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New to working from home? Managing a distributed team? Home-schooling your kids while trying to get something — anything — done?

You’ve come to the right place. Join newbies and experts as we explore the tools, tips and techniques that will help you make the most of this new way of working.

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New to working from home? Managing a distributed team? Home-schooling your kids while trying to get something — anything — done?

You’ve come to the right place. Join newbies and experts as we explore the tools, tips and techniques that will help you make the most of this new way of working.

Welcome home.

    Adam Berns — Online learning systems

    Adam Berns — Online learning systems

    How do you sell learning systems on four continents while managing a remote team — all from home? Adam and I discuss that and more in a deep dive into online education, home schooling, coping with time differences and learning from video games. Find out why he's getting rid of their offices and committing the whole team to working from home full time.

    • 37 min
    David Mayes - Teacher and Sales Rep

    David Mayes - Teacher and Sales Rep

    How do you teach a hands-on university class from home? Especially when you’re a self-professed “ink and paper” guy? David Mayes shares the trials and tribulations of a sudden transition, all while holding down his day job as a printing rep from his home office. We talk about the museum show he mounted, his networking experience, sneaking back to the office, and the long walks that keep him sane.

    • 29 min
    Paul Small - Realtor and Former Ad Exec

    Paul Small - Realtor and Former Ad Exec

    What happens to open houses when everyone’s locked down? Paul Small talks with us about social media, video walking tours, the 5 AM Club and the value of finding the One Thing. Then we contemplate the roles of artists and agents in enriching the world. Not your usual episode!

    • 41 min
    Patrice Varni - From Corporate Exec to Entrepreneur

    Patrice Varni - From Corporate Exec to Entrepreneur

    Patrice Varni shares her workout obsession, her working setup, her love of teams and her enviable quarantine by the lake. All in service of her transition from corporate exec to home-based entrepreneur.

    • 32 min
    Patrick Fredrickson - Designer and AIGA/LA President

    Patrick Fredrickson - Designer and AIGA/LA President

    Patrick Fredrickson talks with us about managing a creative team — while managing to home-school his 9-year old son. We discuss the post-virus future, maintaining professionalism, and the value of boredom.

    • 31 min
    Gabriel Freeman - UX Researcher

    Gabriel Freeman - UX Researcher

    Gabe Freeman is a 26-year-old User Experience Researcher who started at Facebook late last year, after having worked in a conventional office at a B2B software company. All was well. But now he has to work from home, along with three roommates! We talk about how he's adapted, how he's staying sane, and how he keeps Zoom conferences looking professional while working from (gulp) his bedroom.

    • 36 min

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