Monthly Archives: October 2008


Managing Telecommuters: A Boss’s Perspective

Jet Blue’s got the right idea.  All of their reservation agents work from home.  They have created an entire webwork of telecommuters by using a computer network that feeds and monitors incoming calls to their at-home staff . When I called Jet Blue to book a recent flight the reservation agent was very professional and […]


Greener Office: Cleaner Air

Graymatter’s Guide To Greener Business Practices Part Two The Air You Breathe NASA¬†scientists prove that house plants can remove air pollution from indoor environments. When I first heard about NASA sending plants into space, I imagined ivy growing long tendrils in all directions like weightless spiders.¬† Since then, research in the pollution fighting properties of […]