topic Community Chatter: Share your workspace! in Other financial discussions https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/01/1720916#M7278 <P><SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">In our first Community Chatter installment, </SPAN><A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/community-chatter-what-are-your-work-from-home-hacks/00/1715487" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">we shared some of our work from home hacks</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">, and this week we are conducting tours of our workspaces!</SPAN> </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-center" image-alt="Community Chatter.png" style="width: 400px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12254iAC879824DBFF5FD0/image-size/medium?v=v2&amp;px=400" role="button" title="Community Chatter.png" alt="Community Chatter.png" /></span></SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">With so much to juggle, it's more important than ever to have a dedicated work space that is relatively free from distractions, so that you can focus and be productive. It's even better if your space is comfortable and quiet, but as this year has shown time and again, sometimes it's all about being adaptable and using what you have to create what you need.&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">There is no "one true way" to set up your work from home space. Someone who lives alone in a studio apartment will have different challenges than the mother of four living in a 3 bedroom house.&nbsp; As you'll see below (and on the </SPAN><A href="https://quickbooks.intuit.com/learn-support/en-us/talk-about-your-business/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/00/664599/00/654774" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">QuickBooks</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> and </SPAN><A href="https://proconnect.intuit.com/community/coronavirus/discussion/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/00/100247" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Intuit Accountants</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> communities) our workspaces vary as much as we do!</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Join the conversation and share your workspace</SPAN></I></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-left" image-alt="Katie WFH.jpg" style="width: 366px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12255i05E9197F8533279C/image-dimensions/366x251?v=v2" width="366" height="251" role="button" title="Katie WFH.jpg" alt="Katie WFH.jpg" /></span>“Spending a lot of time at home over the last six months has given me the opportunity to tackle several different home projects, one of which is adding the finishing touches to my home office. Drawing inspiration from Marie Kondo and Clea and Joanna from The Home Edit, I’ve worked to minimize, organize, and beautify!</SPAN></P> <P class="lia-align-left"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">My desk was already in place, so I ordered a new monitor and webcam along with a wireless ergonomic keyboard and mouse to cover the technological bases.</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-right" image-alt="Katie WFH2.jpg" style="width: 283px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12257i3B6BC37659B85285/image-dimensions/283x158?v=v2" width="283" height="158" role="button" title="Katie WFH2.jpg" alt="Katie WFH2.jpg" /></span>I’ve really focused on ensuring that this space is somewhere that I love spending time. My office is safari themed, with mementos from an amazing trip I took to East Africa a few years back, so I feel happy just being here. I’ve also got all the necessary creature comforts: a comfortable chair, a lap “blankie,” continuous access to coffee, and a fabulous scented candle."</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~</STRONG><STRONG>Katie, Community Manager</STRONG></P> <P><FONT size="4"><STRONG>&nbsp;</STRONG></FONT></P> <P class="lia-align-center"><FONT size="4"><STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></STRONG></FONT></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-left" image-alt="Raph WFH.jpg" style="width: 496px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12259iBA44F6E56EE9E42B/image-dimensions/496x371?v=v2" width="496" height="371" role="button" title="Raph WFH.jpg" alt="Raph WFH.jpg" /></span>"Working from home with three little ones has been an adjustment, but one of the biggest ones that I had to overcome was creating a dedicated workspace! Before the pandemic my home workspace was usually the kitchen table, but I soon realized that long hours spent there was simply not feasible, and I needed to find something that was more accommodating to my needs. My son was not too happy when I informed him that I would be commandeering a portion of his playroom as part of my new home office!</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">I have grown to love my office/playroom set up, and one of my favorite things is when my son takes his imaginary meetings at the same time as me. Plus having the occasional toy laying around gives me something fiddle with has proven to be quite handy during certain periods of the day."</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~Raph, Community Engagement Manager</STRONG></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></STRONG></P> <P><SPAN>&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">“Here is my workspace! Organized chaos, perhaps.&nbsp; I moved the couch into my bedroom to elongate my<span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-right" image-alt="Gabi WFH.jpg" style="width: 360px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12260iFF2EA892C813D9F5/image-dimensions/360x270?v=v2" width="360" height="270" role="button" title="Gabi WFH.jpg" alt="Gabi WFH.jpg" /></span> desk area. Besides, I’m not “resting” in this living room anymore.