My Home Office Hacks

Joe D'Eramo
A virtual water cooler/newsletter for today's work-at-home professionals
Created 03 Apr 2021
  • Why did you do it?
    31 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    That was the question I asked Mike Pace when he enlightened me about the Movember fundraiser. You know, the one where you grow a moustache during the month of November? “Honestly, I did it as a way to...
  • I want to be a Weinman
    24 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Gary Weinman to be precise. For Gary does something few mere mortals or 21st century humans can do: he actually maintains an empty e-mail inbox. Now, this feat deserves recognition on its own merits w...
  • The Seinfeld of newsletters
    12 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    When George and Jerry approached NBC about a pilot for a sitcom, they pitched it as a show about nothing. Just normal musings about daily interactions that would become a water cooler show—something p...
  • I hate when people eat on Zoom calls
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 2
    That’s all that I said. A personal opinion on a peeve I admit is all me. When that thought was shared with a poll seeking others views on the subject on LinkedIn, the response and reaction bordered on...
  • Video tiles and coffee ice cubes
    17 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    At no time in my life did I think tiles would appear across any video I appeared in alone and wearing clothes. Yet those appeared during a Zoom call with a colleague recently. We had a laugh about it,...
  • Working out when working from home
    20 Jul 2021 • 2 min read
    For years, I heard friends and family with full-time jobs talk about how difficult it was to find time to exercise. The envy/jealousy in in their voices at a home office worker like yours truly could ...
  • Working from home and the second best line from Con Air
    11 May 2021 • 2 min read
    “Define irony: a bunch of idiots dancing around on a plane to a song made famous by a band that died in a plane crash.” Steve Buscemi’s character Garland Green uttered those words in the 1997 movie Co...
  • A virtual water cooler for today's work-at-home professions
    03 Apr 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to My Home Office Hacks by me, Joe D'Eramo. Freelance copywriter (including traffic-driving Web content), author of 25 Ways to go from Stepfather to StepDad, fantasy football loser Sign up now...
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