25 Future Of Work Predictions For 2030

The “future of work” is, admittedly, a catch-all term. When people say the phrase, I interpret it as a way to describe trends we’ll see over the coming decades in how goods and services are delivered. When it’s time to sit down to get some work done in 2030 or 2040, what will it be like? I wanted to hear what people thought the future…

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Best Home Office Desks: The Sortable List (2022)

I’m on my fourth desk in eight years of working from home. I went cheap when I was younger and the desk didn’t hold up. I went foldable when my wife and I lived in a small apartment, but the folding part broke. Finally, I invested in a FlexiSpot Q8 standing desk. It’s pricey, but awesome (and worth it). Four rounds of home office desk…

85 Work From Home Gifts: Filter By Type & Price

You may have a spouse, friend, or colleague in your life who is still new to the whole work-from-home thing. It’s likely that they 👍  do in fact work at home, but 👎  don’t yet have the right equipment, gadgets, and accents to make it an enjoyment experience. Trust me, I know from experience. I started working from home with a foldable plastic table in a…

Virtual Team Building Activities: 124 Sortable Ideas

Filter the list of virtual team building activities This list is… probably… way too many team building ideas. With the buttons below, you can filter the massive list by your preferences. The list will cut out anything that isn’t interesting to you. Try it out.   Here is your filtered list of the best virtual team building activities Monthly Donation We are doing a weekly…

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Working From Home With Kids: Products, Tools & Advice

My dad worked from home for 40 years–using a landline and fax machine–with four sons running around the majority of his career. I remember when he had a phone call and us kids were being too loud, he’d snap his fingers and scowl at us. That was our cue to be quiet. Let’s officially put that down as his top tip: Scowl and snap if…

24 Things I Learned Managing A Remote Team For 6 Years

I ran a fully remote marketing agency for six years and worked there for eight. We made a number of mistakes, but that allowed me to learn as a manager. After years of working with a fully distributed team, I feel like I’ve learned some truths about preferences people have while working remotely. You could poll just about every remote worker and they would agree…

Sharing A Home Office: 5 Years Of Tangible Advice

My wife and I have shared a home office since 2017. Since then, 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 baby) We shared a desk within our bedroom (since…

22 Four-Day Work Week Benefits I’ve Experienced

<< 4-Day Work Week: Complete Overview Next chapter: Schedules >>   In January 2020, a fully remote company I run, Nectafy, implemented to a four-day work week. Therefore, I’ve run a company that operates on a four-day work week and personally worked the schedule myself as an employee. I’ve enjoyed the benefits of a four-day work week as an individual in my daily life and…

The Future Of Work Lies 12,000 Years Ago

We think we always move forward with technology. Often, technology allows us to cycle backward to our original preferences. Think about it: We had hieroglyphs ⇒ then written language ⇒ and we’re back to emojis. Aren’t emojis just digital hieroglyphs? Farming ⇒ factory food ⇒ organic Nomads ⇒ cities ⇒ digital nomads Our technology moves forward to allow our preferences to revert. With that in…