CategoryRemote Working

Remote Working – Week 1

So the first week is over – and it’s been amazing.

As a Product Designer for Receiptful, I’ve been tasked with looking after the design and user experience of an upcoming service that helps users manage their receipts, whilst giving marketers the opportunity to include upsells and targeted marketing messages.

Working remotely is a very special privilege and it has allowed me to completely focus on the job at hand, which is vital for a startup business creating software-as-a-service (SaaS).

I thought I would share a few thoughts from the first week of remote working, and how it has affected my career.

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“The technology is here; it’s never been easier to communicate and collaborate with people anywhere, any time. But that still leaves a fundamental people problem. The missing upgrade is for the human mind.”

Jason Fried, Remote: Office Not Required

Scott Berkun – “The Year Without Pants”

A great discussion on the book from Scott, which describes the challenges he faced as a manager in the mostly remote, WordPress.