Posts Categorized: ROWE

Slack: The Office Messaging App That Will Change the Way You Communicate

 Collaboration without chaos If you’ve ever attempted to communicate with your team about a project, you know that email is not always the best place to do so. The surge of messages happens almost instantly and the struggle for everyone to keep up can cause responsibilities to become muddy, direction to be lost, and documents… Read more »

Ripple, ROWE, and the Intern

Ripple IT and ROWE

Back in December, I interviewed with Mike and Joshua for a position as a Marketing Intern at Ripple IT. It was a unique interview experience, to say the least. This was the first time in my life that someone sat me down and instead of handing me a list of tasks I’d have to complete… Read more »

The No-Spy Method to Managing a Mobile Workforce

James Bond Hates Spyware

As a two-year veteran Rippler, I’ve quickly become a strong advocate for the work-anywhere or, more specifically, results-only movement. It’s something that I end up talking about on a weekly and sometimes daily basis. And of course, as the content creator for Ripple, I often write articles and make videos about how our adoption of… Read more »

A Sick Day at Ripple

What’s a sick day like when you work for a results-only company? I can answer that. First, let me start out by mentioning how at other jobs getting sick often meant either coming into the office with a cold, or worrying whether a day of recovery would cost me some vacation time. And taking two… Read more »

How Can Employees Manage Themselves?

ROWE founders, Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson, recently put out a new ebook on the wesbite ChangeThis entitled “How to Get Employees to Manage Themselves,” which as of last week had already been downloaded over 1200 times! As believers and practitioners of the results-only philosophy, we wanted to share an excerpt that highlights one of… Read more »

Ripple and ROWE: My Results-Only Experience

Joshua Flail |Ripple IT Support | Atlanta GA

We talk a lot (I hope not too much) about how Ripplers love working in a results-only work environment. We really do. But there’s still a number of people I know who just can’t wrap their heads around the concept; let alone understand why I’d choose to write a blog post at 9PM on a… Read more »

Why Some Companies Are Scared To Go ROWE

ROWE | Ripple IT

Many companies are beginning to see the benefits of enacting a results-only policy, but there are still some that are either confused about the concept, or simply afraid of what ROWE might reveal about their employees and how they manage them. The most important aspect of a Results-Only Work Environment is the emphasis on personal responsibility. In… Read more »

Advantages to Having a Flexible Workforce

VPN. Cloud computing. VoIP. Telecommuting. These are all examples of how people can work where they want to, when they want to. Being a Results-Only Work Environment, or ROWE, we judge the performance of our employees on just one thing: results. It’s a simple philosophy that’s showing up in more and more industries, including some… Read more »