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Jobs You Can Do From the Beach

It’s that time of year again, a time for fir trees, twinkling lights – and cursing yourself for not living in a warmer climate. So why not consider getting a job that you can do from the beach?

Not only are there a ton of tourism-related jobs you can do from the beach, but thanks to modern technology, anyone with a laptop and wireless Internet access can set up shop on the beach.

And don’t underestimate the power a beautiful, relaxing setting can have on your creativity and productivity. German composer Richard Wagner apparently wrote his music in a villa overlooking Italy’s Tyrrhenian Sea, Chinese sages are said to have written their poetry on island pavilions and some of the great tech minds of our time created their innovations in California’s Bay Area, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi points out in his book, “Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention.”

Feeling inspired? Check out these 12 Jobs You Can Do From the Beach.

By Cindy Perman
Posted 20 Dec 2010

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