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Tools + Attitude = What You Need To Work From Home

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This guest post is by Kathy Condon. Through my coaching years, I have heard repeatedly – “I can’t work at home, I get too distracted”.  That statement has become so prevalent employers are using that as an excuse not to allow their employees to work from home. As gas prices skyrocketed, employers decided the four-day […]

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Organize Your Home Office Day

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Did you know that today is “Organize Your Home Office Day”? Having a home office is a big deal these days, but for some, organizing it to fit your needs can be even more of a problem.  Most of us have very busy schedules whether it comes to managing your home, finances, your family’s activities […]

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Outfitting Your Home Office

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Sometimes you just gotta get your home office in order, and there comes a time when you are going to need to buy stuff to do it. Here’s some fun links to getting the job done and looking fabulous! Old Office Furniture Gets a New Life: I love love love vintage stuff, so much character […]

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Bind Them Together: Tame Your Home Office Cords

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Tip #22: Tame your home office cords with ties (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Cords, cords everywhere!  If your electrical and data cords are out of control, it’s time to tame them.  Labelling them is a good start, but also corraling them so you don’t trip on them (or worse, […]

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Meeting a Stationery Designer and Pioneer

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Recently I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Ms. Chris Plantan, Architect and Founder of russell+hazel, at a Design Presentation & Trunk Show. The event was hosted by Office, a local retail shop and gallery in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Plantan and her VP of Sales cheerfully shared some creative processes, enlightening information about the office […]

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Problogger.net’s $54,000 Giveaway!

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Are you a blogger? Need great tips on building your blog? Darren of Problogger.net gives great information, and this month he is giving out $54,000 in prizes to his subscribers in celebration of the blog’s birthday! A variety of sponsors (including yours truly) are giving away a plethora of things. Some of them are comical […]

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“Hey Good Lookin’”, or Use Attractive Storage

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Tip #10: Use Attractive Storage on Open Shelving (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Have open shelving that looks like piles of stuff?  Oh sure, you can find what you need, but do like looking at it?  If you happen to be a visual person, stylish storage can be just as […]

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Beautify & Personalize Your Home Office: 7 Design Tips

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This guest post was written by Angela Todd of Angela Todd Designs. Chances are good that your home office is one of the least esthetically pleasing rooms in your home. If you are like most homeowners, you probably spent as much time decorating your home office as your utility room. As a matter of fact, […]

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“Thinking Chair”: A Place To Unplug

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Tip #15: Match Computer & Paper Files (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) I have a chair in my office that I love to sit in.  Take a look: This chair is in the corner opposite from my desk (not outside in front of my hydrangeas, ha ha ha….).  I like […]

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Label Tags: 5 Quick Steps to Make Your Own

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I love to label things to make them easier to find, and sometimes I like to make mine a little more original.    I did this simple little project in about 10 minutes.  Here’s what you need and how you do it: What you need: Tags Rub-on letters Ribbon or string

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