Author: MCR

I was looking at a beautiful photograph hanging on a dreamer’s wall, of a destination she hasn’t visited yet, but will get to. The photo is of a ger in the middle of the Mongolian steppe, surrounded by utilities of life and family… the dog,...

As this Corona cloud hovers above us, it’s created fog down at our level, centred around our brains. We have all noticed this brain fog. The lethargy or the “where-do-I-start” 5mins we need as we first set down at the dining table and open our...

Music feeds the soul, changes moods, and our isolation playlist acts like a friendly ghost in the room, whispering subconscious in our ear as we type and talk. As a team, we have swapped music suggestions left and right, as much as we have with...

Working from home with kids is tough. Generally, I go to the library or they have school or day care. I am currently imagining my family as work colleagues, and the kids make shitty co-workers. Daniel Smith, photography creative, content producer and educator, and close friend...

The demands on our home WIFI have multiplied. We need a strong signal for our work and our downtime—and there’s no space for Netflix buffering. We’ve done the research for you; here’s how you can boost your WIFI signal without spending a pretty penny. Five easy...

The number one question we are being asked by candidates is, “are companies hiring right now?” Though we aren’t yet through the viral fog or Corona cloud, the answer is a resounding YES. Companies are hiring right now, and here’s what you need to know to...

Employers and employees sing the same tune: work culture is one of the most important factors in job happiness. So, with the workplace now online, how can businesses go about creating remote culture?   What is team culture?   Culture means something different to everyone, and this difference inadvertently...

Right now, we are engaging in the largest international work-from-home experiment. We just didn’t know that’s what this year had in store for us. Those new to remote work might find they are easily distracted, lack productivity, or worse, lose their sanity working from home. Freelancers and...

The world is doing it tough at the moment, and many are shouldering an enormous strain, otherwise unseen in their working history. If you’re feeling the pinch, you might even be considering downsizing your business. In Newcastle, we’ve seen many businesses shut their doors amid the...

Working from home with a toddler has me thinking, “how long can I distract him at a time?” This led to me wondering what the longest kid-friendly movies are. Since, working from home will be our new normal for the next little while, and kid-friendly movies...