Photo by Alex Simpson on Unsplash Working from home is not a walk in the park -- especially if you have small kids (even teenagers) in the house the whole time. The reality is that it is hard: to make it work, you need an extraordinary amount of discipline, self-control and organization skills. Without these, productivity will remain low and income-generating potential … [Read more...] about Top 10 Distractions When Working from Home
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We all know that having a baby is no easy task, especially if you are a work at home parent. If you are lucky enough to be able to work at home all day with your baby, you may find it difficult to think of things that will keep your child amused all day, the last thing you want to do is put them in front of the TV and leave them there. You want to give them things they can play … [Read more...] about Work at Home Parents: 7 Things To Do To Keep Your Baby Occupied All Day
An injury that keeps you from working can bring on a lot of anxiety. You might be wondering how to get the money to be able to make ends meet. Some might even have to worry about whether or not they’ll be able to keep their jobs in the time it takes them to recover. In some cases, you might even be left dealing with the thought that you might never be able to return back to … [Read more...] about Injured and Unable to Work: What Should I Do?
As every business person knows, there can be moments when sales aren't thriving and marketing efforts seem in vain. This can, unfortunately, be especially true for small companies and home businesses. Feeling confident when you're just not motivated is hard, but remember: there are always ways to grow your business> and get out of your rut. We want to improve your sales … [Read more...] about How to Feel Confident When You’re Not Motivated
Photo by Connor Limbocker on Unsplash Security is without a doubt one of the most important parts about running a business. Cyber crime is on the rise and it is believed that it costs companies around the world hundreds of billions of dollars every year. This also shows no signs of slowing down, especially with more companies taking their operations online. While this is … [Read more...] about Keep Your Home-Based Business Secure With These Tips
Anytime you do a job from home, its is easy to get yourself in a rut. You awake in the early morning, snag your coffee, head to your office and start your day. It's too easy to fail to keep eagerness for the day and hence yield a bit of energy and work productivity. The wonderful news is that quite often all it takes is a small change in your surroundings to re-energize. Tips … [Read more...] about How to Re-Energize Your Home Office
I have worked successfully from a home office in various sales roles in the past, and there are many benefits from working at home; however, there are also many dangers. Sales managers and sales professionals need to be aware of potential pitfalls. Avoid the following dangers and you will be able to create a highly productive home office environment when you work from … [Read more...] about Dangers of Working from a Home Office for Sales Professionals
Some home-based entrepreneurs are contented to start and grow their businesses from their homes. Others, however, consider the home office only as the first step in the business ladder. Once the business moves on to the next stage, often within 15 months of starting the business, a number of entrepreneurs feel compelled to move the business out of the house and into its own … [Read more...] about Is It Time to Move Out of Your Home Office?
Starting any kind of business is tough. It takes a lot of time, dedication and resources to make it work. But starting one from home has its own special rough spots. We interviewed a number of home-based entrepreneurs and here are some of the things that they consider the most difficult part of working at home: You work around the clock, 7 days a week. Ria Jimenez, … [Read more...] about Challenges of Working at Home and Being a Home-Based Entrepreneur
Not all home businesses are one-person businesses. Many, in fact, home-based entrepreneurs are working with a partner. They run their businesses as husband-and-wife teams, siblings, parents-children, friends and other couples. Some may be formal partnerships, while others may simply be the way of the partner to help out the other. Advantages of Working with Family and … [Read more...] about How to Survive Working with a Partner