The virtual office survival handbook: what telecommuters and entrepreneurs need to succeed in today's nontraditional workplace

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J. Wiley, Mar 22, 1996 - Business & Economics - 259 pages
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The ultimate source of information for everyone working outside the traditional office Alice Bredin, the leading expert on the virtual office, known to millions from her nationally syndicated cloumn and radio commentaries, has written the first comprehensive handbook to starting, managing, and thriving in a virtual office. Written for both the telecommuter and the entrepreneur, here is advice on working in all types of virtual offices, including the home office, satellite work center, time-shared workspace, and mobile office. A gold mine of expert, how-to information on remaining productive outside the traditional workplace. Provides step-by-step guidance on customizing a virtual office for efficiency and comfort; evaluating, buying and maintaining equipment; structuring the workplace, using communication technology effectively, and more Features detailed coverage of all crucial legal and financial details involved in setting up a virtual office, including insurance, zoning, taxes, unions, and contracts ALICE BREDIN (New York, New York) writes a syndicated newspaper column "Working At Home", is a home business and telecommuting commentator nationwide for public radio2s "Marketplace" program, manages the American Express ExpressNet Small Business Network on America Online, and is the manager for the Home Business & Telecommuting forum on the Microsoft Network.

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Working from home is like the legendary curse: may you get what you wish for. Bredin, who is a commentator for National Public Radio's "Marketplace" and manages two online forums for home-office users ... Read full review

Contents

What Is a Virtual Office?
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Is the Virtual Office Right for You? Assessing
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Are You an Overachiever or an Underachiever?
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ALICE BREDIN writes the nationally syndicated column "Working At Home" and broadcasts her home-office and virtual-office advice on public radio's Marketplace program. Bredin's popular online forums--The ExpressNet Small Business Forum and The Home Business & Telecommuting Forum--can be found on America Online and the Microsoft Network. Her home-based business, WorkAnywhere, Inc., conducts research and advises companies who provide products and services to the small business, home-office, or telecommuting market. Ms. Bredin lives in New York City.

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