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What Do I Do When I Receive Someone Else's Email? What Do I Do When I Receive Someone Else's Email?

If you have a popular name combination, or just get a lot of email at work, you’re bound to get an email that wasn’t intended for you. You could ignore it, sure, but there are better ways to handle it.

Upgrade Your Office With Furniture You'll Actually Want to Use Upgrade Your Office With Furniture You'll Actually Want to Use

Home offices are hard to get right, especially when the last thing you want to think about is practicality. But there are pieces that don’t scream “I just want to feel like a human adult doing work and not want to scream while I work alone in a room” and Amazon has them on sale right now. Chairs of all shapes and…

Try Out a (Part-Time) Standing Desk In 2018 With These Discounted Risers Try Out a (Part-Time) Standing Desk In 2018 With These Discounted Risers

So you want to try a standing desk in 2018, but you’re not ready to commit to it for eight hours a day...what do you do? You buy a discounted monitor riser, and sit or stand whenever you feel like it.

How to Solve Conflicts With a Remote Coworker How to Solve Conflicts With a Remote Coworker

2018 is just around the corner. If one of your New Year’s resolutions (or dreams) is to get along better with a remote coworker, you’re not alone. Working with someone in the office every day and maintaining a great relationship can be hard on its own when you add distance into the mix things can get a little hairier.

Get a Workout While You Work With This Under-Desk Elliptical, Now Cheaper Than Ever Get a Workout While You Work With This Under-Desk Elliptical, Now Cheaper Than Ever

If you can’t find the time to get to the gym every day, this under-desk elliptical lets you squeeze in some light exercise while you fill out your TPS reports. This typically sells for $80-$120 on Amazon, and today’s $64 deal is the best price we’ve ever seen. It would make a great gift, or you can buy it yourself if…

Grovemade Made the First Good-Looking Wireless Charging Pad Grovemade Made the First Good-Looking Wireless Charging Pad

You didn’t pay $1000* for an iPhone X to put it on an ugly charging pad, right? Right?! Grovemade, our favorite desk accessory maker, has the charging pad your iPhone X deserves, and your minimalist heart needs.

C by GE Sol: I Love Alexa Lamp C by GE Sol: I Love Alexa Lamp

The best smart home integrations are the ones that disappear into your walls, ceilings, or the products you’d already own, and the best smart device executions are the simplest ones. Abide by both those tenets and marry them with great design and the Internet of Things is suddenly worth it.

I'm David Heinemeier Hansson, Basecamp CTO, and This Is How I Work I'm David Heinemeier Hansson, Basecamp CTO, and This Is How I Work

The culture of Basecamp, the small company behind top-shelf project management software, is famously productive and unfrazzled. David Heinemeier Hansson, aka DHH, is the developer behind Basecamp’s eponymous flagship product. He’s also the creator of Ruby on Rails, the framework underlying sites like Hulu, Airbnb,…

The Ember Travel Mug Doesn't Just Retain Heat, it Regulates It [Updated] The Ember Travel Mug Doesn't Just Retain Heat, it Regulates It [Updated]

Ember is a travel mug with a built-in temperature regulation element, and the most useful smart device we’ve gotten our hands on in a long time.

Your Remote Boss Doesn’t Necessarily Hate You Your Remote Boss Doesn’t Necessarily Hate You

You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love.

These are Totes the Best Tote Bags These are Totes the Best Tote Bags

Everyone needs a great tote bag. We’ve rounded up the best we’ve toted around so far, and once you’re done reading, we want to hear about your favorite in the comments.

How to Break Up with a Toxic Work Friend How to Break Up with a Toxic Work Friend

Workplaces are funny little ecosystems. You spend all your time working and developing complex relationships with everyone from the security guard to your shared desk mate, but occasionally, these fragile work friendships can go south.

This Discounted Standing Desk Mat Is Basically a Fidget Toy For Your Feet This Discounted Standing Desk Mat Is Basically a Fidget Toy For Your Feet

With the advent of affordable monitor risers, it’s never been easier to become a part-time or full-time standing desk user, but it’s important not to skimp on the anti-fatigue mat when you decide to make the transition.

Twillory's SafeCotton is the Non-Iron Shirt You've Been Waiting For [Updated] Twillory's SafeCotton is the Non-Iron Shirt You've Been Waiting For [Updated]

Most non-iron shirts are produced using formaldehyde as the active ingredient. The more you know.

BenQ's Stunning Desk Lamp is Also Incredibly Functional [Updated] BenQ's Stunning Desk Lamp is Also Incredibly Functional [Updated]

BenQ’s e-Reading LED Lamp is easy on the eyes in so many ways.

How to Navigate Office Etiquette on Slack How to Navigate Office Etiquette on Slack

It’s altogether possible that among some of the workers, friends, and people with otherwise undefined relationships that make up its 5 million daily users, the chat software Slack has delivered on its stated purpose of “Making work simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.” In my personal experience it has…

How to Shut Down a Condescending Coworker for Good How to Shut Down a Condescending Coworker for Good

You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love.

How Playing Hooky From Work Can Boost Your Productivity How Playing Hooky From Work Can Boost Your Productivity

Feeling stressed? Tired? Skipping out on work might seem wrong, but according to one neuroscientist, it could end up making you more productive in the long run.

How to Handle a Coworker Who Dresses Inappropriately How to Handle a Coworker Who Dresses Inappropriately

You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love.

Aer, Our Favorite Minimalist Luggage Brand, Gets Active Aer, Our Favorite Minimalist Luggage Brand, Gets Active

It was love at first carry with Aer’s Travel Pack on a trip to Miami last year, and now they’re back with offerings to cover your office commutes, gym trips, and weekends, and maybe even carry your dog.

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