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

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49. Keep Your Boss Informed

“Out of sight, out of mind” is a major fear of telecommuters, and, depending upon the working style of your manager, it may be a bona fide fear. While you'll want to maintain visibility in the organization, keep your network active, and secure the necessary support of colleagues and subordinates, don't overlook the critical relationship between you and your boss. Don't be fooled by the expressions of envy from your friends and nontelecommuting associates who think lots of “space” between you and your boss is a dream come true. Too little contact with your boss can be very damaging to this critical relationship, so you'd be wise to overcommunicate whenever possible.

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