There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the idea of location-independent work. Over the past few years, many businesses (large, small and in between) have chosen to become partially or even completely location-independent.
So, a few months ago, Forge3 decided to give it a try… and we haven’t looked back. Read More
We’re always looking for new tools to make our day-to-day tasks and overall workflow a bit more efficient, and ultimately help us to save time and WOW people in the process.
Over the past few months, we’ve been trying out a new tool for scheduling, and we think it’s too good not to share.
A few months ago, we started using Slack – an instant messaging app specifically built for business. Now that we’ve thoroughly kicked the tires and have sent thousands of messages between our internal team, I wanted to let you know what we think. Spoiler alert. We love it. Here’s how it works. Read More
Usually, I practice what we preach (and preach what we practice). Today, I didn’t.
Hence, I’m sitting at my computer, staring at a blank screen trying to come up with something interesting to share with you. All I see is a blinking cursor.
Blink. Blink. Blink.
And, to add to the fun, it’s 4:38PM and I need to leave early today.
The irony isn’t lost on me. The article that you’re now reading is about nothing, or, more specifically, about having nothing to write. Why? Because I dropped the ball. Other stuff got in the way this week.
It’s OK. Let’s create a life lesson out of it, shall we? Read More
Right now, we’re rocking to 92.7 WEOW FM, broadcasting live from the sunny Florida Keys. If I close my eyes, I can almost feel the ocean breezes and hear the waves crashing next to me. Reality check, though! I’m still sitting at my desk here at our Forge3 offices in rainy Lehigh Valley, PA. What’s our secret? Sonos. Read More
The winter weather has caused a lot of disruption in companies with closings and delays. I can say it’s been snowing since my first day at Forge3 in the beginning of February, but thanks to the technology and apps we employ, we haven’t missed a beat in our production schedule. Here are a few of the apps that I’ve learned about over the past few weeks.