Remote Working: Coworking vs Home

In 1990, I was one of two people responsible for writing the “Telecommuting Plan” at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Little did I know then how much “telecommuting” would change my life. In telecommuting I saw the perfect solution to many issues confronting society (and my own life).  Chief among them is what I always strove to achieve: A BALANCED life to work ratio: Too much … Continue reading Remote Working: Coworking vs Home

Remote Working Paradise

I will be spending a lot of time in the next few months evaluating remote working locations in Tracy, CA. Thought I’d add this one to the list: Our backyard paradise as a remote working location. “Retirement” is good…..I just need a bit more time to get used to it. Probably won’t take long. Here is the evaluation of this remote working location / paradise: … Continue reading Remote Working Paradise

COWORKING: An Open Collaborative Work Environment

I owned a COWORKING location in Tracy, CA for 5 years and 7 months, finally selling it for economic reasons on Dec 31, 2014 (see my blog about the lessons I learned about coworking in a small town). One day a few years ago, some folks from Emergent Research came into the office to interview us for a research project they were doing on COWORKING. … Continue reading COWORKING: An Open Collaborative Work Environment

Remote Working at Starbucks by Raley’s in Tracy, CA

I have been using the Starbucks by Raley’s for meetings since selling AltamontCowork.  Since I am familiar with that location, I chose it to be the first of many in this new series researching remote work locations in Tracy, CA. Note:  My original blog researching WiFi “hotspots” was way back in 2007.  WiFi was new back then and you had to pay for it.  At … Continue reading Remote Working at Starbucks by Raley’s in Tracy, CA