Eugene leads a small software team at bellaWatt, a company that builds usable software for the energy industry. From design to development to project management, the team is involved every step of the way and utilizes their energy expertise to make sure the resulting product is top-notch.
As a six year veteran of remote work, Eugene shares the pros and cons he’s faced and shares a picture of his enviable home office standing desk.
How many years have you worked remotely? 6 years
Where are you based? Chicago, New York, Medellin
Where do you spend most of your remote work hours? In my home office
Are you most productive in the morning or at night? Early bird
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Eugene’s home office setup and decor
What type of desk do you use?
I use the Jarvis Powdercoated Standing Desk
What type of chair do you use while at work?
I stand all day for work; no chair required
What features do you like most about your work space?
I make my own coffee … with no one to rush me.
Remote work pros and cons: Eugene’s take
What are the biggest pros and cons of remote work for you?
Pros: schedule flexibility, more focus
Cons: struggles with clear communication
Working from home tips and tricks
What software technologies do you use on a regular basis?
Twist, a communication organizer and hub for remote workers
What habit allows you to be more productive during the day?
Plenty of sleep and regular gym sessions
What are the 3 items you can’t live without while working remotely? (If you have a brand you love, please name them!)
Answers have been lightly edited and links were added.
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