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Tech Isn’t The Answer To Your Work-From-Home Culture

Ashish Kachru is Co-Founder and CEO of Altruista Health, developer of the industry’s leading care management and population health platform.

There’s a lot of buzz about what the workplace will look like once the pandemic is over. I believe we are in a great sifting process in the economy in which weak companies will fail and good companies have a chance to become great. It may surprise you that, even as the CEO of a technology company, I don’t think technology will drive the successes.

A recent McKinsey & Company study says we are headed for a future that mixes remote work arrangements with office-based work. However, the more I read and talk with employees at my company, the more convinced I am that employers are about to overlook one huge threat that comes with a heavily emerging work-from-home environment. Relying too much on technology in a work-from-home

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Halloween Isn’t Canceled! Creative Ways to Celebrate Safely at Home This Year

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Halloween is just around the corner, which means we are all gearing up for our usual tricks and treats in this not-so-usual time. With the COVID-19 pandemic looming large, it can be hard to know how to celebrate. But just because this Halloween is going to look different doesn’t mean that it has to be boring or lacking in any way. Talk to your kids about what they love about Halloween and get their input. From there, you can decide — together — what is going to be the most fun for them!

Need some ideas? From socially distant spooky activities to at-home fun for the whole family, we have compiled a list of fun ways to celebrate safely.

Turn Your Home into a (Temporary) Haunted House

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There’s no time like the present to lean into outfitting your home for the holiday! By making it a fun activity

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Who Pays for ‘Kitchen Crashers’? It Isn’t Easy to Get Cast on the Show

As fans of Kitchen Crashers know, the DIY Network program loves to surprise unsuspecting shoppers at home improvement stores with professional remodels, but who is expected to pay for these pricy renovations?

Lucky for us, past participants have opened up about their experiences on the various Crashers shows (which include Kitchen, Yard, Bath, House, and Room), though getting cast is tougher than you think.

Who pays for the work on ‘Kitchen Crashers’?

All five versions of Crashers use the same production company, Big Table Media, who foots the bill for the projects. However, local businesses typically donate their goods and services in exchange for free advertising. 

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On top of that, home makeover shows tend to have big-budget sponsors, like Bed Bath & Beyond and Target, to help cover certain costs. In a 2019 blog post, one of the franchise’s former clients, Bill Cunningham,

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