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Habitat for Humanity, MasterCard Building 'Work-Live' Spaces for Low-Income Business Owners
Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity, MasterCard Building 'Work-Live' Spaces for Low-Income Business Owners

Launched as a pilot program in Flint, Mich., the duplex structures aim to drive economic growth and revitalize beleaguered communities.
Geoff Weiss
Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?
Growing a Business

Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?

Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space.
Doug and Polly White
How Working At Home Can Be Harmful to Your Health
Starting a Business

How Working At Home Can Be Harmful to Your Health

Working at home seems like a great way to balance work and life. But it might have the opposite effect.
Lisa Evans
An Entrepreneur's Guide to Personal Grooming
Starting a Business

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Personal Grooming

If you work from home, you need these five essential tips. Better still, tape them to your bathroom mirror.
Steve Tobak
10 Tips to be a Proficient Telecommuter
Starting a Business

10 Tips to be a Proficient Telecommuter

Working from home can be great -- if you know what you're doing.
Drew Hendricks
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One Startup's Way to Move Up Launch: Live Together
Starting a Business

One Startup's Way to Move Up Launch: Live Together

The team at WorldLister put their lives on hold for two years to move into the company house. Here is how they made it work.
Bryan Harmon
5 Ways to Keep Your Home-Based Business Running Through the Holidays
Growth Strategies

5 Ways to Keep Your Home-Based Business Running Through the Holidays

Christmas and New Year's can be stressful, and take a toll on your business. Here's how to keep the company humming through the holidays.
Lisa Evans
The Pros and Cons of Launching Your Business From Home
Starting a Business

The Pros and Cons of Launching Your Business From Home

You'll save money, but will clients find you unprofessional? What to consider when setting up your business from home.
Entrepreneur Staff
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business From Home
Starting a Business

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business From Home

Owners of home-based businesses often fail to establish proper boundaries between their work and personal lives. Here's how to get it right the first time.
Alina Dizik
The Top Home-Based Franchises of 2012
Franchises

The Top Home-Based Franchises of 2012

Want to start a business, but don't want to deal with an office or a storefront? These are the franchises for you.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Seven Must-Have Tools for Your Home Office
Technology

Seven Must-Have Tools for Your Home Office

These tech accessories can increase your efficiency and productivity when you do business from home.
Jonathan Blum
Why You Should Consider Using the Home-Based Office Deduction
Finance

Why You Should Consider Using the Home-Based Office Deduction

Accountant Mark Kohler explains how this write-off can be useful come tax time.
Mark J. Kohler
New Options in Home Office Furniture
Starting a Business

New Options in Home Office Furniture

We explored the hidden corners of the market for higher-end office furnishings. Here are our picks for the right mix for your home workspace.
Jonathan Blum