Going mobile: a guide to operating your portable home office

It is estimated that between 2 million and 2.5 million Canadians now run a full- or part-time business from their homes, and that number is expected to increase. Details about portable computer equipment, and profiles of several home-based entrepreneurs are given. Massive economic, business and societal changes have drastically altered Canadians’ work style with 2 to 2.5-million Canadians now operating businesses full or part-time from their homes. “Those numbers will…

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Essential tips for running a home office

It is often easy to work in a home office, but more difficult to run one efficiently. Recommendations for home office efficiency include making use of appropriate telephone technologies, keeping track of time spent on each client, and applying security precautions. No staff? No problem. Here’s how to keep your home office in shape. The first day I started up my home office, I never felt more exhilarated. Or so…

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Room with a view

A home theater system’s performance can be enhanced by the correct placement of components. The television should be situated in the center of the room against a wall and the center speaker should be above or below the television. Other tips on placement and room design are given. It’s such a thrill carrying huge boxes of delicious home theatre equipment into your family room. Most people can hardly wait to…

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Safety Children Kitchen – Is your kitchen dangerous ?

Safety Children Kitchen – Is your kitchen dangerous ? Knives, boiling oil, scaling water, flames, electrical sparks, chemicals that will eat through flesh …Wow! Sounds like a medieval torture chamber, doesn’t it? But it’s really a slightly exaggerated description of the hazards in the most dangerous room of your house–the kitchen. One out of 10 Americans suffers injuries in the home each year. The majority occur in the kitchen. Many…

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