Working from home may sound like a luxury, and it is if you have a clear guideline of how to get your work done without letting the pleasures of your home get in the way. You have all heard of the saying “do not mix business with pleasure” right. This article will show you just how working from home can make you relax on your job and give your five productivity tips for the home business owner
1. Schedule Your Time
Working from home can make you get your eyes off the prize very easily especially since you are your own boss. No rush, no answering to nobody, such freedom, right? Don’t put his mentality in your head. Make a to-do list for every day at a set time and getting the basic tasks done is a very good way of getting you into a working mood. Remember you are not a monopoly.
2. Customize Your House
There is no place than home, the place you kick back and relax at the end of the day, right? That’s true, and as such, you should not view your home as a home but as a workplace. Try to get a place in your house and customize it to look and feel like an office. You can make use of one of the extra rooms if any or clear out the basement as long as you are away from the tempting pleasures like the entertainment set. Also, behave like people in ordinary jobs do. Dress up for work, get your “office” on time, and have a schedule on when doing what.
3. Be Money Oriented
You may be wondering why I would advise you to be money oriented when the main goal of working is to get money. It is not uncommon to hear people talk about how they can’t wait to get out of work; it is like they are imprisoned. This should not be the case for you, especially since there is no one supervising you. Be intent on making more and more money, and every time you make some more you will feel that the work has paid off, and the way you won’t relax on the job. Also, develop a passion for the job to not feel like a prisoner.
4. Make A Deal With Your Family
As long as you are working at home, you will have a lot of interaction with you family. However, try to make them understand that you are on a “real” jobe even if it is from home. They must respect your time.
5. Give Yourself Some Time Off
All work and no play make John a dull boy. Take some time off to refresh your mind and clear your head so you can resume your job with replenished energy. This way you will offer better services making your customers feel more satisfied and build your reputation. The last thing you want is to get burned out.
Try these five productivity tips for the home business owner and see your business improve
Have a great day, Have a great life
Jennifer Tagtag / Change Your Financial Life
Source: Online Entrepreneur Motivation ebook (Online Business & Motivation Tips for the Online Entrepreneur)