Offices of the Rich and Famous: Are They Better Than Yours?

It is easy to think everyone else has a better office than you. Everyone else is more organized than you. This is especially true when you compare yourself to people who seem to “have it all.”  This article in Lifehacker shows you the reality of the offices of Tina Fey, Bill Gates and Al Gore.…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.

Home Office Tip: Doodle to Jumpstart Ideas and Communicate Better

The Wall Street Journal “Doodling for Dollars” is about how major corporations are encouraging doodling to prevent boredom during meetings, better conceptualize ideas and help employees remember better.  One WSJ commentator called this “Pictionary gone wild.”  This technique can be used in the home office as well. In the home office you can doodle: during…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Productivity Boost: The Walking Meeting

Apple founder Steve Jobs would regularly have walking meeting with colleagues, friends and experts in related fields. Instead of sitting in his office to chat, he would walk with someone to discuss an issue or new area of interest. This was a win:win:win. Steve Jobs: Met with people and exchanged ideas Got exercise Used the…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Write Board Hack: Visually Think Out-Loud with Elegance

Write boards and their many variations are a great time management and productivity tool. You can use them to keep to-do lists, plot project management, or to THINK BIG in a visual way. I used a white board to plan this website and other big projects that have several parts (moving or otherwise) and will…There’s more. Click here.