Strategy

7 Tips To Stay Motivated While Working From Home

How do focus on work when you can so easily make a snack, turn on the TV, or climb into bed? It’s a question a growing number of Americans are asking themselves as more shift to working from home. Gone are the traditional distractions of noisy coworkers, hovering bosses, and […]
7 Tips To Stay Motivated While Working From Home
Strategy

Why Small Businesses Are Building Remote Workforces

Managing a staff of remote workers that clock in from home may be the way of the future for many small businesses. Why? Remote working makes for happier, more efficient employees. Plus, it has the potential to slash the overhead costs of running a business. And with more job roles […]
Why Small Businesses Are Building Remote Workforces
Strategy

Employees Are Most Productive When You Treat Them Like Adults

For more than a decade now, I’ve struggled to define what fuels the most sustainably productive work environment — not just on behalf of the large corporate clients we serve, but also for my own employees at The Energy Project. Perhaps nothing I’ve uncovered is as important as trust.
Employees Are Most Productive When You Treat Them Like Adults
Strategy

Wharton Professors Break Down When Remote Work Is Productive

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced a complete ban on working at home in late February, she sparked an uproar in the media, not to mention in the halls of Yahoo itself. The ban goes into effect in June and impacts everyone, including employees who had previous agreements with the […]
Wharton Professors Break Down When Remote Work Is Productive
Tech

Bill Gates on Marissa Mayer’s Telecommuting Ban: Ever Hear Of Skype?

[credit provider=”World Economic Forum via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldeconomicforum/4315020441/”] When Bill Gates was asked if he approved of Marissa Mayer’s controversial telecommuting ban at Yahoo, he had an interesting response.He was careful not to condemn her directly. Remember, Microsoft and Yahoo are partners. In 2009 they signed a 10-year deal that, among […]
Bill Gates on Marissa Mayer’s Telecommuting Ban: Ever Hear Of Skype?
Strategy

Marissa Mayer Doesn’t Consider Herself A Feminist

[credit provider=”AP”] Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is facing intense backlash for her decision to ban workers from telecommuting. Female bloggers have been particularly brutal and chances are they really aren’t going to like the latest development in the controversy.
Marissa Mayer Doesn’t Consider Herself A Feminist
Strategy

Why Working From Home Is Not For You

[credit provider=”Mary-Heather via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mary-heather/3296121346/”] Working at home may seem like a dream come true, but for many people it turns out to be a nightmare. Despite the allure of rolling out of bed and going across the hall to work, if you don’t have the right temperament, working at […]
Why Working From Home Is Not For You
Strategy

How To Not Get Distracted When You Don’t Have An Office Space

[credit provider=”By jnyemb on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jnyemb/4051398710/”] As the economy flirts with a double-dip recession and cost-conscious companies hesitate to re-hire, the workplace for many Americans has shifted away from crowded offices to a new world of solitary work.From freelancers to telecommuters to laid-off workers making do with temporary jobs, an […]
How To Not Get Distracted When You Don’t Have An Office Space
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