Do You Have a Computer Geek Nearby?

A few years ago while I was walking (actually, full-on running) to my home office carrying my out-of-warranty MacBook, I tripped and landed on top of my business lifeline like I was sliding into home base. (Graceful is not a word most people use to describe me.) I learned a few things from that humbling […]

Relax! It’s Working Naked Day

(February 3, 2017) Eight years ago I started Working Naked Day to remind everyone who works from home to celebrate the freedom to work where you want, when you want, and to wear whatever you want. The response to this not-so-traditional holiday has been overwhelming, ranging from major news outlets publicizing the holiday (including a […]

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 […]

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 […]