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Archive | March, 2010

Between the current New England flooding and the Snowpocalypse in the Mid-Atlantic States earlier this year, 2010 has brought to light the need to remain productive despite weather. Today’s post is by Matt Martin, who is Manager, Technology and Services at Ingram Marine Group based in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also a member of The […]

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Today’s post is from Phillip Proefrock is a registered architect with a solo practice based inMichigan P S Proefrock Architecture.  He first explored the idea of coworking in the mid ’90s for his architectural thesis, and he currently coworks at the Workantile Exchange space in Ann Arbor. For many people who want to work someplace […]

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Success leaves clues. It is amazing to me how many folks I meet believe success is luck or happens by accident. In my experience, this is not the case. Look at the folks in your arena that are superstars. The common threads that these men and woman posses enable them to step away from the […]

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The Grass is Always Greener

Posted by on 26 March 2010

No matter how liberating it is to work remotely, I’m sure most Workshifters would agree that we all have those days where we long for the traditional official environment. Whether it’s the unannounced “drop-ins” from family and acquaintances during business hours, or the added pounds around the waistline as a result of coffee shop food, […]

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Today’s post is from Scott Nesbitt. Based in Toronto, Canada, Scott is a workshifter and writer of various things. He maintains a blog devoted to freelance writing at http://weblog.scottnesbitt.net The essence of workshifting is being small, mobile, and self contained — the ability to work anywhere there’s a table and wifi. Sometimes, though, working out […]

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Workshifting, SXSW style

Posted by on 24 March 2010

SXSW was a great place to network, learn and do business.  I was not sure how much work I would be able to get done and was a bit skeptical about the wifi at the Austin Convention Center, but was pleasantly surprised.  There were outlets everywhere provided by Chevy, plenty of tables and chairs and […]

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Today’s post is from Matt Hunckler, the Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist for Repurify.com, a unique online boutique that offers only the safest, most effective non-toxic personal care products and cosmetics. Matt is also a maven of new technologies and works for an innovative cloud computing company to help businesses realize greater efficiency and scale. Have […]

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We have been advertising GoToMeeting in airport terminals and in airline magazines for many years.  Initially we lead with “Do More Travel Less” messaging.  For good reason, the airlines asked us to modify the message to speak more appropriately to their travel audience.  We adopted the message on a case by case basis, and one […]

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I used to get so worked up when preparing for a long trip. This feeling of a thousand pounds would start to weigh on me as I thought about what I needed to pack and how much of it I needed to take with me. Do you ever feel like that? I am not one […]

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Workshifting, by its nature, is an oddity. Few things can be expected or depended upon. The veteran workshifters in the audience know what I mean. Just because you work from home, or from a coffee shop, or from a boat in the Mediterranean, it doesn’t mean you’re in control. I’ve been workshifting since long before […]

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