Don’t Use Your Work Space for Other Things

Don’t Use Your Work Space for Other Things

There’s a reason that the IRS says if you have a home office it should be used solely for that purpose and nothing else. It’s because using a home office for multiple purposes can lead to a crossover between professional and personal use. If you have a workspace, you should be working. Mixing up the space can happen anywhere that you’ve set aside to work. It happens when you let…

Consider Leaving the Drudge Work to Someone Else

Consider Leaving the Drudge Work to Someone Else

Creating something feels as easy as breathing to most creatives. It’s what they love. But every creative endeavor has another side to it that you might be struggling with. The worst thing that you can do to yourself is to try to force yourself to do things that aren’t your strength. You’ll end up doing the job in a way that’s not only not your best, but makes you feel…

Consider the Pomodoro Technique for Increased Focus and Creativity

Consider the Pomodoro Technique for Increased Focus and Creativity

If you have trouble allowing little distractions to pull you away from your work several times a day, the Pomodoro Technique might be a great fit for you. This is a great time management method. This technique is also great for those who have work that could take an unlimited amount of time like if you were writing a book. The Pomodoro Technique has four basic steps. The first step…

Carve Out Time to Gain Perspective and Strategize

Carve Out Time to Gain Perspective and Strategize

Lining everything up and getting it done isn’t something that as easy as it sounds because the full speed ahead method doesn’t usually work on a project. You might be someone who likes to choose your project, write out all the steps, then try to plow through from start to finish. While that sounds great in theory, you can miss things along the way. Or, you can end up not…

A Proven Way to Boost Your Creativity and Focus

A Proven Way to Boost Your Creativity and Focus

You might be a creative who wants to find more ways to up your productivity and your focus. But if you’re like most creatives, focus might not be your strength. You’re not alone in thinking that way. Most creatives don’t think in concrete, specific terms when it comes to business things. That’s because the business side feels removed from the creative side. So what you need to do is tap…