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

How To Manage Conflict on Remote Teams

Conflict is never fun. There’s very few people who rub their hands together, muttering, “I hope we have some conflict today!” (And if you know those folks, you may want to steer clear.) But when it comes to… Continue Reading

7 Reasons You Should Pitch a Travel Work Trip

  I can’t wait until I retire. Then I’m going to travel the world! Maybe you’ve had those thoughts before. Maybe you even have a location in mind. Dreaming of Fiji perhaps? But the real question is: what’s… Continue Reading

Our Best Company Social Activity Ever

Planning social activities for remote teams can be tricky. “Fun Friday” may be approaching on the calendar, but what are you options? A sundae bar is out. It might be complicated to mail everyone a box of art… Continue Reading

Why You Shouldn’t Try Remote Working

So your brilliant, talented designer asks to meet with you. She carefully tells you her family is moving back to their hometown three states away. However, she quickly adds that she loves your company and would like to… Continue Reading

Beyond Amazon: 5 Gift Ideas for Remote Teams

What do you give to team members who live all over the world? Depending on where everyone lives, you may not be able to rely on gift cards to restaurants or movie theaters. Of course, there’s always Amazon… Continue Reading

Sure-Fire Conversation Starters for Remote Meetings

  “You are the first one here.” There they are. Those dreaded words indicting you’re the first to arrive to phone conference or video chat. But that doesn’t last for long, and soon one or more participants have… Continue Reading


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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