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101 Tips for Telecommuters—Successfully Manage Your Work, Team, Technology and Family by Debra A. Dinnocenzo

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47. Schedule Periodic “How Goes It” Meetings

Your commitment to work well with your family may include a number of focused efforts:

  • Set clear expectations with family and friends (Tip 31)

  • Reach agreements and resolve conflicts (Tip 42).

  • Make necessary arrangements for family care (Tips 35, 39).

  • Manage the logistics of your home and office (Tips 13, 33).

  • Make time to celebrate milestones together (Tip 32).

In spite of these efforts, there may be just a few bumps in the road you take to telecommuting bliss. Why? Mostly because of two things: all of this involves people and change. Since few things stay constant and people need continual attention and nurturing, be prepared to review, revise, revisit, and renegotiate regularly. I suggest doing this ...

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