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The 4 Biggest Time Tracker Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

We all don’t like it when there’s a new system or program to implement at work. “Alright, time to make my freelancers hate me,” remarks the boss sarcastically. “What a treat! Another instrument of torment in the nine circles of hell,” thinks the freelancer. Time tracking can be inconvenient for both parties at first, but […]

5 Ways Time Trackers Can Help You Find the Love of Your Life

Are you so swamped with work that you’ve almost given up on finding love? Well, you’re not alone in thinking that the concept of “the one” might be a myth. But consider what a great philosopher by the name of Ted Mosby once said: “Love doesn’t make sense. You can’t logic your way into or […]

5 Things You Can Learn From Buddhist Monks About Time Tracking

“Buddhist monks seem to live simple lives of tranquility and peace, unfettered by the trappings of modern life.“ Service and prayer ensure monks live harmonious lives, dedicated to helping others in order to help themselves achieve enlightenment. While it might seem a bit of a stretch that a time tracking app can help you achieve […]

7 Phrases That May Drive Your Remote employee Insane

Wondering why your freelancer is speaking to you in a condescending tone? Are they having a bad day? Is it something you did or said? Well, you’d better dissect your last conversation!  If you’ve just started working with freelancers recently, you’re probably not aware of the one-liners that drive them insane. In most cases, these […]

How to Become a Successful Freelancer: 8 Important Steps to Help You Get It Right the First Time

Bored of your 9-5 office job and thinking of going out on your own? It’s a bold move and one that can be liberating. Most people who have left their desk jobs and started working freelance discovered it can be the most satisfying and fulfilling job. However, becoming a freelancer can also be terrifying. Where […]

Darth Vader’s Guide to Chair Exercises

The Imperial Force is not solely made up of stormtroopers who run around with their blasters, and Darth Vader understands this. Desk workers are also necessary for running a planet-sized Death Star. The Dark Lord of the Sith knows that these number-punchers are indispensable in snuffing out the filth of the Rebel Alliance. Now, most […]

These Bad Habits Actually Increase Your Productivity

Remote workers have the freedom of working at the comfort of their homes, without feeling tied to the geographical location of the office. Yet, for a long time now, remote workers have been stereotyped as anti-social and disconnected from the rest of the team. But in today’s world, there are numerous tools available for remote […]