Work / Life

Remote Work

How I Survived the Transition From Developer to Manager

I never considered becoming a manager. When fantasizing about the future, I’d think of working as a programmer until I had enough money to switch to something different

Modern Work

Software Testing Basics: 7 Tips to Become a Professional Software Tester

We’re about to discuss what software testing really is, why it’s important, and seven tips to become a professional software testing engineer.

Work / Life

What Overwhelm Is and How To Cope With It

Stories accompany us each day. Whether we realize it or not, our life is defined by the stories we tell ourselves: who we are, what we can do, what we like and what we don’t. These tales can help us live a life that’s full of joy, nurture, and accomplishment. But they can also sabotage us.

Modern Work

How to Deal with Intermittent Explosive Disorder In the Workplace

Have you ever worked with a “hothead”? The kind of employee that is all smiles and laughs one minute, then snarls and curse words the next? Maybe you shared an office with a quiet well-mannered person who suddenly punched a wall and stormed out of the building after reading an email. If you’ve experienced something similar

Freelance

The Stay At Home Freelancer [Comic]

When you’re a work at home freelancer, you’ve got a specific set of problems. Working from home can be great, but it can also be isolating. Make a little time for human connection.

Design

How Not to Build a Video Game

We tried to build a video game in a week and failed spectacularly. Join us on our 5-day journey to launch Paper Pushers: an office life simulation.

Work / Life

Why Do You Need Referent Power to Be a Better Leader?

Want to be a better-respected and more inspiring leader? Referent power is what you need. Here’s what it is and how to get it.

Remote Work

How to Resist the FOMO as a Digital Nomad

FOMO is a real thing. Although its effects vary from person to person, it’s especially strong with me. Why is that, you might ask? Well, for the past year I’ve been making the most of working remotely by living in different places around the world. This has been incredibly rewarding but has made balancing fun

Modern Work

8 Google Search Tips to Navigate the Web Like a Pro

Want to refine your searches and get your hands on the information you really need? These Google search tips are just what you’ve been looking for.

Modern Work

12 Business Management Software Every Manager Should Know About

In this post, we’ll discuss the importance of using business management software, the top 12 options (in our humble opinion), and a simple framework for choosing the right software for your business.

Modern Work

Best Time to Send Emails – A Scientific Approach

Are you curious about the best time to send emails? You aren’t alone. Whether you’re sending a complex email marketing campaign or just a short message to a colleague, we’re all eager for that magic pill that will not only get our emails read—but inspire people to actually take action.

Remote Work

My Failures in Managing a Remote Team (And How to Avoid Them)

It has been exactly four years since I joined the truly awesome team at Toggl. Coincidentally, that was also the time when Toggl switched from a traditional office to remote working.