Work From Home

How to Combat Stress as a Remote Worker

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Riya Sander. Working remotely is a concept believed to have a positive impact on an employee’s engagement and work-life balance. The idea was introduced to help employees achieve work-life balance, reduce commuting time, and organize their time. While the premise for working remotely…

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4 Ways to Keep Your Laptop Safe When Working Remotely

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This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Nathan Sharpe. If you work remotely, you will probably agree that your laptop is one of your most prized possessions. Not only does it hold all of your important data, but it is also your main bread and butter in order to complete…

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5 Tips to Stay Productive as a Remote Worker

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Remote work is on the rise, and every day millions of people forgo commuting to an office in favor of working from home. But when you work remotely, you don’t have a boss hovering over your shoulder to make sure you stay on task. Your achievements revolve around your ability to stay disciplined on your…

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7 Unique Meeting Spaces in Central Austin

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Sometimes you just need a private meeting space in Austin. Like when you’re gathering a big group of people. Or when you’re discussing confidential items that you don’t want the rest of the coffee shop to hear. Or when you’re meeting with a dreamy potential investor and want to make a professional first impression. Luckily…

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What is Coworking? Everything You Need to Know

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Coworking is a trendy word these days – maybe you’ve heard it on the news, or you’ve seen a few spaces pop up in your town. But what is coworking? What actually happens at a coworking space? Is coworking really the way of the future… or is it just a hip rebranding of regular commercial…

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How to Attract and Gain Sponsors for Your Home-Based Business

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This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Kristen Bowie. Every small business- no matter if it’s a home-based micro business or a small local brick and mortar- needs revenue. While a vast majority of small businesses rely on the sales of products or services to drive that revenue and serve…

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How to Make Friends in Austin

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Due to Austin’s hot job market, low cost of living, and solid reputation as a fun musical city, 151 new people move to Austin every day. Are you one of them? When I first moved to Austin, I didn’t really think about how I was going to make friends. I had lived in the Chicago…

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How to Make a New Year’s Resolution That Actually Sticks

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This December, millions of people around the world will set their hopeful eyes on the new year — excited about what opportunities January might bring. Many of us set New Year’s Resolutions in hopes that things will be different. We say we’ll exercise more, or be more productive, or call our parents more often, or…

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Why We Can’t Work From Home with Cats

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We have a secret: lots of MELD Coworking members love cats. We’re not sure how this happened, but it may have something to do with the fact that working from home with a cat can be… difficult. Moving your sleepy cat off the warm keyboard for the fifth time in an hour can drive even…

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