Location can be everything when you’re creating stunning videos for clients, and Caine Smith gives his remote “office” views a shakeup to match. For that last few
For Caine, switching up his location is key to maintaining a fresh perspective for his work. “I LOVE having a different view when working – it helps with
How many years have you worked remotely? 1.5
Where are you based? This last 18 months I have been working all over – Cayman Islands, Canada, Antigua, UK, Egypt, Croatia, Singapore, Bali
Where do you spend most of your remote work hours? Airbnbs most of the time, but I like to find new interesting places to work from.
Are you most productive in the morning or at night? In the morning
Coffee or tea? Both!
Caine’s home office setup and decor
What type of desk do you use? Whatever is comfortable…
What type of chair do you use while at work? Whatever’s available at my location.
What features do you like most about your work space? Epic views! (We’re barely containing our jealousy over one of Caine’s favorite work spots in recent memory, located in the lush forests of Bali.)
Do you share your work space with anyone? Tell us about them!My S.O – we work together!
Remote work pros and cons: Caine’s take
What are the biggest pros and cons of remote work for you?
Pros: Better work-life balance, travel flexibility, and more focus
Cons: Feeling isolated or less connected with colleagues
Working from home tips and tricks
What software technologies do you use on a regular basis?
What habit allows you to be more productive during the day?Routine and discipline
What are the 3 items you can’t live without while working remotely?
- My MacBook Pro – the new retina screens make it feel like I’m working from a desktop. The resolution has made a huge difference.
- My Bullet Journelnotebook – I have tried every productivity hack known to man. Starting this was by far the best thing I did.
- My Bose headphones – when you just need to get in the zone.
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