Remote work has been thrown to the forefront of the business world by the COVID-19 pandemic. As small businesses around the world begin to realize the unique challenges of managing employees who work from home and remote teams that need to collaborate over distances, new technologies and business strategies have emerged to make it easier for companies to connect their people and systems remotely.
In Remote Work Technology: Keeping Your Small Business Thriving From Anywhere, experienced SaaS and technology entrepreneur Henry Kurkowski delivers a detailed roadmap to using cloud software, SaaS technology, and communication apps to run your small or medium-sized business from anywhere in the world.
This title also has a keen focous on individuals who are working from home. Henry gives actionable steps to optimize daily strategies to avoid burnout, keep-up career goals and shows how to collaborate effectively with the rest of the team while working remotely.
This book discusses remote work technologies and best practices for their use, however it goes well beyond the tech. This book also discusses alterations in management styles that are necessary to maintain the success of remote teams, the importance of a values driven company culture that highlights trust and transparency as well as the necessity of social channels that empower high levels of employee engagement.
The chapters are backed by university studies, recent surveys of remote workers, and by one-on-one interviews with business leaders who were forced to suddenly take their companies remote due to the COVID-19 shutdowns. The first-hand experiences of these executives reveal remote work leadership challenges and the needs to change leadership styles in order to keep their companies thriving.
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Perfect for company founders, managers and remote team members working from home, Remote Work Technology is also a must-read guide for independent contractors who work directly with small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Writer, arts advocate, entrepreneur, and author Henry Kurkowski is a pioneer in managed WiFi technologies, remote work technology and digital customer engagement. He's an experienced founding partner in up-start technology companies with a long history in the telecommunications and SaaS industries. He has helped thousands of small businesses across the US to leverage remote technologies and digital communications to automate operations, increase engagement and boost the bottom line.
His insights on leveraging business partnerships and strategic brand marketing have been featured on Forbes.com. Henry's expertise has resulted in the creation of innovative arts partnerships that have garnered national attention to benefit both the sponsoring businesses and cultural organizations and their communities.
As an arts advocate and community-minded person, Henry has worked closely as a volunteer serving on boards and sub-committees for arts & cultural non-profit organizations as well as professional non-profit associations. He feels that there is no higher calling than to serve and give back to the community.