Remote work is the biggest workplace revolution in history and nothing will deliver a higher quality of life increase in the next decade than this. …

On March 12th 2020 the world changed.

In the 15 months since remote work has accelerated 15 years into the future. Where prior to the pandemic only 3% of the US workforce worked remotely full-time, after the pandemic 10X that number will.

In number terms the change is enormous. 3–4M full-time workers operated remotely full-time in 2018…

Several of the $Trillion-Dollar tech giants will be disrupted by remote work.

What happened to every company that didn’t adopt computers?
What happened to every company that didn’t implement Software?
What happened to every company that didn’t accept the internet?

What’s about to happen to every company that doesn’t embrace…

The question on every business leader’s mind right now is this: what will we do when offices can open again?

Over the last 12 months I spoke to over 2,000 companies about their plans for remote working after Covid.

This is what I learned.

  1. 🏢 HQ’s are finished: companies will…

Today is an important day for Firstbase and all of us personally.

We are announcing a $2M Series Seed led by David Goldberg at Alpaca and a $13M Series A led by David Ulevitch at A16Z.

Joining A16Z and Alpaca, are Mike Cardamone and James Murphy (Acceleprise), Karen Page (GP…

Companies who adopted technology 20 years ago replaced every company that didn’t.

Companies who adopt remote working will replace every company who doesn’t in 20 years.

The reason is incredibly simple: talent and efficiency.


Unless you are Google, Amazon, Facebook or Microsoft remote teams will be far more talented than…

The future of where people work will be in giving them choice & flexibility.

90% never want to work in an office full-time again
80% want to work from home 3+ days every week
46% want to work from home most or all the time

What’s obvious, is that remote…

The rise of public announcements has been rapid. Almost daily we see a large tech company or global organization share that going forward that will be a “remote” company. The reality is that their actions will speak far louder than words ever could.

Some companies are paying lip service…

Over the last 3 years, we’ve spoken to 100+ of the leading remote-first companies on the planet

These are the 20 lessons they taught us about how to build a great remote team

1. ✍️ Documentation: documentation is the unspoken superpower of remote teams

The most successful remote companies write…

From the moment I picked up Jason Fried’s book ReWork I was hooked. Much like reading Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin whitepaper, I felt like I was peering into the future and immediately understood the possibilities of the revolution we are about to experience. I saw not just the potential for my…

Chris Herd

CEO / Founder / Coach @FirstbaseHQ Empowering people to work in their lives not live at work ✌️✌

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