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6 Easy Things You Can Do To Get Rid Of Oily Skin

6 Easy Things You Can Do To Get Rid Of Oily Skin

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3 Wedding Dresses Style Hack For a Bride To Be

3 Wedding Dresses Style Hack For a Bride To Be

  Whether you have been dreaming the whole life to have a spectacular wedding ceremony or a simple, intimate wedding style. You always get so anxious and excited when it comes to choosing a wedding gown. Probably, some of you when you were a kid […]

We Found the Best Gift Ever for Dreamers, Wanderers, and Aspiring World-Travelers

We Found the Best Gift Ever for Dreamers, Wanderers, and Aspiring World-Travelers

Collect experiences, not things. It’s scientifically proven: If you want to maximize your happiness in life, you should spend your money on experiences, not things. Why, then, do we insist on gifting each other so much stuff? For all you dreamers, wanderers, and aspiring world-travelers with […]

4 Addicting Books You Really Need to Read This Summer

4 Addicting Books You Really Need to Read This Summer

Add these to your list, stat. According to Pew Research, the average American reads or listens to twelve books a year.  When you think about it, one book a month seems totally attainable… until you add in the other responsibilities life brings. Balancing classes, homework, […]

Outfits for Adulting: What to Wear to Run Errands

Outfits for Adulting: What to Wear to Run Errands

Adulting is much easier when you’re feeling your look. Of all the adulting things out there, running errands feels like the most Sisyphean task to me – like, how many times a month do I really have to run to the bank? How many times […]

These 3 Apps Will Force You to Get Things Done, Whether You Want to or Not

These 3 Apps Will Force You to Get Things Done, Whether You Want to or Not

Sometimes you just have to outsource your willpower. Everyone’s been there – you have a test coming up, panic is starting to settle in, and yet you find yourself on Facebook or endlessly refreshing Tumblr. Again. Before you entirely give up on getting anything done, […]

How to Wear a Wide-Leg Jumpsuit

How to Wear a Wide-Leg Jumpsuit

This comfy trend is more wearable than it seems. One of my favorite recent purchases is my wide-leg jumpsuit. It’s comfy, easy, and chic. With a single piece, you’ve instantly got a high-fashion outfit. It’s also a sneaky way to get in on the culottes/wide-leg pants […]

8 Universal Styling Tips for All Types of Curly Hair

8 Universal Styling Tips for All Types of Curly Hair

Curly hair types vary, but these curl styling tips apply to everyone. Dealing with naturally curly hair can be all types of stressful. Believe me, I know from experience. First, it can be difficult to determine what your curl type is. Then, it’s even tougher […]

COMPLETE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO DOING PERFECT SQUATS

COMPLETE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO DOING PERFECT SQUATS

Other than having greatly toned abdominals that look good on the beach, having a strong core helps prevent injuries, as most movement starts at the center and moves outwards. This means that if you have a strong core, it will ensure your general movements are […]

Complete Beginner’s Guide To Doing Perfect Squats

Complete Beginner’s Guide To Doing Perfect Squats

Squats are one of the most beneficial full-body exercises out there. If you’ve never done a squat before or never achieved the results that you wanted, we’ll show you the rights and wrongs of how to do squats and reap their many benefits. The Benefits […]

Bundle Up in These Celeb-Inspired Winter Coat Outfits

Bundle Up in These Celeb-Inspired Winter Coat Outfits

Outerwear is in! Here’s how to style your coat like Ashley Tisdale, Emily Ratajkowski, & Olivia Palermo. Every week, I scour the web to find inspiring outfits on your favorite celebs and help you recreate their looks! This week, I was inspired by Ashley Tisdale, […]

These Gifts for College Guys Are Guaranteed to Impress

These Gifts for College Guys Are Guaranteed to Impress

Gifts for your brother, boyfriend, cousin, or guy friend that’s really tough to shop for. It’s no secret that shopping for gifts can be difficult, especially when it comes to gifts for college guys. While we’ve already covered Gifts for Feminists, Weird But Cool Gifts […]

In Case You Didn't Know, These Are the Best Places to Buy Affordable Party Clothes

In Case You Didn't Know, These Are the Best Places to Buy Affordable Party Clothes

Our go-to shops for party clothes on a serious budget. With the holiday season and finals week approaching, we are all more inclined this time of year to spend money on extravagances like expensive gifts and take-out food for late night study sessions. Because end […]

Fashion Inspiration: Bringing Up Baby

Fashion Inspiration: Bringing Up Baby

Old Hollywood glamour, meet modern day style. For the next installment of our series on 10 More Movies for Fashion Inspiration, today we’ll talk fashion inspiration from the film Bringing Up Baby. This screwball comedy, released in 1938, follows the crazy adventure of a paleontologist […]

Ask CF: What Should I Wear to Attend My Boyfriend's Swearing-In Ceremony?

Ask CF: What Should I Wear to Attend My Boyfriend's Swearing-In Ceremony?

