In 2013, Sheryl Sandberg published the book, Lean In, released to much acclaim (and naturally, some criticism) among professional and academic circles about how women can “lean into” their careers and take hold of their ambitious goals. What about distributed workers and entrepreneurs who are “leaning in” remotely? How are they adapting principles from the book to relevant remote work scenarios?

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This article cites some great examples including Buffer’s maxim to “live in a place that makes you happy.” We agree but encourage home workers to join clubs and meetups, and consider coworking at least part of the week to lessen feelings of isolation, fuel innovation through serendipitous encounters with other business professionals and entrepreneurs, and develop community and contacts that will enhance your business goals.

Read more about the remote revolution in, “How Women Can Benefit from the Remote Revolution” here:

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