You’ve probably been there: someone says “I work remotely” and you think they’re all about posting pictures of their laptop next to a macchiato in a hip coffee shop, working from a beach, or—worst case scenario—preaching about some obscure, passive—of course—way to earn the income that unlocks the chance to live that lifestyle.
Whilst that’s not necessarily old news, there’s so much more to remote work: think about productivity, growth, dealing with stress, or onboarding. Curious about how distributed companies, remote freelancers, but even the office worker who occasionally works at home deal with those? Good, because they’re all topics that will be discussed at Out of Office, today, at 4PM UTC.
Out of Office is live streaming online and it’s free
Yep, that’s right. You’ll be able to watch it at your own desk, on your couch (just cast the relevant Chrome tab to your tv if you use a Chromecast), wherever you want.
Reserve your spot now, go to the event page when it’s 4PM UTC, boom, done. Now it’s all about learning and asking questions to our speakers.
Talks & Q&A’s
We’re hosting a pretty nice group of speakers, coming from some of the most influential companies when we’re talking culture and flexibility: if you’re thinking about Basecamp, Toptal, Buffer, yes, we’ve got them all.
Here’s the full schedule:
16:00 – Opening remarks
16:15 – Toptal bootcamp: onboarding with impact, by Jennifer Weinmann (People Operations at Toptal)
17:00 – Productivity, by Rodolphe Dutel (Operations at Buffer)
17:45 – Values of a humane remotee culture: empathy, trust & inclusiveness, by Dino Anderson (Operational Development Consultant)
18:30 – Live Interview with Jason Fried (CEO and co-founder at Basecamp)
19:15 – Dealing with stress in remote teams, by Tom Willmot (CEO and co-founder at Human Made)
20:00 – Closing Remarks
At Human Made we’ve been working hard to put together a strong, BS-free event that will teach you a lot of interesting stuff about something we truly care about. Come watch it and you’ll appreciate.
Join now, there’s still time!
So, want to watch Out of Office? Awesome.
Reserve your spot HERE. Do it now, there are more than 1,000 people who already opted in.
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It was indeed an interesting – and inspiring – event.
What was more disappointing was the people telling “hi I’m from $place” every 5 minutes when the event was deeply into its development.
Great work from HM, anyway …
Hey Nicola, thanks for you comment & feedback! I too am very happy about the event, I’m quite proud of what we put together. Regarding all the people greeting and saying where they were from, I think it happened in every webinar I’ve watched so far. To be honest, I liked it. It showed the event was being watched all around the world (which was kind of relevant, as we’re talking about an event about remote working).
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