You Don’t Have to be Embarrassed to Work From Home

During a recent flight I was more outgoing than usual and spoke to the woman sitting next to me and not only because she was holding a large bag of chocolate covered almonds. We asked each other the typical “What do you do?” questions and I told her that I help business owners who work from home (instead of […]

Are Your Friends Taking Your Skills For Granted?

Friends fall into two categories: the ones who respect you, your time, and your expertise, and the ones who need a gentle reminder. Last week as I was juggling three projects due in two days and getting ready to leave town, I received this screaming text: “I NEED YOU TO HELP ME PICK OUT HOME […]

It’s Working Naked Day…But What Should You Wear?

(February 5, 2016) It’s the Seventh Annual Working Naked Day, the perfect time to strip down and get to work. Or to throw caution to the wind and toss your pants over a chair. Or to step into yoga pants, sweats, jeans, pajamas, or your favorite business casual look, and celebrate like nobody’s business. It […]

Snow What? You Can Still Work From Home

Blizzard 2016 is here in full force, delaying flights, closing roads and converting school days into snow days. But for those of us who work in a guest room, a family room or in front of a roaring fire (even a virtual one, thanks to Netflix), it doesn’t matter what’s going on outside. In good […]

10 Things Anyone Who Works From Home Knows All Too Well

Those of us who work from home are as misunderstood as the optimistic owner of a clothing store in a nudist colony. Sometimes we work crazy hours — it helps that our home office is only seconds away — or we take a day off and then work double-time for the next few days. We […]

2015 Working Naked Home Office Gift Guide

Finding a gift for someone who works from home can be challenging, but doesn’t have to be. Considering many of us would appreciate the gift of uninterrupted time, we’re not that picky. Whether you’re looking for fun gifts or functional items, we present our Fourth Annual Working Naked gift guide. BREAKTIME IDEAS Fuzzy Face Picture […]

10 Things No One Working From Home Wants to Hear

Those of us who work from home are like members of a special club, minus the secret handshake and clubhouse. We don’t fit traditional business norms and not everyone gets us. We know our corporate counterparts don’t understand what it’s like to work from a sofa or a spare bedroom, instead of from a cubicle […]

Getting Buyers With a Little Help From a Friend

Two months ago my younger sister Karla and I opened an online store. Karla researches products and handles fulfillment, while I handle product descriptions, marketing, and PR. Setting up our store and filling it with products that everyone would (virtually) line up to buy was challenging, but fun and exciting. The closer we came to […]