Damien manages all things IT for No Desk Project, a company that organizes work and travel experiences for remote workers (they also have a great job board).
The company launched last year so Damien has been busy. He shares the uncommon productivity tip he uses when he needs to find deep focus and the balance he finds from working from a coworking space near his home in France.
How many years have you worked remotely? 1 year
Where are you based? France
Where do you spend most of your remote work hours? In a coworking space (La Maison du Coworking)
When are you most productive? Afternoon
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Damien’s home office setup and decor
What features do you like most about your work space?
Very fast internet connection and a good social environment
Remote work pros and cons: Damien’s take
What are the biggest pros and cons of remote work for you?
Pros: schedule flexibility, travel flexibility, more focus, better work-life balance, less stressful work environment
Cons: struggles with clear communication, feeling isolated/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?
Working solo, headphones on, listening to heavy metal or rock.
What are the 3 items you can’t live without while working remotely? (If you have a brand you love, please name them!)
Answers have been lightly edited and links were added.
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