Dealing With The Loneliness Of Working At Home
MANY ENTREPRENEURS DREAM OF CUTTING THE 9 TO 5 WORK STRINGS AND WORKING AT HOME. What they fail to consider are the drawbacks that come with doing so. Sure, there is the freedom to create your own schedule, but it can also mean a high level of isolation. While everything seems great at first, the bloom can soon wear off the rose with no-one to interact with. All the things that you took for granted in your “real job” are gone when you work from home. There are no casual chats by the water tower and no brainstorming sessions with co-workers. Women in particular seem to struggle with that isolation as it is they who hold relationships in a higher regard. Studies have actually shown that women have a real fear of isolation, more so than anything else. It’s that sense of loneliness that is the number one reason women quit their home business. There are solutions to the problem though, and here are a few that may help.How to Get Recurring Income for Your Computer Repair Business
Unless you like to live paycheck-to-paycheck, setting up recurring revenue for your computer repair business is a must. Without it, your income is not predictable and it is difficult to plan for the future of your business. Without this I would not have been able to quit my job to start working for myself.How Smart People Make Money, Grow Rich and Wealthy
Make lots of money, retire early, lead a good life! It’s a dream. But how many of us are able to live our dream? Not many surely. Sadly, most of us have to work for endless hours just to make both ends meet. And there are those who have to work even on weekends. What a shame!The Entrepreneur’s Starting Point
Every entrepreneur will be more than aware that in starting a new business – as in running it – time is money, so we don’t want to waste it on undirected thinking and planning. Our Triage process is designed to occupy no more than two full working days.Are You Your Business?
No one is their business. I’ve occasionally heard folks say (foolishly in my opinion) that ‘I am my business.’ Those who believe this, even if said in jest, lose sight of the fact that without them, their business can’t function and has no value; in fact, is not truly a business at all. These folks typically make choices that serve their ego before serving their business.Benefits of Owning Your Own Business
Tired of having to punch a time clock? Tired of having to miss special events and occasions? Tired of working strange hours, weekends, holidays- or for that matter- having to get up and go to work on any given day?Note To Self, Stay Focused
Procrastination is the enemy of every person that wants to succeed. Of course, we all wish that focus was, in turn, our friend, but in fact it can be incredibly difficult to remain focused on our goals, especially when it does not feel that we are getting anywhere. This is particularly true in business, when sometimes an idea could take months, if not years for any fruit to be seenAn Open Letter to All New Entrepreneurs
Setting up in business is an adventure, and like all adventures it involves a lot of hard work and a measure of risk. That risk is both financial and reputational. May I say from the outset, that as long as your financial risk is limited to what you can afford to lose, reputational risk can be the more devastating of the two.Get Clear On WHY You’re in Business
Your “WHY” is the motivation for what you do. It’s the engine that drives you. Clarity around the real reason you’re in business is the fuel that keeps you going when running your business gets rough. If you’re not clear on WHY you’re in business, you have two problems.The Worst Trip of Walt Disney’s Life, Or Was It?
Walt Disney took a seemly uneventful train ride from Hollywood to NY to negotiate higher fees for the cartoons he was drawing. During his meeting with Charles Minz, he learned virtually everything was being taken away from him. On the train ride back, he had an inspiration that came out of determination to never stop working towards your dream. A special character was born out of what seemed to be the lowest point in Walt’s life. This is a story of inspiration and determination you haven’t heard before.Is Perfection Getting in Your Way?
I was recently at an Innate Health Conference and I bumped into someone I had only really connected with on Facebook. It was lovely to meet her in person and she shared with me a big insight she’d had during the conference. She didn’t know whether she could be a Three Principles Practitioner or not.How to Start a Business Business Plan
Millions of people want to know what is the secret to making money. Most have come to the conclusion that it is to start a business. So how to start a business? The first thing you do to start is business is to create a business plan.