Envato is now extending it's 3 month “work from anywhere” policy to full time. It's a nice hybrid approach to the remote work thinking. I love the way Envato considers culture.
Cédric Fabianski covers ways to make remote work a success — like good communication and making everyone feel connected. Juan Pablo Buriticá and Katie Womersley offer a guide for distributed teams with a focus on communication, coordination, collaboration, organization, operations, and culture. 🤗
John Maeda shared 25 posts from Automattic designers on the subject of remote work and remote design.
Rahul Bansal and Joel Abreo of rtCamp share lessons from their fully-office to fully-remote transition. 👨💻 “The bedrock of remote work is mutual trust…. along with async communication.” If you are a business owner or agency going through a similar transition, you’ll want to read this.
Cristina Holt from WebDevStudios shares some tips for leading a remote work team: 👩💻 Require a direct communication tool for all employees. Ensure your company has solid process documentation in place. Trust your employees and avoid micromanagement by setting clear expectations.
If you hire a person who is not coachable they will never progress past the basic knowledge that they possess.
Buffer shared their State of Remote Work report which shares insights and data from over 3,500 remote workers. Among their findings, remote workers say they are happiest “when they spend more than 76% of their time working remotely.” Sadly, “a majority of organizations don’t pay for monthly expenses associated with remote work.” 👩💻 CORY'S TAKE…