The Age of Decentralized Work is Upon Us

OK, people....here is the future. If you have teens (or college age early 20's kids) you have seen this....if you have younger kids....you WILL see it.  So hang in there.... Decentralization of work will happen.  Telecommuting / Telework will be the norm.  And, yes, mobile video conferencing WILL rule the world. Here is why.... The kids … Continue reading The Age of Decentralized Work is Upon Us

BlueJeans Network: Cloud Video Conferencing

Ah yes, I remember it well.  I remember the day when I had to order an ISDN line at home (remember 2B+D?) to attend a videoconference from home (hey...I practice not just preach telecommuting!). Then, what seems like a short time later (and after ATM and Token Ring fell by the wayside...) we set-up pretty … Continue reading BlueJeans Network: Cloud Video Conferencing

Free Advice on How To Start a Telecommuting Program

Telecommute while cornavirus is still active OK, companies...here is the free advice on how to start a telecommuting program at your place of work. Ready?  You sure? OK.... It ain't rocket science.....do it.  DUH.  Give your employee a task with a deadline.Let them work on it anyplace, anytime.Remotely connect with them, everyday if you have … Continue reading Free Advice on How To Start a Telecommuting Program

Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 4

Telecommute while cornavirus is still active This article was published in the Tracy Press Go here to read Part 3. Go here to read Part 2. Go here to read Part 1. READ MY 2011 UPDATE FIRST:  Free Telecommuting Advice Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 4 Gas is nearly $4.00 a gallon.  Traffic is horrendous.  Now … Continue reading Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 4

Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 3

This article originally published in the Tracy Press. Telecommute while cornavirus is still active Go here to read Part 2. Go here to read Part 1. Go here to read Part 4. READ MY 2011 UPDATE FIRST:  Free Telecommuting Advice Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 3 Save money, time, and the environment, reduce traffic, increase productivity, … Continue reading Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 3

Should Your Company ALLOW Telecommuting ?

  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 ?