Working from home inspiration

Never ignore an 8 year old!

Never ignore an 8 year old!

by Liz Proctor When you were an 8 year old, if someone had asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, what would you have told them? How close are you to having that thing in your life and business now? OK, so being an astronaut, professional Lego builder or the World’s […]

Home offices

Unusual home office furniture

Unusual home office furniture

Working from home means you lack the input provided by a commute, colleagues and a separate place to work. So it’s vital that you like your home workspace, that it’s a place you want to be, and that your immediate surroundings are both comfortable and inspiring. Once you’ve decided where you’re going to work in […]

Latest Posts

Home working joys

Home working joys

As we’ve discussed before, little things matter when you work from home. My routine consists of lots of little activities as well as working, and here are a few of my latest home working joys: 1. Afternoon break in a cafe – I haven’t had any commitments away from home this week so I was […]

How to keep up with the news without overwhelm

How to keep up with the news without overwhelm

Yet more shocking news has exploded over us. Terrorist attacks, natural disasters, economic crisis, government shenanigans, lately it has seemed like a constant barrage of bad news. As business owners we want to keep up with the news, but working at home in isolation we can be vulnerable to getting sidetracked, demoralised and depressed by […]

Portfolio working – 5 ‘outside’ jobs

Portfolio working – 5 ‘outside’ jobs

Lately I’ve noticed that more people are doing more than one job, and possibly running their own business as well. This is called portfolio working, and when Sophia Moseley mentioned in a Twitter conversation that she has 5 ‘outside’ jobs, I asked her to tell us more: Hi Sophia, I understand you have a number […]

Flower vases for your home office

Flower vases for your home office

Neat flower vases to sit on your desk We probably all spend too much time sitting down working at our computers. As well as making a point of getting up and moving about a bit more, it’s nice to bring some of the natural world to your desk. I discovered this little Consilium vase at […]

PR for rural businesses

PR for rural businesses

I spotted Megan Allen on Twitter and thought what an excellent business idea! She specialises in PR for rural businesses. We don’t all live in London or the big cities and Megan understands the needs of a country business: Hi Megan, what gave you the idea to start doing PR for rural businesses? The concept […]

How She Sheds provide your dream space

How She Sheds provide your dream space

Sponsored post for She Shed Week by Smart Garden Offices From Man Caves to She Sheds, the rise of the garden building as a retreat has seen an undeniable resurgence in popularity in recent years. Over the past 10 years Smart has manufactured and installed hundreds of personally specified She Sheds (even before they were […]

She Shed Week – the luxury She Shed

She Shed Week – the luxury She Shed

Sponsored post from The Garden Room Guide: Are you looking to create a room of your own at the bottom of the garden? A space that you can retreat to, to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Well, you deserve a luxury She Shed! We know that many people looking to […]