Interviews with smarterwork Experts
"I've had my fill of corporate America! After gaining extensive experience in the ocean transportation industry, I felt it was time for me to indulge my more creative skills..."
Tamina Vahidy (Walnut Creek, California)
From Paris with Love
"There just aren’t too many people who can explain French business practices to American CEOs and make local language presentations - I speak English, French and Danish, and can get by in Russian and Italian..." Sabrina Jackson-Mann (e-business Strategist, Paris, France)
Work as You Please
"I don't think I'll ever make my fortune, but I make enough to live, pay the bills and do pretty much what I want in life..." Julie-Ann Amos (Writer and Consultant, London, UK)
Focused on the Internet
"The Internet has enabled greater and faster access to legal sources and new channels of client-lawyer communication..."
Javier Berastategi (Stanbrook & Hooper, Belgium)
"I am still working on ways to become an overnight millionaire. I know I can do it, I just have to be persistent..."
Mark Wickman (Net Researcher and Programmer, Adelaide, South Australia)
Enough Work for Everyone?
"Don't worry about competition. I believe that there is work for everyone... Emilia Maggio (Translator, Language Consultant and Teacher, London, UK).
"Don't be put off by how dull the law is at university and sometimes in your training contract. It gets a hell of a lot better once you have found your niche..."
Charles Duncombe (e-business Development Manager & Solicitor, Martineau Johnson, Birmingham, UK)
New Media Magic
"Web-savvy freelance writers who can deliver are in demand... The Internet has really freed things up. The world is changing and freelancers are coming into their own…" John Shreeve (Magazine and Web Writer, Norfolk, UK)
Taking the Plunge
"I would advocate that people can afford now to specialise on doing certain things exceptionally well and to keep adjusting to the changing world of business..."
Ron Bracey (Business Consultant, Chichester, UK)
Building Websites for a Living
"My approach is 'low-tech': of course in order to achieve what the client and I want, I need to use the technology but I try not to let it show too much..." Rafaelle Malanga (Web Designer, London, UK)
New e-ra in India
"The Internet has made the world a global village with no boundaries, no discrimination of caste creed or colour. It has brought people closer..." Meenu Kaushal (Data Management Expert, New Delhi, India)
"We have a dog that comes to work and lounges around all day. We usually have music blaring from the stereo system and this certainly creates a relaxed and productive atmosphere..." Gavin Raphael (Managing Director, Amber Scotland)
Software Development in New Delhi
"More and more people will have to get used to working without direct client interaction. Practices like remote staffing or subcontracting are flourishing... Yash Sharma (Software Developer, New Delhi, India)
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