Beyond a Bathrobe and Bunny Slippers – Survival Skills for Working from Home

Beyond a Bathrobe and Bunny Slippers – Survival Skills for Working from Home

With more and more companies deciding to continue to let employees stay home (Twitter), working from home by choice or by mandate presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges. If you’re new to telecommuting, you might find that without some discipline, you’re waking up well beyond normal work hours and adopting behaviors you would never exhibit on your worst day at the office.

In her latest article, “Beyond a Bathrobe and Bunny Slippers – Survival Skills for Working from Home,” talent development expert Kate Zabriskie shows your readers how in the beginning they might welcome a day or two late mornings and wearing pajamas past noon. However, sloth mimicry is a habit few professionals would enthusiastically adopt long term. Zabriskie’s best practices include:
• Create and maintain a routine
• Master new technology and leverage old
• Stay connected

Top 5 Business Strategies Leaders Must Adopt During Times of Crisis

Top 5 Business Strategies Leaders Must Adopt During Times of Crisis

Entrepreneurs, business owners, and company leaders in every industry are living in a state of overwhelm right now. The rules of business have changed seemingly overnight, and many are struggling to adapt to the new normal of our current reality. The number of...

Is Fear Holding You Back From Achieving Your Goals?

Is Fear Holding You Back From Achieving Your Goals?

Is Fear Holding You Back from Achieving Your Goals?  By Angela Civitella Research first diagnosed the fear of success a couple of decades ago. The findings, at the time, related to fear of success in women, and the results proved incredibly controversial. Since then,...

Networking for Introverts

Networking for Introverts

Networking for Introverts – by Ted Janusz Studies show that up to 93 percent of adults consider themselves shy. And those studies were conducted even before we were encouraged to avoid others by adopting the practice of social distancing and to don the facial attire...

6 Things To Consider If You Are In A Workplace Romance

6 Things To Consider If You Are In A Workplace Romance

As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air. But, if you are in a relationship with a co-worker or thinking about starting one, there’s plenty that you can do to avoid embarrassment, hurt or disruption for yourself and your colleagues. What should you know? ...

The Most Popular Solopreneur Jobs Nationwide for 2020

The Most Popular Solopreneur Jobs Nationwide for 2020

One of the biggest misconceptions about becoming your own boss is that you have to create a grand business plan in order to be successful. Luckily, that isn't always the case. There are options to do what you love and provide services that can allow you the freedom of...

Quick Guide to Marketing for Small Business Saturday – November 30

Quick Guide to Marketing for Small Business Saturday – November 30

Organizations have many options when it comes to marketing for Small Business Saturday, which occurs on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving. Small Business Saturday encourages consumers to support local businesses. The event drives attention to local small...

7 Common Communication Blunders

7 Common Communication Blunders

Have you ever said something at work you wish you hadn’t? Sometimes the wrong words just blurt out to employees or with the client. The first step in fixing common communication blunders on the job is to know what those blunders are so you do not alienate employees, clients, friends or family.