5 Rules For An Efficient Home Office

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. I t’s getting more feasible with every passing day to work from home – the Internet has enabled thousands of entrepreneurs to be successful with home-based businesses. Central to a successful work-at-home strategy is getting your home office set up properly. Home is where the heart is. Choose a space for your home office where you can get some privacy. Your office needs good lighting.

Spring cleaning the home office

Ian's Messy Desk

million Canadians who work from home or maintain a home office, this area should be of special consideration. You are not limited to using this labeller just in the office. Spring Cleaning the Office: Shredder Giveaway (thehappyhousewife.com).

5 Tips for Hosting Clients in Your Home Office

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. John knows just about everything there is to know about cheap office stationery for computer desks , because he’s thoroughly involved in writing reviews on those goods for his employer. Sometimes it’s easier to bring the office home, and sometimes it’s more effective if your home is your office. Some things to keep in mind are to make your home office look and feel like a public place.

7 Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly at Home 2011

Eco-Office Gals

Home Office. When you work from home, not only do you eliminate the commute to and from work, but there is an immense amount you can do to make sure you are working green. Check out these eco office articles for more ideas such as this one on cutting out plastic in the office.

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Why Renovating Your Home Leads To Better Personal Productivity

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. R enovating your home can be more than just a means of improving its appearance, adding some extra space, or facilitating better movement. One initial way that renovating your home can lead to better personal productivity is that the project itself will require motivation and planning. If you are renovating a home office, you might make it larger so that a new, larger desk with more drawers can be put in.

2011 168

How To: Set Yourself up for Success Using Feng Shui

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Guest Author. A house or even an office can stay in harmony and the people who use that space will be happier. When you start placing your furniture in a home or an office, don’t do things that block the free flow of energy.

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2011 Survey Results: Solopreneurs Are Optimistic About 2012, Despite Challenges

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the findings in The Second-Annual Solopreneur Life 2011 End-of-Year Survey. Nearly 70 percent of those surveyed said they took $40,000 or less out of their businesses in salary and profit in 2011. More than half of solopreneurs said their quality of life improved in 2011. In the 2011 survey, 67.5 In the 2011 survey, 15.6 In the 2011 survey, 84.4 In the 2011 survey, 72.8 In the 2011 survey, 89.6 In the 2011 survey, 69.4

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10 Signs You're a High Maintenance Employee

On The Job

You complain when the brand of coffee you favor isn't used in the office coffee pot. You use the office Skype system to pass along the tidbits to overseas colleagues. Whenever you travel for business, you always run into problems and have to call the office for help.

2011 260

4 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Finding Remote Work

On The Job

Many people think they want to work from home until they do it. You may or may not work full time for an employer, and you usually spend at least some time during a workweek laboring from home or a nearby coffee shop. remote work how to work from home telecommute

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5 Tips for Staying Productive When Working From Home

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Guest Author. F or people who have never done it, working from home often holds the allure of a thing with infinite advantages: no boss, no commute, no annoying coworkers, more freedom, less stress, and so on in a never-ending list of awesomeness. The truth, of course, is that the grass is almost never actually greener on the other side, and that working from home has as many pitfalls as conventional employment, some of which can be surprising and unexpected.

2011 197

7 Ways to Stay Sane During the Holidays

On The Job

Maybe you've always baked cookies for the office party. Stop by a bakery, buy cookies, put them on a plate you've brought from home and you're all set. I carry a list in my purse that if lost, would mean the end of my sanity.

How to Increase Your Productivity, Starting in the Garage

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. It’s sitting right next to your home already: the garage! The Home Office. By emptying the whole garage or even just a corner, you can create a home office in a snap. Garages are practically designed to be home gyms!

2011 173

19 Work From Home Success Secrets to Eliminate Distractions & Get More Done!

Productive & Organized

There are more professionals working out of their home now than ever before. Working out of your home can be a blessing and a curse at the same time. Today we will cover 19 tricks or tips to make working from home. Create Your Office Space! "No Space for a Home Office?