&nbsp; (That table used to be in the corner). </SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><BR /></SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><BR /></SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Since I’ve been spending a lot of time at home, I started collaging more frequently. I decided to highlight my supplies and clippings around my desk when I reorganized. This, combined with some personal photos and sentimental knick-knacks, keeps my eyes full when I’m needing inspiration. “</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~Gabi, Community Engagement Lead</STRONG></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></P> <P class="lia-align-center">&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Now it's YOUR turn! </SPAN><STRONG>Tell us about your workspace and feel free to share a quick pic. </STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">We want to see what you have done, and maybe steal a few ideas for our own spaces. <span class="lia-unicode-emoji" title=":winking_face:">😉</span>&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Looking for more work-from-home tips?&nbsp; Take a look at other Intuit articles about working remotely:</SPAN></I></P> <P><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></I></P> <UL> <LI style="font-weight: 400;"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Check out this TurboTax Blog: </SPAN><A href="https://blog.turbotax.intuit.com/tax-deductions-and-credits-2/your-top-tax-questions-about-working-remotely-answered-47371/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Your Top Tax Questions About Working Remotely, Answered</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></LI> <LI style="font-weight: 400;"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Curious what small business owners are doing?&nbsp; Our </SPAN><STRONG>#AsktheExpert</STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> series has you covered with </SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><A href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTRwoziYas4" target="_blank" rel="noopener">What’s next for Small Businesses?&nbsp; Lessons learned during the pandemic</A></SPAN></LI> <LI style="font-weight: 400;">Intuit Accountant <A style="font-family: inherit; background-color: #ffffff;" href="https://proconnect.intuit.com/taxprocenter/tag/working-remotely/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN>Resource Center for Working Remotely</SPAN></A></LI> </UL> Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:49:56 GMT Raph 2020-09-16T15:49:56Z Community Chatter: Share your workspace! https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/01/1720916#M7278 <P><SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">In our first Community Chatter installment, </SPAN><A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/community-chatter-what-are-your-work-from-home-hacks/00/1715487" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">we shared some of our work from home hacks</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">, and this week we are conducting tours of our workspaces!</SPAN> </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-center" image-alt="Community Chatter.png" style="width: 400px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12254iAC879824DBFF5FD0/image-size/medium?v=v2&amp;px=400" role="button" title="Community Chatter.png" alt="Community Chatter.png" /></span></SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">With so much to juggle, it's more important than ever to have a dedicated work space that is relatively free from distractions, so that you can focus and be productive. It's even better if your space is comfortable and quiet, but as this year has shown time and again, sometimes it's all about being adaptable and using what you have to create what you need.&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">There is no "one true way" to set up your work from home space. Someone who lives alone in a studio apartment will have different challenges than the mother of four living in a 3 bedroom house.&nbsp; As you'll see below (and on the </SPAN><A href="https://quickbooks.intuit.com/learn-support/en-us/talk-about-your-business/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/00/664599/00/654774" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">QuickBooks</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> and </SPAN><A href="https://proconnect.intuit.com/community/coronavirus/discussion/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/00/100247" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Intuit Accountants</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> communities) our workspaces vary as much as we do!</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Join the conversation and share your workspace</SPAN></I></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-left" image-alt="Katie WFH.jpg" style="width: 366px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12255i05E9197F8533279C/image-dimensions/366x251?v=v2" width="366" height="251" role="button" title="Katie WFH.jpg" alt="Katie WFH.jpg" /></span>“Spending a lot of time at home over the last six months has given me the opportunity to tackle several different home projects, one of which is adding the finishing touches to my home office. Drawing inspiration from Marie Kondo and Clea and Joanna from The Home Edit, I’ve worked to minimize, organize, and beautify!</SPAN></P> <P class="lia-align-left"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">My desk was already in place, so I ordered a new monitor and webcam along with a wireless ergonomic keyboard and mouse to cover the technological bases.</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-right" image-alt="Katie WFH2.jpg" style="width: 283px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12257i3B6BC37659B85285/image-dimensions/283x158?v=v2" width="283" height="158" role="button" title="Katie WFH2.jpg" alt="Katie WFH2.jpg" /></span>I’ve really focused on ensuring that this space is somewhere that I love spending time. My office is safari themed, with mementos from an amazing trip I took to East Africa a few years back, so I feel happy just being here. I’ve also got all the necessary creature comforts: a comfortable chair, a lap “blankie,” continuous access to coffee, and a fabulous scented candle."