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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...

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...

Why we started Buildremote

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My wife (Shannon) and I (Henry) have worked from home for years. We’re currently running two companies (and raising two kids) out of our house. We get how to build remote, and we want to share what we know with you. From managing productivity of a fully remote team, to…Picking the right desk, video backdrop, and chair for your home office, to…Putting up acoustic panels to block...

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