How to Thrive at Work… Wherever You Are featuring Alexandra Samuel

May 17, 2021

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How to Thrive at Work…Wherever You Are featuring Alexandra Samuel

When many of us migrated from office buildings to our kitchen tables, spare bedrooms, and home offices in 2020, Alexandra Samuel got to work pouring her decades of remote-work expertise and productivity tips into the ultimate guidebook for remote work.








Episode 81 tackles a topic that many of us experienced at some point in the last year.

In fact, it’s very likely that you’re still living this lifestyle – and will be for some time.

I’m talking about remote work.

Working from home. Homing from work. Blurry boundaries, nonexistent commutes, questionable dress codes and… coworkers that want to sit in your lap and would like to have another snack now, please.

Today’s guest has been living the remote lifestyle for most of her career, so you could say that she’s an expert on how to work well from anywhere. So when many of us migrated from our offices to our kitchen tables to start working remotely in Spring of 2020, she got to work pouring all of her remote work expertise and productivity tips into a book that just hit shelves on April 27th. The book is called “Remote Inc.: How to Thrive at Work…Wherever You Are.”

About Alexandra Samuel

Alexandra Samuel is a tech speaker and data journalist who has worked remotely for most of her 25-year career. The co-founder of pioneering social media agency Social Signal, Samuel creates digital content and workshops for companies like Twitter, Discovery and Sprinklr. Her writing on digital productivity appears frequently in the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review, and she is the tech columnist for JSTOR Daily. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University, and lives in Vancouver, Canada. In edition to her latest book that we discuss in Episode 81, she is also the author of Work Smarter with Social Media.

In today’s conversation with Alexandra, she shares…

  • The difference between remote work and remote work during global crisis

  • Her unexpected path to becoming a longtime remote worker

  • What it means to work like a “business of one.”

  • How to navigate sticky situations, including a micromanaging boss



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