Work With Your Brain: Tap Your Brain’s Peak Potential for Greater Personal Performance at Work

“Know thyself.” Know your brain.   When I was writing The Smarter Home Office: 8 simple steps to increase your income, inspiration and comfort, I noticed that if I wrote first thing in the morning I could keep focused and productive for three-four hours. If I scheduled my writing for later in the morning or…There’s more. Click here.

The Desk Hutch: Why You DON’T Want One in Your Home Office

The “desk hutch” is something you will find in many home office catalogues and online decorating sites and blogs. I am here to tell you that they are a waste of valuable desktop real estate. In the last The Smarter Home Office post we talked about the need for a large work surface on you…There’s more. Click here.

The Write Pen to Make Your Work Life Easier

What kind of “writing instruments” do you have in your desk drawer or pencil mug? Are they dried out or clogged ball point pens, or blunt pencils? Do you have a collection of junky cheap pens with the name of various businesses on them? Not only is the clutter the kind that sneaks up on…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Brain Boggle – How to Productively Use Your Time when Your Brain is “Down”

Last week after several hours of very focused writing in my home office I discovered that I simply couldn’t think any more. I was experiencing Brain Boggle – the inability to think due to brain fatigue. I was frustrated – I couldn’t think, but I still had some energy and the workday was not over…There’s more. Click here.

Find Space for a Real Home Office: Reclaiming Dinosaur Space

Do you have a make-do office? In the last few weeks I have made some wonderful changes with clients in their home offices.  I want to share some of what we did with you. The first client (let’s call her “Ann”) is doing more work at home and was feeling limited by the fact that…There’s more. Click here.