Web Worker Daily: 14 Things Corporations Can Learn from Seasoned Web Workers

GigaOm’s Web Worker Daily has a really nice piece called 14 Things Corporations Can Learn from Seasoned Web Workers. It lists ways that companies can adapt themselves to newer ways of working. I liked it do much that I emailed the link to my boss, and his boss….something that I rarely do.

As someone who has worked from a home office for over a decade I truly appreciate anything that helps traditional companies and managers to evolve around the reality of a distributed workforce. From network infrastructure to managing personalities from a distance, it can be a challenge. We need to encourage our superiors to continue to examine, and possibly embrace, all things new and different.

What A Week On The Road!

This week has been crazed. I started out on Houston and had meetings in Waco TX, Dallas TX, Lawton OK, Austin TX. Not all of it was planned at the outset, and the planning was being done (so I thought) by an associate. Based on the information at hand it was decided that I could drive it in order to facilitate moving equipment around. Here’s the route we covered in three days:

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That’s a total of 850 miles on the road, plus meetings, hardware demonstrations, etc. Had I known this was how it was going to work out I would never have agreed to the trip!! I’ll be soooooo glad to be home tomorrow evening.