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A look inside one startup’s work-from-home playbook

Working from house is having a second amid the COVID-19 pandemic, however some startups are having a neater time of it than others.
Collage, an e-commerce website for customized presents, has been all-remote since its inception; co-founders and co-CEOs Joe Golden and Kevin Borders began the corporate whereas Golden lived in Seattle and Borders was in Washington, D.C.
“Our staff was distant from the beginning and we shortly realized we might make distant work work and switch it into a bonus for us,” Golden tells TechCrunch.
These benefits contact many elements of the enterprise, from hiring the very best folks — irrespective of the place they’re positioned — to saving cash on workplace house. As with all issues, there are disadvantages and challenges alongside the way in which. However Collage has discovered a strategy to make it work for them.
“It’s a must to be extra deliberate together with your communication than you do in an workplace setting,” Golden says. “However over time we’ve realized that this makes us a stronger firm regardless. Numerous the processes we’ve developed to make distant work work, resembling clearly explaining our pondering and assumptions in writing, and clearly documenting all of our enterprise practices, would seemingly enhance many corporations, however they’re important for distant organizations.”

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