April 21st, 2008
It’s my pleasure to welcome Kristen King to Home Biz Notes and to get to know her a little more. She takes us on a tour of her home business office.
By Kristen King
Welcome to my office! As you can see, there is a lot going on in this room, and not just because […]
April 20th, 2008
Kristen King writes the Inkthinker blog, a great resource for freelance writers. She is also a fellow blogger here at b5 media with Lively Women and Biz Chicks Rule.
We’ve been talking productivity here at Home Biz Notes this month, and home offices are a big part of that. Here’s your chance to take a peek […]
April 19th, 2008
Productivity and organized business go hand in hand. So who better to guest post for us than Jennifer Hofmann the queen of organization at My Organized Biz. Her slogan is “Kicking Chaos To The Curb.”
Take it away Jennifer!
By Jennifer Hofmann
Ask anyone if they’re an early bird and a spirited conversation is likely to erupt. […]
April 10th, 2008
More productivity humor from itsngenius.net
Paper Work & Productivity
How do you manage your paperwork?
Any productivity tips?
Is paperwork lessening in a technological age?
Cartoon Credit & rights permission for use: itsngenius.net
© Productivity Button Image courtesy of Yvonne Russell at Grow Your Writing Business
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April 8th, 2008
My tendency is to want to get things out of the way as they come up…. emails especially. An email sitting there unanswered is like a ringing phone.
Hoping to maintain (often regain) control over my inbox, I just want to deal with it, tick it off the list and move on.
The trouble is it’s not […]
April 3rd, 2008
We’re talking productivity at Home Biz Notes this month.
How many times have you had irrelevant emails clog up your inbox because senders were too quick to hit the Reply To All button instead of just Reply on a group email?
I’m working hard on taming my emails, so I can really identify with the cartoon […]
April 1st, 2008
How can we be more productive? How can we cut through a lot of the “noise” of information overload and tasks to be done? We’re talking about working smarter not harder.
Finding effective but manageable ways to be productive in home business is the challenge Mary Emma Allen, my Home Biz Notes co-blogger and I have […]
March 28th, 2008
We feel comfortable with outsourcing tasks to specialists such as attorneys and accountants because we don’t usually have the required skills.
Outsourcing for home business owners does not have to mean high end business tasks.
Outsourcing is equally valid when you
want or need more time to focus on other work tasks
don’t have an interest in a […]
March 26th, 2008
Earlier in March I vowed to take small steps to tame my email overload. I’m pleased to report it’s going well.
I’ve unsubscribed to most of my RSS and email feeds. I notice some don’t have an unsubscribe option, so these are proving more tricky.
I’ve also unsubscribed to all my Google Alerts. This […]
March 26th, 2008
Jennifer Hoffman at My Organized Biz hosts a roundup of b5 business channel posts about Elegant Simplicity In A Sped Up World.
There’s some great information here about keeping things simple in business, plus some great productivity tips.
Jennifer also features our Home Biz Notes post, Smiles & Thankyou’s - The Low Tech Way To Positive […]