Posts tagged small business
Freelance Files: The Conversing Conundrum

With the prevalence of IMs, WhatsApp & memes, being able to hold down witty conversation (a la Jane Austen) is becoming harder and harder to master, affecting your ability to find work, or just hold a conversation. This is where networking can help you.
Ahh…. the humble networking event. Warm wine, stuffy suits and awkward conversations; an essential evil of freelance life. For many, a positively terrifying experience, but it shouldn’t have to be; be honest, how many of you go to an event like this, thrusting business cards into someone’s hands and shuffling, sullenly away?

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Top Tips: Plants FTW!

We all know that here at The Study Room London, we are fans of plants they increase your productivity, creativity and your air quality. So why haven’t you adorned every shelf, corner and spare spot on your desk with some plants?

Here, we discuss a few reasons how plants can improve your working life and your wellbe

Those who work in ‘Green’ offices are found to be 15% more productive. How and Why you ask? Well, I touched on this briefly when I shared my top tips for productivity on article commissioned by belong mag and I thought I would go into a little more detail here.

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Top Tips: Dress Your Desk for Success!

Your workspace is an incredibly personal. You may not think much of it, but you’ll seethe for hours if someone has taken your stapler or disturbed your organised mess. It’s a feeling we all share.

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The Study Room London At Large: Why Resolutions are a dirty word

Resolutions are a bit of a dirty word at The Study Room London HQ. While the idea of a resolution sounds optimistic and productive, the word often feels a bit like a synonym for failure.

Be honest, when was the last time you managed to achieve the resolutions you set before the fireworks and champagne started popping?

So, while January is a great time for us; I believe in long-term solutions and sometimes these take on the form of a lifestyle class (any excuse to get yourselves a new notebook and pen right?!).

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