Escape your home office

The Small Business Blog

Working from home can be great, but there are also times when it can be quite isolating. The Hub is open for you to run your business in a friendly and helpful collaborative environment throughout the working week.

Create the ultimate home office working environment in 5 easy steps

The Small Business Blog

With increasing numbers of people working from home, such as knowledge workers, freelancers, and stock traders, a high specification office is not a luxury any more – it’s essential for your health and effectiveness. Guest Blog home office kit working environment

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 (

How to Make a Small In-Home Office Work for You

Productivity Bits

Working from home offers many benefits to those that simply don’t want to drag themselves to the office every day. For instance, you can create any type of office you want, maintain control over your schedule, and even be your own boss. GTD Hacks Productivity home office

Steps for Creating a Paperless Home Office

Productivity Bits

We’ve all been there: Keeping and storing documents that we deemed important throughout the years only to walk into the home office space one day and see a mountain of papers staring back. This can be magnified ten-fold if you work from home. Going paperless is not only better for the environment, but it can make you more productive. Creating a paperless home office is a two-part process. Start with one section of your office and evaluate every document.

Visualize Your Home Office into Reality

Clutter Coach

I wanted to talk to this group of nascent entrepreneurs about their home offices. For me, one of the best things about having my own business is my home office. This visualization is about on how your office should feel, rather than how it should look. There’s no need for an alarm clock because you’re in charge of when you get to your office. You arrive at your office feeling eager to work. Take a few moments now to see your office in your mind.

Clean Your Home Office, Not Your Bank Account

Small Business CEO

Home office cleaning is no one’s idea of a fun weekend. Office cleaning takes up time that you could be using to check your emails, work on projects, and even eat peanut butter cups during your ‘down time.’

How to Create Balance in Your Home Office

Small Business CEO

Working at home doesn’t mean that you need to work in a “homelyoffice. As home-based businesses become more and more popular, the home office environment becomes more important. Add Life To Your Home Office.

The Benefits of Making Eco Friendly Improvements to Your Home Office

Eco-Office Gals

In the effort to make your home more eco-friendly, over the course of the year, you have installed double-paned windows, purchased some energy-efficient appliances, installed some low flow showerheads and purchased an electronic thermostat. Recycled products are good for the environment.

Working Green – Simple Ways to Make Your Home Office More Eco-Friendly

Eco-Office Gals

If you are a freelancer who works from home, have you ever considered the impact that your home office makes on the environment? How could you alter your surroundings or habits so that you make your home office even greener?

7 Little-Known Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

Home Office. If you run your business out of a dedicated home office, you may be able to take the home office deduction. There are two ways to deduct a home office : Deduct actual expenses.

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Productivity Nuggets Of The Week (September 11 2010)

Productivity Bits

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). Work From Home – Tips To Increasing Productivity – Effective time management, action planning, prioritizing, etc.

2010 109

5 Tips to Work More Effectively From Home

Small Business CEO

Through recent advances in technology, the number of individuals working from home offices has greatly increased in the past decade. When individuals have taken the proper steps, home offices allow one to work from the comfort and convenience of home without sacrificing productivity.

2010 77

The Green Business Benefits of Telecommuting

Eco-Office Gals

This is a good thing because it means that there are more and more people who are becoming aware of and sensitive to the needs of the environment. It can’t get more comfortable than being in sweats and sitting in your own living room or home office.

What Do You Really Need to Think About When Setting Up a ‘Work From Home’ Business?

Small Business CEO

Thanks to the internet, there are plenty of people out there hiring people with good skills in all kinds of sectors to work for them from home on a freelance basis. … Economy & Environment

2015 105

Does Office Design Really Affect Productivity?

Productivity Bits

As an active employee, you spend a significant part of your day at the office. However, what you are unaware of (most of the time) is how your office affects the way you work. The best office concept relies on employee freedom, allowing the employee to choose their work environment.

2016 233

How Small Businesses Save With Cowork Solutions

Small Business CEO

Whether you’re expanding, want a more professional environment or are just sick of working alone, there comes a point for every small business where your home office is no longer the right environment.

2017 62

Tips on Staying Focused and Disciplined When Working From Home

Office Dynamics

For many people, working at home is a dream come true. Come tax time, they may be able to deduct a lot of their home office-related expenses. To stay on top of things and be organized in your work, you need to have a dedicated home office.

2016 185

Is working from home really more energy efficient?

Eco-Office Gals

On the one hand, working from home can reduce your carbon emissions through a lack of commuting. But, on the other hand, around 17% of the US workforce is now at home all day, every day, causing an increase in energy consumption. 4) Create a home office.

2013 260

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: How Office Space Caters To Each Stage Of A Business Journey

Dumb Little Man

As your company evolves and grows, take a good look at your office space and check if it is still the optimal setup for your current circumstances. Your working environment plays a pivotal role in your team’s productivity, creativity and innovation. Home office.

2016 251

Working in Isolation — 5 Quick Wins For Boosting Your Productivity 

Dumb Little Man

Depending on your type of personality, you may even find that operating under peaceful and tranquil settings frequently in contrast to a regular communal environment will help you get more done and produce greater results across the board.

2016 271

Could telecommuting be a career mistake?

On The Job

At the same time, this difficult job environment may mean that you have to work even harder and smarter if youre not in the office everyday. home as a consulting engineer for his employer in Provo, Utah, he was given 60-days notice in 2007 that he was going to be laid off.

