How to stay sane while leading a remote team

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Remote teams have been growing in number. In the U.S., the percentage of remote workers has increased from 9% in 1995 to 37% in 2015. This new business model has a lot of incredible benefits: being able to cull talent from around the world regardless of location, financial savings (no office building, etc.), and the convenience of everyone working their own hours rather than being crunched into the 9-5 workday.

While many remote workers report increased job satisfaction, what about those responsible for coordinating such teams?

What Your Email Habits Say about Your Love Life

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Inboxes are like hearts. Everyone has one, and we each have our own way of dealing with its contents.

In fact, how we handle one might provide some clues as to how we handle the other. Relationships are about communication, after all, and what says more about how we communicate than our email habits?

How a Leading Social Media Ad Company Took on Email Overload—And Won

 

“SaneBox is a really nifty tool. I think it’s one of the best things that happened to email in the last decade,” Vaibhav Mathur, Product Manager, Ampush

As a leading and rapidly growing in-feed social media advertising company, Ampush sprouted from 20 employees to over 100 in just two short years. This was a great accomplishment, to be sure, but with rapid success came new challenges, one of which was communication.

Don’t Let These Efficiency-Busters Strangle Your Business

Efficient organizations achieve their goals using minimal resources. Inefficient ones keep workers spinning their wheels on useless tasks.

Unfortunately, inefficient habits can become ingrained within a company, frustrating employees and erecting barriers to productivity. Do any of these common efficiency killers sound familiar to you?

8 Signs You’re an Email Amateur

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Sure, we’ve all been emailing since the Dark Ages (the time before smartphones). That means we must be experts right? Not so fast! With good experience usually comes at least a few bad habits, and here are just a few to start with. Even if you consider yourself an email expert, there’s always room to improve. Check to see how many describe you.

You’re an Email Amateur if…