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

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
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 | Business

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 | Small Business
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 | Business
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 | Comedy
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 | Impact
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 | Parents
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 | Business
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 | Comedy

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 | Small Business
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.

5 Tips For Being A More Productive Worker From Home

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

You could settle for traveling, or reading more books. Those methods certainly work for easing the stress, but they're not the key answer to treating your work as a unique part of your life.

These Are The Best Jobs For Working Parents

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents

Parents know that having children creates a need for more flexibility in their careers. This often involves reducing their hours to part-time or worki...

Work from Home Opportunities

David Ingham | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
David Ingham

Legitimate Work from Home Opportunities My name is David Ingham and I am a Senior Project Manager Consultant. With 10 years experience running projec...

6 Reasons Why I Hate That My Husband Works From Home (and 6 Reasons Why It's Awesome)

Cara Paiuk | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

I can hear everything he does. EVERYTHING. Sometimes I think I can even hear him breathing. The truth is I can hear every creak in the floor, toilet flush and roll of the office chair.

Extreme Makeover: Office Edition

Allie Gray Freeland | Posted 08.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Allie Gray Freeland

Here are some ideas to have a good work environment in your home.

10 Tips for Telecommuting Success

John Egan | Posted 08.03.2014 | Small Business
John Egan

As appealing as telecommuting can be, it's not for everyone, however. But for those who are suited to telecommuting, experts offer these 10 tips for making it work.

Work From Home? Here Are 10 Ways to Do It Better

Joelle Steiniger | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Joelle Steiniger

Even though I'd "work" all day I wasn't working smart. I fell into the habits that most work-from-home-ers can relate to: I'd start my day, still in my pajamas... and sometimes that's how I'd end my day (don't judge me).

A Mom in Winter

Debra Pickett | Posted 03.23.2014 | Parents
Debra Pickett

Most days, I have very few regrets about leaving behind one of the best jobs in journalism to follow another path. Still, there are moments. Moments when I wonder how things might have been different.

Top 100 Companies Offering Remote Jobs in 2014

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

Studies from Stanford University and the University of Minnesota have shown that telecommuters are 13 percent more productive than office-bound workers.

Sophie Wade: Your Diversified Career in 2014: Own It. Work It. Love It.

Sophie Wade | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

Reframe your working experience and think about your past and potential future moves strategically, rather than as disconnected elements.

Managing Your Time at the Home Office

Linda Lauren | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Linda Lauren

By structuring your work day so that you are clocking in and out, you are opening yourself up to a more productive lifestyle and, ultimately, more free time to spend the way you wish.

5 Tips For Working From Home

Gracie Gordon | Posted 12.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Gracie Gordon

No, I'm not saying you should wear a pant suit while working from your living room. But please - change out of your pajamas, will you? For me, just knowing that I look decent makes me much more likely to take my work day seriously. Unless I have a meeting where I have to look professional, my favorite wardrobe for working from home is exercise clothes. They're comfortable, presentable, and automatically give the feeling of accomplishment. It's also a motivating factor to exercise, but we'll save that for another post.

WATCH: The Biggest Challenges Of Working Remotely

Posted 09.26.2013 | Healthy Living

It's undeniable that working remotely offers employees more freedom, but does the flexibility make it harder to strike a successful work-life balance?...

Three Problems of Being Self-Employed

Laurie Gerber | Posted 11.24.2013 | Small Business
Laurie Gerber

In many ways, self-employment rocks! Doesn't it? Technically, I'm not self-employed, but I was for years and I still act like I am. I know the perks. It's awesome to be able to wear what you want more often, work from where you want, set your own deadlines and answer to yourself.

The Shocking Truth About Workers In America

CNBC | Dan Mangan | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business

CNBC: Americans are tops—when it comes to working off the clock. Just in time for the Labor Day "holiday," a new survey reveals that nearly all ...