The Increasing Popularity of Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Eco-Office Gals

Unfortunately, the majority of homes, offices, and other buildings still run on electricity from the grid, natural gas, and the like. Post from: Eco-Office Gals The Increasing Popularity of Net-Zero Energy Buildings.

How to Define a Bulletproof Work-at-Home Mindset

Dumb Little Man

Working from home isn't all it's cracked up to be. All these things make you disappointed and frustrated, sometimes even angry, because working from home was completely different than what you thought it would be. What things make your working from home successful?

2012 285

Here’s What Millennials Want When They Buy A Home

Dumb Little Man

There are, however, some key differences in what Millennial home buyers want, compared with the previous generations. Millennials Want To Own Homes. While the previous generations had the American Dream, Millennials consider having their own homes as their biggest dream. The key difference between Millennials and other generations is that they don’t see home ownership as permanent. Millennials Shop For Homes Differently. What Millennial Home Buyers Want.

2017 149

Eye Safety In The Workplace: Effective Ways To Protect Your Vision

Dumb Little Man

Unless a worker is assigned in a hazardous environment, he’s not likely to wear any protective eye gear. Even working at home can negatively affect your eyes. If you work in an industry where you’re exposed to these dangers, pay special attention to your environment and gauge how at risk you are. Maintaining Eye Safety in an Office. Working at an office or from home can also affect your eye health, especially if you spend long hours in front of a computer.

2017 128

7 Tips to Happy Coworking with Your Pets

Dumb Little Man

homes. Now that’s a lot of mega numbers and stats to throw at you – but it only means one thing to pet parents who are trying to get work done from a home office: that one of your closest coworkers has four paws and may need a walk at lunchtime or perhaps some tuna!

2017 194

Eight Ways to Eliminate Paper and Clutter in Your Office

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Eight Ways to Eliminate Paper and Clutter in Your Office appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Working at a regional head office, we see a lot of paper. Keeping your desk and files clutter–free in a paper–filled environment isn’t easy, but a little planning and a little technology can help. It’s probably safe to say that a huge percentage of the paper that enters your office can be discarded right away. Organize your office heart.

2014 135

Embracing Changes

Productivity Bits

Let me make it clear, though, that the main theme of this blog will remain as is – productivity at work and home office. I also want to look into other people’s career and how they are adapting to rapid changes in their work environment. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. 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.

2011 149

Try Working In A New Space To Be More Productive


First, they aren’t part of your office. Adam McKay has a work office and home office, but still invests in a hotel room. Home and work are full of distractions. Before you leave for the day, order takeout to take home.

2015 111

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

How to create the luck required for huge entrepreneurial success 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

This is why we see young people hit home runs with technology startups. At my Accountability Coaching company Commit Action we talk a lot about the double-edged sword of technology: Thanks to the internet, it’s never been easier to start a business (all you need is a laptop) but working from home with just a laptop is actually not an environment that lends itself to business success. .

2018 41

The Best – and Worst – Places to Write

Men With Pens

And so we stuff our trusty laptops into bags and take our work to another environment. Yet not all writing environments are created equal. If you plan to have a full, productive day out of your home office, you’d do best to avoid these places.

2012 104

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. It’s important to be an individual who has a general interest in helping our environment and community. I couldn’t live without the Microsoft Office suite for Windows and Macintosh.

2011 153

A Conversation about Clutter with Nicolette Toussaint

Clutter Coach

I have a client whose home office is also a playroom. On the other hand, sometimes people set up fancy home offices that they never work in. Just because your house has a room labeled “home office” it doesn’t mean that you have to work there. Many of my clients need to create what I call “hybrid rooms” in their homes. You know, a kitchen-office, or a laundry room-play room.

2015 109

Effective Time Management

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Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Effective Time Management Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on September 15, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Related articles by Zemanta Time Management Strategies for the Home Office ( Time Management.

What I Learned from “Dining” with David Sedaris


We spoke of changing up our environments and the cliché of occasionally writing in coffee shops rather than our home offices. Recently, I stood in line for well over an hour to speak with David Sedaris. He had just finished doing a reading from his forthcoming book. My friend Terri and I decided we wanted to get our books signed before we called it a night.

2017 54

Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Concentrate on your business, not your office. For all your IT supply needs in your home and in your office. WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! WinWeb TV Free Small & Home Business Videos for you.

2007 216

Eco Organizing Awards - You Could Be A Winner!

Get Organized!

Do you like things that help you fight clutter in your home, office, life, or schedule? Do you like to do your part to safeguard our environment? Sponsors: Clutterbugs, LLC: [link] Get Organized Blog: [link] Home Organization Online: [link] 5.

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20 Tips for Freelance Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Establish a professional work environment. 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

Outsourcing Options For Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Concentrate on your business, not your office. For all your IT supply needs in your home and in your office. WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! WinWeb TV Free Small & Home Business Videos for you.

2007 206

Project Managment Planning Time | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

The (Mis)Adventures of Mike: Mapping out business processes Reply Eliza ( @MakeWayForBiz ) December 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm @SiteBooster – this is especially true when you work from a home office. You need to be even more self-disciplined about time management, because you don’t have the structure of a corporate office setting. And particularly challenging in a ‘Dilbert Cube’ environment.