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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.

  • TeamSnap
    I have a home office that is unremarkable, filled with the cheapest possible furniture, an outdated MacBook Air and a comically old and small...
  • 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...
  • Five Q
    For me, we’ve converted an upstairs guest room into my office. My wife home educates our four kids — so this is a productive,...
  • Coalition Technologies
    A combination of the perfect work environment and perfect coworkers. In a remote position, I’m able to enjoy my work...
  • BELAY
    Living in the metro Atlanta area, it’s hard not to mention traffic. The increased productivity from eliminating commutes is a...
  • Sanborn
    It’s much easier to balance my work and personal life. The time I used to spend commuting to work, I...
  • Melewi
    By creating a time-based routine. Once that’s set, it’s easy to make sure that all work that has to...
  • 10up Inc.
    I’m not sure I do. 😉 But that’s not a characteristic of remote work, necessarily; I blurred those lines at my last job,...
  • Go Fish Digital
    I try hard to achieve balance between my personal and professional life.  As a business owner, I know that I have to commit more...
  • FMTC
    If you’ve done a good job building your business, you should be able to disconnect and trust your team. I...
  • Ultimate Software
    Make sure to have a separate working space when working remotely so that you can shut down and walk away easily.
  • DevriX
    Personally I’m a great fan of push notifications. They allow me to take more time “off” while being available for...
  • ThirdPath Institute
    Brigid Schulte’s book, Overwhelmed, Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time.  Brigid does a great job describing why...
  • GobySavvy
    The Four Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris and Unlimited Power by Tony Robbins.
  • RunRepeat
    The best by far is
  • Wordfence
    “The journey is the destination.” (My dad wrote that on the inside cover of a book by management consultant Gary Hamel...
  • Stack Overflow
    Our guiding management philosophy is: “Hire smart people and get out of their way.” I am also partial to a quote one of our...
  • Ushahidi
    Structure without bureaucracy is essential.
  • Hippo Education
    Worst was a Lake House my family rented with a wifi router circa 1915. I had to work in the kitchen on top of the...
  • Trello
    Loud coffee shops with screaming babies. Best is my current office with my beloved treadmill desk! 🙂
  • ICUC Social
    Great question! I love taking my laptop and finding a great, local restaurant (with wifi and outlets) for an extended lunch once each week....

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