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How to Take Your Office Filing System out of the 1950s

“You guys, I just love filing!” Said no one, ever. Very few people actually like office filing. But unfortunately, it’s one of those things that needs to get done—unless you and all of your co-workers are fine with a messy avalanche of paper in the corner of the office, or digital files that are impossible…

Goodbye Email: 5 Chat Apps to Make Your Team More Efficient

Let’s just get this out there: jumping onto your desk and shouting “I need those reports in by six!” is fun. It can make your office feel like the stock exchange in an ‘80s movie. But sadly for Wolf of Wall Street wannabes, an office communication system based on dramatic shouting isn’t very productive. That’s…

Office Budgeting That Won’t Break The Bank (Or Your Team’s Spirits)

If you’re in charge of your office budget, hats off to you. In the words of Uncle Ben from Spider-Man, “With great power comes great responsibility”. On one hand, how awesome is it being in charge of the budget?! You get to decide where the company is going for team building events, what your corporate…

It’s 5pm Somewhere: Strategies to Run Operations Across Time Zones

Whether it’s the software development team in Prague, regional sales reps scattered across the country, a contract manufacturer in Shenzen or a CEO who prefers working from her Caribbean beach house in the summer, there’s a good chance that everyone is in separate locations (maybe even hemispheres!). And this is just the start. Your organization…

Should Your Team Move to a Co-Working Space? Here’s the Good and The Bad

Your company needs a physical space, but the thought of searching for and leasing office space is intimidating (not to mention out of your budget right now). Whether you’re part of a distributed team or small tight knit company, co-working spaces might be the answer. Skeptical? WeWork, one of the biggest office-rental companies and sixth…

Weird Work: The Strangest Innovations in Workspaces and Places

Despite the title of this article, we admit it: work is not that weird (usually). What we do at work is mostly straightforward—we earn a paycheck by fulfilling our job duties. But the latest trends in work can most definitely be weird—at least, until we adopt them completely or ignore them entirely. We delved deep…