10 Tips From CEOs on Working From Home Effectively and Happily

Far beyond getting out of your pajamas, these tips encourage wellness when you are working from home. March 19, 2020 9 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. According to Paul Statham, CEO at Condeco Software, “Coronavirus is accelerating working from home, a trend that was already happening in many businesses and organizations. According to our Modern Workplace 2019 report, 41 percent of employers now offer some form of remote working, and we expect that figure to be even higher in our next report due to be released in April.”  Statham continues, “New technology has enabled companies to offer employees this flexibility and that means that even in the midst of a global crisis, businesses can carry on productively with limited impact in a secure and collaborative way. Threats to business come from many areas but those companies that are using technology to maximize their productivity already, including the ability to meet in […]

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Why Working From Home Is Beneficial for the Employer and Employee

Working from home has been a growing trend; the outbreak of COVID-19 might make it mainstream. March 17, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Off to work? For a growing number of employees, that means rolling out of bed, sauntering over to a kitchen table, and firing up the laptop. Forget about the commute, forget about business attire, forget about office chitchat. This is the emerging face of work in the 21st century. The benefits of enabling employees to work remotely have been driving a steady increase in its acceptance throughout the U.S. According to FlexJobs, a service connecting telecommuters with employers, more than 4.7 million Americans either worked remotely or telecommuted at least half-time by 2018, which is more than twice the number who had done so just ten years earlier. However, that now appears to have been just the start. Last fall, an Owl Labs […]

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What It Is and 3 Ways to Overcome It

whether you work remotely all of the time, some of the time or none of the time (and are working toward it), you can overcome your WFH guilt in three simple steps. April 8, 2019 5 min read This story originally appeared on Glassdoor Are you a remote employee who has ever chastised yourself for not getting dressed up in the mornings? Or, have you found yourself overexplaining how productive you were during the week? If so, there’s a chance that you have work from home (WFH) guilt. Although it may sound silly, WFH guilt is a real thing. It’s that slightly shameful feeling you get as a result of having a flexible job. For the past few years, I’ve built my career from the comfort of my own home, so I know it well. I deliver quality career services to clients I really enjoy working with but sometimes I feel a […]

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How to Start Freelancing (And Get Your FIRST Client!)

Freelancing is the number one way to get started with online business. Here’s why, plus how you can make more money doing it and transform your side hustle into a full-time, scalable business. Pat Flynn March 26, 2018 The SPI community has been asking about the world of freelancing a lot lately, so I thought I’d share some recent thoughts on freelancing to guide you in how to start freelancing (and get your first client). But first, I want to take you back to a post I shared in November 2017: The 2 Quickest Ways to Generate an Online Income In that post, I explain that freelancing is one of the two quickest ways to generate online income (the other is affiliate marketing). Freelancing allows you to quickly get paid for a task that can actually help solve problems for people. And when you’re first starting out, freelancing is the […]

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