How to Know Your Business Is Ready to Go Remote

The workplace of tomorrow will probably look like your living room or home office. Or maybe even a local coffee shop. It will look like anything except an office, whether it’s a traditional one with cubicles or the modern one with lots of open space.

Remote working

Remote working is one of the most important business trends this year. It is also one of the things employees want from their employers the most, along with increased bonuses.

Remote business or team setups can be very rewarding. “From the beginning I’ve been designing the dream job, in fact Cloud LGS was born in a coffeeshop.…

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How to Build Culture With Remote Teams

Culture is a hot button topic in today’s business world. Culture is the ideology of a business and what comprises its personality. It’s the entire ecosystem, and how people interact within in. It follows the idea that, in an encouraging environment built to sustain the organization, employees are much more likely to be happy, stay at the company longer, and do better work.

Remote working

And as modern workplaces continue to evolve, workplace culture is becoming even more important.

Remote work is another uphill trend. According to one survey of more than 15,000 adults, 43% stated that they’d done some form of remote work in the last year.…

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Management Tips For a Staff That Works Remotely

In this digital era with the internet making communication and productivity so much easier, it is becoming more and more common for entire staffs to all live in different locations working remotely.

Remote employee

Telecommuting is something that is made possible not only to one specific type of career or only a few. Recent research shows that over half of Americans have a job that has potential to be done remotely.

While the convenience of working from home and running a business or working for a business in your pajamas is undeniable, it does have its challenges. Having your employees spread out instead of all together under the same roof can be a bit like herding cats.…

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10 Resources to Help Make Telework Possible for Your Company

Offering telework opportunities is a great way to increase your employee morale within your organization. Working remotely gives employees a stronger sense of autonomy and freedom. It also makes it possible for you to recruit from a wider pool of people who aren’t necessarily within your geographical location.

Teleworking

It’s vital to keep your remote employees productive and working at their best. Here are 10 resources to help make that happen.

1. G Suite (was Google Apps)

Most companies that allow remote work have already embraced the power and versatility of G Suite products. Sharing documents is effortless with this free tool that only requires a Gmail account.…

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Working Remotely Should Be Earned

Founder owners care about their employees. We would like nothing more than to provide every perk and benefit imaginable. The reality is we are running a business (i.e. profit matters), and most companies outside of Google and Facebook can’t afford it.

Remote working

Flex time and the opportunity to work remotely is often cited as a perk that can actually reduce payroll. In reality, working remotely can have a significant negative impact on an organization, and a company needs to put in the effort to structure its organization before pursuing flexible working environments.

I say company not employees because much of the work to enable remote work needs to be done company-wide.…

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How to Run your Business from The Beach

We’d all like to think that we’re indispensible. And leaders are no different. Some leaders don’t take holidays, fearful that their business will collapse in their absence.

Happily, thanks to modern technology, communications and working practices, it’s now entirely possible (and even desirable) for leaders to keep a business running effectively from the comfort of a sun lounger.

Entrepreneur on the beach

If you’ve been running your business without a holiday, you need some tips for managing things effectively from a distance.

1. Delegate

The first thing you need to be able to do is delegate. To achieve this you need to have people you can trust and you need to give them clear instructions with specific milestones and smart objectives.…

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