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

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85. Be Prepared With the Basic Tools, Too

Even if you pride yourself on having the most wired, leading edge, technologically advanced home office, you know there are a plethora of low-tech, unexciting, but vital things you just need to have to telecommute and survive. We're not talking about the latest gadgets technology companies are dreaming up to simplify the lives of telecommuters (like scanners that work in the shower, fax machines that also fold your laundry, videophones that will attend meetings for you, and voice-activated software that gives you feedback on your ideas and will write all your reports and memos for you). No, these tools and supplies are much more mundane that this! But don't think about trying to telecommute without equipping ...

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