Remote Workers and Self-Employed: 4 Tips on How to Manage Your Boss and Your Clients for Improved Productivity

Tips on communicating and coordinating with your boss (for remote workers) and clients (for free-lancers and self-employed) for improved productivity. A recent article in Newsday, Small Business: Managing Remote Workers about how to manage remote workers gave me some ideas on how to turn that advice 180 degrees into how to manage your boss and/or…There’s more. Click here.

4 Best Tips for Conference Calls and Client Calls from your Home Office

Eleven Tips for Better Conference Calls was a post on WorkSnug, a UK-based blog for the mobile worker. Out of the eleven I thought four were particularly good for anyone communicating or collaborating via phone from their home office. These steps are not limited to conference calls. You can use these techniques in any one-to-one…There’s more. Click here.

Tips on Video Calls for Business Success: Skype is Not Just for Grandma

A few weeks ago I shared a post with you about home office video call and video conference bloopers, including too “casual” dress and messy home offices visible in the background.  I want to give you some tips on how to get the most out of home office video calls and conferencing. Eric Bloom of…There’s more. Click here.

The Smarter Home Office Al Fresco: 10 Tips to Improve Your Laptop Battery Life

When the weather is sunny and warm, working on a laptop outdoors beckons any remote worker or home-based entrepreneur. Getting out of your office regularly is essential for productivity and creativity , but a short-lived laptop battery can squash your plans for mobile working. A recent article on Worksnug lists ten ways to keep your…There’s more. Click here.

Is the Home Office Bad for Introverts?

There has been a lot of talk recently about the power of quiet and the important contributions and innovations introverts make. A spin-off of this discussion on questions if working at home is bad for introverts. Will introverted telecommuters become emotionally isolated? Introverts and extroverts handle energy differently, according to psychologist Carl Jung.  And…There’s more. Click here.