Opening up your own business out of your own home sounds like the dream job, doesn’t it? Because of the benefits of being your own boss and working from the comfort of your couch, more and more people are choosing to pursue this career choice. What exactly does it take, though, to make this new business venture a success? Home business ideas If you’re thinking of coming home to a new business venture, you first need an idea. Spend some time brainstorming what it is you like to do. … [Read more...] about Should I Come Home to a New Business Venture?
Working from Home on Fridays This graphic from Splashtop shows some of the health and economic reasons for working from home. But why limit it to Fridays? Some time ago I did some work for a professional services firm, at their instance a number of us had to work from their office, but 90% of our work was with overseas teams on very different time zones. Equally that was true for may of their employees. There was no real value in having people sit at a desk, as often their managers … [Read more...] about Working from Home on Fridays #infographic #retention #talent #HR
One of my contacts @stevebridger on Twitter sent a tweet about connected working. An organisation near him in Bristol operates an "Open Friday" when home workers from any organisation are invited for work space and connecting with others. You can read about this organisation here - open-studio-friday Read about the original concept at Jelly - workatjelly what a great idea.. This could and should happen more. If you know of other organisations that do this let me know - is it worth … [Read more...] about working from home creativity and connectedness