Setting up a home office is one of the best ways to ensure that while working from home (either full time or part-time) you are at your most effective. That said the best home office setup isn’t for the faint hearted and there are some common issues that can prove to be the undoing of your endeavour. Below are my 5 Do’s and Don’ts for people taking the plunge.
In a previous existence many moons ago I had the glamorous task of travelling to meet companies and present slideshows offsite. I had to be able to travel light and fast via plane, ferry and automobile (no John Candy with me thankfully!) and when I arrived onsite give a presentation that was professional, consistent and most importantly successful. Not an easy task when you turn up and they do / don’t have a projector, with / without a hdmi port, with / without a projector screen…. you get the picture. Basically you had to have everything with you to ensure that what you displayed was not dependent on their accommodation for the meeting. Below are my 5 recommendations for presenting slideshows offsite some battle tested others arrived too late to save me the back ache on my travels
When replacing a computer there’s few expenses that come close – outside of the physical hardware – to that of updating the Office application if you were using an OEM Office product (or if the version you have is too old to bring across)
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