Category Archives: Environment

Jayna Wallace: Showering Optional: Tips For Remote Employees

I’m at geekend2010 this week, in Savannah, GA. One of the sessions this morning was a talk about remote working, given by Jayna Wallace. Gone are the days when physically being in the office is required to get your work … Continue reading

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More on co-working

Working Alone in a Group (Via The Future of Work Weblog.) The Charleston area’s co-working situation now has a dedicated space in North Charleston, CHSCoWork is starting small and open on Thursdays. I wish them luck!

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DesksNear.Me :: Where do you want to work today?

Another site aggregating workplaces! Awesome. http://desksnear.me I love this – such a great way to share this information.

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Loosecubes – for Co-working facilities

Loosecubes What a great idea. Aggregating all kinds of spaces, you can find one or list one. I love the interface! Best of luck, Loosecubes!

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Hivelogic – Offices Are Becoming Antiques

Hivelogic – Offices Are Becoming Antiques Dan Benjamin, referencing a post by Seth Godin. My favorite quote: The gain in speed, productivity and happiness is massive. I haven’t been to my company’s office in a long time – 2 years … Continue reading

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Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule

Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule One reason programmers dislike meetings so much is that they’re on a different type of schedule from other people. Meetings cost them more. There are two types of schedule, which I’ll call the manager’s schedule and … Continue reading

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The Emotive Element of Distributed Teams

Will Bullock, of SLANT in Charleston, asked the following: Hi Brian – we have been doing quite a bit of virtual collaboration ourselves lately (international client, west coast dev team). Certainly technology makes this much easier, but one thing I … Continue reading

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Working from Home Reduces Anxiety About Long Hours

Working from Home Reduces Anxiety About Long Hours A recently released study of just under 25,000 IBM employees across 75 countries measured, among other things, the “tipping point” at which workers felt their work hours interfered with their home life. … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement!

I received a great call yesterday regarding an opportunity to speak about remote and distributed teams. I’ve been asked by Ernest Andrade at the Charleston Digital Corridor to speak at June’s Fridays @ The Corridor about the topic. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Geographic Dispersion

I was thinking this morning of how geographically distributed my coworkers and I are right now: Currently: Charleston, SC; Ann Arbor, MI; Poulsobo, WA; Marietta, GA, Los Gatos, CA. In the past, add to that list: San Diego, CA; Firestone, … Continue reading

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