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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.

  • InVisionApp
    I have a fairly standard setup when working from home: I use a MacBook Air that I connect to an external...
  • Pagely
    Currently operating out of a partly finished basement, but working on improving that. 😉
  • Trello
    I have a treadmill desk (which I love!) and an office with plenty of light.
  • FMTC
    The flexibility is great; when scheduling repair people, for example, my schedule is quite open for them. I also have a...
  • Mavens
    The flexibility and the ability to focus on things without distractions. If I need to get my head down I can...
  • TOK.tv
    I can really enjoy my family, and that’s priceless. Also, I have more time to learn...
  • GitLab
    I take some time every morning to go running with my girlfriend. I organize different fun activities during the weekends.
    During working hours, the Pomodoro Technique is the best for this. It keeps you focused for 25 minutes out of every 30 and...
  • Appen
    Being part of a remote team has made work-life balance a much easier thing to accomplish. I make sure that my...
  • Project Ricochet
    I make time to exercise daily. I do ten miles on my bike each day at sunset on a bike trail...
  • AnswerFirst
    Be sure to have an active social life outside of the home. Even if you just do a routine walk through...
  • Crossover
    Once you’re done for the day, really try your best...
  • Stack Overflow
    Smart and Gets Things Done by Joel Spolsky, and Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (not exactly a business...
  • AgileBits
    Getting Real, 37signals
  • Formstack
    Anything by Patrick Lencioni. Start with “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.” There is nothing better to make sure your team...
  • Bitovi
    Happiness is a journey, not a destination.
  • Knobs.co
    Learn, Grow, Teach
  • WAKA Kickball & Social Sports
    We like to say here that working from home is 95% awesome! (There are definite downsides!)
  • Greenback Expat Tax Services
    Worst place: a house in Mas, outside of Ubud, several years ago. The internet line was weak and would go down every time it...
  • SimpleTexting
    Worst: working at home with my daughter crying in the background. Best: On the beach...
  • Universal Mind, Inc.
    I haven’t encountered any bad remote locations yet. Best, would be working from a sailboat.

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