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9 Productivity Hacks for Working from Home

Working from home can be incredibly convenient. You get to skip the long commute and rush-hour traffic. Your schedule is flexible, and can bend and bow to fit whatever you need to do (like picking up your kids from school and actually getting to the bank before it closes). But working from home isn’t without its challenges. For instance, distractions are aplenty: dishes in the sink, piles of laundry, and interruptions from everyone from your kids to UPS to your next-door neighbor. It’s also hard...
Tags: Psychology, Productivity, Facebook, General, UPS, Self-help, Creativity, Working From Home, Price, Mental Health And Wellness, Industrial And Workplace, Success & Achievement, Emily Price, Focusmate, Kate Rope, Focus Keeper


How to Work From Home Without Falling Into a Pit of Despair

Much to my surprise and my roommates’ consternation, I have somehow managed to work from home for an entire year. There are a lot of upsides to leading a laissez-faire life of couch-writing. I never have to commute, which is a true blessing, considering how often all the New York City subways experience systemwide…Read more...
Tags: Work, Career, Freelancing, New York City, Mental Health, Home Office, Working From Home, Lifehacks, Coworkers


The Long-Distance Leader with Wayne Turmel

Do you lead teams where members aren’t physically present? Teams become more and more geographically diverse in addition to other types of diversity. But often, geographic separation presents unique challenges to leadership. Wayne Turmel co-founded the Remote Leadership Institute and he co-authored with Kevin Eikenberry The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership. I had the opportunity to interview Wayne about succeeding as a remote leader. Check out the video recording of o...
Tags: Technology, Leadership, Chicago, Working From Home, Feedback, Wayne, Kevin Eikenberry, Wayne Turmel, Remote Leadership, Long-distance Leader, Remote Leadership Institute, LinkedIn Twitter Remote Leadership Institute


31 Successful Wellness Businesses to Inspire Your Inner Entrepreneur

You're reading 31 Successful Wellness Businesses to Inspire Your Inner Entrepreneur, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Becoming an entrepreneur might sound fun & rewarding, but it can be very intimidating to get started. There are so many uncertainties and questions that come along with getting started. What kind of business should you start? How can you come up with the right ide...
Tags: Wellness, Career, Motivation, Featured, Entrepreneurship, Success, Business Ideas, Working From Home, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Money And Finance, Tim Ferriss, Productivity Tips, Gretchen Rubin, Valorie Burton, Tim Brownson


How to Kick Procrastination and Get Sh*t Done in Five Seconds

You're reading How to Kick Procrastination and Get Sh*t Done in Five Seconds, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. "I'm too lazy to change." I’ve heard clients say this a lot. My clients get down on themselves when they don’t look for new jobs or start the projects. They wonder if they’re doomed to procrastinate forever. I can get caught in nasty loops of negative self-talk when I...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, France, Depression, Creativity, Procrastination, Working From Home, Time Management, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Self Improvement, Productivity Tips


Freelancing with baby: the first year

This is a guest post by Rachel Sinn, a Spanish to English medical and pharmaceutical translator based in Colorado. I asked Rachel to write a post on her experiences managing her freelance business since giving birth to her first baby eight months ago. Specifically, Rachel has managed to juggle motherhood and freelancing while using little to no non-family child care. I get lots of requests from freelancing moms looking for real-life information, so I think you’ll enjoy this! “So what are you guy...
Tags: Google, Freelancing, Colorado, Working From Home, Linguistics, Rachel, FMLA, Work/Life Balance, Rachel Sinn


How Your Passion Can Open A New World Of Possibilities, Even If You’re Not Sure What Your Passion Is

You're reading How Your Passion Can Open A New World Of Possibilities, Even If You’re Not Sure What Your Passion Is, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Do what you love every day! Just think about that for a moment. Whеn it comes to choosing a career path, or starting a business, in making decisions about our paid work we have all been inspired by this saying: "Do what you...
Tags: Psychology, Career, Featured, Happiness, Creativity, Working From Home, How To Be Happy, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Money And Finance, Productivity Tips, Shawn Achor, How To Be Successful, American Education, Cat LeBlanc


3 Businesses You Can Start From Home Today

If you are looking to start a new business, no longer do you have to save up and purchase a shop or warehouse. With the internet and technology becoming so popular, as well as social media, it has never been easier to start your business from home. You could always expand later and set up shops in your home town or around the country but starting your business from home is beneficial forgetting your business name out there and starting to generate an income. Here are some of the best businesses...
Tags: Startups, Working From Home, Others, Home Business, Starting A Business


