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You did it! You set a goal that you’re super excited to achieve. Maybe you’ve decided to run that marathon you’ve been talking about for 3 years, you’re ready to ask for that raise or promotion you’ve been working towards, or you’re finally going to start the business you’ve been dreaming of. Let us be the first to say congratulations!

But wait–you haven’t actually done anything yet. Setting a goal is just the first step on a long road ahead of you to accomplish it. And while you’re still pumped up about your goal, there’s extensive research showing that instead of jumping right in, you’re better off channeling that energy into creating an action plan that makes it easier to follow through on the days when you have less energy. …


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Having spent the past year laser-focused on the future of work, I have to share Cisco’s recent report, “A new perspective on the modern workplace”. While it’s gratifying that these findings are so validating to everything we’ve been working on re: isolation and productivity at Order In, what I found most valuable is seeing real data that backs up what we’ve all been observing with COVID-19 and points towards what comes next.

Since we’re no longer in pure crisis mode on the dramatic transformation work has taken during the pandemic, we have a chance to take a hard look at where we’ve landed and act deliberately to optimize the present-of-work for productivity, satisfaction, and social connectedness. …


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Let’s face it: the workday is broken. The barrier between personal and professional time has dissolved, 40% of all knowledge workers get interrupted every 30 minutes, and only 53% of Americans experience meaningful social interaction each day. Remote workers have always felt these issues more keenly, and with the COVID-19 crisis, much more of the workforce finds themselves working remotely. Since March, the average workday has lengthened by 2–3 hours, and it’s becoming even clearer that something’s got to give.

But what if it didn’t have to be this way?

That’s where we come in. Introducing Order In: work from home but not alone. Order In is a community of high-performing leaders, entrepreneurs, remote workers, and freelancers. …

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Work from home, but not alone. We’re building a community of remote workers, here to help you structure your workday and cheer you on. (www.orderinclub.com)

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