separate entities. If you have little feet pattering around, that challenge is suddenly increased manifold.

How To Become A Digital Nomad

Megan Brame-Finkelstein | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Megan Brame-Finkelstein

What if instead of working on someone else's terms, you were able to parlay more money to more freedom and live/work on your own terms?

3 Reasons to Stop Going to See Your Customers

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

When was the last time that you looked forward to a business trip? Even if you are hoping to close a deal with a big client, once you get over the initial excitement the dread creeps in. You start to think about the security lines. Flight delays ... cramped seating ... babies crying in your ear ... lost luggage. (Feel your head starting to pound?) And that is all before you even get to the airport.

Getting Comfortable With The Uncomfortable: Dealing With Fear

Jodie Rogers | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jodie Rogers

Are you going to be on the edge of your life (quietly reassuring yourself that it's ok here and that those jumpers are crazy anyway) or are you going to be the one that jumps straight into life, in spite of its uncertainty?

Here’s How To Travel The World But Still Keep Your Job

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.04.2016 | Business

Marc Augustine has a job, but not a permanent office address. He runs DsGenie Inc., a dropshipping start-up, and he's lived in the U.S., Canada, Boli...

What Are People Working On In Coffee Shops?

Tristan de Montebello | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Tristan de Montebello

Nearly everyone we talked to told us that they too had always wondered what everyone else was doing.

The Realities of Working With a Remote Team

Lucinda Watrous | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Lucinda Watrous

When your team is everywhere -- how do you keep it together? Working with a remote team comes with a distinct set of challenges, and yet we see many successful companies making it work. They do it with a number of helpful tools, and with a great deal of understanding.

How Remote Work Will be the Future of Innovation

Alvin Chia | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Alvin Chia

Once upon a time, the words "work at home" made it sound like you were one step away from being let go. Now, it's what all the cool kids do. Around th...

A Mini-Guide to Working Remote in Prague

Hailley Griffis | Posted 04.29.2016 | Travel
Hailley Griffis

I couldn't wait to see Prague and work remotely from coffee shops around the city. I was fortunate enough to be shown around by my best friend (Martina) a Czech-Canadian, so she quickly filled me in on a lot of the local etiquette and tricks.

Telecommuting

Judith Bowman | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Telecommuting is a much sought-after work arrangement where employees can avoid the daily office commute and 9 to 5 routine. Working remotely via phone, Skype or in the Cloud ... with literally no office whether from home, locally, nationally and even globally is trending.

Infographic: Should You Allow Remote Work At Your Company?

David Hassell | Posted 03.10.2017 | Business
David Hassell

It's no secret that remote work arrangements have become more prevalent over the last decade. These scenarios range from employees working from home o...

Hire Just One - Military Spouse for a Remote Job

Leigh Searl | Posted 02.20.2017 | Impact
Leigh Searl

Did you know the women below are military spouses? I can guess it probably wasn't the first thing that came to mind. Kate Middleton is arguably the ...

5 Awesome Reasons Living in a Remote Area Doesn't Limit Your Opportunities When You Are Building an Online Business

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 02.17.2017 | Business
Sky Mandala Marcano

1. Living in a smaller remote area gives you an opportunity to learn about community, connection and opportunity. I grew up shopping at a very popular...

4 Ways to SkyRocket Your Remote Productivity

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

The world is seeing a workforce moving closer to remote work and freelancing. With the advent of the Internet and the impact of technology that allows virtual conferencing and remote logging, the impact of the freelancers/remote workers on the economy is rising and rising.

8 Ways to Be Totally Awesome at Remote Work

Daniel Threlfall | Posted 02.04.2017 | Business
Daniel Threlfall

In the modern age of knowledge workers, the issue of where and how we work has become complicated. Here's why: remote work.

9 Excuses Artists Need to Stop Making in 2016

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 01.20.2017 | Arts
Bhavani Esapathi

My half arsed execution is always going to be better than that brilliant idea living in your brain and that's just the truth.