Bare Essentials

As a product junkie, I'm always searching for what's new, what's useful, and what makes me think I should… [more]

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A Know-It-All Doesn’t Know Everything

Last weekend at a BBQ (and by BBQ I mean an outdoor party where everyone was sweating) there was a woman… [more]

A Know-It-All Doesn’t Know Everything A Know-It-All Doesn't Know Everything

All Dressed Up: The Write Office

Writing can be boring, lonely, and challenging, so the right home office can make a difference between… [more]

All Dressed Up: The Write Office All Dressed Up: The Write Office

You CAN Share a Home Office Without Plotting a Murder

I admire couples that can work from home together and not strangle each other by the end of the day.… [more]

You CAN Share a Home Office Without Plotting a Murder You CAN Share a Home Office Without Plotting a Murder

How to Treat Yourself As Well As You Treat Your Clients

Most of us do what we can to keep our clients happy, yet we forget about our own needs. Today as you… [more]

How to Treat Yourself As Well As You Treat Your Clients How to Treat Yourself As Well As You Treat Your Clients

Welcome to Working Naked®

I've been working from home since before it was cool to work your own hours, wear whatever you want (or don’t want) and run a business anywhere but at a boring desk in a drab office with chatty co-workers. So, whether you’re a seasoned home-based business owner or you're new to working from home, you’ll find plenty of tips on this site to help you grow your business. To learn more about Working Naked®, click here.
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Bare Essentials

As a product junkie, I’m always searching for what’s new, what’s useful, and what makes me think I should have thought of that. Here are a few of my new favorite things.
Play Time
I’m more of a football fan than a basketball fan and after spending most Friday nights watching my son play football, I’ve become [...]

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A Know-It-All Doesn’t Know Everything

Last weekend at a BBQ (and by BBQ I mean an outdoor party where everyone was sweating) there was a woman I hoped I would never see again. I tried to avoid eye contact with her and pretend I didn’t see her (don’t judge), but near the end of the party I looked to my [...]

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All Dressed Up: The Write Office

Writing can be boring, lonely, and challenging, so the right home office can make a difference between a space that sparks your creativity and one that makes you bang your head against the wall. Michelle Newman, a humor writer and columnist, has created a space that is not only inspiring, it’s comfortable and inviting. Michelle [...]

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You CAN Share a Home Office Without Plotting a Murder

I admire couples that can work from home together and not strangle each other by the end of the day. It’s not that I’m unreasonable, bitchy or territorial (at least not all of the time), but there’s no way I could stand to share a home office with my spouse.
Period.
Part of the reason I have [...]

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How to Treat Yourself As Well As You Treat Your Clients

Most of us do what we can to keep our clients happy, yet we forget about our own needs. Today as you get ready to tackle your to-do list, consider these four ways to make sure you’re taking care of yourself.
1. Pace yourself.
Realize your limitations and stop working when you’ve accomplished the goals you’ve set [...]

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10 Things You Need to Know About Working Naked

Today is the 5th annual Working Naked Day, the perfect day for those of us who work from home to celebrate the freedom we have to work anywhere, to make our own rules, and to wear (or not wear) whatever we want. Even if you’re not working today, take a few minutes to enjoy the [...]

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Getting Ready For Working Naked Day

While you’re getting ready to celebrate the 5th annual Working Naked Day tomorrow, why not take a few minutes to read a few of the most popular Working Naked posts from the past year.
Are You Working From Home or Playing Hooky
Last week while I was at Nordstrom I saw your new iPad sleeve. It’s the [...]

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Brainstorming on the Beach: How Vacationing Leads to Breakthroughs

Guest Post by Allison Rice
Did you know that you’re more likely to come up with breakthrough ideas if you’re on vacation than if you’re in your home office doing business as usual? Taking off time from your business and getting outside your daily routine is not only important for work/life balance, but it’s proven to [...]

35 habits to stay productive

35 Habits to Help Entrepreneurs Stay Productive

Being productive is tough, especially around the holidays. There are some people, though, who manage to power through their to-do list no matter what. This infographic from Entrepreneur.com shares 35 habits of productive people. Think about how much more you could accomplish each day if you adopted only a few of these habits.

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Getting Work Done At Home, Even During the Holidays

Guest Post by Angelo DiGangi
The holidays offer a special challenge to those who work from home. Family members don’t always understand that freelancers or small business owners can’t necessarily take the holidays off the way those who work nine-to-five in an office are generally able do. Here are some tips to help you organize your [...]

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