3. The Challenges


In Chapter 1, “Why You Shouldn’t Try an Out of Office Experience,” I outlined some of the reasons why Out of Office working might not be the right work style for you or your organization. I am assuming that if you have made it this far into the book, you have at least decided that there is some fit for you and/or your organization.

In this chapter, I want to consider the various challenges that exist for the Out of Office worker and how they can be overcome. As I’ve already mentioned, I believe that this style of working requires a particular mindset and that it doesn’t work for everyone who tries it. The challenges are myriad ...

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