Remote Working: The Way of the Future

In 2013, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer decided to no longer allow Yahoo! employees to work remotely. The company was sent this message: When news broke out of this, many people–including employees–took to the Internet to share their two cents about this decision. One of these opinion-sharers was Jason Fried, Co-Founder of 37 Signals. Web magazine […]

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Voicemail: To Save or Not to Save

Lately, I’ve been coming across a lot of debate about telecommunications, and more specifically, voicemail. First, there was this article from Information Age. In the end, Ben Rossi says that voicemail is no longer a necessity in the business world. Being that I work for a business technology company, this sparked my interest. I have […]

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Creating Remote Team Magic, No Spells Required

There are many elements necessary to making a business work, and because of technology, being in the same proximity of your coworkers is no longer a necessity. Device unification and apps are just the surface of what is vital to a successful distributed team, or team with workers in different physical locations. We’ve boiled it […]

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Apple Makes You the Apple of Marketers’ Eyes: How Apple Ads Can Be a Security Threat

On Thursday, it was announced that Apple has a patent application filed that would allow iAd, Apple’s advertising branch, to target advertisements to you based on your credit card limits and projected income. In short, if Apple does not believe you could pay for the item, Apple ads won’t show it to you. The wording used […]

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How Technology in Summer is Worse Than Not Getting a Rose, and How to Fix It

If you’re anything like us, you love your technology. It’s what keeps us running, in touch with our family and friends, and connects us to the (virtual) world around us. If you’re anything like us, though, you probably also love this summer weather. After work, on your lunch break, or on your day off, you could find us […]

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Remote Networking the Right Way

  As a remote worker, it can be hard to build and expand your professional network. A good portion of your working time is spent on a computer in different places, or maybe one central location, and perhaps not interacting face-to-face with others as often as necessary to create a solid network. Creating and upholding […]

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The Number One Rule to Follow in Remote Teamwork

Working remotely can be tricky on its own, and with remote teamwork, there is an added level of complexity. At Heart, we understand that, but with this one key piece of advice, your team can obtain that same unity no matter the distance apart. If communication is the key, then clarity is the doorknob. Taking advantage […]

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Simplify Your Life With Technology

This Sunday is Simplicity Day, a day when we are supposed to enjoy life’s little simplicities and disregard what complicates our lives, if only for a day. Sounds nice, right? This got us thinking: Why can’t every day be Simplicity Day? In the grand scheme of things, technology is constantly being created to advance us […]

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Top Ways to Keep Focused

  When working on a computer all day, it can be easy to get distracted regardless of location. When you’re on the clock and may have someone looking at websites you visit, though, it can become increasingly more important to stay on task. Keeping to your planned agenda is not always that simple. Today, we’re […]

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Distraction Averted: Timers & Noise Reduction

A while back, we shared this article from LinkedIn about working remotely on our social media accounts. This post got a lot of buzz, so we thought it would be a good idea to expand upon it for you all. When discussing working remotely, one of the biggest worries for your employer is that your […]

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