This is a massive topic for me, and I could probably riff on it for thousands of words. But for the sake of your eyes I’ma (thanks for that one Kanye) keep it short and sweet by talking about the four major areas for me.
The office (or lack thereof)
This was huge for me as the corporate office I worked in was an hour-an-half (via public transport) away from home. I started at 8am and for the most part finished around 5pm (not counting any after hours calls, and there were many). Add an hour and a half onto each of those times and you’ve got a loooong day on your hands.
Now I work from home. Or from my iPad on the grass. Or for my boyfriend’s office. The options are limitless. While the freedom can be heady and focus is sometimes a stretch, I wouldn’t give this up for anything.