OK, you say, I’ve decided to start my business. I have my idea, my identity package, my licensing and zoning done. Now I need to set up my office.
An Ann Landers column “Parenthood is not a job for the weak at heart” caught my interest.
Every place you look online there is somebody tell you how you can get rich. All you need to do is follow a few simple steps…
Imagine this, a co-worker enters your office and says: “Cathy, could I talk with you for a minute? I’m having a real problem with….” You glance at your watch and think of the report that’s due in an hour. What do you do?
A home-based business becomes for the business owner, an entity in and of itself. Because so much hard work, blood, sweat and tears goes into every home-based business, it is easy to view it as having a “life” of its own and a home-based business can be more real to the business owner than anything … [Read more…]
If you’re like most people, it’s hard to make ends meet with just one income. If you are married, both partners must work, spending countless thousands of dollars on childcare and business clothes. To offset their monetary deficit, many people are looking into getting started in their own home business. Both full-time and part-time home … [Read more…]
Certainly organizing any household can be difficult, but when your home is also your office, the challenge can be overwhelming. Statistics show there are more than 25 million income-generating home offices in the U.S., and the number is growing.
The emotional aspects of starting a home business can have you experiencing high highs and low lows (the yo-yo effect). In addition to the immediate luxuries of being your own boss, setting your own working hours, and avoiding a stressful commute, there are also significant things on the other side of the ledger…starting and building … [Read more…]
Let’s face it: it’s HARD to always be “on” when you’re at work. No matter how much you try, even the best-laid plans and schedules break down; sometimes it seems like all the forces are against you. You can get discouraged, weary, frustrated and unfocused. You can blame your boss, your spouse, interruptions, computer crashes, … [Read more…]
Are there really viable work at home jobs out there? This is a question that I’m asked almost daily. The fact is, there are most definitely careers that can be done from your home and there are people who are actually successful in those jobs. One of the fastest growing industries happens to be one … [Read more…]