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The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How to Greet, Eat, and Tweet Your Way to Success by Barbara Pachter

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20. Starbucks Is My Office! Working Remotely

The man looked like he had moved into the coffee shop. He was using two tables, had files all over, and he had six dirty coffee cups around him. But maybe that was his plan. Like everybody else, I sat as far away from him as I could.

Many workers today are working remotely. According to some reports, as many as 37 million people telecommute full- or part-time. By encouraging telecommuting, companies reduce their need for office space and often gain productivity from their workers, and workers gain flexibility and eliminate their commuting time.

Whether your home office is really at your home or at a Wi-Fi–equipped coffee shop such as Starbucks, you need to be professional when interacting with potential ...

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