Home Office Lighting Design Ideas: 1 Simple Idea and 4 Best Tips

Lighting can make or break your home office experience.  I see more mistakes in home office lighting design ideas in magazines, on television and online than I can shake a light bulb at.  It is a part of home office decorating and set-up that is either overlooked or inadequately addressed. But the effects are not…There’s more. Click here.

3 Tips to Set Priorities and Achieve Your Business Building Goals

Working from a home office has the distractions for which you feel personally responsible: Picking-up your kids after school and getting them to their various activities, friends asking for favors because you are at home (you’re not really working), or doing that last load of laundry. Add to that the “normal” distractions of the home…There’s more. Click here.

Tips to Support Work-Life Balance – Using Your Home Office Space

There are many differences between working for others and working for yourself from a home office. One difference: there is always something more to do, one more follow-up, one more outreach, one more detail on a product or service in development. The battle between “done, not perfect”, versus the need to stand out from your…There’s more. Click here.

5 Ways Chewing Gum Works Better Than Caffeine to Boost Your Cognitive Work Performance: Work Productivity

Full Disclosure: I collect factoids, and today’s post is a factoid about how chewing gum can help your productivity. You know chewing gum freshens breath, but did you know chewing gum helps your cognitive (work) performance? Several studies discussed in WiredScience demonstrate positive benefits of chewing gum: Chewing gum worked better than caffeine. Randomly assigned…There’s more. Click here.

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.