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

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86. Get Wired—Electrify Your Telecommuting Experience

Inherent in the well-connected, high-tech office of the modern telecommuter is a fundamental reality: wires, cords, and all things electrical. The degree to which you require adequate electrical service cannot be overemphasized from both a capacity and a safety perspective. Without anticipating your electrical needs, it's likely your demand for outlets, extension cords, and power strips will soon overwhelm the electrical system in your house (or at least the circuits supporting your office area). This is a particular concern for older homes and any dwellings not designed for extreme electrical usage in a concentrated area.

Having been one of those telecommuters who added the additional circuits ...

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