Working from home. Working from home has some definite advantages, but it also takes a little planning to do it effectively. (Photo: Shutterstock)

There are many things I wouldn't consider myself an expert on, but when it comes to working remotely, I have decades of practical experience. I've always considered it a privilege because many people don't have that option. However, being a journalist means I can work anywhere with a computer and internet access.

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Patricia L. Harman

Patricia L. Harman is the editor-in-chief of Claims magazine, a contributing editor to, and chairs the annual America's Claims Event (ACE), which focuses on providing claims professionals with cutting-edge education and networking opportunities. She covers auto, property & casualty, workers' compensation, fraud, risk and cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker at insurance industry events. Contact her at [email protected]