Remote Control: Is Telecommuting a Good Idea?

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Are employers rethinking telework?

In this Launch Talk conversation I speak with Debra Dinnocenzo, president of VirtualWorks! about Yahoo's recent decision to end telecommuting: 

  • Is it good for organizations?
  • What are the pros and cons for teleworkers themselves?
  • Is it still a good idea to propose telecommuting to your employer to help manage your day job?

Hear a timely discussion about these questions, as well as strategies for proposing a telework arrangement and ways to manage the balance between work and personal life when working remotely.

Our Guest: Debra A. Dinnocenzo is a dynamic speaker, successful author, and innovative educator with expertise in virtual workplace issues including virtual leadership, virtual teams, telework, and work-life balance. She is the author of the highly praised "101 Tips for Telecommuters" and co-author of "Dot Calm: The Search for Sanity in a Wired World." Her latest book, "Working From a Distance: Being Your Best When You’re Not With the Rest," was published by Walk The Talk in the fall of 2012.

Your Host: Tai Goodwin is an intuitive career and business coach who guides clients in owning their brilliance and getting their message out so they can have more impact and income. An advocate for employedpreneurs (full-time employees with businesses on the side), she is editor-in-chief of Launch While Working.com and host of the popular Launch Talk online radio show.

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