Reading time: 3 minutes No one could have envisioned they’d still be a remote workplace eight months on. No one knows what the new world of work is going to look like. Use this checklist to build your digital toolbox to manage your remote team.
Reading time: 3 minutes Taking a break? Working from home? Do not disturb? Which emoji says it in one tidy character? Should we use emoji at all?! (tl;dr: yes)
Reading time: 3 minutes It’s been… quite a year. In amongst all the doom and darkness, here are a couple of things Jess has been digging that you might too.
Reading time: 5 minutes On the topic of ‘how a producer-type manages their finances’ I thought it would be useful to share my process for preparing a tax return in Australia and —spoiler alert— how I prepare little parts through the year, so at tax time it’s just a matter of compiling them all.
Reading time: < 1 minute We’ve been prompted to examine our place in the systemic racism that exists, and to seek out actions we can take to make meaningful change.
Reading time: < 1 minute How is it almost Christmas? Did November even happen? Just a tidy two tidbits for you today…
Reading time: 2 minutes A quick overview on Waterfall and Agile project management approaches. What makes them different and what will work best for you.
Reading time: 3 minutes We’re midway through Spring. It finally feels like winter is almost a distant memory and summer is right around the corner. Here are some things that we’ve been enjoying during this seasonal transition.
Reading time: 3 minutes Taking inspiration from the “right to disconnect” law passed in France, I’ve reset my own boundaries for a healthy work-life balance in a digital workplace. Here’s some steps you can follow to do the same.
Reading time: 6 minutes I’ve found an approach to email management that works for me, which might help you too.
Reading time: 3 minutes September swept by, spring sprung in and here are a few things that caught our attention.
Reading time: 6 minutes The process we followed to develop our branding and how it played out, including a free creative brief template for your next branding project.
Reading time: 2 minutes The 101 on WordPress child themes and why they’re important. A WordPress child theme saves you time, provides greater flexibility and added security.
Reading time: 4 minutes If you have the luxury of choosing when to take your lunch break each day, you might sometimes find it appealing to cut it short to “get more done”, or worse… just work through. We set out to take our full lunch break every day to see what would happen. So what did happen? Read on…
Reading time: 4 minutes Life happened in July, as it does. We took the pressure off by combining our favourites for the last two months (and we’re giving Lil a break for a while, as life continues to happen!).
Reading time: 2 minutes The end of the financial year, the start of winter, and a quiet time around these parts.
Reading time: 2 minutes Game of Thrones ended, the weather got cold, Lil had a birthday, and Aimee went on holidays! Here’s what else stole our attention in May.
Reading time: 2 minutes Why did we choose WordPress.org for this blog and why is it different to WordPress.com? Here’s our take, along with the steps we took to set up this blog.
Reading time: 4 minutes April was filled with Easter Eggs and Anzac Cookies, among some of these other things!
Reading time: 4 minutes In this era of uber-connection, it’s not often that you’re completely unreachable by anyone. So I gave it a go.
Reading time: 3 minutes How we developed a ‘minimum viable product’ for this website, and the questions we asked ourselves along the way.
Reading time: 8 minutes Let’s just call them projects, because “side” or otherwise, we’ve learned that to do well takes a lot of work!
Reading time: 4 minutes Or in other words: how to stop clogging up your phone storage with photos, by taking them off your phone and putting them in Dropbox (cloud file hosting).
Reading time: 6 minutes Here’s what we got stuck into in March: what we listened to, watched, read and learned. Our monthly favourites, if you will!
Reading time: 2 minutes Imagine if you were a company: what are your brand pillars? What’s on your personal charter? What are the non-negotiable rules your “employees” must follow? Here Jess ponders how thinking of herself as a company might make some decisions much easier, and shares a free template for creating your own personal charter.
Reading time: 6 minutes February went by fast, but we managed to stop and smell the roses / watch TV / use apps / read. Here are a few of our favourite things!
Reading time: 4 minutes We changed the notification settings on our iPhones to see what would happen and —spoiler alert— it can only do good! (Needless to say, we’re keeping them off.)
Reading time: 2 minutes There are a zillion platform options, but they’re not one size fits all. Here’s how we chose the platform for our website, and the questions we asked ourselves.
Reading time: 3 minutes Gmail offers forwarding to one email at a time by default. Here’s how we got around it using forwarding addresses and filters.
Reading time: 2 minutes You are a special snowflake. Don’t let that disappear when it comes to writing emails!
Reading time: 3 minutes The art of negotiating (from a woman’s perspective)
Reading time: 6 minutes Our monthly favourites for January 2019. Things we’ve liked that you might too. (Also how is it 2019 already?!)
Reading time: < 1 minute The benefits of walking meetings, and why you should consider taking some meetings outside. At least promise you’ll try it once.
Reading time: 2 minutes Crumbs are a very good reason not to eat at your desk. Here we give you a few more! Have a little read and see if you agree.
Reading time: 4 minutes Our monthly favourites for December 2018. Things we’ve been doing, reading, listening to, and learning lately.
Reading time: 4 minutes If you’re asking yourself ‘what on earth is a Trello?’ then this is the post for you.
Reading time: 3 minutes If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Reading time: 2 minutes Tips on how to make agile project management work for you.
Reading time: 2 minutes A statement of intention to become a better writer.
Reading time: 3 minutes What changed when I made the leap to an eight day fortnight.