In honor of Halloween (the absolute best day of the year to work from home) and it being roughly the 7th anniversary of my working this way I’d like to present a few snippets of the last seven
Most people agree that a “to do list” is a great way to track work tasks whether it be shopping lists or work lists or people that you need to tickle this week. But for most workers, especially
Here is my quick and dirty guide for someone who has just started working from home (or remotely or telecommute, etc.). These tips are in order of importance; first up: Give yourself a month before making big changes I’
In 2010 only 4.3% of the US workforce worked at home the majority of the time; that number is now up between 47% and 180% depending on which survey you read (and whether you include the self-employed, government workers,
Children notice more than you think. It has been a difficult two weeks with the kids out of school due to “snow” and a winter break so the work/life harmony is a bit more chaotic than normal.
My productivity tip of the day is pretty simple and exists in two parts: Take real breaks; and always know when you are on a break. Know when you are on a break If you are building a chair its
In a previous entry I mentioned that you should have certain infrastructure readily-available when you work from home. After I wrote it this idea kept bouncing around my head that is a lot more important: how you treat your home
We recently did a home refactoring project to make it better fit our family as it exists now with some new requirements (two kids and one work from home Dad more than originally anticipated). The core idea was to create