Re: telecommuting - advice needed

Subject: Re: telecommuting - advice needed
From: Geoff Lane <geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 08:19:05 +0100

On Friday, April 24, 2009, Will Husa wrote;

> It's very easy to work too much in a home office. When I get an idea at 3am,
> I can open up the home office and get right to it. In your case, however,
> you may be up at 3am to participate in a conference call!
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I concur - I've lost count of the times things have come to me as I'm
about to drop off to sleep and I've got up to get right to it. Also,
the temptation to just sort out this or that is sometimes too great. I
can get carried away and spend all evening on a project when I should
be spending time with my family. It's too easy when your daily commute
is ten feet up the hall!

WRT the time difference, it can work for you in the right
circumstances. For example, I'm in UK and one Canadian company for who
I used to work sometimes sent stuff to me via e-mail at the end of
their day. I used the five-hour time difference to turn it around at
the start of my day and have results waiting in their inbox when they
started theirs at 14:00 my time.

HTH,

--
Geoff

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