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Is Busy the New Relaxed?

Posted by on 9 July 2012

  The New York Times online blog Opinionator recently published an article entitled “The Busy Trap,” which underscored how so many of us perceive our lives and work as “crazy busy,” noting that this truism may, in fact, not be entirely true unless we are actually emergency room doctors or bus commuters with 3 part-time […]

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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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Today we have a guest post from Gina M. Casillo. Gina is a staff writer for Serenity Living Stores, an online vendor of popular furniture. She enjoys writing about home décor – especially when it comes to the spaces she’s most intimate with. Regardless of whether you work in a cubicle, your own corner office […]

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Home-Working Essentials

Home-Working Essentials

Posted by on 10 May 2012

About a year ago, I ran a series on my website where readers sent in photos and descriptions of their favorite bits from their workshifting kits. I find it’s one of those topics that most often crop up when I talk with home workers face to face or online. They mention the items that they […]

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I’ve been dipping my toes into the workshifting pool since 2009. It’s been an ideal set of circumstances for an introvert like me, as I work in a quiet space where I can control my daily dosage of interruption and interaction. Ideal, that is, until too much of a good thing becomes a bad thing. […]

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Do You Need a Routine?

Posted by on 2 May 2011

When I gave up my bricks and mortar office 5 years ago, I underwent a significant lifestyle change. No longer was I “heading into the office” every day. I was a free bird, able to flit around at my own pace, on my own schedule, where and with whom I wanted. It was blissful for […]

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Is Your Routine Flexible?

Posted by on 5 April 2011

Workshifters are an independent lot. We have to be, since we’re writing the rules for the way we work–and likely the way more and more people will work in the future. Yet lots of people don’t get it, don’t get us, and don’t believe that you can actually get stuff done when your office is […]

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4 Tips to Jumpstart Your Work Day

Posted by on 12 January 2011

How do you start your workshifting day? I’ve been asked a lot of questions over the years about working from home, being my own boss, finding the time or the discipline to do everything, and so forth. But it took 18 miles one summer morning before someone in my old run group asked me what […]

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This Will Be Your Year

Posted by on 7 January 2011

2011 is in full swing. How are your new year’s resolutions going? My guess is you are kicking butt and taking names. The key is for this to be the same answer after a week, a month, and six months from now. Many of the workshifters I interact with regularly all made resolutions this year. […]

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Recently I read an interview with someone from an internet marketing firm. One of the questions asked of this person was about how she managed to accomplish all she did each day. It seems she is a prodigious writer, is active in social media, and services clients without missing a beat. Plus she maintains a […]

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