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    Learn a bit more about some of the great people who answered the Remote.co Q&As as they share some of their remote worker insights and anecdotes on work-life balance, remote work environments, and more.

  • Tortuga
    I moved from San Francisco to Oakland a few years ago for more space. Now, I work primarily from my home...
  • Workfrom
    It changes every day! We work from cafes, coffee shops, breweries, coworking spaces and even parks.
  • FMTC
  • Ultimate Software
    You are able to have the freedom to work on your own time, and you also don’t have to deal...
  • Mavens
    The flexibility and the ability to focus on things without distractions. If I need to get my head down I can...
  • BELAY
    Living in the metro Atlanta area, it’s hard not to mention traffic. The increased productivity from eliminating commutes is a...
  • Intridea/Mobomo
    I like to write out my schedule weekly.  Keep a running list of to-dos and integrating personal activities throughout the day (i.e. grocery...
  • Ushahidi
    I get up early and do calls, because of my timezone. I try and be active on our chat service. I...
  • FlexJobs
    Every day is about choices. There are always things that I’m giving up. It might be the opportunity to finish a project before ...
  • Melewi
    Go to a remote location once in awhile –  a place where there is no Internet so that you can at least...
  • Crossover
    Once you’re done for the day, really try your best...
  • Buffer
    I try to plan something for right after work, even if it’s just going for a walk. I think it...
  • GobySavvy
    The Four Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris and Unlimited Power by Tony Robbins.
  • Fog Creek Software
    I like the Harvard Business Review Books on Managing People and Change Management, and I love “The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team”...
  • Doist
    I would say it’s “Crossing the Chasm” by Geoffrey A. Moore. It’s one of the first business books I read and it...
  • Bitovi
    Happiness is a journey, not a destination.
  • Groove
    You don’t get what you don’t ask for. It’s probably the most valuable lesson most first-time entrepreneurs learn.
  • Edgar
    “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass...
  • SoftwareMill
    Worst – can’t name any. Best – Hartbespoort near Johannesburg, South Africa during European winter 🙂
  • Timely
    Worst location is probably going to be tomorrow. It’s my youngest son’s first day of daycare. I want to...
  • Inspired HR
    Places without a strong wifi connection can be difficult to work remotely from. Many countries overseas do not have the technology available that we...

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