They never let me anywhere near the studios but I'm sure I'd have the best "one hour - all request hour" if they did!
I've got a phone that sometimes works and an email account that I can't remember. Best way to reach me - just COMMENT below. Thanks!
Hi! I'm Mike The Web Guy. My boss told me that I should start one of these blogs, even though I'm not "on the radio." After being told that it was a "good idea," I figured, "why not?" I could always use another thing to do. Things about me... I'm a HUGE San Diego Chargers Fan (Any SoCal Locals who want to get together for a game - COMMENT back at me and let's HOOK IT UP). I live in Clifton Park. I'm all about APPLE (sorry PC people). I have a woman who lives upstairs in my house who is related to me by marriage. We have two kids who pretty much run our social life.
Your friend that "works from home." Ever wonder how much work they "really" do? Me too. They'll tell us that it's harder when you're working from home because you don't have the structure that working in a office brings with meetings, emails, and managers. They'll say you have to be super organized and a real go-getter to chase deadlines and get things done.
I always look for my BS flag to throw.
One of my good friends works from home. He lives in Maryland while his office is in California. He has a three hour head start on his day which includes: going to the gym, practicing yoga, gardening, yard work, and watching the latest hour of SportsCenter while sipping on his French Pressed coffee. Sure, there are the few times when his secretary calls him with an emergency at 10PM on the East Coast, when it's 7PM local time and he has to get out of bed or press pause on the DVR to respond to a problem - but those moments are few and far in between.
If you've thought about working from home, how tempted would you be goof off? I'm sure even the most disciplined person has a weakness. Check out "Bob's" story. He's a computer developer who outsourced his own job to a Chinese subcontractor and was spending all his work time playing around on the internet.
I love the breakdown of his average workday…
9:00 a.m. – Arrive and surf Reddit for a couple of hours. Watch cat videos
11:30 a.m. – Take lunch
1:00 p.m. – Ebay time
2:00-ish p.m – Facebook updates, LinkedIn
4:30 p.m. – End-of-day update e-mail to management
5:00 p.m. – Go home
Fun Fact: it wasn't the screwing around that got Bob in trouble. It's when he took jobs with other firms and had THAT work outsourced too!