Remote work is a platform

Imagine for a moment what it would be like if we had been working from home for decades and all of a sudden be forced into working together in offices. I’m sure we’d be struggling to adapt our proven routines to the new context. As Jason Fried, who built his company around remote work and wrote an excellent book on remote work, argues in this short article: That’s because simply porting one way of working to a new environment will inevitably lead to the worst of both worlds. Keep that in mind the next time you discuss the drawbacks of remote work with colleagues.

From Weekly Filet #311, in August 2020.

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