Review: Remote: Office Not Required
37signals released their long-awaited third book today to much fanfare.
It’s an incredibly quick read. My biggest worry was that it was going to be another Rework, which basically was a manifesto that talked up how 37signals works and it conveniently points to 37signals as an example of success. Rework often would point to a couple of big companies as well and say “hey, they did it too!”
Remote doesn’t speak in (quite) so many platitudes. A good chunk of the book is dedicated to selling you on remote work and giving good rebuttals to the common arguments people have against remote work, but it actually dives into the “how” of implementing a remote work culture as well.
It doesn’t dive too deeply into the nitty gritty details (and for something this general, you really can’t) but it talks enough about the pitfalls that if you read through this you’ll have a good understanding of what to expect going in.
It’s worth the less than two hours it’ll take you to read and I think 37signals has a really great vision of what a workplace can be. Check it out!
[I have no affiliation with these guys and I don’t get anything if you click that link and buy it]