Managing expectations of a 24/7 work week

In our modern, connected world so many jobs have the perceived expectation of being engaged 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Couple that with more than 13.4 million people working from home and you have a scenario for over-stress and personal difficulties. Here’s some suggestions to maintaining a […]

Working from home – Do you nap?

When people who don’t have the benefit of being able to work from home hear that you do, do you get the reaction of, “Oh must be nice, you could nap all day long!”  Now while the response is always that we work just as hard at home if not […]

Working from home – a change in venue

Sometimes sitting in my office at home is a drag.  Now mind you I have a nice office.  Comfy desk chair, decent desk, even a couple of windows to look out.  But there’s time it’s just not doing it for me.  No inspiration.  No spark of creativity.  That’s when things […]

Working from home – Maintaining Order

One of the downsides of working from home is my office can get to looking a little “lived in.”   Nothing hoarder like,  just a little too comfortable for what should be in a professional office. How do you keep your home office working like an office? In an effort to […]

Working from home motivation – Get dressed

from I’ve been working from home for more than three and a half years now and over that time I’ve found that maintaining the motivation to get things done can be just a challenging as in an office.  Recently I’ve started to try some new things to get me […]