Jeff Towle

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Working From Home is Never Worth It

I like to leave at the end of the day. You can’t really leave if you don’t go in.<p>It’s a weekday, a little after 9 a.m. My breath comes short and my …

Remote Working: The Productivity Pub Crawl – BTTDL164

Erik sits down to talk about doing a 'Productivity Pub Crawl' with his long time friend Todd Bushong.

Remote Working

When working with remote teams, how do you effectively collaborate with each other?

1. Share, share, share!<p>When working remotely, err on the side of over-communication. When in doubt, share what you're working on. Use a tool like …

Remote working: what you need to turn any location into your office

Here's a look at the latest gadgets, services and apps that can help you work from anywhere.<p>Sections<p>Working from anywhere<p>It's becoming easier and …

Remote working can boost your life and bank balance

• 3<br>• 40<br>• 78<br>• 81<p>Think of all the opportunities at our fingertips in the modern day. We owe all this to the advances made on digital platforms and the …

How To Stay Productive While Working Remotely

So you just got a job where they allow you to work remotely, part-time or full-time — sounds great, right? You’re able to work in your PJs while eating cereal and you don’t have to worry about a manager breathing down your neck.<p>Believe me, although working remotely is great, it does come with its …

Former GE CEO Jack Welch explains why you may want to rethink working remotely

We love telecommuting. It allows us to write this column from wherever our life happens to land us in any given week.<p>It's the perfect deal — for us — and for a great many people, from nearly every industry and geography, today.<p>But telecommuting can also be a total disaster, especially if you want …

Leadership

4 Helpful Books For Managing Remote Workers

There’s enough factual evidence out there that suggests remote work and other flexible work options create positive benefits for workers and companies. But the task of managing a remote team is still an uncertain art form.<p>Granted, management in any capacity–be it virtual or in-person–is a delicate …

Working In An Office Could Make You Miserable, Especially If You Have A Remote Personality

Some people have the personality to work remotely. These remote personalities are hard-charging go-getters with a self-motivated mindset. They’re fine working with fewer rules and more all-nighters. And they’re not fazed by the isolation, diminished emotional and administrative support, or the …

What You Need to Know About Managing Remote Teams

Before you consider hiring a remote, let's take a look at the pros and cons of remote teams.<p>Did you know that around "20-25% of the workforce teleworks at some frequency?" Even more interesting, "80% to 90% of the U.S. workforce says they would like to telework at least part time."<p>Over the past 10 …

Remote Working

Is Working Remotely Career Suicide?

Jack Welch recently shared a post on LinkedIn in which he compared working remotely to career suicide. While it is not always easy to disagree with someone so respected and influential, I do disagree very strongly with the idea that working remotely will always kill your career. Of course, if you …

How remote teams can provide great customer support

Recent years have seen a huge surge in the number of people working remotely, with a 2016 survey finding that 66% of UK SMEs now allow employees to …

Employers, let your people work from home

Work from home is, astoundingly, still not the norm in United States IT offices. This is ludicrous, because employees want it, employers can provide …

Want to scale up quickly and efficiently? Try flexible working

Scale-ups can reap huge benefits from the agility and cost efficiency of flexible working, but it requires careful organisation and transparency.<p>More than eight out of 10 employers and employees think that flexible working improves productivity, claimed a recent survey by<br>Vodafone of 8,000 global …

Working from home has become stressful – should I call it quits?

Changes in my company mean I no longer have any work-life balance<p><b>Twice a week we publish problems that will feature in a forthcoming</b> <b>Dear Jeremy</b> <b>advice column in the Saturday Guardian so that readers can offer their own advice and suggestions. We then print the best of your comments alongside</b> …

How To Land A Promotion Without Going To The Office

Don’t be out-of-mind just because you aren’t in the office every day. These remote workers got ahead with a few savvy strategies.<p>Employees are spending more time working from home. According to Gallup’s 2017 “State of the American Workplace” report, one in five employees now works outside of the …

Is Working From Home Making You Miserable?

Working from home is becoming an increasingly popular choice — both in terms of the number of people who desire the opportunity, and the number of companies willing to allow it. About a fourth of all Americans did at least some of their work from home (or remotely) last year.<p>That number is expected …

Master Working from Home.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThySistas.com</b>) Working from home can seem like a dream for someone that must deal with the stress of “<i>the office</i>”. The …

Coworking Spaces: The Secret to Happier Remote Employees

Don't let remote employees feel like the black sheep of your business. Show them you care by giving them access to coworking spaces (Bonus: It'll also improve your company).<p>The remote workforce is expected to account for almost 75 percent of the U.S. labor pool by 2020. This presents a challenge to …

Bill promoting ‘work from home’ hurdles Senate

(File photo from Philippine Daily Inquirer)<p>The Senate on Monday approved a bill that encourages “work from home” arrangements in a bid to ease …

The untold challenges and benefits of remote work

Jordan Bishop is the founder of Yore Oyster, a flight hacking startup that saves travelers 20-50% on their international flights, and the editor in chief of How I Travel, a wanderlust publication showcasing the world’s most interesting travelers. In the past 18 months, he’s called each of …

How to create the perfect work-from-home environment

Over the past nine years I’ve realized that there is no ideal setup that is equally useful for thousands of people working remotely. It varies a lot …

6 Tips for Keeping a Strong Bond With Your Virtual Employees

Whether your remote employees are working from a different room, city, or country, here's how to make sure they're focused, comfortable, and on track.<p>Anyone who is in business today knows about the growing prevalence of virtual workers. From small startups to large corporations, employers across …

ExecuteSQL – Taming the Beast – Part 2

In Part 1, I wrote about my first experiences with the ExecuteSQL function in Filemaker, looking at returning a basic list of field contents, passing …

A Bag of Goodies: ExecuteSQL(), Named Buckets, RelationInfo…

Back in 2014, I did a DevCon session on “Deep-Dive Scripting, an Audit log…”. The end-result of getting an audit log was not as important as the …

Databases

FileMaker Record Selector

Introduction to Digital Document Management | FileMaker 14 Video

Dynamic Portal Search with FileMaker 14

So here is another one of those things I can’t live without, it's really the custom function that drives this post and was created by FileMaker …

Databases