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 […]

Snow What? You Can Still Work From Home

Winter is 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 weather or […]

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 […]

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 […]