Remote Wednesday

Hess Remote Team Leader
Software Company Grows with Remote Teams

Brian Zurcher, vp of client success at Consensus, a sales enablement software company with a specialization in Buyer Enablement, had a dilemma. He loved his job, but he wanted to move to a new city that was a four-hour drive from the company’s headquarters. At the time, the company that develops software that accelerates B2B… Read more »

Candy Corley
Remote Health Coaching Means Helping More People

When Candy Corley, a health and wellness coach, lived in Rhode Island, she split her time between five locations traveling to meet with people to work with them on setting and meeting their wellness goals. Then she moved to North Carolina. Now, she does what she used to do only without the traffic. Rather than… Read more »

Remote Teams Need Connections Not Micromanagement says Team Leader

  Beth Carter launched Carter Consultants Ltd. in 1991 after two lay-offs. She positioned the executive recruiting company apart by working on an hourly basis. She and her team work with clients around the world to fill leadership roles. In 2008, Beth started Beth Carter Enterprises providing executive, business, and career coaching and speaking. She… Read more »

Philanthropy Director Leads Virtual Team with Personal Connections

From a home office in Alexandria, VA, Susan Mamber works with women at 130 college campuses and oversees a team of eight scattered throughout the country as the national philanthropy director for Alpha Xi Delta coordinating fundraising efforts for Autism Speaks. Her role sometimes requires conference calls at 8:30 p.m. to accommodate schedules across time zones,… Read more »

Entrepreneur Relies on Virtual Team to Build Accountability Service for Remote Professionals

As an athlete, Taylor Jacobson understands the power of relying on others for accountability. Whether you want to run a mile or a marathon, having a system to check in with someone is a great motivator to hit the pavement. He’s adapted the concept to help remote professionals get more done with Focusmate, a video-based… Read more »

Remote Nation Founder Learned from Experience

After working for months on a global learning university with a virtual team spread across the globe, Mari Anne Snow came to work on the day of the roll out anticipating a successful launch. Instead, she was greeted by an angry boss upset from a furious phone call from a team member. There would be… Read more »

Remote Team Leader Makes Time for Family and Community

Carlo Borja leads the online marketing team for, which provides an online time tracking tool for individuals and teams. He doesn’t have a fancy desk for work, he just has a MacBook Air that he carries to a coffee shop, co-working space, or comfortable spot in his home. He likes being able to work wherever he can be most productive. While he enjoys working remotely, Carlo said he had to learn how to make time for other things in his life.

Remote Work Helps Designer Be More Productive

Erin Gipofrd is the creative designer who makes Remote Nation by Sophaya look great. She started freelance designing in January of 2016. By November, she had a rock-solid client list that allowed her to make it a full-time business in her home office. Some of her clients are just down the street, but she’s set up to take… Read more »

Remote Workers Need Backups for their Backups

For an entire semester, students from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business worked on business plans for companies in China relying on Google to keep their shared notes and documents. It worked well until they landed in Beijing in January to find that the Google search engine and Google Docs were blocked. There was momentary… Read more »

Financial Services Provider Paro Matches Professionals with Companies Based on Talent Not Geography

Paro started with a simple concept of matching highly qualified freelance finance professionals with companies in need of expert support. Companies would have access to the specialists they needed without the expense of hiring them full time. The professionals would be able to use their skills while having the flexibility to work remotely or on-site It… Read more »