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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.

  • Beutler Ink
    I’m in the process of converting my spare room into an office, after my previous office got turned into my kids’ room, so...
  • GitHub, Inc.
    I work from a fairly basic home-office. I have an adjustable-height desk for my laptop, an external monitor, and the ever-present mug of coffee....
  • Origin Eight
    I work at a co-working environment in a 6-person “campsite” dedicated to my company. I also work from my home office, or wherever I...
  • TOK.tv
    I can really enjoy my family, and that’s priceless. Also, I have more time to learn...
  • Mokriya
    The ability to choose the living and working situation that works best for you. It sounds cliche, but a happier employee is a higher...
  • Trade Conductor
    That I do not need to sit in a car and drive. As an example I can walk my 10,000 steps a day while walking...
  • Speak
    I like that you describe it as integration rather than balance, that’s definitely the case when you’re working from home or going...
  • 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...
  • Greenback Expat Tax Services
    My husband and I run Greenback together and we have three small children (ages 5, 2 and 11 months), so it’s always a bit of a...
  • Crossover
    Once you’re done for the day, really try your best...
  • Remote Year
    If you have ever walked through a doorway and forgotten why you entered the room, then use that same trick in...
  • Scribendi
    When working remotely, it can help to set designated times for work. You can still retain flexibility, obviously, but working at...
  • 10up Inc.
    I’m not sure I have a favorite, unless you count old standbys like the 7 Habits; I’ve semi-recently read “Decisive” and “What Got...
  • Kin HR
    Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People is as relevant today as it was way back then.
  • Jackson River
    Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goldman
  • Groove
    You don’t get what you don’t ask for. It’s probably the most valuable lesson most first-time entrepreneurs learn.
  • TeamGantt
    Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters. – Colossians 3:23
  • WooThemes
    Remember that: Losing is part of winning. The more you play, the better you get. The better...
  • Timely
    Worst location is probably going to be tomorrow. It’s my youngest son’s first day of daycare. I want to...
  • Modern Tribe
    I worked for a month from Barbados in 2014 and Hawaii in 2010 from a condo overlooking good surf. I love the flexibility...
  • Bitovi
    Worst would be any coffee shop where the Internet goes out. I’ve had video calls stopped dead in their tracks...