Rolling Remote With Tammie Figlinski

Tammie is a remote social media manager and owner of Lost My Desk, a program that inspires and teaches people the skills needed to become a remote social media manager.

A nine-year remote work veteran, Tammie shares photos of her journey and her experience working remotely where the biggest pro for her is the fact that she can “login from around the world wherever life takes me.” A pro she takes full advantage of.

Quick-fire profile

How many years have you worked remotely? 9 years

Where are you based? A suburb that’s 30 minutes from NYC.

Where do you spend most of your remote work hours? From home, in my PJ’s, at a coffee shop, or anywhere around the world when I’m traveling.

Are you most productive in the morning or at night? Early bird

Coffee or tea? Coffee

Working late isn’t so bad when you’ve got views like this. | Submitted by Tammie Figlinski

Tammie’s home office setup and decor

What type of chair do you use while at work?

Something that is comfortable and supports good posture. I love a comfy chair and a great view.

What features do you like most about your work space?

That I can change it as often as I’d like! Home, coffee shop, beach, etc.

Remote work pros and cons: Tammie’s take

What are the biggest pros and cons of remote work for you?

Pros: schedule flexibility, travel flexibility, better work-life balance

Cons: NONE!

Nothing beats working outside in the mountains. | Submitted by Tammie Figlinski

Working from home tips and tricks

What software technologies do you use on a regular basis?, Skype,, Slack

What habit allows you to be more productive during the day?

Checking in regularly to monitor my progress.

When you can work from anywhere, you might as way work from somewhere new. | Submitted by Tammie Figlinski

What are the items you can’t live without while working remotely? (If you have a brand you love, please name them!)

  1. MacBook Pro
  2. iPhone – its camera is crucial

Answers have been lightly edited and links were added.

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