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Not everyone wants to return to the office - here's how the hybrid workforce may expand post-pandemic

Working in an office can help employees to explore collective creativity and team-build. Thomas Barwick/Getty Images Stav Vaisman is a marketing expert, startup founder, and writer on business and entrepreneurship. He says the pandemic shows workers can be just as productive working from home as they are in the office. With a hybrid work model, WFH productivity can be combined with team-building interaction.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The end to our global hea...
Tags: Productivity, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Nordic, McKinsey Co, Contributor, Pandemic, WFH, COVID, Contributor 2019, Hybrid Work, Thomas Barwick Getty Images Stav Vaisman, Stav Vaisman


Best cheap Microsoft Office deals for February 2021

We’ve sniffed out the best Microsoft Office deals you can find now, along with a rundown of the Office suites.
Tags: Deals, Microsoft, Office 365, Trends, Computing, Microsoft Office, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


5 therapist-recommended tips to stay mentally strong when you're working from home

Scheduling fun activities can help you stay mentally strong during isolation. Eugenio Marongiu/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, author, and host of the Mentally Strong People podcast. If you're feeling isolated or disconnected while working from home, Morin says starting new daily habits can help. Schedule fun activities outside of work, connect with friends, and practice mental strength exercises throughout the day.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. It's...
Tags: Health, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Mental Health, Nordic, Therapist, Morin, Amy Morin, WFH, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Eugenio Marongiu Getty, Amy Morin Courtesy of Amy Morin


5 tough lessons I learned as a novice freelancer that cost me thousands in potential earnings

Mary Kearl. Courtesy of Mary Kearl Mary Kearl is a professional freelance writer and marketing consultant. When she first began freelancing, Kearl says she made mistakes that cost her thousands in lost potential income. Now, she asks for partial deposits from new clients, confirms rates and budgets upfront, and avoids unpaid tests. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. I began my freelancing career while I was still a journalism undergrad and held numerous side gigs throu...
Tags: Advice, Marketing, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Freelancer, New York City Marathon, Nordic, XYZ, Kearl, WFH, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Mary Kearl, Mary Kearl Courtesy of Mary Kearl Mary Kearl, Adobe Zillow


The most common Loom problems, and how to fix them

While Loom is a great video-editing program, you can occasionally run into errors. Learn how to fix them, and get back to creating and editing videos with ease.
Tags: Small Business, Trends, Social Media, Computing, Working From Home, Video Recording, LOOM, WFH, Record Screen


4 strategies to use when negotiating a new job offer in 2021

Negotiating a job offer is all about business, so don't shy away from asking for what you want. Pekic/Getty Images If you've been given a new job offer during the pandemic, take time to consider the overall compensation package. Be ready to prove your value to an employer when negotiating for higher pay or additional benefits. Understand that negotiation is a compromise, so don't take low offers personally and stand up for what you're worth. Visit the Business section of Insider for mo...
Tags: Work, Jobs, Trends, Strategy, Compensation, Negotiation, Nordic, Don, Contributor, Job Offer, WFH, Lindsay Tigar, Christine Cruzvergara, Contributor 2019, Pekic Getty, HerMoney


Best cheap office chair deals for February 2021

Building a home office? Make sure to get a chair that will have you feeling well supported throughout the day.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Office Chair, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Office Chair Deals, Evergreen Deals, Presidents Day 2021


4 things to consider before allowing your employees to work abroad

Allowing employees to work overseas is doable but may be complicated. FG Trade/Getty Images Post COVID, more professionals may want to combine remote work with international travel. While this can be doable and beneficial for both employee and employer, there are legal details to consider. Research whether or not healthcare and benefits can continue overseas and how local employment laws may differ. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Traditionally, the term digital nom...
Tags: Travel, California, France, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Canada, Nova Scotia, Working Abroad, Nordic, Inc, Contributor, Pandemic, IRA Roth


As a type-A mom trying to 'have it all,' I suffered a breakdown. These 5 tips helped me regain control and prioritize self-care on a daily basis.

