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.
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
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
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?
Checking in regularly to monitor my progress.
What are the items you can’t live without while working remotely? (If you have a brand you love, please name them!)
- MacBook Pro
- iPhone – its camera is crucial
Answers have been lightly edited and links were added.
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