</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~</STRONG><STRONG>Katie, Community Manager</STRONG></P> <P><FONT size="4"><STRONG>&nbsp;</STRONG></FONT></P> <P class="lia-align-center"><FONT size="4"><STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></STRONG></FONT></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-left" image-alt="Raph WFH.jpg" style="width: 496px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12259iBA44F6E56EE9E42B/image-dimensions/496x371?v=v2" width="496" height="371" role="button" title="Raph WFH.jpg" alt="Raph WFH.jpg" /></span>"Working from home with three little ones has been an adjustment, but one of the biggest ones that I had to overcome was creating a dedicated workspace! Before the pandemic my home workspace was usually the kitchen table, but I soon realized that long hours spent there was simply not feasible, and I needed to find something that was more accommodating to my needs. My son was not too happy when I informed him that I would be commandeering a portion of his playroom as part of my new home office!</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">I have grown to love my office/playroom set up, and one of my favorite things is when my son takes his imaginary meetings at the same time as me. Plus having the occasional toy laying around gives me something fiddle with has proven to be quite handy during certain periods of the day."</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~Raph, Community Engagement Manager</STRONG></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></STRONG></P> <P><SPAN>&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">“Here is my workspace! Organized chaos, perhaps.&nbsp; I moved the couch into my bedroom to elongate my<span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-right" image-alt="Gabi WFH.jpg" style="width: 360px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12260iFF2EA892C813D9F5/image-dimensions/360x270?v=v2" width="360" height="270" role="button" title="Gabi WFH.jpg" alt="Gabi WFH.jpg" /></span> desk area. Besides, I’m not “resting” in this living room anymore.&nbsp; (That table used to be in the corner). </SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><BR /></SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><BR /></SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Since I’ve been spending a lot of time at home, I started collaging more frequently. I decided to highlight my supplies and clippings around my desk when I reorganized. This, combined with some personal photos and sentimental knick-knacks, keeps my eyes full when I’m needing inspiration. “</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~Gabi, Community Engagement Lead</STRONG></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></P> <P class="lia-align-center">&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Now it's YOUR turn! </SPAN><STRONG>Tell us about your workspace and feel free to share a quick pic. </STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">We want to see what you have done, and maybe steal a few ideas for our own spaces. <span class="lia-unicode-emoji" title=":winking_face:">😉</span>&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Looking for more work-from-home tips?&nbsp; Take a look at other Intuit articles about working remotely:</SPAN></I></P> <P><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></I></P> <UL> <LI style="font-weight: 400;"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Check out this TurboTax Blog: </SPAN><A href="https://blog.turbotax.intuit.com/tax-deductions-and-credits-2/your-top-tax-questions-about-working-remotely-answered-47371/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Your Top Tax Questions About Working Remotely, Answered</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></LI> <LI style="font-weight: 400;"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Curious what small business owners are doing?&nbsp; Our </SPAN><STRONG>#AsktheExpert</STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> series has you covered with </SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><A href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTRwoziYas4" target="_blank" rel="noopener">What’s next for Small Businesses?&nbsp; Lessons learned during the pandemic</A></SPAN></LI> <LI style="font-weight: 400;">Intuit Accountant <A style="font-family: inherit; background-color: #ffffff;" href="https://proconnect.intuit.com/taxprocenter/tag/working-remotely/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN>Resource Center for Working Remotely</SPAN></A></LI> </UL> Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:49:56 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/01/1720916#M7278 Raph 2020-09-16T15:49:56Z Re: Community Chatter: Share your workspace! https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/re-community-chatter-share-your-workspace/01/1721105#M7279 <P>I just arranged my office so everything is easy access.&nbsp; Don't even have to get up to get something from the printer.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-inline" image-alt="20200916_094716.jpg" style="width: 400px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12264iE1DB683688394488/image-size/medium?v=v2&amp;px=400" role="button" title="20200916_094716.jpg" alt="20200916_094716.jpg" /></span></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Of course my sweetie Zoey has her cat tree next to my desk which she spends allot of time with me.</P> <P><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-inline" image-alt="thumbnail_20200904_155819.jpg" style="width: 300px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12265i331FDC915DF7C0F8/image-size/medium?v=v2&amp;px=400" role="button" title="thumbnail_20200904_155819.jpg" alt="thumbnail_20200904_155819.jpg" /></span></P> Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:53:17 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/re-community-chatter-share-your-workspace/01/1721105#M7279 bluedeb 2020-09-16T14:53:17Z
