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C.C. Chapman

C.C. Chapman

C.C. Chapman is a leader in the online and social media marketing space. He is an avid photographer, author and keynote speaker. His most recent book (with Ann Handley) Content Rules, is a best seller that explains how companies can create remarkable blogs, podcasts, webinars, ebooks and more. C.C. is an advocate who speaks about building passionate consumer communities, and the strategic values of content-based marketing. He is the host of Passion Hit TV and the founder of Digital Dads. C.C. is a graduate of Bentley University and happily lives in the woods outside of Boston with his loving family.
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We Need More Walking Meetings

Posted by on 4 June 2013 7

The life of the average employee has changed as we’ve moved from working on the factory assembly line a century ago to dwelling in an office cube today. Thankfully, modern technology has made the office walls expand so that the world is now our workplace. Yet, no matter where we are working, we tend to […]

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WorkLifeBalance

The Work-Life Balance Myth

Posted by on 23 May 2013 8

Growing up, I was often taken by my grandparents to the playground at the nearby school. At some point, I developed a love of playing on the seesaws. These were made of old, creaky boards covered in peeling, dark green paint, and they would slam down with a clank of metal and wood. I’m sure […]

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Simplify-Focus-Attack

In my new book, Amazing Things Will Happen, I talk about the mindsets and tactics you need to put in place to live the successful life you desire. I dedicated a whole chapter to the workshifting lifestyle and another one to these three simple words: simplify, focus and attack. I believe that together they are a […]

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BelkinMiniSurgeProtector

While having the right attitude and approach to life is a core part of being a successful workshifter, having the right technology helps, too. Because we all know someone who wants to work smarter, I’ve assembled this list of gifts that I’ve personally used and know will help anyone get started on a life of […]

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Dolly Parton

Recently, I was told that only a certain type of person could workshift. Apparently, you had to work on the Internet and be a consultant or a freelancer in order to get work done remotely. While working for yourself does make workshifting easier, this doesn’t mean that someone with traditional hours who goes to a […]

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MobileNotifications2

Our devices can now notify us of the most minimal of happenings. I’m amazed when I see friends’ and co-workers’ phones pop up with the latest likes, pins, posts, nudges and nags. Add in the automatic notification of emails, tweets and other social media updates, and I wonder how some people ever do anything but […]

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WorkLifeBalance

Almost any day you can find something new about “maintaining a work-life balance,” as if there were some magical line drawn between the two. If you punch a clock for work, then, yes, there is a line for you. When you check out for the night, you are off the clock and have no problem […]

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I remember when I saw the first advertisements for in-flight Wi-Fi. People applauded and cheered. I now see tweets from people complaining about flights that don’t have it. Recently, I was flying out to BlogWorld and some of my fellow companions on the flight were shocked to learn that I hadn’t logged in during the […]

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You Can’t Parentshift

Posted by on 12 June 2012 17

I’m a loving dad to two amazing kids. They rock my world, and while I love visiting new places (I travel a lot every month), I hate being away from them. Technology has not only made working from anywhere possible but also empowered those of us who live the workshifting lifestyle to stay in touch […]

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