Create a Home Office Space in a Small Place

Posted Thursday, April 9th, 2015 by .

More and more people are following their dreams, taking a risk, and starting their own business. If you’re among this daring bunch of entrepreneurs, you might be starting your business venture from the comfort of your own home. Whatever your reasons for staying on the home front, chances are you’re short on space. This blog will discuss the best way to create office spaces in small places.

Take Inventory

The first step toward making a home office is to take a thorough inventory. Do you have a lot of files? Are you plugged into a lot of technology? How about supplies? Exactly how much space you’ll need is determined by the amount of stuff you require to keep your business flowing.

If you don’t have loads of stuff, and are equally short on space, you can create a workspace in all sorts of unexpected spaces. Even working from under the stairs can be perfectly fine if you’re able to piece together an area that meets your needs!

File Things Away

If you’re already feeling cramped, you’ll have to work that much harder to decrease clutter. In addition to having a spot you can call your own, you need a way to keep your things organized. There are lots of ways to keep necessary items in their proper places including bins, tubs, bags, and other desk organizers. Sometimes, you might have to think outside the confines of the immediate area and look up. If you have wall space, you have a place to store business essentials!

Take a Break

Lastly, don’t forget about comfort. With your business, you’ll undoubtedly need time for planning, creating, or just plain taking a minute to collect your thoughts. When you need a few minutes to dream, it’ll be that much easier to take a break and truly relax.

You’ll come up with your own boundaries around break time, but if you really want to be comfortable, you could try a recliner. Some even come equipped with a table for your laptop.

These are a few ideas for you to consider as you embark on your business venture. If you can’t make it work at home, you can always rent or buy some office space.

Have tips and tricks for staying focused and organized at home? Let us know in the comments!

Greg Gladman

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Greg Gladman has two degrees from the University of Cincinnati and prides himself on managing the operations and customer service at Ink Technologies. With a mind like a vault, he is full of useful and useless information, making him an asset to the company and to his Tuesday night trivia team. When he is not working, he spends his time bowling and playing golf. Greg dedicates much of his free time to raising money and awareness in support of the fight against blood cancers. You can find him on .

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