How to look put-together at a business event. Business attire has never looked so good! Welcome to the latest edition of Ask CF! Every two weeks, we select a reader fashion question and answer it here on the site. Do you have a specific fashion […]

5 Universal Truths About Being in a Long Distance Relationship in College

5 Universal Truths About Being in a Long Distance Relationship in College

Thinking about entering into a long-distance relationship? Read the advice from a former LDR going into its fourth year and decide for yourself if it’s right for you! When you think of a college long distance relationship, you probably picture the ending of a high school […]

'90s Fashion Icons: Jennifer Lopez

'90s Fashion Icons: Jennifer Lopez

J-Lo has been setting fashion trends for decades now — and it all began in the 1990s. Here’s how to get her iconic ’90s style for yourself. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been breaking down the nine ’90s fashion icons you need to know […]

The Top-Reviewed Hydrating Skincare Products You Need to Stock up on for Winter

The Top-Reviewed Hydrating Skincare Products You Need to Stock up on for Winter

A list of the top hydrating holy grails for the upcoming cold season! Don’t be sorry later — prep now! Winter is coming and while that means it’s time to swap our fall jackets for thick winter parkas and ankle booties for snow boots, it […]

Looks on Campus: Sharen – University of Westminster

Looks on Campus: Sharen – University of Westminster

This Gossip Girl gabs about fashion (on a college budget). Can you believe this cute and quirky outfit was assembled in less than five minutes by Sharen before she rushed off to her morning classes? This busy law student has epic style on a budget. […]

5 Simple Steps to Keep Yourself Healthy in College — and Why Skipping Them is a Bad Idea

Follow these tips to feel good all throughout the semester, even during finals week. “When you feel great, you emanate a certain energy that translates as beautiful.” – Christie Brinkley We all know that staying healthy in college isn’t easy. During the semester it’s easy […]


Work Inspirations

5 Essential Tips To Make Working Remotely Work For You

5 Essential Tips To Make Working Remotely Work For You

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Working remotely has become a mainstream trend in the world of startups and corporate culture, but it doesn’t come without its difficulties. Leaving the stability and routine of commuting to the office can sound exciting at first, but it takes a certain person to remain productive without the normal structure.

As a remote company at Rype, we’re constantly pushing the envelope on how we can be the most effective as a team while maintaining the culture we have. We’ve made a lot of mistakes and learned a lot of lessons from our experience, and I thought we would share it to help you on your own journey towards working remotely.

1. Keep a routine.

The first thing that goes out the door when you start working remotely is a regular routine. Forget to dress up for work, catching the subway at 8 AM every morning, and leaving the office at 5.

If you’re not careful, this lack of routine can lead to inefficiency and a lack of productivity. We advise putting together a regular routine that can help you maintain your workflow. It could mean waking up at the same time every morning and going for a workout in the evening after work.

It may sound ironic, but having a stable routine in place sets you free.

2. Focus on your energy, not time.

When you’re working remotely, it’s hard to know how much time you’re spending on work. There’s no one besides you that’s taking a lunch break or leaving the office early to trigger your brain to wind down.

I’ve certainly had this issue many times over, where it’s hard to unplug from work when you’ve got a lot on your plate. Research has shown that productivity tends to drop after a certain number of working hours (this varies from person to person), creating a diminishing effect.

To increase our productivity, we must focus our energy, not our time. The easiest way to do this is to figure out when you’re the most productive or have the most energy and do your most important work during those time slots.

For me, I do all of my writing in the morning, as that’s when I feel the most creative.

3. Find your community.

Working remotely doesn’t mean you have to be stuck alone in your room. In fact, we encourage you to get out.

There’s a rapidly growing community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and other remote workers that are gathering all around the world. You can check out communities like Digital Nomad Community or CoWoLi (CoWorking Meets Coliving), which helps connect digital nomads and virtual workers in-person.

You can also check out local co-working spaces in your city in order to connect with other virtual workers or entrepreneurs.

4. Have regular feedback.

Since there’s no opportunity to run into a co-worker in the “break” room, it’s harder to strike up a casual conversation or feedback session. But without feedback, there’s no communication. And without communication, there’s no progress.

Push yourself to schedule frequent feedback sessions with your team individually. If you’re used to monthly feedback sessions, try doing it bi-weekly to see if that improves communication and flow within the team. Every team culture is different, so I can’t tell you what level of frequency will work for you, but most of the questions can be answered by simply experimenting for yourself.

5. Get face-to-face.

This one is a must. No matter how efficient or interactive your video chat sessions are, it can never beat meeting face-to-face.

Companies like Buffer, where 100% of their employees are working remotely, have a bi-annual company retreat in order to keep everyone aligned and to further develop their culture. It’s hard to transfer personality traits and humor over the web, so getting a flavor of things in-person can help bring everyone together.

This could be for a few days for a conference or a vacation spot that gets voted by the entire company. Just remember, the purpose and location are less important than the act of meeting face-to-face.

Source: Lifehack.

 


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