Lisa Kanarek

Brother home office expert Lisa Kanarek advises corporations and individuals on all aspects of working from home and writes the blog Working Naked. She is the author of several books, including Working Naked: A guide to the bare essentials of home office life.

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The Time Is Now

Stop procrastinating and get back to work.

Making the Right Connection

Increase your productivity with these telephone services

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Home Based Business

A Moving Experience

Moving to a new home means moving to a new home office. Here's how to accomplish this moveable feat.
Time Management and Organization

So Much To Read.So Little Time

Magazines and newsletters threatening to take over your time and your space? Take control of your business reading.

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Stop The Insanity!

Are you an addict of shopaholic excitement even when it comes to your office supplies? Shop smart and curb those cravings with some common sense.

Out, Out Damned Clutter!

Forget New Year's resolutions-National Organize Your Home Office Day is here and, like the rest of us, you need to resolve to do some serious cleaning.

Shedding A Little Light

Your eyes do so much for you: reading, watching TV, staring at the computer monitor-do something nice for them with a light that pampers your peepers.

'Tis The Season . . .

Tax season, that is. Get your finances in order before the eleventh hour.

Minding Your Business

Clear your work space and your mind--and get your creative juices flowing.

Sticky Business

Can't see your desk for all the yellow notes? Follow these steps to clean up your act.

Go For The Goal

Don't waste time on empty wishes for your business. Get in the game and make it happen.

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Time Is Money

Five ways to stop giving away your time.

First Things First

Don't know where to start? Six ways to set priorities.

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Space Invaders

Are cords, books, office supplies, files and fax machines underfoot, in your way and everywhere else? Well, do something about it.

Nobody's Perfect

Don't confuse being "perfect" with being organized. Reconcile your skills and your priorities.

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Tech In Check?

Home-office technology can help you in your quest to organize, but it can also leave you swamped in your own bits and bytes.

Shed Some Light

If sitting at your desk all day makes you feel lousy, it may not be all the work. You probably need more light.

Big Mistakes

The five biggest blunders you can make in your home-office setup and how to avoid them

Fall Cleaning

Back to school, back to work, back to business. Six things you can do to gear up your office for a busy fall, get the kids on their way and leave your clients wondering how you 'do it all'.

Voice Lessons

Five time-saving, stress-reducing, client-pleasing voice-mail tricks

Too Much Stuff?

Let it go . . . six ways to keep home office possessions from owning you

Enemy In Disguise

E-mail can quickly become an invaluable ally--or your arch enemy. Five steps help you ward off the barrage.

Room For Improvement

You give one to your marketing materials, business plan--even your wardrobe. If it's time to make over your home office, you can design your dream room on the Net.

Getting Others Organized

Know someone who's eternally messy? How to finally get your Oscar Madison to become Felix Unger neat.

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