Prioritizing alone time is key for working moms to de-stress. Getty Images Jessica Milicevic is the owner of Maven Media, a strategic branding and marketing agency in North Carolina. She wrote a list of ways working moms can practice self-care without sacrificing too much time or money. Disconnecting, enjoying quiet time, and practicing self-compassion are easy ways moms can prioritize their wellness. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The term self-care has become one...
Tags: Wellness, Facebook, Parents, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, North Carolina, Nordic, Self Care, Working Moms, WFH, Maven Media, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Jessica Milicevic


I was a type-A mom trying to 'have it all,' and I suffered a breakdown. Here are my 5 tips to help any working mom prioritize self-care on a daily basis.

Prioritizing alone time is key for working moms to de-stress. Getty Images Jessica Milicevic is the owner of Maven Media, a strategic branding and marketing agency in North Carolina. She wrote a list of ways working moms can practice self-care without sacrificing too much time or money. Disconnecting, enjoying quiet time, and practicing self-compassion are easy ways moms can prioritize their wellness. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The term self-care has become one...
Tags: Wellness, Facebook, Parents, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, North Carolina, Nordic, Self Care, Working Moms, WFH, Maven Media, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Jessica Milicevic


I'm a tech CEO based in Denver. Here's why I think my city will be the next big hub for tech workers.

James Eberhard is the CEO and Founder of Fluid Truck. James Eberhard James Eberhard is the CEO and founder of Fluid Truck, a tech platform for renting commercial vehicles. He says Denver's low tax rates and strong infrastructure offer a great environment for startups to thrive. Denver also boasts a low cost of living and a plethora of outdoor activities for workers. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Denver has always been my home, even when I wasn't technically a city...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, New York, London, Colorado, California, New York City, US, Trends, Linkedin, Tech, Remote Work, Washington Dc, Silicon Valley, Moving, Denver


How I use the 'batched schedule' method to organize my workday and get more done as a freelancer

Author Toni Koraza says he creates daily schedule and sticks to it. Toni Koraza Toni Koraza is a London-based copywriter, non-fiction editor, and founder of digital agency Mad Company. He uses the 'batched schedule' method to organize his many freelance duties into manageable tasks. Koraza says batching helps him create a better workflow and produce higher quality work in less time. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Bad schedules put freelancers in bad places. Sunday ...
Tags: Productivity, London, Marketing, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Canary Islands, Freelancer, Nordic, Tim Ferriss, Batching, WFH, Grace Beverley, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Toni Koraza


Best desktop monitor deals for February 2021

We’ve go all of the best monitor deals available now in one handy place, along with a short buying guide.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Monitors, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


Best cheap home gym deals for February 2021

Stuck at home? This is might be the year to finally build that home gym you've been thinking of for years.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Health & Fitness, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Home Gyms, Cheap Home Gym Deals, Home Gym Deals, Evergreen Deals


Best cheap wireless mouse deals for February 2021

Setting up a home office? We've gathered here the best wireless mouse deals you can buy right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Wireless mouse, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Wireless Mouse Deals, Evergreen Deals


Best cheap laser printer deals for February 2021

If you do a lot of printing, then a good laser printer can save you time and money. If you're ready to make both your life and business more efficient, read on to discover the best laser printer deals available right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Home Office, SAH, Laser Printer, WFH, Printer Deals, Commerce 2020, Laser Printer Deals, Evergreen Deals


3 ways to maximize the time in your workday and fight procrastination

Finding a scheduling format can help you organize your day and stop procrastinating. Getty Images It's important to take breaks while working from home and physically separate from your workspace. When it's time to work, start with the most urgent item on your to-do list and focus on one task at a time. Speak up when your plate is full, and delegate extra tasks to other members of your team.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Entrepreneurs are busy people. From virtua...
Tags: Productivity, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Procrastination, Nordic, Inc, Contributor, WFH, Grace Beverley, Contributor 2019, Mandy Gilbert


Best cheap office chair deals for Presidents’ Day and February 2021

Building a home office? Make sure to get a chair that will have you feeling well supported throughout the day.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Office Chair, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Office Chair Deals, Evergreen Deals, Presidents Day 2021


These are the best cheap wireless mouse deals for February 2021

Setting up a home office? We've gathered here the best wireless mouse deals you can buy right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Wireless mouse, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Wireless Mouse Deals, Evergreen Deals


The best cheap wireless router deals for February 2021

We’ve gathered up the best wireless router deals you can find right now, from cheap routers to high-end units.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Wireless Router, Wi-fi Router, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


The best desktop monitor deals for February 2021

We’ve go all of the best monitor deals available now in one handy place, along with a short buying guide.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Monitors, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


I moved from Maine to Florida to work from home from a sailboat in 2016. Here's why it was the best decision I ever made.

