Weekly Round-Up #184: The Perils Of Remote Working, The Ultimate List Of Hobbies and Purrfect Road Trips
Welcome to this week's round-up, I hope you have had a fun and productive week.
In this week's round-up we take a look at the bonuses and pitfalls of having a remote team, a massive list of hobbies you can take up or use to keep the kids occupied over the summer holidays and how to get your four legged friends ready for a road trip.
Remote Work: How To Find Success – MailerLite
Companies are slowly starting to get on the remote working train, realising that it's a benefit to employees as they no longer have to face a horrible commute and the company as well as they now have access to a bigger pool of talent and have less office costs. In this article MailerLite looks at the benefits of remote working and also covers some of the issues that it may cause as well.
In Store Vs Online – RedBrain
This interesting infographic from RedBrain looks at some of the largest US stores and compares their physical and online presence. I find it interesting to see that there's still a very large gap between offline and online sales – despite constantly being told physical stores are losing out to online sales.
This Is Why Being Frugal Is Ok But Being Cheap Is Not – Prime Your Pump
There's a difference between saving some money wisely and being a Skinflint – and there are some things you probably should go cheap on – one of them being a haircut according to Prime Your Pump!
The Ultimate Hobbies List For Men – 85+ (And Counting) – Wise Beards
We're getting close to the summer holidays so if you're looking for fun things to do with the kids (whether they're boys or girls despite the article being geared towards men) then this massive list will have the kids (and you) covered for the whole holidays.
21 Tips For A Purrfect Road Trip With Your Pet – The Zebra
Getting pets ready to go on a trip can be as complicated and as awkward as getting the kids ready! There's a lot of things you need to remember to pack, and this great article has lots of tips and an infographic to help you keep your pet happy and safe on the journey.
Want To Save time? Make Housecleaning Your Daily Workout – HappyCleans
Who has time for cleaning and exercise? Not me, that's for sure! Usually we need to pick one or the other – but that need not be the case now as HappyCleans has a great infographic on how you can use your cleaning routine as exercise and kill two birds with one stone. So, next time you don't feel like doing the ironing remember it burns 128 calories an hour!
10 Ways To Organise Your Books – Wayfair
If you're a bit of a bookworm then you may find yourself wondering how best to organise your books – do you go for genre, author, size? The options are almost endless so Wayfair has broken down reader types and given each their own specific way to order their books. Personally I order mine by size & author – how about you? Let me know in the comments!
Expert Tips For A Pretty And Productive Home Office – EZ Living Interiors
We have another great infographic for you, and this one is all about how you can make your home office a productive space without having to sacrifice your style.
13 Impressive Ways Music Helps Reduce Stress – Music Oomph
From reducing anxiety to helping you sleep, music has many benefits and the guys over at Music Oomph give you 13 reasons why you should be using music to combat stress.
How To Use Mind Maps To Jumpstart New Projects – Zapier
If you're trying to get organised for a big project then it can be difficult to know where to start – you can list everything out on multiple pages but it can be difficult to tie relevant themes together or find a specific point. Mind Maps are great for their flexibility in organising all the information you need for a project and it will get the creative process started in no time at all.
Have A Great Weekend
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Until next week, Stay Productive!