Breaking the Ice: How to Stop Micromanaging Your Remote Employees

More professionals than ever are remote workers. Companies are supporting this trend to provide flexibility, which is seen as more important than ever. In some sectors, it is the most effective way to access a global talent pool. For employees in...

Sleep Well: The Greatest Horror Stories of Outsourcing and How to Leave Them Behind

Tips for making the remote work from Ian Gotts, CEO of Elements.cloud Elements.cloud is the cloud application which helps Salesforce customers clean-up, document and drive adoption of their implementation.  The app covers the entire...

Invisible Product Design: Why Less Is Better

Modern UX principles revolve around minimalism. The less you notice the design, the better UX you have. As Irene Au said, Good design is like a refrigerator—when it works, no one notices, but when it doesn’t, it sure stinks. So the task of a modern...

Stuck in a Rut? Work on Passion Projects to Reignite Motivation

Remote employees and freelancers are often highly motivated, skilled, experienced and love what they do. But even the best remote teams get stuck in a rut. Doing the same thing over and over. It can get a bit, well, repetitive. One of the most...

The Power of Standing Out: Things CEOs of Remote Companies Do Differently

Even the richest and most powerful CEOs make mistakes because they are also humans. Back in 1997, Bill Gates invested in Apple, Microsoft’s main competitor. Steve Jobs launched a range of products that eventually failed, such as Macintosh TV, the...