5 Proven Strategies For Staying Motivated When You Work At Home

The nature of the workforce is changing. More and more people are working from home these days. Although there’s definitely something alluring about the ability to work without a boss breathing down your neck (not to mention working in your pyjamas!) there are some challenges to working from home, especially in terms of productivity. Here, we’ll discuss some strategies you can use to increase your productivity when you are working from home. Look the part. I know, I know – I just said there’s...
Tags: Startups, Home Office, Working From Home, Others, Personal Motivation, Shaun McGowan


How to Start an Event Planning Business from Home (Updated 2018)

Many Event Planners start out working from home. This can be a great model for setting up an event planning business as it keeps overheads down in those critical early stages of trading and can maximise productivity. If you are considering whether it could work for you and how to make a success of it, […] The post How to Start an Event Planning Business from Home (Updated 2018) by Becki Cross appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com
Tags: Working From Home, Event Planning, GTD, Event Planners, Becki Cross, Event Professional, Start Event Business, Event Planning Business, Event Entrepreneurs


Management Tips For Business Owners Looking To Expand Internationally

The world of business has become much more global as technology makes it easier to instantly speak with a person on the other side of the world. This has led quite a few businesses to expand internationally and to have an office or factory in a foreign country. This can be difficult as many of the employment laws are quite different depending on what country you decide to set up an office in. The opening of a business in another country can leave the original location vulnerable as failure c...
Tags: India, US, Sales, Working From Home, Outsourcing, HR and recruitment


The Perfect Working Environment Might Very Well Be Your Home

Finding the perfect working environment is not as easy as it should be since there are so many distractions that can affect us on a day to day basis. If you want to be really good at your work and be as productive as possible, you may want to consider all available options. This does include working from home. Modern workspaces have evolved and there are various businesses that allow workers to do their tasks remotely. It is something you want to seriously consider because of different reasons,...
Tags: Startups, Home Office, Working From Home, Others


6 Side Hustles You Can Start With Very Little Money

You're reading 6 Side Hustles You Can Start With Very Little Money, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Always dreamt of starting your own company? Want to branch out and earn money for yourself? What if I told you that you could keep the stability of your full-time job and earn significant cash on the side by offering up your skills in your spare time? That’s the spirit of ...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, US, Working From Home, Starbucks, Lifehacks, Career Advice, Canva, Money And Finance, Pickthebrain, Edgar, Side Hustle, Best Self Improvement Blog, Make Extra Money, Follow Your Passion, Victoria Greene


4 Reasons Working From Home Can Be Difficult For Your Sales Team

The trend of working from home is opening up a new range of possibilities for business structuring and operations. However, managing a remote sales team definitely has its challenges. Here are the most common obstacles that remote teams face and how to solve them. #1. Communication Problems When you work remotely with team members in different time zones and on different schedules, it is sometimes hard to connect with your team all at the same time since their availability varies. Not being...
Tags: Sales, Company Culture, Netflix, Home Office, Working From Home, Remote Working, Business Resources, Remote Teams, Facebook Communicate


3 Ways to Focus on What You Want

You're reading 3 Ways to Focus on What You Want, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. In today’s 24/7, never-unplugged culture, getting through a day often feels like a full-contact sport – bruises and all. Despite the billions of dollars raked in annually by the wellness industries, statistics show that more Americans than ever are stressed, depressed, and anxiety-ridden – with high...
Tags: Motivation, Arianna Huffington, Happiness, US, Success, Confidence, United States, Working From Home, Time Management, Clarity, Lifehacks, London School Of Economics, Focus, Self Improvement, Self Confidence, Personal Development




How Flexible Working Changed My Life And Realigned My Priorities

You're reading How Flexible Working Changed My Life And Realigned My Priorities, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I’d like to think I’m a modern father. Responsibilities with my partner are split down the middle; we both bring home the bacon (metaphorically, we’re vegetarian) and we split the childcare and household chores fairly (you wash, I'll dry). I’m not asking for a m...
Tags: UK, Featured, Parenting, Relationships, Success, Work Life Balance, Working From Home, Flexible Working, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Fatherhood, Priorities, Pickthebrain, Productivity Tips, Happiness Tips


5 Tips to Turn Freelancing Into Full Time Income

Turning your part-time freelancing into a full time business can be complicated, but it can be the most satisfying job you'll ever have.
Tags: Jobs, Working From Home, Freelance, Self Employed


5 Ways to Declutter Your Life and Beat Overwhelm, For Good

You're reading 5 Ways to Declutter Your Life and Beat Overwhelm, For Good, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. We all know the feeling of overwhelm; that wrung-out exhaustion with no idea where or how to start fixing the stresses behind it. Making the decision to declutter your lifestyle is a great place to start. Should we find ourselves buried in work and a demanding social ...
Tags: Amazon, Motivation, Featured, Life, Happiness, Success, Goal Setting, Confidence, Working From Home, Time Management, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Bad Habits, Self Confidence, Pickthebrain, Self Improvement Tips


