Remote-working

Hack the Backyard II

So, working remotely can be a desirable state of affairs for a lot of people. But there are some things that one has to give particular attention to in order to succeed.

Ben Collins

4 minute read

not an actual remote worker

YARWPPT So, working remotely can be a desirable state of affairs for a lot of people. But there are some things that one has to give particular attention to in order to succeed. Communication & Presence In part one, I called out feelings of isolation and difficulties in communication as challenges to be overcome. The basic problem in both areas is that there isn’t a direct replacement for being co-located with your teammates.

Hack the Backyard I

Well, it seems like everyone I know is writing posts on working remotely, so I should do one too. I've actually been doing this longer than almost everyone else I know working remotely, so it's probably past time anyway.

Ben Collins

5 minute read

YARWPPO Well, it seems like everyone I know is writing posts on working remotely1, so I should do one too. I’ve actually been doing this longer than almost everyone else I know working remotely, so it’s probably past time anyway. So does remote working mean you just play video games in your jammies all day, answering calls and email occasionally to make it look like you’re working? What does remote working actually look like?