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From Breakdown to Virtual CEO in Just One Year: One Entrepreneur's Tale

Leisa Peterson | Posted 07.23.2016 | Business
Leisa Peterson

After three and a half years of 15-hour work days, Chris Ducker -- who today is a serial entrepreneur and author of "Virtual Freedom," suffered a severe physical breakdown that knocked him off his feet and landed him in the hospital for a week and a half. "I was diagnosed with acute exhaustion," he said. "My body had literally given up."

The Wild West of Virtual Offices: Have Keyboards Become Six-Shooters?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, made her inaugural splash by announcing that working from home was no longer an option for Yahoo employees, a collective gasp was heard around the telecommuting world.

'The Office' Comes To An End, But The Virtual Office Is Just Beginning

Todd R. Miller | Posted 07.17.2013 | Small Business
Todd R. Miller

The end of 'The Office' is also an allegory for the real business world, as the sun begins to set on traditional bricks & mortar offices that have been the bedrock of American corporate culture for decades. As Dunder Mifflin packs its cubicles, it may be time for real businesses to take a hard look at their own, as the tradition of a Monday-to-Friday commute to the office is becoming obsolete.

The Long Now: Challenges and Benefits of the Virtual Office

Michael Drew | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business
Michael Drew

Digital tools upend time. We can exist in a continuous present, and work-hours exist when we create them.

How I Make My Living on 'Workations'

LearnVest | Posted 07.08.2013 | Women

Six years ago, my husband (then boyfriend) and I set out to find a way to develop our careers while traveling the world -- and without breaking the bank.

The Pros and Cons of Going Virtual

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

More and more people are working the mobile/virtual way these days. The advantages are many and although "more spare time" seems to be one of them, spare time is most likely a sad and unreachable illusion.

Ten Tips to Create a Flexible, Virtual Work Environment

Deborah Frett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Frett

The workplace flexibility movement has two things going for it: one, it's not going away, and two, just like the word itself, it can adapt and change to fit any organizational culture.

Going Virtual, Going Green: A Manifesto

Jared Seeger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Seeger

In eliminating the physical office, virtual companies get rid of all the waste that goes along with it.