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

What are the benefits and drawbacks of cloud computing? > find out

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.

More co-working space options: Cruzioworks and NextSpace Santa Cruz

Which states have the most full-time teleworkers? > find out

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)

Meet the Telework Coalition and Telework Advocacy.

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)

Confessions of a remote worker Part 1 and Part 2. (Business Management Daily)

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)

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