Where do you conduct your work?

Question: Where do you conduct your work? Read answers from remote workers to learn.

Interview with Mehmet, a nomadic digital maker and entrepreneur

Our team is super distributed in multiple timezones in the US and in Europe. So I find myself taking calls in weird hours (especially when I travel to the west coast). I generally work from co-working spaces.

I’m a member of one that has 10 locations in Manhattan (NY) and Brooklyn, where I reside. I often bounce around different locations depending on how my week/day goes.

Mehmet has embraced his remote team leadership style. Hear about his most helpful productivity trick and why he has "quiet" days for his staff.

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Interview with Deborah, a remote entrepreneur changing perceptions about remote work

Ah, well, there is no simple answer to that question. Sometimes I work at home in London, sometimes at cafes or coworking spaces, sometimes from wherever I happen to be nomadding at the time... and then there are clients who prefer me to work in-house with them.

I try to build as much flexibility into contracts as possible, but there's still a lot of work to be done to build enough trust with clients that the work will still get done to the same standard if I am not sitting at a desk in their office.

When I started writing these responses, I was sitting on a train heading back to London from Glasgow, and as I finish them, I am on a yoga retreat in Costa Rica. Tough, I know.

Deborah has traveled the world sharing her research about the pros of remote work. See how she is helping companies and clients understand the importance of location independence.

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Interview with Paul, a remote product designer who has found his zen

Initially, it was a desk in the corner of the spare room. This worked fine, to begin with, but a spare room can become the dumping ground for laundry and miscellaneous items (usually en route to the attic!). This can be a distraction. So I moved into the smaller room and set up a dedicated home office.

A photo of Paul's Workspace

A photo of Paul's Workspace

The COVID-19 pandemic drove Paul to embrace remote work. See how he has adapted his routine to this new normal, and the one tool that keeps him organized.

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Interview with Lauren, a content marketing team lead and hybrid remote worker

I split my WFH time about 50/50 between my home and coffee shops. I really like working in environments where other people are also getting some work done. The library is another great spot because the energy feels serious.

I feel more accountable to actually do work when others are working around me.

For Lauren, remote work was a non-negotiable arrangement—see how she manages a hybrid remote work situation and her tips for those on the remote job search.

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Interview with Mike, a business developer with a one task a day remote work routine

I used to work in a coworking space, but I recently moved to a dedicated home office.

Photo of Mike's workspace

Photo of Mike's workspace

The most important benefit of working from home is being close to my family. I can take a half-hour break to bring my daughter home from kindergarten or take a stroll with my baby son right after I’m done with my days work. I absolutely love that.

Mike had a lackluster experience with remote work 12 years ago. Today, he has embraced location-independence. Hear about his "one task a day" routine & vital tip for job seekers.

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