Alexandra Samuel

Insight for an online world

Alexandra Samuel is a tech speaker and data journalist, and the author of the forthcoming Remote, Inc: How To Thrive at Work….Wherever You Are (with Robert C. Pozen) and Work Smarter with Social Media. Her writing on technology, business and productivity appears frequently in The Wall Street Journal, The Harvard Business Review and JSTOR Daily. The co-founder of groundbreaking social media agency Social Signal, Samuel creates data-driven flagship reports and workshops for companies like Google, Discovery and Sprinklr. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University, and works remotely from Vancouver, Canada.

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Remote, Inc.

How to Thrive at Work…
Wherever You Are

by Robert C. Pozen & Alexandra Samuel

You can thrive and excel when you’re working remotely, if you adopt the mindset, habits and tech tools of professionals who are even more productive outside the office: Learn to think like a “business of one,” and that entrepreneurial mindset will transform your experience of remote work.

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