It’s that time of year when WebDevStudios (WDS) team members from near and far gather together for one week of bonding, co-working, brainstorming, sharing, caring, and creating memories. Known as WDS Camp, this company retreat takes place next week on Lake Lanier...Read More Next Week, We Retreat!
Any job requires planning, organization and communication, but remote work needs all of those things ten-fold. Working remotely comes with its own set of distractions, depending on how and where you work. Distractions might happen in the form of the hustle and...Read More Tools to Boost Remote Work Productivity
Creating a great company culture takes work. Creating a great remote company culture takes creativity. How do you engage in small talk with your co-workers without the proverbial water cooler? How do you celebrate success, commiserate over struggles, enjoy birthdays, anniversaries or...Read More How HeyTaco! Has Improved Our Company Culture in a Remote World
As a 100% distributed company with remote work employees across the US (and one in Canada!), WebDevStudios (WDS) relies on Slack as our main internal communication tool. So when Slack goes down, as it did yesterday, our team is directly affected, but...Read More How a Remote Work Company Can Still Be Successful When Slack Goes Down
At the start of 2018, Lead Backend Developer, Ben Lobaugh, announced that he was starting a new daily call that anybody on the WebDevStudios (WDS) team was welcomed to join. It would be a quick 15-minute call to chat about personal growth,...Read More How WDS Growth Calls Inspire a Productive and Passionate Remote Work Environment
It’s no surprise that remote companies are growing in popularity. There are several perks to both the company and employee in working this way: low company overhead, hand-picking your team from anywhere in the world, no commuting, no one microwaving fish in...Read More Why Company Retreats Are Important for Remote Companies
One of the benefits of working for WebDevStudios is that we all work remotely. The “remote” in remote work, to me, has always seemed equal parts freedom and challenge. There are numerous articles about how to work remotely, offering advice like: establish...Read More Working Remotely
This is probably the most non-technical post I’ve ever written about coding or WordPress ever. In fact, it’s not about WordPress or coding at all. This post is about how philosophy and our personal beliefs, things that are extremely personal, that end up...Read More Philosophy at Work: Stoicism and Web Development