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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.

  • Big Universe, Inc.
    I often tell people, my 3 pound MacBook Air and iPhone is my office. However, below is a photo of my home office. I also...
  • InVisionApp
    I have a fairly standard setup when working from home: I use a MacBook Air that I connect to an external...
  • Sticker Mule
    Lately I’ve been traveling a lot so my work environment tends to be airplanes, hotels or my apartment. At home I have a 27”...
  • OpenSnow
    I work a lot, but I don’t have set hours, so it’s less stressful when planning meet-ups with friends...
  • Packlane
    The flexibility of choosing my own suitable work environment, having the privacy to stay focused on work and tune out distractions,...
  • Scribendi
    One of the biggest benefits is the flexibility it offers. It allows workers to strike a balance between work, family, and...
  • MomsRising
    Working from home it is easy to work when I need to and do other things as I wish. I often combine work and...
  • Inpsyde GmbH
    Not really good, I’m always available, so many times I don’t completely separate between work and life. But if...
  • Balsamiq
    I’m not very good at it (my company is my baby), but I try. One of our employees (Leon) has a...
  • Ultimate Software
    Make sure to have a separate working space when working remotely so that you can shut down and walk away easily.
  • FMTC
    If you’ve done a good job building your business, you should be able to disconnect and trust your team. I...
  • Time Doctor
    Don’t work in your house all day long. Work in a coffee shop or in a co-working space if you...
  • Stack Overflow
    Smart and Gets Things Done by Joel Spolsky, and Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (not exactly a business...
  • SimpleTexting
    4 hour workweek by Tim Ferriss
  • Workfrom
    Traction is a recent favorite. Good to Great and Blink stuck with us.
  • Ushahidi
    Structure without bureaucracy is essential.
  • Universal Mind, Inc.
    A phrase that comes up a lot at Universal Mind is “don’t take yourself too seriously.”
  • Appen
    “Seek first to understand before being understood.” – Steven Covey
  • Hanno
    Back in those days when I used to work almost 24/7? Trains, buses, planes, hotel rooms, and hostel rooms. There’s nothing...
  • Sutherland Global Services
    Best – I love the occasional quiet morning in a local coffee shop, Port City Java, if I can get away and...
  • LoveToKnow Corp.
    I’ve answered work emails from a lot of places. The worst has probably been public restrooms while waiting for a kid to “go”....