Author(s): Darren Murph
Living The Remote Dream details my journey to make an impact in the world without being constrained by the concept of a conventional workplace. I hope this guide will enable more of us to travel the world, spend more time with our families, and be even more productive. The daily commute has become an ingrained part of modern society, largely defined by what was necessary to communicate and share ideas decades ago. In the Internet age, the globe is far smaller. Connectivity is abundant, and collaborating with colleagues sitting in different continents is no longer the challenge it once was. As the walls of communication have been shattered by e-mail, video chats and telepresence solutions, it's time that we redirect the resources we're spending on our 9 to 5 treks. This book provides step-by-step guidance in planning for a remote transition, tackling the topic with your boss, and working to ensure that you're even more productive when left to define your own office. You'll learn what's in my arsenal of gadgetry, and which tools I lean on most to hone my focus and productivity. You'll understand that getting away from the grind is oftentimes what is needed to find the clarity you've been seeking. You'll also learn a little about me, my journey through the halcyon years of tech blogging, and what careers are best suited for remote working arrangements. Living The Remote Dream delivers practical, actionable advice on how to pivot your career into a remote one. For those who long for more freedom and flexibility - and are willing to work for it - this guide is for you.