In January of 2017, Robly switched from a company where everybody went into the office every day in Manhattan to a fully remote organization.
Since it’s been about a year since we made this transition, we asked our CEO, Adam Robinson, to share his reflections and perspective on the pros and cons of remote work.
Whether you’re a CEO who is thinking of trying to go remote or an already fully-remote organization, we love digging into this topic. Read on for Robinson’s take, and by all means share your own thoughts, concerns, and ideas on remote work in the comments!
Remote work is more common now than it’s ever been. We loved reading Jerry Useem’s article,”When Working From Home Doesn’t Work,” from The Atlantic‘s November issue.
Useem revisits IBM’s announcement in March to bring remote workers back into the office and looks at differing studies that make compelling cases for why working remote does or does not boost productivity.
While the arguments for pros and cons of remote work are all valid, we’re very much in favor of not having an office.
Launching a business is no small task. Fortunately, we live in an age where access to tips, tricks, and the hindsight of others is a click or two away. Robly CEO Adam Robinson, a voracious reader, shares his list of books every SaaS executive should read.
“I recommend many of these to people who are starting non-software business, ” he says, “but the list, on the whole, is the list of a software entrepreneur.”
We’ve grouped his picks into seven different categories: