Rian linked to an interesting article about the challenges of working remotely titled "What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work". I started reading it to get a sense of it, then sent it to my Pocket queue to read later. This is how the article begins, it will give you an idea…
I love these landscapes from my Flickr Explore feed. One of the things I like about landscapes is that they are partly about changing your perspective: https://flic.kr/p/u9MAXZ Wide Open Spaces by Tracey Rennie https://flic.kr/p/tTfaMq Further From by John Westrock https://flic.kr/p/uaqG8v Porto by Brendan Ō Sé
Perspective is everything, and there’s nothing like having your desk whisked away to provide perspective. Read Mike Stopforth's post titled "5 things I learned when I lost my desk". It's a pretty good read with a few intriguing insights.
Seth Godin - Bosses are also clients Think about that for a few minutes. Does that change how you approach your job? While you are thinking about that, watch this talk: 2013/05 Seth Godin | Backwards from CreativeMornings on Vimeo.
Another Seth Godin gem: There are dozens of other worldview-types out there. Consider the nerd (who prides himself on knowing the details), the jester (who seeks to cause mischief) and the too-busy monkey, who just wants to know what to do next (and his cousin, the parrot, who wants to do what he's told).