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How To Make 2023 Your Year of No Burnout

Hey there, quick note, thank you all for your responses to the last issue! Excited to announce I'm launching a community for remote workers who want to end bad meetings. We'll explore how to work in an async-first way without degrading communication and productivity. Members will get access to a...
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10 days ago • 6 min read
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2022 in Review: The year of no burnout, walking again, and fails

Last year wasn't at all what I expected. It wasn't what I wanted, but it was what I needed. Here's a look into what happened:​ Read this on the web | Subscribe​ Life Events Walking again I started the year barely being able to walk across my house and only with debilitating pain. It had been 5...
26 days ago • 7 min read
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Too many meetings? You need this.

Working in a healthy async-first style starts with becoming better at meetings. People often think async-first work is just about removing meetings, but that's a common misconception. Async-first is actually about using meetings for what they were meant for instead of by default. But you can't...
about 1 month ago • 8 min read
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How To Create Serendipity on Remote Teams

Hey there, one quick note: So amazed that 1.5 years in and 29 issues later, we recently hit 2,000 subscribers! Thank you all for joining me in the movement to rethink how we do work! I've consulted with dozens of remote companies since 2018, and one question continues to come up again and again:...
3 months ago • 6 min read
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Work Style Profile: Marie Poulin

Welcome to the next profile in our Work Styles series! In each profile, we highlight one person's untraditional workday. You'll get an inside look at alternatives to the traditional 9-5, Monday-Friday schedule (and maybe pick up something new to try). Today, we're featuring the lovely and...
6 months ago • 4 min read
When we should take a break (fuel gage at medium) vs. when we actually take a break (fuel gage at empty). Photo by Liz and Mollie

Rest Isn’t the Opposite of Work

Rest is not the opposite of work. It's an integral piece of great work. Our best ideas don't come from working non-stop. Our best ideas show up when you take a shower, go for a walk, sleep, etc. Yet, when we need to get something done, our default instinct is to hustle harder, which leaves us...
6 months ago • 8 min read
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WFH Favorites from Amazon

Hey there, Today, we're taking a short break from workday profiles and deep dives to bring you a list of my favorite WFH buys from Amazon just in time for the Prime Day sale. Below I've shared 24 products from lifestyle to books to home office upgrades I recommend to anyone working remotely 👀...
7 months ago • 15 min read
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Work Style Profile: Khe Hy

Welcome to the next profile in our Work Styles series! In each profile, we highlight one person's untraditional workday. You'll get an inside look at alternatives to the traditional 9-5, Monday-Friday schedule (and maybe pick up something new to try). Today, we're featuring Khe Hy! Khe spent 15...
8 months ago • 3 min read

I Spent $5,500 To Optimize My WFH Life

People who work from home commonly talk about upgrading their home office setup. However, I’ve found general home upgrades to have an even bigger positive impact on my work from home experience. ​Here are three significant, uncommon home upgrades I’ve made over the years that have been more than...
9 months ago • 5 min read

Work Style Profile: Amanda Natividad

Welcome to the next profile in our Work Styles series! In each profile, we highlight one person's untraditional workday. You'll get an inside look at alternatives to the traditional 9-5, Monday-Friday schedule (and maybe pick up something new to try). Today, we're featuring the lovely and...
10 months ago • 5 min read