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12 ways to pimp your office. When your office was furnished, did the shopping list go something like this:One desk.

12 ways to pimp your office

Gray.One ergonomic office chair. Black.One waste paper basket. Gray plastic.One filing cabinet. Gray. You know – the usual stuff. I’m not going to claim that a fancy desk or a weird chair is going to magically improve your creativity and productivity – but I am damn sure, that all that sameness and eternal corporate grayness, does nothing good for your ability to come up with great new ideas. Here are some ways to spruce up a workplace that may actually inject some color and fun into your work environment.

Got Milk? The Milk desk is a new design to match your Apple gear with it’s white surface and rounded edges. It lowers and raises electrically, it has ways to hide the cable clutter, and it also has four compartments at one end that can be configured for storage, trash or, yes, as an aquarium. Partition magic. 20 DIY Desks That Really Work For Your Home Office. Infographic -10 Home Office Essentials. According to Telework Research Network, the top reasons employees want to work from home (including both federal employees and the private sector) are:

Infographic -10 Home Office Essentials

IRS Has Strict Rules For Figuring Home Office Deductions. I split my bedroom between office space and sleeping quarters.

IRS Has Strict Rules For Figuring Home Office Deductions

It's the only place where I work. I've been told I have to use the room for business only if I'm going to try to take a home office deduction. Is this true? IRS Home Office Tax Deduction - Rules & Calculator. Top Six Tips about the Home Office Deduction. IRS Tax Tip 2015-42, March 19, 2015 If you use your home for business, you may be able to deduct expenses for the business use of your home.

Top Six Tips about the Home Office Deduction

If you qualify you can claim the deduction whether you rent or own your home. If you qualify for the deduction you may use either the simplified method or the regular method to claim your deduction. Here are six tips that you should know about the home office deduction. For more on this topic, see Publication 587, Business Use of Your Home. If you found this Tax Tip helpful, please share it through your social media platforms. Additional IRS Resources: Home Office Deduction. 中文 | 한국어 | TiếngViệt | Pусский.

Home Office Deduction

50 Killer Ikea Hacks to Transform Your Home Office. Whether you work at home every day, need a place to finish up projects from the office, or have to work on homework from college classes, having a comfortable and organized home office can be essential to getting ahead and maximizing productivity while you're working on just about anything.

50 Killer Ikea Hacks to Transform Your Home Office

Luckily, there are many ways that you can create an amazing place to work in your home on a shoestring budget. Some of the best involve creatively repurposing items from Swedish home retailer Ikea. 20 Creative Office Hacks That Will Improve Your Working Environment. MidwestMicroBrews - Brews, News and Reviews! How Does a Microbrewery Differ From a Normal Brewery? - Hop & Wine. As the term ‘micro’ might suggest, the difference between microbreweries and breweries is a matter of scale.

How Does a Microbrewery Differ From a Normal Brewery? - Hop & Wine

A ‘traditional’ brewery like MillerCoors produce millions of barrels of beer a year. According to U.S regulations, a microbrewery can make no more than 15,000 barrels of beer a year. There are exceptions to this law, but those microbrewers have been grandfathered in. Microbreweries are primarily known for their “specialty beers.” They are typically small-batch “boutique” beers, which might be made only for a certain season or theme, or designed to showcase special ingredients. A microbrewery doesn’t get taxed as heavily as bigger breweries, so the character of microbreweries we know and love is preserved. Because microbreweries are so small, their options for getting their names out there are limited. American Microbreweries.

Until as recently as almost a decade ago, most people in Europe considered the idea of American beer as little more than a joke.

American Microbreweries

While there were already a handful of good microbreweries in the U.S., and a smattering of people who had enjoyed the variety of beers available in Germany, Belgium and Great Britain on their travels, most still believed that beer was, by nature, a cold, gassy, tasteless delivery system for oblivion. That’s all changed now, and, as I've traveled around the U.S. over the last few years, I've found that every town with a stoplight has at least one pub selling beers from a regional microbrewery. It’s still a youthful industry and not all the beers are great (I have yet to develop a taste for the viciously over-hopped IPAs that are all the rage in California), but craft beer is here to stay, and I am all for it.

How to Foster Wellbeing to Boost Creativity in the Office. Home Office Ideas: Working From Home in Style. Working from home has become more than a trend.

Home Office Ideas: Working From Home in Style

Hard-working people the world over try to find the best way to accommodate a creative and inspiring working environment in their homes. Home Office, Office Spaces and Work Spaces. Home Office Ideas - Design, Accessories & Pictures. Top 10 Home Office Hacks.