Work From Home? Develop These Habits.

Building Meaningful, Connected, Independent Lives

Here’s another, useful gem from the National Freelancers Union. Working from home isn’t always the ideal environment we’d like it to be. It’s too easy to get distracted and in other ways become unproductive. Here are some suggestions from Freelancers Union member Josh Hoffman about getting and staying productive:

Work From Home? Develop These Habits.

Working from home, or at least the option to do so, is one of the perceived perks when you’re self-employed or have the ability to work remotely.

Without a doubt, the opportunity to work from home is amazing, but early on in my freelance career, I realized working from home is not necessarily all it’s cooked up to be.

While I usually work from coffee shops or shared workspaces, here are a few “hacks” I’ve developed to efficiently and effectively work from home.

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9 Ways to Thrive in a Business Famine

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(Posted from the Freelancers Union blog)

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelance contractor, or an employee that is currently in between jobs, there may be times when you find yourself on the famine end of the feast-or-famine work cycle.

It’s normal to experience fear and discouragement in these times, but it doesn’t have to be your norm. Times of famine can actually help us to reset and focus on the more important aspects of life.

There is more to achieving the ultimate work-life balance, there’s more to YOU and your life than simply living to watch the digits increase in your bank account.

Find out how to manage the inevitable dry-spells of freelance living.

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