Best Work Life

Blog by Float

We’re a fully remote team working async around the world. Learn the tools, processes, and culture that enables us to be productive and live our best work life.

7 min read

How To Optimize Your Workstation for Focused Work

What's the best workspace for productivity? There's no one-size-fits-all, but there are steps you can take to build one that inspires you.

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Why Leaders Should Embrace an Asynchronous Work Culture

Remote work and async-first communication can be your company's superpower.

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The Role of Insights: Fueling Continuous Improvement

Our insights team studies how customers are using Float and helps drive internal decision-making.

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What We've Learned by Defining OKRs in Engineering

Setting realistic and motivating OKRs is a continuous process of trial, error, and refining.

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The Challenges of Asynchronous Communication

We're big advocates of asynchronous work, but we also appreciate the challenges that come with it.

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Let's Break up With Cover Letters. Here's Why.

Cover letters are popular, but are they truly valuable for hiring? We think not.

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Syncing Fast and Slow: How To Streamline Async Collaboration

Async work isn't known as a fast mode of working—but it can be the most efficient.

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How We Protect Our Team's Time

Respecting team members' time and giving them space to work is essential for productivity and team health. Here's how we do it.

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Signal vs. Noise: Communicating Effectively in a Remote Async Team

Communication is the most important soft skill for any workplace, but also tricky to get right. Here's how to communicate effectively.

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