So how is working from home going for you? If you’re like me, the new normal of staying inside all day, every day is both a dream come true (No long commute! More time with my wife!) and vaguely upsetting (How many days has it been? Do we have enough coffee to make it through?).
While meeting with a customer to present new products or ideas is always best done in-person, sometimes, that just isn’t an option. As we all navigate this changing business landscape due to the impacts of COVID-19, many of us are having to shift our norm and get creative in order to keep things moving. Making… Read More
Allowing employees to work from home has always been a somewhat controversial subject, dependent on the company. But now, with stay at home orders for non-essential employees being in effect, companies that have never had a work from home policy in place, find their entire workforce being forced to stay at home. While this creates… Read More
One of the best ways to stay connected with customers and colleagues while maintaining social distance is to turn a face-to-face meeting into a virtual video conference. There is plenty of technology available, both for free and at a cost, to be able to create a virtual space to come together while we’re apart. Our… Read More
In the last couple of weeks, how many video calls have you been on with dark, shadowy figures who are just as likely to be a cadre of James Bond villains as they are your coworkers and customers? You don’t need expensive, studio-quality equipment to look good on a video. In fact, you don’t even… Read More
Working from home has its obvious perks, like no daily commute and being able to wear sweatpants. But it also brings challenges we might not think about, like limited communication with our team, household distractions and a lack of structure. This handy guide will help you avoid those pitfalls so you can keep your days… Read More
Technology makes it possible to plug in from anywhere, but it can be hard to create a collaborative environment when working with a remote team. When the people you work with most often don’t share a physical space, effective communication and organization become key. Here are three tips to help overcome the challenges of working… Read More