Category Archives: Behind the Scenes

Eleven Tips for Creating Work/Life Balance when Working Virtually

Eleven Tips for Creating Work/Life Balance when Working Virtually

Most authors, speakers, coaches, and Authorneers work out of a home office. This can make it challenging to separate work from the rest of your life, especially during this pandemic when kids and spouses, who would normally be at school or work, are at home. There’s no natural boundary between your workday and the rest of your life. In this guest post, Jackie Gaines shows you how to build and maintain greater balance so work doesn’t take over everything else.

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How to Present an Authentic Image That Works for You as an Author

How to Present an Authentic Image That Works for You as an Author

Do you walk your talk? Is the image you portray to the world in alignment with who you really are? Does this image work for you? It may not be the way we want things to be, but people do make assumptions about you based on your appearance, attitude, and the words you choose. And these assumptions can affect whether or not they buy your book, or work with you in any other way. Therefore, presenting an authentic image that is appropriate for your brand and true to who you are is very important.

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Keys To Working from Home Successfully

Keys To Working from Home Successfully

Whether you have a traditional job in an office or own your own work-at-home business, working from home productively is an important life, career and business skill. Telecommute and partial telecommute positions have been on the rise for years, but with the current COVID-19 pandemic, many people are having to adjust to working from home when they were used to working from an office. In this post, I’m going to share with you some work from home best practices that I’ve learned from research, talking to others and from more than a decade of personal experience.

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