Many people are attracted to the idea of working at home.
In fact, there are many who have given up their 8-hour
jobs on the office and are now successfully managing their own
home business. The idea seems to be appealing,
but doing it is not always easy. I have here some advice
on how you can make your home business a success. Z! Go get the advice!
I love getting the advice. A lot of people think that working at home
means waking up late,
working in pajamas and taking a long break if wanted.
But Holly Reisem Hanna from The Work at Home Woman says
“What people need to realize is that even though working from home offers a great amount
of flexibility, it is still a professional job and it needs to be treated as such.”
Here are then some steps on how you can successfully manage your home
business, while at the same, treating it as a professional
have a clean and organized home office. Lisa Kanarek from Working Naked says that
it is important to designate a home office where you can store all your files
and where you can work without being disturbed. If possible,
have a home office that offers a relaxing and comfortable environment
so that you can do your tasks well. Next,
create a plan and set your office hours. A plan will guide you on what tasks need to
be finished in a specific amount of time.
This helps you in minimizing distractions and in maximizing productive times.
According to Kelly McCausey, your fridge and comfy bed
have gravitational pull which you might not resist.
But with a plan in mind, you might be able to avoid distractions.
Last, take breaks.
Even if you are faced with a lot of tasks, you should still consider getting up from
your desk to stretch. Shawn Mason Spence says that
taking a break will not only help you physically but mentally as well.
You will become more productive when you will allow your mind and body to
rest for a while. Working at home can be challenging but at
the same time, fun. With a positive attitude,
you can surely achieve success. And, when you have kids to look after while
managing your business, you should also learn how to balance your
time. Renae Christine has some tips on that.
Just visit richmombusiness.com and search for ‘balancing work’.
And while you’re there, make sure you grab your free failure report
from richmombusiness.com/NewBestie. This report features the top 10 reasons
new businesses fail within the first few years.
Luv you all! Peace out yo!