My Home Is My Office: Getting Real About Working From Home

The ability to work from home is a dream that countless people have. They dream of things like working in their pajamas, not having a boss, and setting their own work hours. Many people achieve this dream, but soon learn the harsh reality. The things they have dreamed of for so long turn out to have numerous disadvantages. It seems that each advantage has a flip side, or a disadvantage, you need to cope with. Continue reading “My Home Is My Office: Getting Real About Working From Home”

The Shy Person’s Guide To Successful Marketing

Traditional marketing advice often presumes that its listeners have a high level of self-confidence and a complete lack of self-doubt. However many small business owners and freelancers find that this does not come naturally to them, and they feel utter dread at the prospect of self-promotion.

If the thought of phoning up a stranger and asking for work or explaining to a conference attendee why you are superb at what you do fills you with horror, the following advice is just for you.

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Hilarious & Nerdy Cartoons Making Fun Of Work, Technology, Colleagues,…

You know the deal: tons of weirdly named files in a folder and you cannot find the most recent version, people asking what SUDO does, your girlfriend telling you to spend more time with her, and, colleagues at work fussing about code documentation…forget about it and have fun with these hilarious cartoons by Geek & Poke! Continue reading “Hilarious & Nerdy Cartoons Making Fun Of Work, Technology, Colleagues,…”