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Question of the Week: Do you work from home?

Do any of you ladies work from home?

Last year, I spent a lot of time writing work-from-home posts. So, today I was wondering if you work from home? Was it a life choice? Or are you forced to work from home because of Covid? Do you like working from home? 

Because of so many life interruptions last year, the work-from-home theme has spilled over into this year. I hope to finish it up by the end of April. I still have several posts to add that I removed from the previous website, so I hope you find those to be helpful as I add those.  

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Image courtesy of Samantha Gades via Unsplash

Dedicated work-from-home workspace

I knew once I finished homeschooling our sons and raising them, I wanted to go to work. And thankfully, by the time that happened, online worksites that needed my skillsets were plentiful. I also have a room from which I can do this work from. I realize working from home can be challenging at times, but I think it's way less trouble than commuting to work. When you think about it, there's no added pollution from traveling to and from work every day, no special clothes to buy, no need to pack a lunch, and I can pretty much come and go as I please. So, if you've been thinking about working from home, I think you should try it for a while.

I wish my desk was as neat as the one in the picture above. However, I do have a couple of other themes I want to try to get to in the next couple of years, and therefore, my desk is a mess most of the time. Besides my work-from-home projects on Upwork, a current work-from-home eBook project, moving this site from WordPress to Google Blogger, and updating the current site, I'm also working on the next books and ideas for the next couple of years within this same workspace. Ü

Moving forward

As I mentioned above, all of my work currently comes from my clients on Upwork. But I'm in the process of moving outside of my comfort zone and emailing HR departments at other different businesses so I can find a steadier supply of work. I'm only contacting a couple of businesses every week or so, so it doesn't look like SPAM to my provider. And I realize that I won't get a response from 99% of the people I'm emailing. But I'm hopeful that, of the 1% that will reply, they will also be the right fit for my small team and me. So, in short, I'm a work-from-home geek. Stay tuned for an update about how well - or horrible - that goes.

Until next week, stay well and may God bless you.


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