The author, Amy Morin, on her sailboat home with her dog. Amy Morin Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. In 2016, she and her husband moved from Maine to Florida to live in a sailboat off the Florida Keys; she says it's the best decision they've ever made. Besides saving money on state income tax, Morin says living in Florida has allowed her to exercise more, enjoy the outdoors year-round, and spend mo...
Tags: Florida, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Maine, Working From Home, Fiat, Moving, Nordic, Don, Florida Keys, Morin, Amy Morin, WFH, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019


6 ways I'm coping with seasonal affective disorder while working from home during the pandemic

Melissa Petro with her family in New York. Melissa Petro Melissa Petro is a freelance writer based in New York where she lives with her husband and two small children.  As someone who struggles with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), Petro says she's found it especially difficult to balance her health with work and family responsibilities this winter. To boost her spirits and be more productive, she wakes up earlier, created a childcare schedule with her husband, hired a professional house...
Tags: New York, Sad, US, Trends, Strategy, Mental Health, Depression, Netflix, Seasonal Affective Disorder, United States, Working From Home, Anthony Fauci, Nordic, Trump, Working Moms, Don


We're freelancers who relocated to a tiny town in Maine during the pandemic. Here's how we earned over $150,000 in 2020 while raising our toddler and enjoying local adventures.

Kearl and her family at Beth's Farm Market in Warren, Maine. Mary Kearl In 2019, Mary Kearl and her family traveled to 12 countries while working remotely. As COVID-19 spread, they decided to move from Los Angeles to Maine to shelter in place. While following social distancing regulations, Kearl and her family found safe ways to adventure locally while she and her husband kept their freelance businesses afloat/ Kearl says the time she's able to dedicate to family by being a freelancer ...
Tags: Freelancing, Halloween, Small Business, California, La, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Canada, Maine, Nova Scotia, Moving, Nordic, Thomaston Maine


The best cheap office chair deals for January 2021

Building a home office? Make sure to get a chair that will have you feeling well supported throughout the day.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Office Chair, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Office Chair Deals


The Work-Life Balance Revolution

Yesterday, I had a gap in the middle of the day. So the Gotham Gal and I took an hour-long walk with our dog Ollie. It cleared my head and when I got back to work, I was full of energy and clarity. I’ve been working exclusively from home since the end of November 2019 when we left NYC to go to LA. It has been a stretch of incredible productivity for me. I am not arguing against going back to the office. As I’ve said in many posts recently, I can’t wait to go back to the office. But I am su...
Tags: Family, Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, La, Employment, Trends, Management, Economics, USV, Health Care, Tom, Mary, Hacking Education, VC & Technology, Albert Wenger, Climate Crisis


These are the best cheap wireless router deals for January 2021

We’ve gathered up the best wireless router deals you can find right now, from cheap routers to high-end units.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Wireless Router, Wi-fi Router, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020


The most common Google Meet problems and how to fix them

Are you having issues when attempting to create or join a Google Meet video call? Here's how to handle some of the most common ones so you can get connected.
Tags: Small Business, Trends, Web, Troubleshooting, Computing, Google Meet, Video Collaboration, WFH, Google Products


The best desktop monitor deals for January 2021

We’ve go all of the best monitor deals available now in one handy place, along with a short buying guide.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Monitors, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020


This crazy home office setup costs less than $500 — desk chair included

If a new year means it's time for a new work-from-home setup, then Dell has everything you need.
Tags: Deals, Work From Home, Trends, Computing, Dell, WFH, Dell Q1