Work / Life

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 Organizing 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

Work / Life

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.

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.

Freelance

Learning Is Fun As A Freelancer* [Comic]

*This is irony! Learning is often painful with the occasional sprinkle of fun!!!!

Remote Work

Why Remote Work Fails and How to Fix It

Remote work can be a classic illustration of “expectations vs. reality.” Knowing its pitfalls and benefits can help you see if you’re suited to remote work.

Work / Life

What is the Leader-Member Exchange Theory? Here’s What You Should Know

The Leader-Member Exchange Theory dictates how you behave as a leader. Here are answers to common questions about this leadership theory.

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