Working From Home: Strategies to Ensure Your Success

In this course, Melinda shares golden nuggets of advice essential to successfully create a productive, successful home office. In this course you will learn the essentials to setting up your office, dynamic scheduling, tips for collaboration, healthy ideas for staying focused, and more. She will also coach you on how to set realistic expectations and goals.

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Melinda Emerson
Small Business Expert, Bestselling Author, Founder & President, Quintessence Group

No one is more qualified to teach a course on working from home then Melinda F. Emerson, America’s #1 Small Business Expert. As a thriving entrepreneur, Melinda has been working from a home office for over 20 years. As an expert on small business development, her strategies on how to set yourself up to work from home with extraordinary results is a game changer!

The Small Biz Lady’s advice is widely read reaching more than 3 million entrepreneurs each week. As a former columnist for The New York Times, and Entrepreneur, Melinda is also frequently quoted by other media organizations including: The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company, CNBC, MSNBC and Fox News. Forbes magazine named her one of Top 10 Tech and Business Experts for 2017. She is a contributor to Inc., Essence and Black Enterprise. She is an expert on what it takes the start a successful small business, go-to-market strategy, and social media selling and now, how to successful work from home. Melinda is the bestselling author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months, 2nd Edition and the eBook How to Become a Social Media Ninja, and her latest book Fix Your Business

What will I get from this course?

In this course, Melinda shares golden nuggets of advice essential to successfully create a productive, successful home office. In this course you will learn the essentials to setting up your office, dynamic scheduling, tips for collaboration, healthy ideas for staying focused, and more. She will also coach you on how to set realistic expectations and goals. Melinda will deep dive into technology and offer apps and tools that will maximize your success. Finally, Melinda shares exciting and surprising tips on how to work from home as the new normal while juggling the balls with family responsibilities.

Course Curriculum

Chapter 1

Chapter 1: Working From Home – The New Normal

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  • Video Lesson 1: Overview
  • Video Lesson 2: The Pros
  • Video Lesson 3: The Cons & Challenges
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3 lessons, 3 Videos + 0 PDF Downloadable Worksheets

Chapter 2

Chapter 2: What You Need

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  • Video Lesson 1: Setting Up a Great Workspace
  • Video Lesson 2: Getting the Proper Equipment
  • Video Lesson 3: Apps & Services for Support
  • PDF Lesson 4: 15 Work From Home Apps for Productivity - Downloadable PDF
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3 lessons, 3 Videos + 1 PDF Downloadable Worksheet

Chapter 3

Chapter 3: Start Your Day & Scheduling

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  • Video Lesson 1: Keep a Daily Routine
  • Video Lesson 2: Know Your Optimal Work Hours
  • Video Lesson 3: Be Transparent About Your Availability
  • Video Lesson 4: Use VIDEO Chats
  • Video Lesson 5: Schedule Breaks
  • Video Lesson 6: Create an End of Day Routine
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6 lessons, 6 Videos + 0 PDF Downloadable Worksheets

Chapter 4

Chapter 4: Collaboration Tips - Upholding Professionalism, Etiquette & Good Communication Online

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  • Video Lesson 1: Setting up Your Home Video Studio
  • Video Lesson 2: Proper & Professional Video Conferencing
  • Video Lesson 3: Create a System for Sharing Docs
  • Video Lesson 4: Online Meeting Protocols & Phone Manners
  • Video Lesson 5: Thoughtful Communication - Use Email with Etiquette & Care!
  • PDF Lesson 6: Ideas For Networking with Co-workers - Downloadable PDF
  • PDF Lesson 7: Icebreaker Conversation Starter Worksheet - Downloadable PDF
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5 lessons, 5 Videos + 2 PDF Downloadable Worksheets

Chapter 5

Chapter 5: Healthy Practices for Staying Focused

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  • Video Lesson 1: Set Boundaries with Family
  • Video Lesson 2: Make Time to Exercise
  • Video Lesson 3: Leave Home Once a Day
  • Video Lesson 4: Prep Lunch in Advance
  • Video Lesson 5: Avoid the Kitchen Between Meals
  • Video Lesson 6: Beware of Burnout
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6 lessons, 6 Videos + 0 PDF Downloadable Worksheets

Chapter 6

Chapter 6: Working from Home with Kids

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  • Video Lesson 1: Get Creative with Your Schedule
  • Video Lesson 2: Be up Front with Your Boss
  • Video Lesson 3: Stick to a Routine
  • Video Lesson 4: Minimize Interruptions
  • Video Lesson 5: Warn Your Coworkers
  • Video Lesson 6: Plan Breaks with Your Kids
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6 lessons, 6 Videos + 0 PDF Downloadable Worksheets

Chapter 7

Chapter 7: Work from Home Tips for Managers

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  • Video Lesson 1: Tell Your Team How They Can Reach You
  • Video Lesson 2: Tell Your Team When They Can Reach You
  • Video Lesson 3: Clarify Expectations for Your Team
  • Video Lesson 4: Use Video to Communicate Weekly Updates
  • Video Lesson 5: Conclusion
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5 lessons, 5 Videos + 0 PDF Downloadable Worksheets

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