This is the 2020 version of the Table of Contents of the #NoOffice book.
Last update: June 5, 2021
Language versions of this book:
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- 🇧🇷 Português do Brasil [Brazilian Portuguese] - 11%
Book: No Office
Embrace the future of modern work today.
Work is not a place you go to, it’s a thing you do.
Embrace the change to a more flexible, transparent and geographically-dispersed style of work.
- Chapter 1 - I have a dream
How my - No Office - lifestyle was born…
- Chapter 2 - I have a team
Can you build a - No Office - team?
- Chapter 3 - I have a future?
Can - No Office - be the future of work?
Whether or not your team is in an office, it's time for you all to start working differently.
- Chapter 4 - Find focus at work
All everyone needs is love… and much more focus time to get stuff done.
- Chapter 5 - Write stuff down
Create a culture of taking notes and don't depend on he-said-she-said.
- Chapter 6 - Ban email internally
Don't use email to communicate within your team – only use it with the outside world!
- Chapter 7 - Make meetings optional
Change your approach to meetings completely and stop wasting everyone's time.
- Chapter 8 - Fight, argue and commit
Don't be afraid of a healthy disagreement that pushes your team forward!
- Chapter 9 - Learn to vlog
Replace all-hands meetings or team-wide announcements with vlogging!
- Chapter 10 - Turn your work upside down
How we discovered the 'Pyramid of Communication' that helps us work better as a team
- Chapter 11 - Make smarter decisions
Decide faster, yet take enough time to get things just right.
- Chapter 12 - Eliminate waste
Practice a lean approach by constantly improving the way you're doing things.
- Chapter 13 - Pay fairly
Use a salary formula to calculate fair wages and forget individual money negotiations.
- Chapter 14 - Be generous
Give people perks that promote good habits, a nice life outside of work and charitable causes.
- Chapter 15 - Design your workweek
Set flexible hours, create themed days and find stretches of uninterrupted time.
- Chapter 16 - Review work regularly
Every week, check on your progress, and every quarter, focus on the big picture.
- Chapter 17 - Don't do work on Fridays
Introduce 'Mighty Fridays' with regular reviews and focus on personal development.
The main concept of work is the job to be done, not the office.
- Chapter 18 - Trust each other
Having control over work is good, but having trust in others to do the work is so much better!
- Chapter 19 - Go mobile and ditch paper
Modern businesses are paperless and mobile, with a virtual cabinet in the cloud.
- Chapter 20 - Work asynchronously
Being in sync is overrated. Efficient communication means fewer interruptions.
- Chapter 21 - Set up your home office
How to create a work environment at home and maintain a healthy balance.
- Chapter 22 - Balance work and home
How to deal with family life and other work-at-home challenges.
- Chapter 23 - Hire remotely
You can get the best people for the job and not care where they live.
- Chapter 24 - Remain connected
Working remotely doesn't have to be lonely. Talk to each other regularly.
- Chapter 25 - Meet your customers
You can meet your customers even if you don't have a physical HQ.
- Chapter 26 - Reunite the team
How we plan semi-annual Nozbe Reunions to meet in one physical space.
- Chapter 27 - Socialize
How to meet other humans outside of work and build great relationships.
- Chapter 28 - Take time off
Everyone needs to be able to properly disconnect from work and recharge their life batteries!
- Chapter 29 - Change offices
Different task, different office. You can work from anywhere, right?
- Chapter 30 - Keep things secure
Security is key. Have handy checklists that will help securing your virtual office.
- Chapter 31 - Become transparent [Outline]
Your team will be more transparent than ever, even if it's spread geographically!
Office is just a tool, and you can get away without it and have a more effective team than ever!
- Thank you - Acknowledgements [Outline]
I would love to thank everyone who contributed to this book.