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A letter to the TaskRabbit community

Dear TaskRabbit Community, As many of you now know, I’ve made the incredibly difficult decision to leave TaskRabbit. This is one of the hardest decisions I have ever made. I love TaskRabbit, I love my team, and I’m passionate about the TaskRabbit mission to make everyday life easier for everyday people. Making the decision to leave something you love is never easy.  As strange as it may seem, the unique and difficult circumstances of the last few months have served to instill confidence that TaskRabbit will not only succeed, but thrive without me. The team has risen to the challenges of adapting the business to a worldwide pandemic, working from home, and now are rallying around each other to address issues of racial injustice in ways that are both inspiring and humbling. We’re virtually standing shoulder to shoulder to deliver a service the world needs now more than ever.  Both the Board of Directors and IKEA have been incredibly supportive of my decision, and both have complete confidence in the TaskRabbit team to continue executing …

How to make a room do double duty: tips for making a room multifunctional 

For a lot of us, the best kind of home decor is the kind that is both functional and fabulous. From a home office that doubles as a playroom to a living room that doubles as a bedroom, there is no reason a room can’t meet two of your needs, instead of just one. Whether you have a spare room or a small apartment, these tips will help you create a room that works for you and is capable of doing double duty. 1. Combine ideas that work best together in your space When thinking through which types of ideas you want to merge together consider the space you are working with and whether or not the ideas are compatible. A bedroom/kitchen? Probably not the best idea, unless you want your sheets smelling like your dinner. Some classic examples of ideas that work together include: bedroom/living room dining room/home office guest bedroom/playroom bedroom/gym The goal is to combine ideas that function well together in terms of aesthetics, space, and functionality. 2. Prioritize the main function …