2011 285

Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

We started by asking this question: What tech tools (office machine, gadget, hardware, software or online tools) could you not live without, why and where can we find it?  Quicken Home & Business Is The Best! I never leave home without it.

2011 261

Creative Uses for 3M Post It Notes

Productive & Organized

  Today, 19 of my experts share their favorite and most creative use of the office supply gems. In my Power Office! I use them to label paper piles during small business, home office or residential file system creation.

2011 276

Home From Haiti

Complete Organizing Solutions

I came home to snow and closed schools so I have been enjoying time with my kids. Giveaway #2 A virtual organizing makeover with yours truly goes to: Stephanie Boseman , who said: For the second contest, I would love your help organizing our home office.

2011 148

How Good Office Ergonomics Can Mean Better Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

This is a guest post by Lloyd Burrell, who enjoys writing about office desk furniture. Having a home office, or office, that works for you — and not against you — is important. A poorly designed office space can really hinder your productive working time.

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Creativity

The Small Business Blog

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Decorate your home office in a way that will inspire you personally, whether it be with family photographs or classic artwork. Try to write down every idea that pops into your head while working. Getting into the habit of formulating ideas makes it more likely that you will come up with something great.

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Productivity Nuggets Of The Week (October 15 2010)

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. 12 Tips To Organize Your Home-Based Office…And Boost Productivity – Cool tips for those working remotely on the comfort of their homes. This post does not suggest design or physical arrangement but rather advise you to how to handle the distractions and the daily management of home-based office. Productivity organize home office productivity nugget productivity tips

2010 169

Embracing Changes

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Let me make it clear, though, that the main theme of this blog will remain as is – productivity at work and home office. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal. Follow me on t witte r. I’ve been busy the last few weeks. I thought of writing about New Year’s Resolution for my first post of the New Year but I guess that is too late now. We’ve already kicked in the first month of the New Year.

2011 149

Are You Covering All Expense Bases?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Consider the expenses you incur in these areas: Rent/Mortgage: If you rent or lease an office space, be sure you can easily cover that, and any additional fees that are involved (maintenance, snow removal, etc.) Most VAs work from home offices. Consider “leasing” your home office to yourself as your business grows to subsidize your mortgage, and simplify your taxes. by Donna Toothaker.

Featured Soloist Burton Kelso: “Putting Yourself First Is the First Secret”"

The Solopreneur Life

Type of business: On-Site Technology Repair and Support for Home and Businesses. I couldn’t live without the Microsoft Office suite for Windows and Macintosh. For remote access to my home-office computer, I use LogMeIn.

2011 153

Spring Clean Your Business

Step It Up VA Coaching

Time to make a clean sweep of your office, your business systems, and even your mind! As a Virtual Assistant, you likely work from a home office. Chances are, your clients are all over the country (or the globe), and will never come to your office for a meeting. You may be one of the many who feel you never really set up your office properly in the first place. Put old client files into storage and only keep active files in your immediate office area.

2011 148

Moxie Tip 91: You're Not Costco

Virtual Moxie

You're just a little person sitting in a home office. People go to Costco to save money by buying in bulk. Costco makes that work because they sell so freaking much that they make up money in the sheer quantity sold. They also have immense buying power as a result of how much they sell across the chain which results in lower prices to them which they can pass on to you. But you? For you, an hour is an hour is an hour.

2011 161

Link Lineup: Running Your Business, Personal Productivity & More

Productive & Organized

  Today, you can see content on: Effective Home Office Space.   Effective Home Office Space. Every other Wednesday, I share links to a number of different blogs and sites.  To Do Management. Manage Those Finances. Stop Wasting Time Networking.

2011 158

Are You Charging (and Getting) What You’re Worth?

Tips From T. Marie

This webinar is for you if: You’re a virtual service provider of any type (virtual assistants, virtual paralegals or anyone who provides services from their own home office utilizing technology to get the job done!). I bet you thought you’d missed out on the Finding & Claiming Your Value Webinar. Surprise! As I mentioned in my post earlier today, I just returned from two weeks in Maine due to a death in my family, 7 days of which I didn’t do anything business related at all.

