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Highlights of fully remote companies and startups

Every Company Leaving California: 2020-2022

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Arguably since the first agricultural revolution 10,000+ years ago, work has been tied a fixed location. That location-based work – first a farm, then a manufacturing plant, then an office – created opportunity. Opportunity attracted workers (or new citizens). Therefore, we always formed cities, countries, and societies primarily through location-based opportunity. Go where the work...

Every Company Doing A 4-Day Work Week: Jan 21, 2022 UPDATE

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Why do we work five days and 40 hours per week? Is it the exact right amount of time for every full-time employee in all jobs across every industry? No. That’s not the reason why we all work five days per week. During the Industrial Revolution, factory workers often worked 80-100 hours per week. Employees were worked to the bone. But in 1926, “Henry Ford popularized the 40-hour work...

Asynchronous Communication: Every Company Going Async-First

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Things move quickly these days. In 2020, remote work was the future. In early 2021, it was hybrid work. As we head into 2022, now asynchronous work has been declared the future.   What is asynchronous communication? Simply put, asynchronous means “not happening at the same time.” Therefore, asynchronous communication is a form of discussion where the parties participate at...

Every Company Announcing A Hybrid Work Model: Dec 23, 2021 Update

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The spread of COVID-19 forced anyone who could work from home to do just that. Where and how work should be done was questioned in a massive, global experiment. As a result, many companies announced permanent policies for remote work. As some offices started to open again in 2021, other companies announced hybrid work plans. This is a list of all of those hybrid announcements. But first, here is...

Private Companies That Own Bitcoin: The List Of Treasuries

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Remote work, freelancing, and Bitcoin (I’d add tokenization, AI, and others… I just don’t know much about those) are three massive tools being adopted at exponential speed. The internet has enabled… Work to be done anywhere (remote) Value to be generated and earned on your own (freelance), and Value to be stored and exchanged digitally without a middleman (Bitcoin) How and...

Remote Work Tools: The Complete List (2022)

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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...

Every Company Going Remote Permanently: Jan 12, 2022 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...