Drawing on her 18 years of experience working remotely, plus original interviews with professionals who’ve perfected their remote routines, Laura Vanderkam shares strategies for productivity, creativity and health in The New Corner Office.
How do you do great work while sitting near the same spot where you watch Netflix? How can you be responsive without losing the focus necessary for getting things done? How can you maintain and grow your network when you spend less time face to face?
The key is to detach yourself from old ways of working and adopt new habits to match your new environment. Long before the pandemic pushed many of us indoors, some of the most successful people fueled their careers with carefully perfected working from home routines. Drawing on those profiles and her own insights, productivity expert and mother of five Laura Vanderkam reveals how to turn remote working into the ultimate career advantage.
Whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert, a self-starter or someone who prefers detailed directions, you can do your clearest thinking and deepest work at home, and have more energy left over to achieve personal goals or fuel bigger professional ambitions. In fact, soon you might find it hard to imagine working any other way.