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Productivity Nuggets Of The Week (September 11 2010)

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Get Your Home Office Organized For Increased Productivity – Productivity requires that you organize your work environment. Your home-office is an important part of your daily life – whether you are working from home or working full time in an office (or if you are like most knowledge workers, that is a cubicle). This post gives you 15 tips on how to increase productivity when working from home.

2010 109

How to Manage Other People's Papers Messing with Your Home-Based-Business

Productive & Organized

  When you have an office, or your only office, in the home there are usually added complications.     DIGITAL IMAGES ARE YOUR FRIEND Often the stuff that invades home offices belong to children.    The minute they begin pre-school a flood of paper comes home and it does not stop until they move out!  I created a “My Smiles” file in my office.

2011 124

May 26th Special: 15% off Green Products for your Home and Workplace

Denise Aday

Shop Green Irene for eco-friendly products for your home and your workplace, including your home office. Green Business Green Home Specials green business green home Green Irene software sustainability toxic free living

2011 56

20 Tips for Freelance Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Even if you don’t have a dedicated home office, set up your workspace to maximize your comfort and productivity, with equipment, supplies, and reference works well organized and handy. Working at home is a much more familiar concept than it used to be, but some people still don’t consider freelancing a real job).

2011 82

The Pros and Cons of Freelance Writing Online

Daily Writing Tips

Because you are essentially working for yourself, the job allows you to write in just about any location: your home office, a neighborhood cafe, the beach (so long as your computer doesn’t run out of batteries and the wireless connection isn’t hampered)–anywhere you want. Freelance writing online is often touted as a dream job. It certainly has its benefits, but it has its downfalls as well.

2011 64

Get Organized!: Get Organized: How to Select the BEST Planner for.

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Thursday, November 18, 2010 Get Organized: How to Select the BEST Planner for Your 2011 William Penn, the founder of the great state of Pennsylvania, once said: "Time is what we want most, but what we use worst."

2010 65

Working in Isolation — 5 Quick Wins For Boosting Your Productivity 

Dumb Little Man

Men and women who choose to work from home can expect an easier time eating healthy and achieving a manageable work-life balance. A 2011 study from Staples found that employees who worked offsite recorded 25% less stress. See Also: Turn Your Home Office Into A Productivity Zone .

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The 3 Fundamental Principles Of Productivity

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. T here are ways to establish or improve the culture of productivity in your workplace or home-office. But how to bring about the culture of productivity in your workplace or home-office ? Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal. Follow me on t witte r. Author's Note: This is a series on " The 3 Fundamental Principles Of Productivity "]. Introduction. Part I – Rituals. Part II – Systems.

2010 206

Eco Friendly Ways to Warm Up Your Office This Winter

Eco-Office Gals

Office workers feel the change of seasons more than most, leading largely sedentary days that leave little time for activity. The first way that you can keep warm in the office over the winter is also the easiest, and possibly most eco-friendly way of all.

2012 232

Solopreneur Survey Results: 2013 Was a Good Year, Expectations Are Very High for 2014

The Solopreneur Life

16 percent of solopreneurs lost money in 2013; 36 percent took home between $0 and $20,000; 14 percent took home between $20,001 and $40,000; 10 percent took home between $40,001 and $60,000; 12 percent took home more than $100,000. 90 percent work in home offices.

2014 168

The Best – and Worst – Places to Write

Men With Pens

If you plan to have a full, productive day out of your home office, you’d do best to avoid these places. Your friends might say they understand that you work from home. Unless your friends also work from home, they do not understand.

2012 104

Why You Aren’t Born Great – And Why That’s Okay

Men With Pens

The idea that I was really the one to blame for my own failures didn’t sink until I was working at a friends’ office one day. When not locked up in his home office writing, he is busy spending time with his family or playing basketball. Nobody is born great.

2012 81

Outstanding: A Look at The Standing Desk Movement

Productivityist

The only time it returned was when I had to sit for a meeting, or when I would go home and sit in front of my desk there. Personally, when I finally get a full-fledged in-home office, I want to be rocking something like this.).

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