Photo by Unsplash Most of us begin our work day driving to an office. That office could be in a downtown highrise or a suburban office park, but regardless of where you go, you start and end your work day in brick-and-mortar buildings. But times like these are changing not only how we work, but […]
When you have bills to pay or a family to support, a strong work-life balance while working from home almost seems like a luxury. In truth, it’s a necessity. Whether you’re a high-powered executive or working for minimum wage, you need to maintain a balance between your personal and professional lives. If you don’t, then […]
Photo by Unsplash Working from home for a bit longer than you originally thought? If you’ve been putting off setting up a home office, you are probably finding your productivity lagging. You may not feel comfortable in your home work space or not have everything you need to be your best work self. Here’s a […]
Nearly every small business owner needs a workspace in their home. If you have a basement, you may already have the perfect spot to set up your own office. Basements tend to be quiet and underused, and a home office is a great way to take advantage of some extra home space. But before you […]
Photo by Unsplash We all could benefit from a little extra pocket cash every once in a while. Whether you need to pay off credit cards, fix your car, or beef up your savings, a thicker cash flow can really help when you're facing a financial crunch. Looking to step into the gig economy? Here […]
Image via Pexels Have you ever wanted to work from home? As a woman, the answer to that question is probably a resounding yes. Many of us struggle with balancing all it means to be a wife and mother with pursuing self-fulfillment through our careers. Running your own at-home business can help you do just […]
Photo courtesy of Unsplash Working remotely from home used to be uncommon in the business world. In recent years, however, it has been increasingly becoming the new norm. Thanks, in part, to Stanford data, companies are boosting productivity by hiring remote employees and freelancers. Meanwhile, remote workers enjoy more intangible job perks, including the flexibility […]
Gone are the days of clunky mice that leave your hand claw-shaped at the end of a long work day. Ergonomic mice are comfortable to use from the beginning to the end of your shift. Many are wireless, allowing even more ease of use.
Working from a standing desk is a great way to change up your office environment. It may even boost your health, since you’ll spend fewer hours sitting. If the idea of standing the entire work day isn’t appealing, look for one with an adjustable height so you can raise and lower it as needed.
Home offices without the right lighting can not only make your productivity lag, they can make you feel isolated and closed in. Even if you don’t have a lot of space on your desk, you can brighten things up with a desk lamp, since many of today’s favorites have small bases but maximum wattage.