Lifestyle design simply means that you are designing your lifestyle. It sounds simple and it sounds obvious but it’s something that most of us never do. When was the last time you sat down and asked yourself what you wanted life to be life? What you wanted your daily routine to be like? And how you intended to get there? So right now, you have not chosen your life. You have no choice about where to live, you have no choice about how to spend the hours between 8am and 6pm (taking into account your commute) and you probably have limited choice how you spend the rest of your time due to time and budget constraints. But here’s the thing: it really doesn’t have to be like that anymore. These days it’s possible to communicate with anyone from around the world without leaving the comfort of your home. You can accept money transferred wirelessly, you can get any information you need and generally it’s possible to earn money from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. With all this in mind, why don’t more companies offer flexitime and allow their staff to work from anywhere? Or at times that suit them? Sometimes it comes down to requirements of the job: perhaps you need to be in the office in order to answer the phone. But a lot of the time it simply comes down to the fact that a lot of businesses are stuck in the past and unwilling to try new approaches.