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How to Build Confidence in a Remote Workplace

Navigating a 100% remote workplace can be tricky, especially when you’re not exactly the most confident person in the world. The good news is, we’ve put together five confidence-boosting tips that’ll help you tune in to virtual office vibes in a jiffy. Here are a handful of questions we answer in this article: ✊ Daring,…

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Distraction-Free Writing Starts With Taskade

Although word-processing has come a long way since WordStar days, many contemporary writers—George R. R. Martin included—still use legacy software for a frictionless, distraction-free writing experience. If you’re looking for a minimalist creative environment but don’t feel like going (way) back in time, we have something just for you. In this mini-guide, we’ll show you…

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Email in Remote Workflows: A Complicated Relationship

Terry Crews doesn’t check his email before hitting the gym, but it’s a safe bet that everyone else does. Over the course of almost 50 years (!), email has become a staple in our professional lives. Now that the modern workplace pivots to remote, it’s about time we challenged the status quo: Does @mailto belong…

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The Sound of Remote Collaboration: Autonomous Squads

The recent Spotify x Joe Rogan deal made one thing clear: Spotify is going for gold of the podcasting industry. While the company’s chain of acquisitions is part of a well-thought-out business model, the Swedish music streaming service didn’t start as the most orderly bunch. Back in 2012, Spotify sported an experimental and highly volatile…

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Synchronous or Asynchronous Communication, That Is the Question

What’s the difference between synchronous and asynchronous communication? Which is better for your team? There’s no better time to find answers to these questions than during a global work-from-home (WFH) experiment. In this article, we explore the differences between real-time and async comms. Oh, and while we’re at it, we also settle a debate: Which…

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Remote Scrum 101: Agile across Time Zones

When it comes to project management, there are two questions that continue to occupy the greatest PM minds around: “Is it possible to build a fully remote Scrum team?”, and if so “can it be as effective as its co-located counterparts?” In this article, we attempt to answer these questions and (*spoiler alert*) provide actionable…

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Y Combinator Fieldnotes: How to Grow and Thrive During a Crisis

Postpone and wait or adapt and move forward? Companies and organizations across the globe have been facing some hard decisions in the last few weeks. COVID-19 took the world by storm, and only a few, including Y Combinator, were prepared to ride the wave of crisis.  Thanks to preparedness and willingness to embrace remote work…

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Designing a Minimalist Home Office in 6 Easy Steps

Are you among the millions of employees adopting remote work due to COVID-19? If so, chances are navigating your newly established home office still feels like sailing in uncharted waters. We don’t know how long this situation will last or how many businesses will embrace remote work for longer. What we do know, however, is…

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Past, Present, and Future of Outlining Software 🐑

We hate to break it to you, but your high school teacher was right. Outlines are much more interesting than they’re given credit for. In fact, you can use outlining software to build and cultivate robust productivity workflows like Getting Things Done® (GTD®)! 🙊 In this article, you’ll (re)learn the principles of outlining and dig…

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