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I’ve been a part-time workshifter for six years. My favorite things about working from anywhere are what I save by not commuting every day, the extra family time and the ability to be productive when I feel inspired, whether it’s 9 a.m. or 9 p.m. While I enjoy a few days at home and a […]

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Committing your company to a workshifting strategy means going beyond the current trends of the day. Many companies are replacing closed offices with open offices and moving from company-issued-device-only policies to bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs. These are, in most cases, surface-only strategies that don’t really get to the heart of what workshifting is about. At its […]

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Workshifting gear

In a recent blog, I looked at the challenges of working on the move. So often, workshifting seems like the perfect solution. You can work around dropping the kids off at school, get to an event in a different city, save money on a long-term office space or just cut out the dreaded commute. It […]

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WorkshiftingFromParis

Workshifting from Europe: Paris

Posted by on 23 July 2013

I’ve been workshifting for the past month and a half while traveling around Europe, and last week I arrived in Paris. Aside from the distracting lure of the Louvre and Eiffel Tower, it has been hard to find a halfway decent Internet connection. Sure, there are a few Starbucks with passable Wi-Fi, but I’m in […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

How awesome is Mitch Joel? Awesome enough to stop by The Work Talk Show virtual studios for the second time in less than a year. This time, the Twist Image president and Six Pixels of Separation blogger and podcast host was here to talk about his newly released book, Ctrl Alt Delete. The book is about […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

Jason Keath’s focus is on researching how marketers succeed and the best ways to teach others those insights. As the founder and CEO of Social Fresh, a social media education company, he curates some of the smartest voices in online marketing. Jason works as a social media speaker, consultant and analyst, having presented to thousands […]

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DavidShaw

“Work is no longer a place – it’s something we do.” With this striking new definition, we kicked off a fascinating chat with workplace technology specialist David Shaw that covered productive office spaces, introverts vs. extroverts, meeting rules and more. The world of work has changed dramatically, yet our physical work environments still suffer from […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

This week’s The Work Talk Show episode features Jonathan Fields. As his bio states, Jonathan is a dad, husband, New Yorker, author, speaker, serial wellness-industry entrepreneur, recovering S.E.C./mega-firm hedge-fund lawyer, marketing and innovation consultant, venture partner and book-marketing educator. It’s no surprise that someone this busy would be a guest on this week’s edition of […]

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To Relocate or Not to Relocate

Today we have a guest post from Brie Weiler Reynolds. Brie is the director of content and social media at FlexJobs, an award-winning site for telecommuting, flexible schedule and freelance job listings. With a background in human resources and career advising, Brie has over 8 years’ experience working with job seekers and employers, and she offers career, […]

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WorkshiftingForLove

(Still) Workshifting for Love

Posted by on 14 February 2013

Today, we’re republishing a popular 2011 post from Eric Bensley. It’s not Telework Week 2013 yet but it is Valentine’s Day and Eric’s workshifting love story below is a great reminder of how technology can allow us to remain close to those we love. In case you haven’t heard, this week is like a national […]

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