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105 Tips For Working Remotely

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I asked over 100 people who work from home, “What is your #1 top tip for working remotely?”  I received some fantastic responses. I got some responses that I personally disagree with, but still included those since my  preferences may be different from yours.  And there were plenty of contradicting responses. You’ll see those as well.  What you’ll find below is just about...

The 21-Person monday.com Review

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    What is monday.com? Monday.com Work OS is an award-winning project management software with 100,000+ companies as clients. Now… that is what the nice people at monday.com say, so let’s take it with a grain of salt. They do have those awards to back it up, though. But we can always verify those lofty claims through third parties. Here are a few good options. 2019: Monday...

The Worst Remote Work Dictionary In The Virtual World

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Every new trend or industry feels the need to come up with its own acronyms and terms. It’s almost like we want to confuse people so they feel left out. The same is going on right now in the remote work space. You used to only see WTF and now we have WFH. You used to have a plumber come in to do some sink work, now we have async work. Then you’ve got digital nomads and co-working...

Remote Work Tools: The Complete List (2021)

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If you run a remote team or work from home, this is THE GUIDE FOR YOU. We keep it updated, too (and ask for contributions down here). This list includes 79 software tools for remote work organized by type of tool, how it’s priced, and my personal favorites (if anyone cares). You can filter the list any way you’d like. I asked over 80 people who work from home for their absolute most...

My Final Home Office Equipment List (With Pictures)

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I started working from home in my early twenties. We had four guys in a four-bedroom apartment near the beach in San Diego. You can probably picture the scene: dirty dishes stacked above the faucet, beer took up most of the fridge, and quarters were the hottest commodity on laundry day.  I wasn’t exactly focused on building a nice work environment. I threw out a fold-out table (likely...

We Studied 18 Remote Work Studies: Here Are The Key Stats

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I thought about doing a remote work study. I really did. Then I remembered that I read amazing ones from Buffer and Owl Labs each year. Then I remembered I read one from GitLab this year that was fantastic. I came to the conclusion that the world does not need yet another remote work, or State Of Remote Work, study… especially in 2021. But, we may need someone to go through all of the...

The 2-Person Home Office: Through 4 Years Of Marriage

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My wife, Shannon, and I have worked from home together for four years now. Since 2017. During that time, we’ve gone through a number of changes to where and how we work: First, we both worked full-time from a one-bedroom apartment Then, worked from the road during three months of travel We shared the guest bedroom as our office (and had our first kid) We shared a desk within our bedroom (since...

Anyvoo Review: My New Video Conference Background

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 Anyvoo Review: My Take On The Video Conference Backdrop Transcript “I had a client meeting the other day. I’m here at my home office. The guy turns on the video camera and he says to me, Hey, you’re working from the bathroom today. You’ve got your towels hanging up. You got your shower curtain. I thought to myself, I got to figure out a backdrop situation. I’ve...

16 Benefits Of Working From Home (For Employers)

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1. Happier employees In a 2019 study, OwlLabs found that “full-time remote workers say they’re happy in their job 22% more than people who never work remotely.” We talked about 23 benefits for employees in this article: no commute, more time for friends and family, healthier breaks, less exposure to illness, fewer distractions, and more. If your employees capitalize on only a...

23 Benefits Of Working From Home (For Employees)

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1. No commute The average one-way commute time in the United States is 26 minutes. That is 52 minutes per day, and 4 hours, 20 minutes per week. If you were to remove that average commute time, you could replace it with a half day of work, more sleep, more time with family, an entire week’s worth of workouts, and more. 2. More time for family, hobbies, & fitness By saving nearly an hour...