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Home Office Decoration: Inspire Yourself with Children’s Art

NEVER take home office decoration too seriously. The matchy-poo The over-thought The over-decorated. In your home office you can express yourself more than in a corporate office. Express your personality (home office set up: art first furniture second). Have fun with whimsy. Go BIG Sometimes you need something in your home office to perk yourself…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Set-Up: Art First, Furniture Second

To inspire herself, Catherine Haley Epstein, a Portland-based artist and curator, set up her home office with an “Art first, furniture second” approach: spend your money on original art and books, the furniture is secondary. She surrounds herself with her own art and art from her collection. If you are worried she is working on…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Design for Problem Solving: Sleep On It.

How do you approach problem solving or product creation in your home office when it requires original thought or creative solutions? Do you bang it out right away? Do you wait until the last minute to get it done? The suggestion “sleep on it” has some real merit according to neuroscience. When do ideas or…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Set-up: The L-Desk: Space for Original Thinking

Last week I quoted ad-man George Lois about the importance of having a cleared workspace in your home office to create your “big idea.” You may have noted his office was pre-personal computers and he had a secretary for administrative work. Nowadays in the home office, and even the corporate office, you do much of…There’s more. Click here.

3 Tips on Home Office Set-Up for Original Thinking and Strategic Planning

I am currently reading George Lois’ book Damn Good Advice (for people with talent): How to Unleash Your Creative Potential by America’s Mass Communicator.  Lois revolutionized advertising and mass communications. Sixty years later he is still challenging us to think and act creatively in the service of spreading enlightened thinking.  This book is not just…There’s more. Click here.