Karin Christen
Mar 9, 2015 · 7 min read

Remote != Remote

— Timezone matters

Running a remote business

Timezone matters

The 4 hours overlaps

“Ironically, you’ll probably get far more done when only half of your workday overlaps with the rest of your team” — Jason Fried, REMOTE

What remote person am I?

Barcelona, Spain

-1h/+1h (GMT UTC)

Santiago de Chile

-4h (UTC-3)

Cusco, Peru

-6h (UTC-5)

San Francisco, USA

-9h (PST UTC-8)

Honolulu, Hawaii

-11h (HST UTC-10)

Sydney, Australia

+10h (AEDT UTC+11)

The recipe

“When I retire, I’m going to travel the world is a common dream, but why wait for retirement? If seeing the world is your passion, you shouldn’t wait until old age to pursue it.” — Jason Fried, REMOTE

Palermo, Buenos Aires

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