When Ryan Malone started his digital marketing agency SmartBug Media in 2008, he didn’t bother opening an office. And as the company grew, he began to let staff work remotely. Today, Malone’s three-time Inc. 5000-ranked company, which did $8.9 million in sales in 2018, employs 81 people who work everywhere from Orange County to Halifax to Berlin.
As for an office? There isn’t one. Malone has been managing remotely–and with great success–since long before any of us knew the term shelter-in-place.
Malone has these six suggestions for those who are new to managing a team from home.Read the full article @ Inc.
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