Archive for March, 2013

  • Episode #75: Interview with Javier Gonel

    Episode #75: Interview with Javier Gonel

    Mar 20, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, software engineer Javier Gonel, talks about living and working remotely from Greece and why he enjoys commuting and having the freedom to work from interesting places. Show Notes: 01:11 – Javier Gonel Introduction 03:37 – Working Remotely 07:19 – Benefits of Working Remotely 08:46 – Enjoying Commuting 09:42 – Working from Interesting Places 13:34 – Advice for people thinking about moving to remote work

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  • Episode #74: James Costa and Matt Herron of The Phuse

    Episode #74: James Costa and Matt Herron of The Phuse

    Mar 13, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, James Costa and Matt Herron of The Phuse, discuss task management, overlap meetings, and the concept of code audits. Show Notes: 01:04 – James Costa (twitter blog) Introduction 01:20 – Matt Herron (twitter) 01:31 – The Phuse (site twitter blog dribbble) 02:43 – History of being a remote company 05:54 – Task Management 09:00 – Overlap Meetings 11:00 – In-person Meetings 12:48 – Benefits of having a distributed team 16:27 – Code Audits 18:33 – Distributed working challenges

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  • Episode #73: Eric Farkas of TalentSoup

    Episode #73: Eric Farkas of TalentSoup

    Mar 6, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, Eric Farkas of TalentSoup, talks dealing with timezone disparities, overcoming cultural differences, and sharing values with others for successful remote work. Show Notes: 00:37 – Eric Farkas (twitter blog) Introduction 00:59 – Working Remotely 02:31 – Dealing with Timezone Disparities 03:36 – Cultural Differences 05:29 – Working for TalentSoup Remotely 09:40 – Day to Day Life & Communication 13:11 – Yahoo says no to telecommuting 15:02 – Advice for people seeking remote work

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