Running a business isn’t as intense as walking a tightrope – but it can still a stressful endeavor.
Apparently, the no-commuting, working-on-your-jammies routine meant that you were lazy and didn’t have the courage to get a “real” job. But now, thanks to the availability of information, that perception has seemed to change.
What most people are starting to realize is that working at home can be quite stressful. Especially when are starting out. Because when you are running a business by yourself at home, it basically means you are eight people rolled into one.
The moment you become a home business owner, you also become an administrator, a manager, a financial specialist, a purchaser, a staff leader, an operator, a marketer, and a sales rep. Therefore, you must know how to balance multiple tasks at once in your daily routine.
But… what should you do? Should you keep your professional and personal lives separate? How long should you be online? How many hours should you work?
Today, I give you a peek at how I manage to be more productive at home by maneuvering the work-at-home balancing act.[Read more…]