Iliterally wrote the book on remote working. In The Upgrade I explained how I spent five years living the life of a digital nomad: bouncing from hotel to hammock, working anywhere there was a decent wifi connection.

Mine was an extreme example, perhaps, but most entrepreneurs will nod in passive agreement at the nut of my argument. The future is the distributed workplace. Remote employment. Cyberhubbing. Hotnoding. Thanks to technology like Skype (when it’s clear), Yammer (when it’s up) and email (when it’s not used) there’s simply no reason for an entire team to be in the same location.

Certainly that’s what I told myself when I decided to stop living in hotels and establish NSFWCORP in Vegas. It didn’t matter that convincing award-winning journalists and world-class technologists to relocate full-time to Nevada would be as hard as convincing butter people to live on the sun. Writers can work from anywhere. Editors too. And developers. Even the interns could dial in as required.Fax me a coffee!

Yuh.

In fact, assuming that a media company could – or should – be a virtual organization was the biggest mistake I’ve made since starting NSFWCORP. And, for the avoidance of doubts, I’ve made a shit-ton of mistakes.…

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