Here is our new weekly tips about the best productivity and remote work links! PRODUCTIVITY HBR: Let Employees Choose When, Where, and How to Work Wow! “By 2016, 43% of the U.S. workforce — 63 million people — are expected to work from home; 34 million people already do.” It’s time to learn more about Remote Working 🙂 TED Talk: Why work doesn’t happen at work A great 15-min talk by Jason Fried – author of “Rework” – on “Why the office isn’t a good place to get work done” Top 10 Ways to Defeat Distractions and Get Your Work Done Really enjoying those classical 10 Tips on how to get more done – Time tracking and silencing notifications really helps! COMMUNICATION Disciplined Email: Five Sentences or Less “The average worker spends 28 percent of their day reading and answering email, that’s nearly 13 hours a week” – ouch! How to improve on email communication Where & When To Work Best “Here’s the dirty little secret of freelancing and working remotely — you still have to have structure”, a short read on Helpfulness of self-awareness around your work habit. Successful Remote Communication Enjoying Janet Choi’s tips on remote communication, and how to handle “Informal conversations” REMOTE TEAMS “One day offices will be a thing of the past” Remote Working is controversial – I fully agree with Richard Branson : “In 30 years time (…) people are going to look back and wonder why offices ever existed.” Lessons from becoming a remote team How the Customer.io team transitioned to Remote working, and what changed through the transition (Communication and Hiring) How I Toured Asia While Working Remotely My friend Niel wrote this great post, it truly inspired me to become a Remote Worker!