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<P><SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">In our first Community Chatter installment, </SPAN><A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/community-chatter-what-are-your-work-from-home-hacks/00/1715487" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">we shared some of our work from home hacks</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">, and this week we are conducting tours of our workspaces!</SPAN> </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-center" image-alt="Community Chatter.png" style="width: 400px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12254iAC879824DBFF5FD0/image-size/medium?v=v2&amp;px=400" role="button" title="Community Chatter.png" alt="Community Chatter.png" /></span></SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">With so much to juggle, it's more important than ever to have a dedicated work space that is relatively free from distractions, so that you can focus and be productive. It's even better if your space is comfortable and quiet, but as this year has shown time and again, sometimes it's all about being adaptable and using what you have to create what you need.&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">There is no "one true way" to set up your work from home space. Someone who lives alone in a studio apartment will have different challenges than the mother of four living in a 3 bedroom house.&nbsp; As you'll see below (and on the </SPAN><A href="https://quickbooks.intuit.com/learn-support/en-us/talk-about-your-business/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/00/664599/00/654774" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">QuickBooks</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> and </SPAN><A href="https://proconnect.intuit.com/community/coronavirus/discussion/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/00/100247" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Intuit Accountants</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> communities) our workspaces vary as much as we do!</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Join the conversation and share your workspace</SPAN></I></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-left" image-alt="Katie WFH.jpg" style="width: 366px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12255i05E9197F8533279C/image-dimensions/366x251?v=v2" width="366" height="251" role="button" title="Katie WFH.jpg" alt="Katie WFH.jpg" /></span>“Spending a lot of time at home over the last six months has given me the opportunity to tackle several different home projects, one of which is adding the finishing touches to my home office. Drawing inspiration from Marie Kondo and Clea and Joanna from The Home Edit, I’ve worked to minimize, organize, and beautify!</SPAN></P> <P class="lia-align-left"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">My desk was already in place, so I ordered a new monitor and webcam along with a wireless ergonomic keyboard and mouse to cover the technological bases.</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-right" image-alt="Katie WFH2.jpg" style="width: 283px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12257i3B6BC37659B85285/image-dimensions/283x158?v=v2" width="283" height="158" role="button" title="Katie WFH2.jpg" alt="Katie WFH2.jpg" /></span>I’ve really focused on ensuring that this space is somewhere that I love spending time. My office is safari themed, with mementos from an amazing trip I took to East Africa a few years back, so I feel happy just being here. I’ve also got all the necessary creature comforts: a comfortable chair, a lap “blankie,” continuous access to coffee, and a fabulous scented candle."</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~</STRONG><STRONG>Katie, Community Manager</STRONG></P> <P><FONT size="4"><STRONG>&nbsp;</STRONG></FONT></P> <P class="lia-align-center"><FONT size="4"><STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></STRONG></FONT></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-left" image-alt="Raph WFH.jpg" style="width: 496px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12259iBA44F6E56EE9E42B/image-dimensions/496x371?v=v2" width="496" height="371" role="button" title="Raph WFH.jpg" alt="Raph WFH.jpg" /></span>"Working from home with three little ones has been an adjustment, but one of the biggest ones that I had to overcome was creating a dedicated workspace! Before the pandemic my home workspace was usually the kitchen table, but I soon realized that long hours spent there was simply not feasible, and I needed to find something that was more accommodating to my needs. My son was not too happy when I informed him that I would be commandeering a portion of his playroom as part of my new home office!</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">I have grown to love my office/playroom set up, and one of my favorite things is when my son takes his imaginary meetings at the same time as me. Plus having the occasional toy laying around gives me something fiddle with has proven to be quite handy during certain periods of the day."</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~Raph, Community Engagement Manager</STRONG></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></STRONG></P> <P><SPAN>&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">“Here is my workspace! Organized chaos, perhaps.&nbsp; I moved the couch into my bedroom to elongate my<span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-right" image-alt="Gabi WFH.jpg" style="width: 360px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12260iFF2EA892C813D9F5/image-dimensions/360x270?v=v2" width="360" height="270" role="button" title="Gabi WFH.jpg" alt="Gabi WFH.jpg" /></span> desk area. Besides, I’m not “resting” in this living room anymore.