I always have the bigger picture in mind. Everything I do has to benefit our long term goals, and my daily to-dos are part of that.
A solo backpacking trip led to Michelle organizing co-travel experiences for digital nomads—hear how she manages working while traveling.
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I report to our CEO, and we collaborate on what's important to move forward on each week. Many tasks that I touch on have a direct revenue impact, so it is fairly easy to measure and prioritize the things that move the needle for us
From networking to land a remote work gig, to building out an exceptional remote work tool stack, Tyler has quickly figured out how to thrive in remote work. See his tips for starting strong.
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I prioritize a lot of the time depending on when things are due, and also on whatever I fancy doing the most.
Hear about Pilar's flexible approach to managing Virtual Not Distant and the career-changing advice she received from a friend.
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The calendar often decides priorities for me. Each search has a pattern of tasks that need to be completed in order, and we allocate a certain block of time for each.
Those tasks always take priority. When I have downtime, I flip over to my list of ongoing background work, things like social media posts and administrative work.
A move to be closer to a spouse's job led Tara to remote work—see her tips for staying productive and organized as a full-time remote director.
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With the help of my to-do list! Usually, it’s a case of what’s the most urgent piece of work, or alternatively what’s going to have the most impact.
This has to come from being 100% aligned with the client too in terms of their objectives.
I make sure I set up weekly calls with each client from the start of engagement so that these objectives are monitored and the client is also happy that everything is on track.
Emma is thriving as a freelance marketing consultant—see her tips on managing client demands & making yourself marketable as a freelancer.
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I typically like to tackle "smaller" projects first. If I look at Trello and see there are a few "low hanging fruit" tasks I can knock out within an hour or two, I'll do that first before jumping into a "larger" project that might consume the rest of the day.
"I've felt burnout HARD in the past. When it hits, it HITS, and it can be tough to recover." In this interview, Nico shares his strategies for balancing work and life and reveals the key to avoiding burnout.
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This depends on my objectives and project deadlines.
The COVID-19 pandemic drove Paul to embrace remote work. See how he has adapted his routine to this new normal, and the one tool that keeps him organized.
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I ask myself the following questions:
Based on the answers to those questions, I determine my daily, weekly, and monthly priorities.
Learn how this founder and CEO of a remote work resource and certification program handles the triumphs and trails of location independence.
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I plan everything two to four weeks in advance, consider my personal schedule, and then base deadlines on my clients' goals.
Alyssa has found her rhythm as a freelancer and founder of the blog, Freelancing Flow—see her tips for keeping it all running smoothly.
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Generally, if there's something I'm putting off or I have an uncomfortable feeling about something in the pit of my stomach, then that's the thing I'll tackle first.
It's never as bad as you expect it's going to be. Otherwise, it really depends on my deadlines and sometimes what I'm in the mood to do. Some days I feel really creative and can spend hours focused on a single task. Other days my attention span can be really short, so I'll do all my organising, emails, and other quick tasks that are still productive.
Deborah has traveled the world sharing her research about the pros of remote work. See how she is helping companies and clients understand the importance of location independence.
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