Re: telecommuting - advice needed

Subject: Re: telecommuting - advice needed
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 18:25:13 -0400

I've had to lie to a couple of friends, park my car in the garage, and tell
them I don't work at home much anymore. They kept "popping" in for for tea,
or phoning and asking if I was "off" today. I would keep saying, "No, I'm
not off, I'm working".

After a couple of years, it just became easier to lie.

I have a computer in my office upstairs, one in the basement, and a laptop
that allows me to work anywhere. The deck is not a good idea though (much as
I would love to work there) because the screen on my laptop doesn't handle
the brightness well and I can't see it.

Discipline is an important part of telecommuting. I log in usually at 6:30
in the morning. This allows me to goof off for a couple of hours during the
day - goof off meaning sometimes running errands, doctor's appointments,
etc. When I do though, I forward the house phone to my cell phone.

Suzette Leeming
Stouffville, Ontario
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References:
Re: telecommuting - advice needed: From: Keith Hood
Re: telecommuting - advice needed: From: Chris Morton
Re: telecommuting - advice needed: From: Elaine Garnet
RE: telecommuting - advice needed: From: Al Geist

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