Chris doesn’t just work remotely, he makes a living helping others work remotely. He starts by helping people find their passion through his Align 2 Design program. From there, he coaches people in building their own online business using his personal expertise as a successful digital entrepreneur.
Below, Chris shares why he does what he does and lists the tech products he can’t live without.
How many years have you worked remotely? 1 year
Where are you based? Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Where do you spend most of your remote work hours? Wherever I can get a WiFi signal! The best part of the laptop life is freedom and mobility!
Are you most productive in the morning or at night? Early bird
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Favorite coworking space or coffee shop? The Collins Quarter in Savanna, Georgia.
Chris’s home office setup and decor
What do you like most about your work?
My time, my location, my passion, my dreams, my journey, my best life!
Do you share your work space with anyone? Tell us about them!
Of course! My wife Kelly, my son Jaxson, and his fur-brother Cody. We travel as much as we can (Jax has 3rd grade responsibilities most of the year), but call the beautiful Hilton Head Island home base for now.
Remote work pros and cons: Chris’s take
What are the biggest pros and cons of remote work for you?
Pros: schedule flexibility, travel flexibility, more focus, more time with family, less stressful work environment
Cons: feeling isolated/less connected with colleagues, fighting the stigma of not working as hard as non-remote peers
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?
A daily routine and accountability partners
What are the 3 items you can’t live without while working remotely? (If you have a brand you love, please name them!)
- Samsung Chromebook Pro
- My lavalier microphone for getting great sound while shooting video on the go. I use one made by PowerDeWise.
- I always pack extra batteries for everything!
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