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Collaborating without an office Part 2: Habits and strategies

by Guest Author | January 31/2011 | ben-hanna, couchsurfing-org, productivity, remote-working
Collaborating without an office Part 2: Habits and strategies

2nd of two guest posts by Ben Hanna, the lead user interface designer of CouchSurfing.org which has no formal office. Part 1 covers their Remote Tool-set.

globe - working around the clockI work for CouchSurfing.org and we are 100% remote with no central office. We have 30 full time contributors spread over 15 time zones in every continent but…


Collaborating without an office Part 1: Remote tool-set

by Guest Author | January 25/2011 | ben-hanna, couchsurfing-org, remote-working
Collaborating without an office Part 1: Remote tool-set

1st of two guest posts by Ben Hanna, the lead user interface designer of CouchSurfing.org which has no formal office. Part 2 covers the team’s Habits and Strategies of their “working environment”.

I work for CouchSurfing.org and we are 100% remote with no central office. We have 30 full time contributors spread over 15…


Are you more productive at home?

by John Coates | December 11/2010 | 37-signals, freelancing, jason-fried, remote-working
Are you more productive at home?

Jason Fried gave an interesting talk at Tedx Midwest, discussing how real work gets done at home. How so? It’s all about distractions. At home, people only have distractions that they choose to give into: TV, checking email, cooking elaborate lunches etc. At work, employees get distracted by M&Ms - managers and meetings. For…


Co-working: Station C opens in Montréal

by Sunir Shah | February 4/2008 | coworking, freelancing, montreal, remote-working, station-c
Co-working: Station C opens in Montréal

Co-working is the popular new way to affordably share a proper office with like-minded professionals. Rather than rent an entire office yourself, a number of independents rent an office together.

Photo of Station CCongratulations to Patrick Tanguay and Daniel Mireault, who today open the doors at Station C! It’s a beautiful new 2500 square foot co-working office…