Routine

5 essentials I can’t work without – the blogger

5 essentials I can’t work without – the blogger

When I carried out a survey on the blog (another one coming very soon, by the way) I discovered that one of the main reasons people visit is to find out about other home workers’ offices and routines. Hence the popularity of the home office galleries and the What’s in Your Bag? series, and the […]

Beating workaholism

Beating workaholism

Working from home, or living at work? Writer and marketer Barry Carter has fallen foul of the temptation to work all hours, and has written an ebook on the subject (details below). In this insightful guest post he outlines the methods he’s found to combat workaholism and get back the balance in his life: When […]

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Five things I can’t work without – the magazine editor

Five things I can’t work without – the magazine editor

Working alone as we often do, home workers like nothing better than a sneaky look at the way other people get organised! The last contributor to this series, freelance brand strategist Greg Dillon, revealed among other things how wearing his formal client shoes affects the way he presents. Today Heather Greig-Smith, the founder and editor […]

How do you cope with noise nuisance?

How do you cope with noise nuisance?

One of the main reasons people like working at home is the welcome escape from the bustle of the office. No more noisy colleagues who interrupt your train of thought with questions and chatter. But home isn’t always a peaceful sanctuary where you can focus without any distraction whatsoever. Depending on where you live you […]

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The art of the afternoon nap

The art of the afternoon nap

The idea of an afternoon nap tends to divide opinion. I’m strongly in favour of naps, and so was Churchill, to name just one famous believer, but I know some people say it makes them feel worse, not better. In today’s guest post social media trainer Jane Binnion explains why she has completely changed her […]

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