Have Better Meetings When Working From Home

Some people can tend to think of working from home as giving them license to be less than professional, or take it less seriously, or assume that other people will be a little bit more forgiving. That might be true, but I recommend that you don’t assume that....

Time Management Tricks: Chunking & Blocking

When you say to yourself, “I need to dedicate time to do this,” it will actually happen, you’ll pay attention to it, and your recall will be much better. Working from home requires a lot of self-discipline and self-management. You cannot have a...

How to Manage Time During the Workday

I’ve talked about creating a morning routine where you can use a little bit of time before the workday to prepare yourself for that workday. That is a tremendous benefit, if you can add that to your routine and make that a part of your daily habit. But in...

How to Create a Sustainable Work Schedule

When you work from home, boundaries between work life and home life, and personal and professional start to blur, and it gets a little bit confusing. Even if you’re self-employed like me, where you really don’t have a rigid schedule because you can kind of...

Creating a Consistent Morning Routine

Don’t start your day by checking your email! There is no productivity killer worse than checking your email. One thing that’s really important when you start working from home is that you have to realize that your schedule is now essentially under your...