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May 2020

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    Where To Put Your Home Office?

    Where To Put Your Home Office

    If you are one of the hundreds of millions of Americans who will continue to work from home as the country begins to open, you will need to find a more permanent workspace than your kitchen table. Here are a few places to consider putting your home office.

    Rethink Your Current Finished Spaces

    If you never use your dining room or guest bedroom transition one into your home office. Maybe install a trundle bed or invest in a couch will a pullout so you can still have a guest over. This may present more of a challenge if more than one family member will be working from home, so consider the additional tips below. If you have an RV, you could use that too!

    Refinish A Space You Aren’t Using

    If you have an unfinished attic or basement consider having it finished. No, you don’t need to finish the entire space—just a large enough section to function as your office. Make sure to add electrical outlets, light fixtures, and at least one window for lighting. If you have ample street parking you could also turn your garage into your home office.

    A Shed Or Container

    Small but functional sheds or containers can be transformed into functional home offices. Costs start at $120 per square foot. Just be sure to check your local ordinances or to check with your landlord to ensure putting up a temporary structure is permitted and to determine what the size restrictions are.

    Here’s to remaining productive while working from home.

  • What Will Change Post-COVID 19

    What Will Change Post-COVID-19

    While we all look forward to life returning to “normal”, the reality is that a new normal is on the way. Here are a few things that are likely to change…

  • The Rise In Unemployment Shame
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    The Rise In Unemployment Shame

    Unemployment shame is nothing new. It is both the shame we feel for being unemployed and the shame we place on others for being unemployed. With unemployment higher than it’s been…

  • Now Is The Perfect Time To Adopt Minimalism

    Now Is The Perfect Time To Adopt Minimalism

    While the country slowly begins to reopen most of us will continue to spend more time at home than usual, making now the perfect time to adopt minimalism. Now You Really…