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In-depth, chapter-by-chapter summary of Remote: Office Not Required by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson.



In Remote, Fried and Hansson, co-founders of project management software company 37signals (renamed Basecamp), explain why remote work is on the rise, the surprising benefits of working remotely, and how to do it successfully to increase productivity, motivation and fulfillment.


In this summary: 

Chapter 1 - The Time is Right for Remote Work: The problem with working in the office and the 4 benefits of remote work.

Chapter 2 - Dealing with Excuses: 12 common excuses against remote work and why they are misguided.

Chapter 3 - How to Collaborate Remotely: Tips, tools and techniques for asynchronous collaboration.

Chapter 4 - Beware the Dragons: The challenges and drawbacks of remote work, and how to mitigate them.

Chapter 5 - Hiring and Keeping the Best: How to find, hire and retain the best remote working talent.

Chapter 6 - Managing Remote Workers: How to manage people and cultivate a positive culture in a remote environment.

Chapter 7 - Life as a Remote Worker: Tips for remote workers to be productive and happy.

 Appendix - The Remote Toolbox: A list of tools that 37signals uses to manage remote work.


Reading Time:

Summary: 35 minutes

Full Book: 1:50 hours

Savings: 1:15 hours


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GENRE
Business & Personal Finance
RELEASED
2015
August 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
38
Pages
PUBLISHER
Edify.me
SELLER
Edify LLC
SIZE
649.2
KB

Customer Reviews

Mooglesworth ,

Excellent summary

As an entrepreneur with a remote team, this book has a lot of good ideas to implement. Took about half an hour to read.

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