February 9, 2016
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 3 archived here
Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce has recruited Dr. Joe Webb, co-author of The Home Office That Works!, to offer a workshop designed for current or prospective home-based business owners and entrepreneurs.
Date/Time: February 16, 2016, 9:00–11:30 a.m.
Location: Wake Electric Membership Corp.
Lower-level meeting room, 100 S. Franklin Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
Free to Chamber members. Non-members and guests please contact Corey Hutcherson or call (919) 556-1519 for more information.
Registration for the workshop is available via the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce website.
As we say in our book, working from home is not as stress-free as many people think. Now there’s data that show this. > read more
4 Tips For A Healthy Work-Life Balance When Working From Home > read more
5 Tips to Achieve Maximum Productivity When You Work from Home > read more
January 26, 2016
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 2 archived here.
“9 out of 10 full-time U.S. employees believe their boss trusts them to get their job done regardless of where and when they do their work” > read more
Listicle of the week: 10 myths about cloud computing (a couple years old but still valid) > read more
January 12, 2016
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 1 archived here.
Listicle of the week: 4 essentials for setting up remote workers to succeed > read more
December 8, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 9 archived here.
It’s a couple of years old, but here is some good year-end home-buisiness tax advice > read more
It was probably inevitable, but here is a site devoted to “IKEA hacks”—or, that is, modifying and repurposing IKEA products. > read more
How to work at home without going crazy > read more
November 24, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 8 archived here.
More than half the businesses registered in the U.S. are now home-based. What might the future of working at home look like? > read more
Another reason to work from home: your next boss may be a robot. “Machines are better than humans at hiring the best employees.” Danger, Will Robinson! > read more
Ironically, as more employees work offsite and at home, the corporate office is becoming a lonelier and less productive place. > read more
November 10, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 7 archived here.
Working at Home Tips for Moms—Esp. New Moms > read more
Entrepreneurs and small business owners gravitate to co-working spaces > read more
Here is our own blogpost about co-working spaces > read more
Meet the Global Workspace Association (GWA), consisting of business center and virtual office owners, co-working spaces, hotels that provide serviced workspace, business incubators, mobile workforce service providers, managers and support staff as well as vendors who provide workspace-as-a-service > read more
Podcast Alert! Tracy Bower talks about “work-life integration” > read (and listen) more
October 27, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 6 archived here.
Preparing Employees to Telecommute > read more
Does working at home make you antsy and sad? 5 things to consider before choosing a coworking space > read more
The truth about working from home > read more
How to Succeed at Working Remotely Without Going Crazy > read more (aka “you don’t have to be crazy to work here, but it helps”)
October 13, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 5 archived here.
When Home Office Technology Fails > read more (a cautionary sidebar to this issue’s feature story)
9 Things People Who Work From Home Are Tired Of Hearing > read more
The Dark Side of Working From Home > read more (he should have read our book!)
Tips on cleaning your home office > read more
Work from home? No, thanks > read more (again, she should have read our book!)
September 22, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 4 archived here.
Where Do You Put the Home Office? Why, in a Murphy Bed! > read more
Communal Coworking in Houston, Tex. > read more
The View from the Other Side: How to Hire and Manage Teleworkers > read more
September 8, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 3 archived here.
Dr. Joe Goes Renegade! Interview With the Renegade Writer > read more
Telecommuting for Work Climbs to 37% > read more
Communal Coworking in Jacksonville, Fla. > read more
Do You Use Your Car for Work? All About Deducting Car Expenses > read more
August 19, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 2 archived here.
Do you rent an apartment or have limitations on a home workspace? Home office options for “Digital Nomads,” aka “Generation Rent” > read more
The Home Office will be televised: The Good Wife’s Alicia gets her own home office > read more
Why you shouldn’t do your laundry > read more
Ray Bradbury’s home office demolished and converted into bookends > read more
August 4, 2015
The Home Office That Works! Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 1 archived here.
Going to the Dogs: Pets and the Home Office > read more
Commute to Work In Your Own Self-Driving, Mobile Office > read more
Martha Stewart Living and Staples Partner to Offer Home Office Products > read more
Tired of Your Commute? Try “Remote Work” > read more
December 16, 2013
Some good ideas for the kinds of jobs one can do from a home office. We have worked with a “virtual personal assistant” for years and she is invaluable, probably more so than we are! (Bankrate)
A working-at-home tax guide. Hint: Dec. 30th is fast approaching! (Kiplinger)
How to convince your boss to let you work from…well, anywhere. (Forbes)
Working at home with small children. (Parent Dish)
The home office that flees the country! (Newser) Snowden used “a hood that covered the computer screen and covered his head and shoulders, so that he could work and his girlfriend couldn’t see what he was doing.” See, and we thought that a door was the most important tool to get work done!
December 11, 2013
The best and worst things about working from home. (Fast Company)
Working from home Down Under. (Business IT)
December 10, 2013
More home office organization tips. (Happy Mothering)
December 04, 2013
How to childproof your home office. (Newsfix)
Six simple steps to setting up a home office. (Newsfix)
December 01, 2013
Home-working mom entrepreneurs. (Chronogram)
November 26, 2013
Dell Computer promotes telecommuting. (CultureMap Austin)
Some studies about working-at-home productivity. (The Atlantic)
“The home office is going the way of the fax machine.” Maybe in Bismarck. (Bismarck Tribune)
November 24, 2013
PlanetSoho’s new small business product toolkit, featuring a new mobile solution and business directory. (IT Business Net)
An article on taxes. (Johnstown, Penn., Tribune-Democrat)
Organizing your home office for under $500. (KTBC, Austin, Tex.)
Make a lamp out of a salad bowl! (IKEA Hackers)
Make your office comfortable yet productive. (The Canadian Press)
November 23, 2013
Be careful who works in your office! (Newsday)
They had us at “chocolate.” (Greenwich Time)
November 22, 2013
The importance of home office design and organization. (The Canadian Press)
Some caveats about the home office deduction. (Federal Tax Resolution)