&nbsp; (That table used to be in the corner). </SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><BR /></SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><BR /></SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Since I’ve been spending a lot of time at home, I started collaging more frequently. I decided to highlight my supplies and clippings around my desk when I reorganized. This, combined with some personal photos and sentimental knick-knacks, keeps my eyes full when I’m needing inspiration. “</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~Gabi, Community Engagement Lead</STRONG></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></P> <P class="lia-align-center">&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Now it's YOUR turn! </SPAN><STRONG>Tell us about your workspace and feel free to share a quick pic. </STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">We want to see what you have done, and maybe steal a few ideas for our own spaces. <span class="lia-unicode-emoji" title=":winking_face:">😉</span>&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Looking for more work-from-home tips?&nbsp; Take a look at other Intuit articles about working remotely:</SPAN></I></P> <P><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></I></P> <UL> <LI style="font-weight: 400;"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Check out this TurboTax Blog: </SPAN><A href="https://blog.turbotax.intuit.com/tax-deductions-and-credits-2/your-top-tax-questions-about-working-remotely-answered-47371/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Your Top Tax Questions About Working Remotely, Answered</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></LI> <LI style="font-weight: 400;"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Curious what small business owners are doing?&nbsp; Our </SPAN><STRONG>#AsktheExpert</STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> series has you covered with </SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><A href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTRwoziYas4" target="_blank" rel="noopener">What’s next for Small Businesses?&nbsp; Lessons learned during the pandemic</A></SPAN></LI> <LI style="font-weight: 400;">Intuit Accountant <A style="font-family: inherit; background-color: #ffffff;" href="https://proconnect.intuit.com/taxprocenter/tag/working-remotely/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN>Resource Center for Working Remotely</SPAN></A></LI> </UL>
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<dc:date>2020-09-16T15:49:56Z</dc:date>
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<P><SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">In our first Community Chatter installment, </SPAN><A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/other-financial-discussions/discussion/community-chatter-what-are-your-work-from-home-hacks/00/1715487" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">we shared some of our work from home hacks</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">, and this week we are conducting tours of our workspaces!</SPAN> </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-center" image-alt="Community Chatter.png" style="width: 400px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12254iAC879824DBFF5FD0/image-size/medium?v=v2&amp;px=400" role="button" title="Community Chatter.png" alt="Community Chatter.png" /></span></SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">With so much to juggle, it's more important than ever to have a dedicated work space that is relatively free from distractions, so that you can focus and be productive. It's even better if your space is comfortable and quiet, but as this year has shown time and again, sometimes it's all about being adaptable and using what you have to create what you need.&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">There is no "one true way" to set up your work from home space. Someone who lives alone in a studio apartment will have different challenges than the mother of four living in a 3 bedroom house.&nbsp; As you'll see below (and on the </SPAN><A href="https://quickbooks.intuit.com/learn-support/en-us/talk-about-your-business/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/00/664599/00/654774" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">QuickBooks</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> and </SPAN><A href="https://proconnect.intuit.com/community/coronavirus/discussion/community-chatter-share-your-workspace/00/100247" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Intuit Accountants</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> communities) our workspaces vary as much as we do!</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Join the conversation and share your workspace</SPAN></I></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-left" image-alt="Katie WFH.jpg" style="width: 366px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12255i05E9197F8533279C/image-dimensions/366x251?v=v2" width="366" height="251" role="button" title="Katie WFH.jpg" alt="Katie WFH.jpg" /></span>“Spending a lot of time at home over the last six months has given me the opportunity to tackle several different home projects, one of which is adding the finishing touches to my home office. Drawing inspiration from Marie Kondo and Clea and Joanna from The Home Edit, I’ve worked to minimize, organize, and beautify!</SPAN></P> <P class="lia-align-left"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">My desk was already in place, so I ordered a new monitor and webcam along with a wireless ergonomic keyboard and mouse to cover the technological bases.</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-right" image-alt="Katie WFH2.jpg" style="width: 283px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12257i3B6BC37659B85285/image-dimensions/283x158?v=v2" width="283" height="158" role="button" title="Katie WFH2.jpg" alt="Katie WFH2.jpg" /></span>I’ve really focused on ensuring that this space is somewhere that I love spending time. My office is safari themed, with mementos from an amazing trip I took to East Africa a few years back, so I feel happy just being here. I’ve also got all the necessary creature comforts: a comfortable chair, a lap “blankie,” continuous access to coffee, and a fabulous scented candle."