Remote work

3 Tips For Tackling Jet Lag

If you are a world traveler, and have ever been greeted on the other end with sleepless nights, stomach problems or fatigue then you are not alone. These are all symptoms of jet lag, which is a common phenomenon when traveling across extreme time zones. If you do not get a handle on your jet lag at the beginning of your trip, your vacation might be filled with memories of feeling irritable and tired instead of fun and adventure. So what is the best way to avoid jet lag you might ask? Well you’re in luck! Below are four of the best ways you can beat jet lag and have the vacation of your dreams.

The Best Coworking Spaces in Tenerife

The Canary Islands are on their way to becoming one of the most popular destinations among digital nomads. Tenerife, and to a lesser extent Gran Canaria, offers all the facilities and services that Digital Nomads are looking for: a great natural environment, security, good prices, amazing weather and of course, a good internet connection.

In Tenerife, coworking spaces are popping up left, right and everywhere you look. All you have to do is choose where you want to work in any given day. Whether you fancy a place in the bustling island’s capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, or you’d rather stay in a gorgeous villa, overlooking the bay of Los Gigantes, there are plenty of options for all budgets.

I’ve been spending the last year in Tenerife as a digital nomad, and found that whenever I need to seriously focus on a project, it’s helpful to work in a dedicated space surrounded by like-minded people. That’s why I asked around, researched and visited some places to compile this list of the best coworking spaces in Tenerife.

Flexible Working: Productive or Destructive?

It’s a much-debated topic and a growing trend, but most companies still don’t seem to take a deliberate approach to flexible working. Instead, they just offer a vague middle ground of “flexible working” on a case by case basis.

There are strong arguments for encouraging remote working and, conversely, arguments for bringing everyone together under the one roof. As recent examples highlight, there is no “one size fits all” answer. The key is to tailor your company’s approach to your objectives, operating rhythm, desired culture and workforce composition.

Company Retreats - What is the ROI?

You’re a remote team leader or business owner and you are debating the merits of a company retreat. How great would it be to get everybody together in real-time to work and play together as a team! But how do you justify the investment and quantify the success of a retreat? Since there is no direct way to measure a return on investment financially, we have to look deeper.

Location Independent Organizations - The Ultimate Remote Companies

Understanding the range of remote work, and particularly the extremes, is important when designing a remote organizations.  Today work trends include increasing the flexibility of location. One manifestation of this is large companies heavily investing in communal spaces for employees such as coffee lounges and creative areas. Yet, for many organizations instead of putting resources into company spaces, they address the desire for flexibility by adopting work from home (WFH) policies. These policies vary widely between organizations and are often implemented on a person-by-person model. Yet, this trend continues to grow with 43% of all employees reporting some amount of remote work in 2016[1].

5 Leadership Traits from CXOs of Remote Organizations

The eternal question - What makes a manager, a leader?

Theoretically, it means someone who maximizes team efforts for the achievement of greater goals. But practically, there is a lot more to it than just that.

As technology evolves and business dynamics shift, a great leader is

Extraordinary Global Leadership - 5 Practices That Will Make You the Most Impactful Remote Team Leader You Can Be

Remote work is the future of work and it will require extraordinary global leaders to thrive. These five practices will help you uplevel your leadership skills. 1. Get to know your people.

7 Tech Tools Your Remote Team Needs to Promote High Performance, Collaborate from a Distance, and Crush the Competition

Remote teams can be just as successful if not more successful than co-located teams, the secret is....

Company Retreat Planning - How To Ensure Your Event Has a Positive Impact on Your People and Your Profits

Hosting regular company retreats can benefit your remote team's performance and profit in five ways. 1. They are a great opportunity to deliver high quality training

Why Improv Comedy Will Make Your Remote Team Successful

Looking for ways to improve relationships on your remote team? Improvisational comedy might be the perfect resource!

The Minimalist’s Guide to Packing - Tips and Tricks for Global Spring Travel

Want to be a digital nomad? Learn from the pro with this guide to minimalism and travel.

I Love You Man - How to Give Feedback That Your Team Will Crave

Remote teams need healthy group dynamics to succeed. A big part of that is the ability to give and receive constructive feedback.

The Two Emotions that Trump Everything

The Two Emotions that Trump Everything

Learn how to keep gratitude and humor at the forefront of your daily life. What we focus on expands.