Small Business Productivity Tip: When To Say “No.”

“If your answer isn’t OMG YES!, then it should be no.” You live and work in a 24/7 world of opportunities and obligations. Keeping focused and productive is a challenge. It is so easy to say “yes” because it makes someone else happy. But is it a good use of your time and energy? Several…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 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.

4 Home Office Launch Pad Ideas: Organization for Business On-The-Go

As an entrepreneur, freelancer or remote worker you may work at home, but when you go out into the world you want your on-the-road business supplies to be grab-and-go ready. I recently wrote about setting up a home office “launch pad” to help you to leave your office stress-free and prepared for your client meeting,…There’s more. Click here.

New Year/New Business Card: How Can You Network Without Business Cards?

At recent networking/professional events I was startled when I asked for a person’s business card and heard “sorry I don’t have any.” Some people said they didn’t have any on them, some said they were just starting/changing their business and so didn’t have one yet. Everyone should have a business card or at least a…There’s more. Click here.