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1/20/2011

Traffic Costs Commuters Billions. Try a Virtual Office Instead.

Traffic. It cost us $114.8 billion a year in time and fuel in 2009. That’s enough to drive you straight to your virtual office—for good.

Let’s take it from a different angle: The average urban driver spent the equivalent of four days sitting in a car. We wasted an average of 28 gallons of gas, too.

No, I’m not making this stuff up. It’s new revelation from the Texas Tra... Read more
12/15/2010

Get Your Beauty Sleep with a Virtual Office Space

Are you getting your beauty sleep? When you rent an virtual office, you’ll have more work-life balance—including more time to sleep—because you can hammer away at office tasks without commuting, wading through office distractions, or engaging in office politics.

And you need your beauty sleep if you want to be healthier, and more attractive. A new study from t...

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11/1/2010

Should Snowy Weather Dictate Virtual Office Use?

I saw an Associated Press article that asked a provoking question in its headline: “Winter’s coming – time to let workers telecommute?”

That’s a good question, considering the blizzards in cities like Chicago, Minneapolis and other parts of the Midwest. The article offers a thought provoking look at the pros and cons of telecommuting.

“With these early signs of winter, small business owners may want to think about letting worker...

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10/5/2010

BCBS Does Telecommuting in Illinois

In case you are wondering how corporate America is adopting virtual offices, look no further than Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Illinois.

Although the insurance company recently announced it was closing an office in Campaign, the 90 people who worked there won’t be collecting unemployment benefits. That’s because BCBS has adopted telecommuting. BCBS w...

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10/5/2010

Sleep More, Weigh Less with a Virtual Office Space?

Did you know that how much you sleep may be as important as how much you eat when you are trying to lose weight? Indeed, a new study from the University of Chicago shows that a lack of sleep undermines your efforts to lose body fat. A virtual office space could help your cause.

Ten overweight but otherwise healthy adults on a moderate calorie-restricted ...

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