A growing number of men and women are turning their backs on the corporate 9–5 positions and are opting instead to work from home. In making this change, doing your homework is a must. Assessing the skills you possess that may be used in a work from home business is a good first start, followed with tailoring those skills to meet the needs of your chosen home business. But what do you do if you're not sure which home business is meant for you? Here are five ideas for turning your ... Continue Reading
Considering working from home? Here are 5 things to ask yourself before starting a home business.
As the new year begins, many women review their past accomplishments and set goals for the year to come. For many entrepreneurial-spirited women, their thoughts turn towards starting a home business. Starting a home business can be both rewarding and somewhat challenging. But if you identify with those who feel the tug at their heart strings to work from home, be sure it’s the right path for you by asking yourself the following five questions: Question #1 - Am I disciplined enough to ... Continue Reading
Here are five steps you can follow to help launch your home business.
Having your own home business can offer independence and great satisfaction. And working from home is one of the most convenient ways to make a living. If you add to this a home business within an area of your passions, then you have the makings of true joy. Working from home may sound like a dream to some, but it’s a dream that is more realizable than many people think. The kinds of businesses that can be run from home are diverse – from professional services such as bookkeeping and ... Continue Reading
Avoid the dark side of owning a home business with these solutions to common problems.
Owning a home business offers many advantages to the business owner: freedom, flexibility, and the ability to work from home, to name a few. But few realize that there is a dark side to owning a home business, and as a result, little to no preparation is done to avoid staying in this trap. So what are the dark sides of working from home? Here are four common areas and ways to turn them into brighter outcomes: Dark Side #1 - Isolation Though working from home is an ideal solution for ... Continue Reading
Working from home can offer moms the best of both worlds – a thriving home business and the ability to be there for their kids. However, to keep both worlds at their best, there are five things that work at home moms (WAHMs) should NEVER do: Never lose track of your time. For WAHMs, time … [ Read full post ]
Working from home can offer moms the best of both worlds – a thriving home business and the ability to be there for their kids. However, to keep both worlds at their best, there are five things that work at home moms (WAHMs) should NEVER do: Never lose track of your time. For WAHMs, time is a big factor. Not having enough of it is one of the biggest complaints from moms who work from home. If you plan to be successful as a work at home mom, it’s important to establish a schedule. This ... Continue Reading