Is Travel Working An Option For Families?

We’ve all seen those dreamy stock photos, right? Crossed ankles by the ocean. Fruity drink next to a laptop. Ah, working remotely. The world is my office oyster. I could sign in from the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, or my… Continue Reading

Count the Costs Before You Go Remote

It’s easy to jump at the idea of cost savings when considering remote working. But if you’re thinking you can save on company expenses by cancelling your rent and sending everyone home with a laptop and a cell phone… Continue Reading

7 Benefits to Pitch Your Boss About Remote Working

Have you been dreaming of working remotely? Maybe you want to cut out your killer commute. Or you’re eager to try out your fresh home office. Or perhaps you’re just ready to bow out of the thermostat battle… Continue Reading

How to Avoid Winter Hibernation on Remote Teams

Bears hibernate in the winter. And some of us, well, we’d like to hibernate, too. You know, cuddle up in a snuggie with a good book and a cup of coffee. See you in April! For remote workers,… Continue Reading

Make This The Year of Incredible Remote Meetings

Meetings can get a bad rap. They’re boring. They’re a waste of time. They are a drain on profits, some will say. For me, I’m extroverted enough that I enjoy the occasional check-in and chatting. Especially as a… Continue Reading

Help Your Remote Team Set Mind-Blowing Goals

The candy canes have been eaten, and the candle wax has been scraped off the mantel. Everyone is back to work, excited and rejuvenated for the new year. In fact, some of your team may have made New Year’s… Continue Reading

Rock Remote Productivity in the New Year

It’s not that you’re unproductive working remotely. You know that you’re getting all your work done. In fact, it’s very likely you’re completing more work than when you were cooped up in the office. But still, you find yourself… Continue Reading

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Remote Employees

  The clock strikes midnight, and we turn over a new leaf. Many of us have idealistic dreams of losing weight, being better parents, writing books, or a host of other goals. We may also hope to take… Continue Reading

7 Free Tools For Working Remote

Do you have to spend a ton of money on remote tools? Sometimes when companies or individuals go remote, they worry about affording the resources to make it work. Besides, we already said you shouldn’t just “give it… Continue Reading

Setting New Year’s Goals for Remote Teams

Christmas is over. And as we brush the cinnamon off our shirts, many of us are looking to the New Year. What do I want to accomplish? What can my team produce? What goals will our company reach… Continue Reading

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About Chris Byers

Chris Byers is the CEO of Formstack and runs the day-to-day operations of the company. His goal is to deliver on the company’s desire of Changing Lives Through Inspired Software.

He leads the Formstack team remotely from Oklahoma City and has also led an international nonprofit while living in England and Poland. Chris has been a part of remote organizations for six years.

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About WIMC

Formstack, an Indianapolis-based software company, was bursting with Midwestern talent. Before long, though, they began to dream about a remote working culture.

Bold leadership took the step, moving away from headquarters and inviting new staff from all over the globe to join the team. Soon, Formstack was even developing their own applications to support remote working.

We hope our remote working experiences can help your company build remote teams with big results!

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