Category: Homebiz Management

Is Your Home Ready For Work?

Unless you have built yourself a home office in your new home, or you can set up a custom-made office system, you may have to be creative in designing a productive, safe, and power-efficient space for your home office. Space Management When you step into an empty room, what do you see? You may see a…
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September 26, 2016 0

The Business Plan: Helping You Get Started

If you’re undecided whether you should start your own homebased business, drawing a business plan may help you decide where you’re going. It will help you think through the entire business process so that you do not open the business blindly or lack vital information in owning and maintaining your business Strive to be S.M.A.R.T – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-framed. Have…
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September 26, 2016 0

Overcoming Isolation In Your Home Business

Like most people, when you think about what it would be like to work from home, you probably think of the obvious benefits such as working your own hours, not having to face a stressful, tedious commute every day, actually seeing what your garden looks like in daylight hours, not having to answer to a…
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September 26, 2016 0

Professional Telephone Etiquette

Proper telephone etiquette leaves callers with a favourable impression of you and your business. On Receiving Calls Never leave a phone ringing for more than four rings as no one likes to be kept waiting. It gives callers the impression that you’re on top of things. Never answer a phone call with a plain “Hello”.…
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September 26, 2016 0

Home Office – The Childcare Solution?

While being at home gives you more flexibility in handling childcare, do not be fooled into believing that you can do without childcare if you have a home/office. The odd thing about important business calls is that they inevitably come at the very instant that the kids are clamoring for dinner, throwing tantrums or terrorizing…
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September 26, 2016 0

Successful Adventure

What is your definition of success? Is it driving a pricey automobile? Is it not having to worry about budgeting? Is it being able to pay off your debts? Once you determine your definition of success you will be able to move through the process of finding home-based work. I suggest making a list of…
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September 26, 2016 0

Work From Home With A New Baby?

It sounds like the perfect solution. Continue working full-time, but work two or three days a week from home. It sure would ease the emotional strain of leaving your infant each work day. But is it a wise solution? It can be, under the appropriate conditions. Be aware that it is the expected norm of telecommuters…
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September 26, 2016 0

Professional Tips For Working At Home With Kids

You’re one of the lucky ones.  You have managed the best of both worlds by choosing to stay at home with your children while still advancing in your career. So how do you make it work? Here are a few tips: Control Your Environment A clearly designated office will help you stay on task. And an…
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September 26, 2016 0

Kick The Procrastination Habit

BREAK IT DOWN. Seem overwhelming? Don’t look at everything as one big project. Break goals, projects or tasks down into small parts. Assign a specific deadline (date and time) to each part. WRITE IT DOWN. Make it official by recording on paper, what needs to be done. When it’s written down, it’s more concrete, and…
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September 26, 2016 0

A Work-At-Home Mom Defines Success

I had telecommuted from my home office as of 1987 but my position was one of an offsite employee. For 13 years, I could count on a comfortable weekly paycheck and as much job security as one could have in this age of “downsizing”. My comfort zone fit like a glove as I am someone…
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