Category Icons, divide the book into sections making it easier to tackle different aspects of your life. As you go through this book and evaluate your process, you will realize the importance of each icon and how they balance each other, improving not only your work, but your lifestyle as well.
Remote work opportunities increased 159% since 2005, but the job requirements and specificities are unlike that of traditional employment. There’s many foundational skills that remote workers are never taught. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.
Take what you learned from school or a traditional job and we’ll show you how to use those work habits to strengthen your position as a remote worker. Whether your reframing your habits to match the job or using them to guide you toward success, completing this section will surely leave your manager singing your praises.
Self care isn’t just a trendy phrase. As a remote worker, sometimes you need to put in extra effort to keep yourself mentally healthy. This may mean you’re learning how to speak up for yourself in the workplace or reframing a negative mindset.
Get up and get stretching. Seriously! When’s the last time you got out of your chair today. Staying physically healthy is vital for being able to work remotely. We’ll share the hacks you need to keep your body feeling good.
Relationships are everything. However, from networking to teamworking, sometimes it can be hard to connect with our peers. This doesn’t mean you should sit on the sidelines. In this section, you’ll learn how to find, build, nurture, and grow relationships as a remote worker.
For remote workers the lines between home and work have the tendency to blend. Can you take your dog for a walk during the workday? Are you getting enough water and healthy foods in during your work sprints? When was the last time you talked with another human?
Any of those questions sound familiar to you?
To be a successful, productive remote worker, you can’t just read some advice and hope to put it all in practice once you turn the last page.
Work Anywhere, the first in our 30 Hacks series, is set up as a workbook to help you think through remote issues and solutions while you’re reading it. At the same time, we’ve sectioned it off, so you’ll also learn how to prioritize each major facet in your life: your work habits, physical health, mental health, and the connections you build with others. Learn more about how our categorization will help you succeed.
Each category has 6 hacks developed in sequence for your progression. It's important to remember that the book was intended to be read from the first hack to the last. Though it may be tempting to skip ahead, following the sequence will be worth the wait.