Is remote work getting easier because we have collaboration tools?

Just like that. The world as we knew it changed almost overnight with pretty much every facet of life impacted by policy changes and closures due to COVID-19.  Businesses are scrambling to make sure employees are enabled to work remotely. Schools are enacting plans to educate students through video and Read More …

Creating culture with remote teams

“What are ways you are building a ‘lean culture’ with remote team members?” I posted this question on Twitter and a LinkedIn group because during the 25 years of my professional career, I’ve seen working from home (telecommuting as we used to call it) go from a special once-per-week privilege Read More …

IBM reverses course on work-from-home

We can improve business results with this change! IBM recently announced the end of work-from-home for the Marketing department as it moves towards regional offices for co-locating the Big Blue workforce. They aren’t the first to do this. Yahoo reversed course in 2013 by banning work-from-home and Best Buy followed Read More …

Working from home is intertwined with employee retention and relationships

Should working from home be listed as a company benefit? Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer created an industry stir recently when she announced a ban on working from home. That’s the type of announcement that will send media and bloggers straight to their keyboards as they position what it means and Read More …