CHAPTER 23

Things to Buy, Download, or Do When Working Remotely

by Alexandra Samuel

Whether you’re working from home full-time, living life as a road warrior, or simply working the occasional day away from the office, you’ll be most effective if you have the right digital infrastructure for remote work. What needs to be in that toolkit depends on the kind of work you do, your personal working style, and your family life: a single software developer may be able to work quietly from her living room with just her laptop, while a business development professional with young kids will need a private room with a closed door for remote sales calls.

Whatever the particular circumstances of your remote working arrangements, the following practical tools ...

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