</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~</STRONG><STRONG>Katie, Community Manager</STRONG></P> <P><FONT size="4"><STRONG>&nbsp;</STRONG></FONT></P> <P class="lia-align-center"><FONT size="4"><STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></STRONG></FONT></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-left" image-alt="Raph WFH.jpg" style="width: 496px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12259iBA44F6E56EE9E42B/image-dimensions/496x371?v=v2" width="496" height="371" role="button" title="Raph WFH.jpg" alt="Raph WFH.jpg" /></span>"Working from home with three little ones has been an adjustment, but one of the biggest ones that I had to overcome was creating a dedicated workspace! Before the pandemic my home workspace was usually the kitchen table, but I soon realized that long hours spent there was simply not feasible, and I needed to find something that was more accommodating to my needs. My son was not too happy when I informed him that I would be commandeering a portion of his playroom as part of my new home office!</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">I have grown to love my office/playroom set up, and one of my favorite things is when my son takes his imaginary meetings at the same time as me. Plus having the occasional toy laying around gives me something fiddle with has proven to be quite handy during certain periods of the day."</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~Raph, Community Engagement Manager</STRONG></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></STRONG></P> <P><SPAN>&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">“Here is my workspace! Organized chaos, perhaps.&nbsp; I moved the couch into my bedroom to elongate my<span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-right" image-alt="Gabi WFH.jpg" style="width: 360px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12260iFF2EA892C813D9F5/image-dimensions/360x270?v=v2" width="360" height="270" role="button" title="Gabi WFH.jpg" alt="Gabi WFH.jpg" /></span> desk area. Besides, I’m not “resting” in this living room anymore.&nbsp; (That table used to be in the corner). </SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><BR /></SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><BR /></SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Since I’ve been spending a lot of time at home, I started collaging more frequently. I decided to highlight my supplies and clippings around my desk when I reorganized. This, combined with some personal photos and sentimental knick-knacks, keeps my eyes full when I’m needing inspiration. “</SPAN></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><STRONG>~Gabi, Community Engagement Lead</STRONG></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P class="lia-align-center"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">++++++</SPAN></P> <P class="lia-align-center">&nbsp;</P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Now it's YOUR turn! </SPAN><STRONG>Tell us about your workspace and feel free to share a quick pic. </STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">We want to see what you have done, and maybe steal a few ideas for our own spaces. <span class="lia-unicode-emoji" title=":winking_face:">😉</span>&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Looking for more work-from-home tips?&nbsp; Take a look at other Intuit articles about working remotely:</SPAN></I></P> <P><I><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</SPAN></I></P> <UL> <LI style="font-weight: 400;"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Check out this TurboTax Blog: </SPAN><A href="https://blog.turbotax.intuit.com/tax-deductions-and-credits-2/your-top-tax-questions-about-working-remotely-answered-47371/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Your Top Tax Questions About Working Remotely, Answered</SPAN></A><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></LI> <LI style="font-weight: 400;"><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;">Curious what small business owners are doing?&nbsp; Our </SPAN><STRONG>#AsktheExpert</STRONG><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"> series has you covered with </SPAN><SPAN style="font-weight: 400;"><A href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTRwoziYas4" target="_blank" rel="noopener">What’s next for Small Businesses?&nbsp; Lessons learned during the pandemic</A></SPAN></LI> <LI style="font-weight: 400;">Intuit Accountant <A style="font-family: inherit; background-color: #ffffff;" href="https://proconnect.intuit.com/taxprocenter/tag/working-remotely/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><SPAN>Resource Center for Working Remotely</SPAN></A></LI> </UL>
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<title>Re: Community Chatter: Share your workspace!</title>
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<P>I just arranged my office so everything is easy access.&nbsp; Don't even have to get up to get something from the printer.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-inline" image-alt="20200916_094716.jpg" style="width: 400px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12264iE1DB683688394488/image-size/medium?v=v2&amp;px=400" role="button" title="20200916_094716.jpg" alt="20200916_094716.jpg" /></span></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Of course my sweetie Zoey has her cat tree next to my desk which she spends allot of time with me.</P> <P><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-inline" image-alt="thumbnail_20200904_155819.jpg" style="width: 300px;"><img src="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/image/serverpage/image-id/12265i331FDC915DF7C0F8/image-size/medium?v=v2&amp;px=400" role="button" title="thumbnail_20200904_155819.jpg" alt="thumbnail_20200904_155819.jpg" /></span></P>
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