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10 Reasons Why Remote Work Can’t and Shouldn’t Be Stopped

September 3, 2017

Three years ago, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made the headlines when she banned employees from working remotely. Then, Reddit, and earlier this year, IBM demanded employees “move to headquarters or move on,” forcing remote workers to start showing up at the office. The irony that these are companies built on an internet cloud did not go unnoticed.   Popular justifications for reigning in remote work are efficiency and collaboration. Steve Jobs famously championed the idea that employees from various groups…

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Technology virtual work


I noticed the other day when I powered up that before Microsoft will let me type in my password, which I have tried multiple times unsuccessfully to make it stop asking for, before it will let me in it starts the wifi – wants…

November 18, 2014
Digital Culture Technology virtual work

When You Redefine Home

As the summer settles into fall I am beginning to realize I am redefining home.  I have had coffee and pivo with other expats to gain a sense of the road ahead.  I’m jarred a bit by the references to a transient life.  I’m…

October 25, 2014
Technology virtual work


  We’ve all been there before. They look perfect on paper. All the things you are looking for in a relationship. Almost too good to be true. You spend some time together and its good, but the flaws start to show. Suddenly you are…

July 26, 2014
Digital Culture Technology virtual work

Is Entrepreneurship a Culture?

As a Global Mobile Worker I tend to hang out in co-working spaces.  The advantage besides a more disciplined place to work than my kitchen table, is meeting inspiring creative people.  And, the reality is my consulting firm is a startup.  We just celebrated…

June 12, 2014
Technology virtual work


My digital lover is in the hospital.  I am desolate, but managing to reconnect with my former companion, The Toshiba.  Yes, my better half, my ASUS Taichi 21 never regained its ability to project on the tablet screen, its mind completely scrambled by the…

June 8, 2014