My Definition: OFB= An OLD FASHIONED BOSS who needs to get out of the way and let the "kids" of today take over and change the world. Who thought my reviled OFB (see all my articles on telecommuting dating back to.....hmmmm, 1990!!) would look like that? Truthfully, I had in mind old people like myself: … Continue reading Yahoo Bans Telecommuting
This is 2012.... There are any number of jobs that can use any number of remote access technologies (from ubiquitous high-speed Internet access to document application sharing to video conferencing to IP voice to plain old email...and everything in between) that allow employees to TELECOMMUTE / TELEWORK effectively, efficiently, and productively.......from virtually anywhere. Why is it … Continue reading SF Bay Area Commuters: Time to Telecommute / Telework
YIKES! That title irritates the living daylights out of me.... "Should Your Company ALLOW Telecommuting?" I ran across an article today with that title. How WRONG is that? Companies should ENCOURAGE telecommuting because: 1. It increases employee productivity. 2. It helps companies meet GREEN initiatives. 3. Telecommuting (or coworking) employees are HAPPIER employees. … Continue reading Should Your Company ALLOW Telecommuting ?
I am going to start "blogging" more on the AltamontCowork site starting....NOW ! 🙂 Since coworking is GREEN, I will concentrate on blogs talking about telecommuting, coworking, and the environment. Watch it in 240p if it is breaking up (old trailer) To kick it off, watch the above video by Leonardo DiCaprio....it is simply awesome … Continue reading Telecommuting, Coworking and the Environment
Here is an interesting article from the folks at CNET about IT pros willing to take pay cuts to telecommute. You know I could say a lot about the managers who are "reluctant" to allow telecommuting. But I'll be nice....and not call them idiots in this blog entry. RETIRE! Get out of the way you … Continue reading Workers Would Take a Pay Cut to Telecommute
Got this Youtube link in an email this morning....although it is a Corning glass "infomercial" it shows us (at least partly) how video conferencing might evolve in the near future...using glass. VERY COOL. We already have videoconferencing on mobile smartphones, and on large walls in conference rooms, so the vision put forth by Corning, although … Continue reading Future of Video Conferencing from Corning
(Orignally posted on TelBitConsulting.com) Coworking has been gathering momentum in the past year or two. As more and more coworking locations are established, more people learn what it is, there is more exposure, then more people learn about it...... That snowball effect is at it's very early stages, but, in a year, or two, the … Continue reading Difference Between Coworking and a Virtual Office