Small & Smart: The Secret to Accomplishing Your Goals for 2021
I have now lived through two iconic New Years. The first was from 1999 to 2000. I brought in the new millennium with close family friends dancing around the basement to the YMCA and drinking sparkling cider. It was a seven-year-olds dream. The second was a couple of days ago...
The Future of Work: What’s Unknown?
While COVID-19 might be coming to a close with the dissemination of vaccines, it’s impact on work will be long lasting. In this article ModBox explores the unknowns of how post-pandemic work will be impacted on a macro level and unpacks questions around gender equality, globalization, and dehumanization.
Will COVID-19 Lead to More or Less Coworking Spaces?
Years ago, when I lived in DC I would get off at Farragut North Metro Station every morning and pass by the WeWork on K Street. I would imagine myself sitting against the huge windows sipping a cappuccino, signing up for speaker events and book signings, and networking with fellow young professionals of all industries. To me, coworking spaces were lands of opportunity...
Holiday Snacks that are Work-From-Home Approved
Looking for snacks to enjoy while working from home this season? Here are 5 holiday-inspired recipes that will prevent you from being a hangry Scrooge.
Makeshift Office? Make it Better on Black Friday.
This Black Friday is the perfect time to get a deal on some big ticket items to upgrade your home office. Need some suggestions? Leigh has some recommendations on what to buy to cancel out the noise, make your workspace ergonomic and convenient, and keep you motivated throughout the day.
The Quick & Easy Way to Improve Your Employee’s Wellbeing
Remote work is definitely not going away any time soon and we’ve seen some benefits to it as well: less commute, which means more time to catch some zzz’s or hang with the family. However, it can also pose some challenges as we mentally and physically face our new norm.
Notification Nerves — How to Overcome Communication Overload
Is all of the communication driving you crazy? Control notifications and manage stress by following these 5 tips!
Survive or Thrive? – How to Make Remote Work Benefit Your Health
Remote work can lead to better health or down a black hole of bad habits. The key is to make good choices. Hardly writer, Leigh, provides the dos and don’ts of working at home so that your body can continue to keep up with your brain.
A Lazy Guide to Better Mental Wellbeing in Remote Work
Allison, Hardly's CEO, is not good at self-care. So in order to avoid burnout, she does a few small things every day de-stress and center herself. Check out her lazy guide to better wellbeing in remote work— because we’ve all been at the place where burning the candle at both ends leads us to feeling like a warm puddle of wax. (And yeah, we realize that was gross).
How to Ditch Remote Work Distractions in 10 Days
Working at home has a lot of benefits, but without the office setting we often lack structure and discipline. If you are having some difficulty staying focused while working from home, this article is for you! Leigh walks you through 10 strategies to remove distractions and boost your productivity so that you can get the most out of your workday.
Conquer Distance-Work Loneliness. You Belong Here!
Connecting emotionally in a digital environment can be difficult and can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness. In an interview with Dr. Tom Guarriello, psychologist and professor at New York’s School of Visual Arts Masters in Branding program, Leigh Hall dives the challenge of developing a sense of belonging in a socially distanced work environment and strategies for remote employees who are looking to feel connected despite the physical distance.
Employee Connection is Better, Faster, Stronger than Ever Before
Remote work has provided opportunities for people to engage who may otherwise not choose to do so in a face to face setting. Join Heather as she shares her story on how the remote environment has expanded the reach of teams driven by more communication rather than less.