Category Archives: Environment

Reason #10657-b

Reason #10657-b Drive car to garage, ride bike home. Bam.

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Working from home is like saying no to drugs

Instead of asking, Am I more productive?, look at the other side and ask, Am I happier? There is no doubt that my life is enriched by working from home. Feeling good about going to work every day drives so … Continue reading

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Love of the Distributed Team

I LOVE the distribution of my current team. San Francisco, CA Charleston, SC San Diego, CA Tewksbury, MA Portland, OR Others around the world Despite being all over the place: WE ARE AWESOME.

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“Grand summary of posts on Remote work & Yahoo”

http://scottberkun.com/2013/in-defense-of-remote-work-and-marrisa-mayer/ A good set of posts from Scott Berkun Time to wrap up the Yahoo! threads and let them move on with their decisions.

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Sitting and Standing at Work

Via a coworker: Cornell University Ergonomics Web The bottom line: Sit to do computer work. Sit using a height-adjustable, downward titling keyboard tray for the best work posture, then every 20 minutes stand for 2 minutes AND MOVE. The absolute … Continue reading

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First Day: Welcoming New Hires | AYE Conference

Welcoming New Hires | AYE Conference (via @johannarothman) You’ve hired a candidate. She starts on Monday. What will she think at the end of her first day? Will she be in the “honeymoon” phase, or will she be disappointed with … Continue reading

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Things an engineer wants in an engineering job

A long while back, during a particularly difficult round of interviewing people for a software engineering position, the HR manager asked What are the top 5 things engineers want in an engineering job? Equipment? Products that ship? ??????????? I gave … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons to Assemble a Dispersed Team | Wide Teams

Ten Reasons to Assemble a Dispersed Team | Wide Teams: You want experienced help. You can get a college fresh-out – unmarried and unfettered – to do just about anything. Move anywhere, work long hours, live in a tiny apartment … Continue reading

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A little more shed…

I love it. Seen on the well appointed desk: (originally from Sunset)

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Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution

From a tweet: Olive Productions (@Olivepro) 9/22/10 2:20 AM Shedworking: It’s Not About Cute Sheds, It’s About the Workplace Revolution (Book Review) : TreeHugger http://t.co/LNu2B28 via @TreeHugger I love the shedworking site as much for the photographs as the written … Continue reading

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