Alfred Poor

Session 4: Working from Home: Not as Easy as It Looks!

Many people think that they should automatically know how to work effectively from home, but the fact is that many are not completely prepared for the communications, technology, emotional, and personal support challenges that they will encounter.This session covers the technology side of the problem (such as how to be prepared for video conferences) as well as practical advice for the soft skills that are also required to be productive and effective while working from home.


Alfred Poor is a full-time technology speaker and writer with more than 35 years’ experience with working from home. He was a freelance writer for PC Magazine for more than 22 years where he was a Contributing Editor. A graduate of Harvard College, he is the author or co-author of more than a dozen books. He is a speaker with an international reputation for presenting with humor and energy. In addition to his presentations on health tech topics, he also provides virtual presentations to help individuals and companies build the work-from-home skills needed to have workers be most productive. Contact him at or