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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...

Every Company Going Remote Permanently: APR 7, 2021 UPDATE

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As COVID-19 spread around the world in early 2020, offices were forced to close. Anyone who could work from home started to right away. Companies were forced to quickly figure out how to communicate, collaborate, share documents, and manage teams virtually. After just a few months, though, a number of business leaders started to figure out the whole work-from-home thing has benefits. That’s...

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 72 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...

Best Home Office Desks: The Completely Sortable List (2021)

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I’m on my fourth desk in seven years of working from home. I went cheap, twice, when I was younger and the desks didn’t hold up. I went foldable when my wife and I lived in a small apartment, but the folding park broke. Finally, I invested in the Jarvis Bamboo Standing Desk. It’s expensive, but awesome. It’s been my desk for about three years and it’s still like new...

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...

70 Remote Work Books For Your Home Office Shelf

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Every so often you read a book that makes you say “Oh, wow.” It’s changed the way you think about your work, your company, your time, or priorities. It’s both relevant enough to your life and tangible enough to implement. You fly through the book. Whether you work from home or run a remote company, a major shakeup that only a book could provide is welcomed every so often...

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