September 1, 2014

How Your Office Space Defines You and Your Productivity

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How does your office space define you and your productivity? Ask me. I just remodeled my home office three weeks ago and I feel like a whole new person as well as a much more organized professional. If you’re lucky enough to have your own office space — whether it’s located at home or not […]

Freelance Writers – Your Mobile Office Just Got Way Cooler

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Freelance writers all over the globe have sprung for iPads and iPhones to increase their mobility. An office that’s Location Independent represents the freelance writing way of life. But it gets a bit challenging to type on a small iPad keyboard when you’re sipping a delicious salted mocha latte, while working at the neighborhood Starbucks. […]

How to Create More Space in Your Small Home Office

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Most work-at-home professionals, like freelance writers, don’t have an extra room ready to convert into an awesome home office. Between kids, pets, spouse, etc., they have to make room for work wherever they can. Check out these cool tricks to maximize your space, and even save a bit of money. 1. Switch to a laptop […]

Does Your Home Office Inspire You or Tire You?

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I’ve written a couple of articles outlining the major steps to home office organization in the past. Read about initial home office setup and design here and about micro-steps to corralling all that overwhelming clutter here. But there’s so much more to working smart outside of the cubicle-land grind. If your home office setup, design, […]

Follow the “Little Way” to Declutter Your Office and Simplify Your Life

Take little steps down the way to a pristine, decluttered workspace.

St. Therese of Lisieux, the Little Flower, originated the concept of living by “The Little Way”. Her living small theme promotes a way of life meant to enrich those who want to serve others through their littleness, simplicity, and love. You may ask yourself: what does a Catholic saint, who lived in the late 1800s, […]

Lisa Kanarek Speaks – 3 win the keys to home office organization

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As you all know this culminates the first of many great contests we’ll run for our loyal readers and subscribers. This first contest ended at 11:59 pm, December 19, 2011. The staff and I would like to extend our thanks to each person who entered the competition. Lisa Kanarek did the honors of choosing the […]

Review: Organize Your Home Office for Success by Lisa Kanarek

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Organize Your Home Office For Success Expert Strategies That Can Work for You Lisa Kanarek, founder of WorkingNaked.com, recently asked me to review her new book, Organize Your Home Office For Success. As we discussed the details, I had to warn her about my brutal honesty, regarding reviews of books, eBooks, and other products – […]

Freelance Home Office Design and Organization Basics

An organized home office increases productivity for freelance business owners.

Do you agree with this quote?  Organization can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgment. ~ Louis D. Brandeis  I think the sentiment holds true in a literal sense. Of course, having a perfectly organized home office cannot substitute for initiative and judgment. Taking it one step further, an organized workspace can’t substitute […]