- Aggressive Transparency
When you work remotely, it is important that coworkers know you are present and involved.
- Context Switching
Being focused and productive is a great feeling. When you have to drop what you’re doing and switch to something else, there is a delay before you reach maximum focus on the new thing. That delay is the cost of context switching.
- Work Without Meetings
Meetings and interruptions are two of the worst things about working in an office. When people work remotely, it becomes a little more difficult to interrupt people and start meetings. That is a good thing.
- Remote Work and Family: Dealing With Interruptions
When you work from home, people are tempted to interrupt you. Here are a few tips on how to deal with that.
- Remote Work Environment
Setting up your own work environment is both an opportunity and a challenge. Here are some things that have worked for me.
- Karma Tree
The Karma Tree grows outside a house. It has beautiful orange fruit most months of the year. It is common to find Karma Fruit on the street, a short way away. The fruit generally has one bite taken out of it, and a mouthful of the fruit on the street nearby. The thing about the […]
- I’m the Donut Tire
A “donut tire” is the miniature spare wheel carried in many cars. It’s good enough to use in an emergency, but it looks funny and you would not want to use it for long.
- Cheese Crackers & Existential Horror
Yes, these things are related.
- The Guy at the Aquarium
A funny message from a friend.
- Safety Donut
A new tradition.