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How Working From Home Can Be Productive

In this article, I will outline something I learned years ago. And which could make a big difference for you, also?

What sets employees and self-employed people apart is the distinctions they make. Distinctions of how they see themselves, their attitude to time and work hours. Distinctions in their roles.

Distinctions make a difference. Two meanings of distinction from a dictionary are:
“a difference or contrast between similar things or people.”
“the separation of things or people into different groups according to their attributes or characteristics.

A man I knew years ago worked as an insurance salesman from home.

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Should Information Technologies and Internet Availability Make Work From Home the Norm?

Should Information Technologies and Internet Availability Make Work From Home the Norm?

Do you think with the skill set you have and the digital tools that are available to you, you can rather work from home other than going to office, working 9-5? How about there being a balance between the two? Can working from home gradually become the norm?

In my opinion if you are an IT person, there should be some flexibility in working 9-5 regularly at the office.

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Choosing Window Treatments and Wall Decorations For The Home-Based Office

The first step was to choose a location. Some tips about location were to make sure your office space is located in a quiet space away from the mainstream of what is going on in the home. Also try to pick a location with a window for some natural light. We then went on to discuss what color to choose when painting your home office. We gave a lot of helpful information about how to make the paint choice such as, if the space is small do not paint it in dark colors, it will make it feel smaller.

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5 Causes of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) & How to Prevent Them

    Sick building syndrome, or SBS, is an illness that affects hundreds of office workers each year, although for many it goes undiagnosed. A major cause of absenteeism, SBS can cost businesses serious money in low productivity levels and unfit workers. Headaches, nausea and difficulty breathing are all symptoms of SBS that are often mistaken for other illnesses. But what does all this have to do with heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)?

    SBS can be triggered by a number of factors and one of these is poor air quality.

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Setting Up a Standard Home Office Will Give Your Home Based Business a Better Chance of Success

Setting Up a Standard Home Office Will Give Your Home Based Business a Better Chance of Success

INTRODUCTION

It has become a fad these days for people to set up one form of business or the other at home. Part of the reason is the relatively low startup and running costs of such Home Based Businesses.

One of the ways to ensure success of your Home Based Business is to establish a standard home office.

In this article, we’re going to discuss the type of fixtures, furniture and equipment that should be acquired and the beneficial effects they have on the success of the business.

What is a Home Office?

It’s a specific place in your home that you have chosen to be your primary place of work.

But honestly the more dedicated and professional the office space, the better chances of more productive work taking place.

My usual advice is that every Home Based Business owner should endeavor to dedicate a room as an Office if there’s enough space.

Requirements For A Standard Home Office

A standard Home Office should be equipped with appropriate basic fixtures, furniture and equipment to enable it function efficiently.

What I recommend as basic furniture and equipment for a standard home office are listed below:

• Ergonomic Desk

An ergonomic desk is a functional desk specifically built to alleviate stress during work.

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Picking the Correct Paint for Your Home-Based Office

Picking the Correct Paint for Your Home-Based Office

You have all heard the phrase “location is everything”. This is so true when choosing the location for your home-based office. We determined that whatever the space you will choose it should be away from high traffic areas and if possible have a window that would allow some natural light. The next step in the process of setting up your home-based office is to determine what color and finish of paint would work best in your new office space.

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Learn the Best Way to Install Microsoft Office 2007 For Your Needs

    There are a few things to think about before installing the Office 2007 suite. Do you want to upgrade an existing version of Office or do you want to start fresh, by installing a clean version of Microsoft Office and erase any and all previous editions? Perhaps you want to do both; maybe you want to keep your old version of Microsoft Office just the way it is, while at the same time installing a clean, fresh copy of Microsoft Office 2007.

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