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Time Management: It's NOT About Time

Jamie Cornell | Posted 10.10.2016 | Home
Jamie Cornell

I'm often facilitating a group class or meeting with a coaching client when the beautiful topic of "Time Management" comes up. It came up just last week: A group had the same set of questions and wanted answers.

It's Time to Create Success in Your Terms

Alyson Seligman | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Alyson Seligman

Growing a business the past six years has been an interesting ride. I never even intended to start a PR company; what quickly evolved from me freelanc...

You Really Can Make a Living as a Writer. Here's What You Need to Know.

Sherry Gray | Posted 03.07.2016 | Home
Sherry Gray

Would you like to make a real living without leaving home? Writers can work full or part time, and earn a supplemental income to help cover the bills ...

7 Crucial Self-Care Habits for Creative Entrepreneurs

Michelle Hart | Posted 03.02.2016 | Home
Michelle Hart

I whipped myself into prime creating shape with these seven simple habits to boost physical health, mental well-being and creative productivity. And if I can do it, so can you.

7 Tips I Learned About Working From Home - From My Working Mom

Brian T. Edmondson | Posted 02.16.2017 | Home
Brian T. Edmondson

I was sweeping up in my mom's hair salon, just like I had done dozens of times before. And my mom was sitting counting out the drawer. I remember the ...

12 Tips to Being Productive as a Stay at Home Freelancer

John Rampton | Posted 01.22.2017 | Home
John Rampton

Despite enjoying the freedom and flexibility of being a freelancer, it takes a lot of self-motivation to stay productive. There are mornings when we w...

7 Reasons Working From Home Isn't Working For Me

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 11.30.2016 | Home
Susan McCorkindale

I can deal with the interruptions, the noise, even the fact that I'm forced to pee in the closet next to my summer clothes. But if I can't connect to Google, I'm a goner.

Spoiler Alert: Working From Home Is Not As Great As It Seems

Thrillist | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist Working remotely can seem like a vacation if you're bound to a cubicle from 9-5, but anyone who ...

What the Rise of the Freelance Economy Means for the Future of Work

Susan Lund | Posted 10.30.2016 | Home
Susan Lund

If the digital revolution makes alternative working models and employment relationships more commonplace, policymakers will need to consider designing a system of more portable benefits. Workers in many fields are becoming free agents in digital marketplaces, for better and for worse.

Six Reasons Why You Should Live in an RV During Your 20s

Heath Padgett | Posted 10.22.2016 | Home
Heath Padgett

Most 20-something people would never think of buying an RV, none the less living in one. We, speaking of the millennial crowd, are on great terms with "living a simple life" and we love tiny houses for their cool, sleek style, but not RVs.

The Housewife Zone

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 10.06.2016 | Home
Lisa Smith Molinari

You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension of not only dust and dirt, but of lost minds. A journey into a chaotic, lawless land, bound only...

New Study Decodes When Working From Home Is Actually Productive

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.26.2015 | Home

Working from home can be pretty great. You can send emails from the comfort of your couch and avoid commuting. Plus, away from the stress of the offic...

6 Tips for the Unmotivated Student: How to Stay on Track After the First Week of School

Avelist | Posted 09.19.2016 | Home

There is something about the start of a college semester that makes me excited. I'm always excited about day one. But then week two hits and just like all of the semesters before, I begin to lose interest and catch myself slacking off. Why is it that the motivation is no longer there?

5 Reasons Midlifers May Not Want To Work From Home

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.30.2015 | Home

Almost everybody, it seems, would prefer to work from home -- including boomers. In fact, 36 percent of all workers said they would choose the abilit...

The Top 20 Lessons I've Learned From Running A Business From Home With Young Children

Uldouz Van Eenoo | Posted 08.06.2016 | Home
Uldouz Van Eenoo

I'm constantly amazed by how clever children can be. Personally, the best lessons I've learned in life have been taught to me by my kids. Questions that lead to a never ending trail of "why" leave me in awe of the way their little minds are constantly thinking.

The No Good, Really Bad, Terribly Rotten, Unproductive Day

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Karen Ann Kennedy

This my friends is what constitutes a no good, really bad, terribly rotten, unproductive day. But there are ways to get around this. If you work from home all the time, or even just some of the time, and you find it hard to get or stay productive, I hope some of the tips below will help you.

3 Ways To Spend More Time With Your Family Without Quitting Your Job

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.20.2015 | Home

So you want to spend more time with your family. You could do what a couple of big-shot executives have recently done: wait for years, until you’...

10 Ways to Connect With Potential Clients Without Leaving Your House

Jordana Jaffe | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
Jordana Jaffe

For me, being an introvert means that I don't really love leaving my house (I'm a homebody too). So once I realized this, I began to think about all of the ways I could connect with my potential clients without leaving my house.

When to Tell Your Employees to Stay Home

Karen Firestone | Posted 04.29.2015 | Home
Karen Firestone

Human beings are drawn to rules. Whether or not we agree with specific policies, we want there to be a policy of some kind. We crave clarity. But we also demand flexibility.

40 Essential Tips for Cubicle Dwellers

Michelle Combs | Posted 04.25.2015 | Home
Michelle Combs

We cubicle dwellers have our own subculture. We are among the working class who don't get to go outside and blow stuff up. We can identify each other by the hollow looks in our eyes and the standard defeated shoulder slump. I am here to help you, my cubicle dwelling brothers and sisters.

5 Steps to Create Sacred Hours of Not Working in 2015

James Calder | Posted 03.01.2015 | Home
James Calder

Because marketing is now a constant stream of information profession, I am available pretty much every day of the week at some point or another. Of course, I try to scale things back on the weekends when I can. Did I mention that my wife and I have a 14-month-old daughter?

Work At home? Here's The Only Gift You Need This Year

Katherine Stanley Obando | Posted 02.16.2015 | Home
Katherine Stanley Obando

I hadn't realized what a huge difference there is between a day in which you end up doing hardly any work by happenstance, and a day you intentionally dedicate to other things.

4 Signs You're Not Cut Out for Working from Home

John Rampton | Posted 01.31.2015 | Home
John Rampton

Working from home is the American dream for many -- but it can quickly turn into a nightmare. Simply put, not everyone is cut out for telecommuting, working from home, or virtual offices -- and that's okay.

Don't Even Try Working From Home With Cats, Because Cats

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.15.2014 | Home

Cats are delightful creatures. But for some reason, when humans try to work from home in their presence, they lose all sense of social decency. Col...

6 Habits to Work From Home Successfully

Jose Vasquez | Posted 12.06.2014 | Home
Jose Vasquez

The digital era allows many of us to work from home, but it's important to implement these six habits if you want to stay productive.