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Moving & Transcription

by Joanna Norman This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something I may earn a commission. Thanks. I am happy to report that moving to a new state and working as a transcriptionist are perfectly compatible. That’s all.  Here is where this post becomes like some cooking/recipe blogs, you know, the ones […]

Time Tracking & Transcription Productivity

by Joanna Norman Some folks find working at home challenging because of all the distractions that present themselves: the dishes that need to be loaded, the dogs that want to play or be let out, the three phone calls that need to be made to the dentist, the dog groomer, and the kid’s school. For […]

Three Alternative Work Spaces for Transcriptionists

by Joanna Norman This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something I may earn a commission. Thanks. As you may know if you read my blog regularly, part of what I love about being a transcriptionist is that I get to work in the comfort of my own home. I’ve shared my […]

Why Four To Do Lists Are Better Than One

by Joanna Norman This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something I may earn a commission. Thanks. I use four lists to organize my projects and get things done. This system has lowered my stress levels and increased my productivity tremendously. If you usually have a really long, detailed to do list […]

Desktop Cheerleader – A Little Gift from Me

by Joanna Norman Last December I signed up for 31 Days of Gifts from Courtney Carver of Be More with Less.  One of the gifts I received was instructions to make an “emergency kit” by writing several phrases on index cards. I had my cards sitting my desk for over a month until something spilled […]

Why You Need a Life Logo

by Joanna Norman I recently read that a research study showed that the average American child can recognize 1000  corporate logos. That says a lot about how inundated we are with marketing – yikes! Logos help corporations make money. What if you could harness the marketing power of a logo for your own good? What […]

How Online Courses Helped Me Change My Life

by Joanna Norman This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something I may earn a commission. Thanks. Early in 2020, I was working full time as a middle school science teacher, and I was struggling. Even though I loved my students and was good at what I did, there were some other […]