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Remote Work

Working from Home with Kids: What Works and What Doesn’t

We’ve compiled a list of what works when you work from home with kids, courtesy of 12 people that have tried everything—from splitting their screen between work email and YouTube cartoons to making an egg timer their best friend.

Remote Work

How to Avoid Common Remote Work Pitfalls

To fully embrace your new remote life, check out the ways our 100%-remote team avoids the most common remote work pitfalls.

Freelance

“Just One More Change” And Other Client Requests: Comic Artist Nadine Redlich Takes On The Dreaded Change Request

We’ve all heard it. Perhaps you’ve even said it. It’s a dreaded phrase passed down through the ages from client to freelancer. And it just won’t seem to go away. Every time a client, art director or micromanaging boss requests ‘just one more change,’ an adobe program crashes, or so we’ve heard.

Work / Life

How to Successfully Navigate Power Dynamics at Work

Power dynamics are the unwritten rules for how we communicate and interact with each other. Here’s what you need to know—and how to navigate them in the workplace.

Freelance

Have Trouble Planning? Book a Meeting With Yourself and Conduct a Freelancer Review

Measuring success by your bank balance may feel right, but what happens when you hit a rough patch? The freelancer review can help you plan for the inevitable ups and downs.

Modern Work

7 Tips to Become Better at Public Speaking at Work

Most of us absolutely hate public speaking. We’d rather zip ourselves into a sleeping bag filled with hornets than have to get up in front of a room full of people and deliver a presentation.

Work / Life

Stressed Out Employees? Maybe It’s Time To Offer Sabbatical Leave

With workplace stress, burnout, and employee turnover all on the rise, could sabbatical leave be the solution to a host of contemporary workplace issues?

Modern Work

5 Tips to Help You Calm Your Nerves Before a Presentation

In this article, we share five tips you can use to calm your nerves before a presentation.

Remote Work

Step by Step Guide for Organising an Epic Company Meetup

We are a fully remote company of 80 people working from 30 different countries. We love our remote set up, and most of us can not imagine going back to an office job. Yet, one of the downsides of the remote work is you can find yourself being lonely and feel isolated if you don’t spend face-to-face time with your colleagues. This is one of the reasons we organize team meetups throughout the year

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The Fiedler Contingency Model: Find Your Own Leadership Style

In this blog post, we’ll explain what the Fiedler Contingency Model is and how to use it to find your own leadership style. We’ll also spend some time addressing a few concerns that folks have with the model — just so you stay well-informed.

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How to Introduce Yourself to a New Team: 10 Tips to Help Ease Your Transition into a New Work Environment

This may seem trivial, but as you’ll see in this article, first impressions are extremely important. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 tips to help you introduce yourself properly. Keep reading to learn the secrets of a winning introduction.

Work / Life

How to Increase Your Expert Power and Become a Better Leader

In this article, we’ll look at what expert power is and why it’s valuable. We’ll then discuss how you can increase your expert power and how to wield it effectively in your career.