Working From Home Just Might Be That Bullshit

(Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images) I have no science at all to back up this claim, but I’m just going to pretend like there are various studies supporting a recent conclusion I came to: working from home (on a regular basis) is some bullshit. Of course, like all things in life, its contextual. See, I have chirrens, little chirrens at that. What does this mean? I’m glad that I’m assuming that you asked. This means that working from home doesn’t come with peace and tranquility. It comes with ...
Tags: First world problems, Family, Hollywood, Featured, Employment, Job, Blogging, Working From Home, Nightlife, Theory & Essay, David Silverman Getty


How to Effectively Manage Remote Employees

With today’s technology and modern collaborative software, there are no more barriers that earlier made employees work in offices. Consequently, more and more people choose to become remote employees. According to a Gallup poll, 37 percent of American workers have worked virtually in their careers, which is four times more than in 1995. Unsurprisingly, as working with remote employees can have a lot of benefits. It can save you money and space, but how do you make that work? I will share three t...
Tags: Google, Sales, Working From Home, Skype, Gallup, Start-ups, Business Owner, Remote Employees, Working Remotely


13 Ways to Stay Focused When Working From Home 

Working from home has a lot of benefits, including a remarkably short commute and easy access to your favorite snacks. But a comfortable environment can also be distracting, which can hurt your productivity. So how do you stay focused? We asked 13 successful entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council this question: Q. What’s your top productivity tip for entrepreneurs who run businesses from home? 1. Establish a Dedicated Work Space You have to be very disciplined to work from home. If y...
Tags: Productivity, Sales, Working From Home, Starbucks, Home Business, Wayne, Elle Kaplan, Home-Based Business, Zach Binder, Jonathan Long, Dan Golden, Daisy Jing Banish, Zach Obront Book, Adam Steele Loganix, Productivity Ideas, Russell Kommer


13 Ways to Stay Focused When Working From Home 

Working from home has a lot of benefits, including a remarkably short commute and easy access to your favorite snacks. But a comfortable environment can also be distracting, which can hurt your productivity. So how do you stay focused? We asked 13 successful entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council this question: Q. What’s your top productivity tip for entrepreneurs who run businesses from home? 1. Establish a Dedicated Work Space You have to be very disciplined to work from home. If y...
Tags: Productivity, Sales, Working From Home, Starbucks, Home Business, Wayne, Elle Kaplan, Home-Based Business, Zach Binder, Jonathan Long, Dan Golden, Daisy Jing Banish, Zach Obront Book, Adam Steele Loganix, Productivity Ideas, Russell Kommer


How To Successfully Start Living Your Soul Purpose

You're reading How To Successfully Start Living Your Soul Purpose, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. When I made the decision to not return to conventional employment, but instead start a journey of living my soul purpose and designing my own life, the question of 'Where do I start?' was extremely prevalent in my mind, and actually the night before my first Monday, I didn't slee...
Tags: Google, Career, Motivation, Featured, Success, Meditation, Working From Home, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Self Employment, Pickthebrain, Productivity Tips, Feng Shui, Design Your Life, Guided Meditation, Follow Your Passion


Home-Based Businesses – A Look Back In Time To 1985 And Beyond

by Diana Ennen, President of Virtual Word Publishing and author of “Virtual Assistant, The Series: Become a Highly Successful, Sought After VA“ This month I celebrated my 32nd year in business. Wow! How cool is that? Who would have thought 32 years ago that a site like LinkedIn would be available to share the news of my big anniversary? Totally awesome! I thought it would be fun to go back in time and share some stories from the past. To those starting a business today, you have no idea how luc...
Tags: Startups, Florida, Linkedin, Aol, Arizona, Working From Home, Va, Usa Today, Home Business, Thinking Aloud, Diana Ennen, Kelly Poelker, Radio Shack Life




Working from home without hating it

Featured image: Jéshoots Whether you’re trying to convince your boss that you need to be the next remote worker for your company or if you’re struggling to be productive as you work from home for the first time, this infographic put together by Lemonly will help you try to make working from home a breeze.
Tags: Travel, Work From Home, Infographic, Working From Home, Working, Lemonly


How to Keep Kids, Pets, and Other Interruptions From Derailing Your Skype Meetings

This poor guy made headlines on Friday when his kids interrupted a video interview with the BBC. Remote workers, you can probably relate. Whether it’s curious kids, rowdy pets, or just outside street noise, it’s hard to stay professional when distractions derail your meeting.Read more...
Tags: Freelancing, Feature, Bbc, Working From Home, Skype, Editors Picks, Remote Working, life-hacks, Video Meetings