Working from Home

Unproductive at Home? 4 Steps to Make Your Home Office Work for You

Completely separating work from home sounds nice in theory, doesn’t it? When you’re at home, you can relax. When you’re at your chosen work space, wherever that may be, you get shit done. But the main problem here is that when you rely on an external place to do your work, you’re also at the mercy of external factors. Here are a few things that can throw you off: There […]

Why You Need a Designated Work Space Outside Your Home

This is my go-to spot when I can’t get my brain in gear to do any work at home. But as soon as I sit here (which is where I am right now) – BAM, work happens. Writing, usually. There’s no internet, which helps, but even if there were, I know I’d still find it easier to get shit done. If you, like me, sometimes struggle to get your shit […]

When You’re Feeling Shitty and Don’t Want to Do Your Work

So you know when you’ve had a shit day – when your client didn’t like your first draft, another pitch was rejected, somebody asked for a refund? When you feel like crawling into a hole, ordering pizza, skipping your workout, and binging House of Cards while ignoring everything else in the world? You know: pretending the rest of the world doesn’t exist rather than doing what needs to be done. […]