What I’m Sharing (weekly)

What I’m Sharing (weekly)

Housebound Blues: Considering the Privacy and Data Security Consequences of Remote Work Tips for Working from Home (From a Guy Who’s Been Doing It for a Decade) The Ongoing Battle Over How ESI is Produced: eDiscovery Trends, Part Three Teleconferencing Tips: Are You Ready for your Closeup? Nuix articles on the use of photographs as…

There Were Reasons to Do Work From Home Before, Wonder if this Will Push it Even Further Permanently?

There Were Reasons to Do Work From Home Before, Wonder if this Will Push it Even Further Permanently?

I know there are a lot of articles out there about working from home right now, and that makes a ton of sense given the number of companies now asking their employees to do just that during this pandemic. I’m curious though, about remote work in general, and the push for it within many office…

Linked: Companies who Adopt Remote Work will Replace Every Company who Doesn’t
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Linked: Companies who Adopt Remote Work will Replace Every Company who Doesn’t

I don’t know that everything claimed in this piece by Chris Herd will come to fruition, but this one is absolutely true: A physical office means you can hire the best person you can afford in a 30-mile radius, disqualifying you from 99.9% of the world’s talent.   Remote teams can hire the best person…

Why Work From Home? There are Many Benefits, But Also Pitfalls

Why Work From Home? There are Many Benefits, But Also Pitfalls

As many of you know, when I made a job change last year most of the impetus for that change was a desire for more flexibility, especially when it came to working remotely. After 5 years of travelling around the world, followed by two plus years of working in an office, I realized that what…

Linked: How to Lead, Drive Engagement and Create Culture for Remote Workers
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Linked: How to Lead, Drive Engagement and Create Culture for Remote Workers

This is a really good guide for anyone thinking about, or finding themselves, running a remote team. From my own experience working remotely I think there are two that especially and out to me as things that you absolutely have to do. 1. Err on the side of over-communicating. 2. Set Explicit Expectations See, there’s…

Linked: Mental Health Is A Leading Cause For Why People Are Quitting Their Jobs—Here’s What You Need To Do Now
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Linked: Mental Health Is A Leading Cause For Why People Are Quitting Their Jobs—Here’s What You Need To Do Now

I suspect that many workplaces do not encourage the behavior listed in this quote below: Don’t worry about being perfect and what others think. Delegate tasks and ask for help when you need it. Take a mental health day off every so often. Go away on a vacation. Be open and honest with your feelings…