Working From Home – Save the Planet, Save Yourself

Enviropundit brings up telecommuting as the ideal environmental choice? The cost savings are obvious, and Varifrank mentions that out desire to “go to work” is largely a socially ingrained concept we’re just no ised to shrugging off.
From personal experience, I have to admit, working from home can also drive you nuts unless you are extremely well disciplined. For me, the ideal compromise both personally and environmentl is to walk to a nearby office a few days a week.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.

One response

  1. Eh, I wouldn’t say it’s the IDEAL choice, but it is a choice that can help. Most people won’t be able to do it, and entire industries won’t be able to do it, but I do know several people that work from home successfully. Yes, those people are highly disciplined.
    I like the idea of being able to walk to work too.

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