• Jess EddyJess Eddy, over 2 years ago

    Extreme time differences! It's can be a hindrance to communication as people are on different schedules but I find it a bigger blocker to getting into a state of flow. Especially if you're reliant on other people as part of the work you're doing - i.e. maybe you need answers to questions you have about the thing you're designing or what not.

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    • , over 2 years ago

      I see. The solution to this.. would be to form a team from close timezones right?

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      • Jess EddyJess Eddy, 2 years ago

        That's one solution! Another one is to ask people to adapt their schedules or even working hours a bit so that people dependant on one another are able to communicate with each other for a few hours every day.

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        • GOOD LUCKGOOD LUCK, 2 years ago

          Totally agree with Jess. I work remotely since 2012, each time adjusting to the timezone of my employer. Last 4 years the difference is 2h only, which is easy. But I also spend 2 years with 7h gap :) which was a pain sometimes (considering a family schedule, kids etc.). But overall, the most important thing is communication, I would say overcommunicate every time, and everything will be ok.

          Peace and good luck!

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    • Ryan Hicks, over 2 years ago

      This is a must-have if you're working remotely yourself or with others.


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