Working Remotely Shouldn’t Be Complicated

This past week I had the opportunity to fly out to Seattle to meet up with some of my team for work on Doghead Simulations. It was a really great week. While the main perk of working in a distributed company is getting to work from home, the other is that you get to travel…

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How to Use DISC Communication Styles in Virtual Teams

When working on a remote, virtual team it is important to have clear, transparent communication. Understanding communication styles is key to working virtual teams.

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Harness the Virtual Team’s Full Potential

We talk a lot about how to successfully work virtually and have remote project teams. There are lots of blog posts and articles touting the benefit of working remotely. We have more online tools than ever that can help us get the job done but simply having cool, online chat rooms and daily remote stand-ups doesn’t guarantee…

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3 More Communication Tips for Working Remote

Working from anywhere, virtually, is where we’re headed. In fact, regular work-at-home, among the non-self-employed population, has grown by 103% since 2005 and 6.5% in 2014, which is the largest growth in telecommuters since the recession. Due to the impact of globalization, even if you work from an office, chances are you have co-workers in…

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3 Rules for Working on a Remote Team

In my years working on IT projects, I have gone from seeing my co-workers in the office every day to working from home. Now, we instant message or call each other daily to catch up on the day’s goals or work through a problem instead of walking over to each other’s cubicle. Having open conversations, building…

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How to have a Virtual Code Jam

In a world where project team members telecommuting has grown nearly 80% since 2005 in the US and we work with people all over the world, we need to be able to jam out work as if we were all in the office together. Online forum/Instant Messaging It is essential to have a real-time chat that…

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