Could YouTelecommute?           Lorna Jane Mitchell         DayCamp4Developers
About Me●    I have been a salaried telecommuter●    I am now a freelance consultant●    Worked from home for 3 years●    ...
How do you know iftelecommuting will work        for you?
Influencing Factors  environmental                      organisational           personal
Meeting Your Needs
Expectations
how will you cope with     everyone assuminglife is absolutely awesome?
how will you cope with   everyone assuming      you are watching    Daytime TV?
are you watchingDaytime TV?
Influencing Factors  environmental                      organisational           personal
Influencing Factors  environmental                      organisational           personal
Influencing Factors  environmental                      organisational           personal
Team Structure
Team Structure
Economics●    Employees vs Freelancers●    One must work and get paid regardless of what else is    happening●    One has ...
Influencing Factors  environmental                      organisational           personal
Strategies●    Make it work●    Change things, try things●    Reflect, iterate●    Look out for ruts●    Stay active, get ...
Meeting Your Needs
Could YouTelecommute?
Questions?
Credits/Resources●   Maslows Hierarchy of Needs    ●   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslows_hierarchy●   "feet"    ●   htt...
Could You Telecommute?
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Could You Telecommute?

  1. 1. Could YouTelecommute? Lorna Jane Mitchell DayCamp4Developers
  2. 2. About Me● I have been a salaried telecommuter● I am now a freelance consultant● Worked from home for 3 years● Twitter: @lornajane● Site: http://lornajane.net● I LOVE working from home
  3. 3. How do you know iftelecommuting will work for you?
  4. 4. Influencing Factors environmental organisational personal
  5. 5. Meeting Your Needs
  6. 6. Expectations
  7. 7. how will you cope with everyone assuminglife is absolutely awesome?
  8. 8. how will you cope with everyone assuming you are watching Daytime TV?
  9. 9. are you watchingDaytime TV?
  10. 10. Influencing Factors environmental organisational personal
  11. 11. Influencing Factors environmental organisational personal
  12. 12. Influencing Factors environmental organisational personal
  13. 13. Team Structure
  14. 14. Team Structure
  15. 15. Economics● Employees vs Freelancers● One must work and get paid regardless of what else is happening● One has a team● One has autonomy● One has to answer their own phones
  16. 16. Influencing Factors environmental organisational personal
  17. 17. Strategies● Make it work● Change things, try things● Reflect, iterate● Look out for ruts● Stay active, get dressed, participate in Life
  18. 18. Meeting Your Needs
  19. 19. Could YouTelecommute?
  20. 20. Questions?
  21. 21. Credits/Resources● Maslows Hierarchy of Needs ● http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslows_hierarchy● "feet" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/lornajane/3971666748/● "home office" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/typefiend/3839257354● "doorbell" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/cgc/47867124/● "timezones" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/andreiz/1164608259/● "remote jelly baby worker" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/lornajane/5447559043/● "distributed jelly baby team" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/lornajane/5448164256● "daffodils through the fence" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/lornajane/3423561991● "cuppa" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/sk8geek/5253968033/● "cloud" ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/nirak/644335254/

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