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Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully by Simon Salt

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7. Rule Setting

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How many times, while reading this book, have you paused to check your phone? Emails, text messages, social media—we are always connected and we expect that we can always gain access to our contacts, business, or social network.

The Connectedness of All Things

This connectedness, which allows us a level of communication that was unimaginable a few years ago, can also become a corral that defines us, limits us, and creates behaviors that would otherwise not exist. We are, at times, almost Pavlovian in our response to the audible and visual notifications that our phones, computers, and other devices send us. We don’t want to miss ...

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