In recent years, technology has made it easier to live in rural areas like the Upper Valley and work remotely from companies and colleagues. This has has led to more independent work for individuals, and the ability to work with great flexibility. However, research is showing that the downside of this model is a decrease in creativity and efficiency in problem solving. Proximal collaboration allows ideas to progress faster. Want to learn about other independent designers, entrepreneurs, photographers, writers, illustrators, artists, and business people? Let's connect!