Introduction

If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less.

—General Eric Shinseki

With the changing nature of office work as we understand it, I felt it was time to create a book for those who are considering or have already made the move to a nontraditional work space. This might be a coffee shop, a co-working space, or even the beach. I use the umbrella term “Out of Office” throughout the book to encompass these nontraditional spaces and the process of working in them.

In this book, I will be using several terms that apply to the different forms of Out of Office working. I define them in the following way:

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