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Want the Best Startup Tools for Your Remote Team? Not So Fast!

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What are the best startup tools? Well, the ones that A) work as advertised, and B) your team actually wants to use. Simple enough, except compiling a well-integrated digital toolbox can be tricky. Here’s how to avoid common mistakes when building a dream startup stack. 🚀 Before you launch… We’ve covered a fair bit of startup ground on the blog. Be sure to check other similar articles when you’re done…

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Your Work From Home Routine Needs Self-Discipline, Not Motivation

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As Bruce Lee once said: “I fear not the man who sets his alarm for 4:30, but I fear the man who doesn’t hit snooze.”* Ok, Bruce Lee didn’t say exactly that, but he knew discipline is king. So, how disciplined are you about your work-from-home routine? The awful truth is, motivation is overrated. That’s why in today’s guide we discuss the role of self-discipline in building a reliable and…

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Are You Busy or Productive? A Remote Worker’s Perspective

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Busy or productive? If you’re like most fellow remoters, you probably find the two interchangeable. After all, checking off to-dos, replying to emails, making calls, and tackling errands all feel equally empowering, regardless of the nomenclature. But if that’s the case, why are burnout rates among remote workers on the rise? Multiple studies have found that ever since the pandemic started, we’ve been clocking in way more hours than we…

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These Are Not the Remote Work Tips You’re Looking For

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There are plenty of useful remote work tips & tricks out there. Heck, we’ve contributed a fair share to the pool since COVID took over. So, what do you say we play the UNO reverse card and explore the worst tips you can follow when working from home? Here’s a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind remote work anti-guide. By following the remote work tips from the article, you will, well… become a grumpy,…

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Reignite WFH Productivity With Workplace Stoicism

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Psst, want to know the secret of home office productivity? It’s simple. You’ll need a designer office chair, a mahogany desk, and a handmade fountain pen to match. Or… you can take a deep dive into a 2,300-year-old philosophy for guidance. Enter workplace Stoicism. Unordinary times call for unordinary measures, and Stoicism seems to fit the latter category. In today’s article, we bite into the ancient philosophy and its premises….

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What Is the Metaverse? The Next Step in Remote Collaboration

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While Elon Musk’s building badass rockets to scour the cosmos, a different kind of space emerges here on earth. In today’s article, we explore the future of remote collaboration and answer the Internet’s hottest question: “What is the metaverse?” Following Mark Zuckerberg’s recent plans to turn Facebook into a “metaverse” company, we take a deep dive into the fantastical world of the Metaverse. You’ll learn where the concept comes from,…

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Build a Unified Workflow and Thrive In the Hybrid Workplace

22 Min Read

Work-from-home vs. the good ol’ office? While the jury is still out on this one, we believe that you don’t have to choose. Unifying your hybrid workplace will give you the best of both worlds and help your team thrive in the post-COVID world. In today’s article, we take a look at the hybrid workplace model which offers a smooth —as smooth as you can hope for anyway—transition into the…

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Visual Collaboration 101: Mind Maps, Kanban Boards, Outlines, and Org Charts

28 Min Read

The modern office is a cognitive limbo. We’re producing a crazy amount of data and ingesting more information than the human brain can chew. But as the adage goes “a picture is worth a thousand words,” and so is visual collaboration. In this article, we’ll show you how you can use visual devices like mind maps and kanban boards to make your remote team more creative and productive. 💡 Before…

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Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) | Organize Your Work and Life

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The history of personal knowledge management (PKM) is a history of curiosity. For thousands of years, people have accumulated knowledge in a desperate attempt to find no-nonsense answers to nagging questions. “What is the universe made of?” “What makes us human?” “What is the meaning of life?” “Isn’t he a little short for a stormtrooper?” Ok. Let’s get serious for a moment.  In today’s article, we take a closer look…

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Here’s How to Promote Critical Thinking and Boost Remote Collaboration

30 Min Read

Critical thinking skills are one of the most valuable business assets of the 21st century. They help us make more informed decisions, challenge the status quo, and avoid costly thinking fallacies. But did you know they can also make your remote team excel? In today’s article, we take a deep dive into the obscure world of critical thinking. We also revisit the concept of hierarchical tree structures and how the…

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Taskade for Writers: A Complete Writing Workflow in One App

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Did you know that Kurt Vonnegut’s writing routine included a series of pushups and sit-ups in-between his writing sessions? While there’s no magic formula to top the New York Times bestseller list, a solid writing workflow will help you up your writing game. Writing routines and habits make a big chunk of a writer’s life. And so does a distraction-free writing environment which, by necessity, includes the tools of the…

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Supercharge Your Workflow With These Classic Productivity Methods

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Most productivity methods are like candy. They look and taste awesome, but they’re not good for you, especially in large quantities. So, how do you choose a select few that not only work as advertised but also bring tangible results? Here’s the thing. We’re all constantly chasing after big and small improvements to our daily routines. Heck, you’ve probably fantasized about getting a degree, changing your job, and upping your…

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