3 things you can do TODAY to improve your communication when working remotely

In a remote working environment, communication is oxygen. But when the only medium of communication is text, things aren’t easy. But how can you communicate better in a remote work environment? Some tips you’ll find around are “over-communicate”, “async-communication”, “text first”… I find those not specific enough. What does “over-communicate” mean anyway? I’m not doing the same here. I’m giving you 3 things you can … Continue reading 3 things you can do TODAY to improve your communication when working remotely

7 excuses you’ll hear about remote working

When talking about remote working, you’ll certainly hear some excuses. The reasons for these are lack of trust, resistance, or sometimes misinformation. People and companies have seen one way of working: coming every day to an office. So it’s normal that they will push back if you start telling them they can do it differently now. The following is the top 7 excuses you can … Continue reading 7 excuses you’ll hear about remote working

3 steps guide to learn something new while maintaining a daily job

If you’re in a field and thinking of learning some new things, either to be able to work on other areas or change your career completely, you’ll find yourself learning in your free time. One thing we need to make clear however, is if you’re learning something to be able to do your current job, you need to do it in your working hours. Not … Continue reading 3 steps guide to learn something new while maintaining a daily job

Understanding Remote vs Distributed teams

In your journey of finding remote jobs you’re likely to find two types of teams: distributed and remote. Even if they are used interchangeably, you need to be aware of the difference. This talk by Matt Mullenweg, CEO of Automattic, is a good talk about Remote vs Distributed, but also remote working in general. I highly recommend watching it. Or if you prefer text, continue … Continue reading Understanding Remote vs Distributed teams