CategoryRemote Work

8 Remote Work Misconceptions (From Remote Workers, Nonetheless)

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I asked about 100 people who either work remotely or in a hybrid environment, “What is the best day of the week to work from home?” (I wrote the article in that link about the results.) So many people are working for hybrid-work companies right now, I wanted to know how people structure their weeks. But I learned a lot more about how people are misperceiving remote work in general. ...

No, Hybrid Work Is Not The Future.

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The media has declared that the future of work is hybrid. (Just so we’re all on the same page, this is how I’d define hybrid work: The company plans to have employees working from home part of the time and in an office part of the time. That’s from our remote work dictionary). This argument for hybrid work comes off as lazy. The basic premise seems to be that we all have these...

Working From Home With Kids: The Necessary Products & Tools

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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 your kids are being too loud. But you may not need...

49 Programs To Strengthen Remote Work Culture

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You’ve see PLENTY of advice about how to build a remote company culture. But most of the articles I see offer intangible and esoteric advice, like “embrace transparency.” For me personally, I can’t do anything with that. It’s too hard to read those then implement something that we can actually do each day, week, or month to improve the culture. Here’s my idea:...

Remote + Bitcoin = The Perfect Marriage

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If you like remote work, you’ll love Bitcoin.  That may sound like a stretch at first. Even for me–I’m a big proponent of both–the symbiosis between remote and Bitcoin is just starting to became clear. But before we jump into remote work and Bitcoin, we need to understand language and money. They are more similar than you think. Want to learn more about Bitcoin? These are the five...

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...