What You Need for Your Work at Home Business

September 6, 2008 at 11:17 pm (entrepreneur, network marketing, office, work, work at home) (, , , , , )

Finding legitimate work at home business can be very freeing, and while you can get away with working in your pajamas on the couch, having a home office can help you set the work mood.  For many people, a little structure results in a lot of productivity. Here are some tips to get you started.                                                                                                                 

 

  • Have a space dedicated solely to your work.  You’ll associate it with work and be less likely to be distracted.  Also, it allows you to keep all your work materials together. 

 

  •  Make sure you have a fully stocked office so you don’t have to get up to make phone calls, fetch files, look up client information, etc.

 

  • Be organized.  Develop a system that works for you, whether it is filing cabinets or in-and out-bins. Having to search for important materials is time-consuming and frustrating. Also, being organized cuts down on clutter in the rest of your home as well!

 

  • Get a really good chair.  If you’re sitting at a computer all day, your legitimate work at home job can become painful in more ways than one! Spend a little on a high quality chair and your back will thank you!

 

 To Your Future,

Sandra MacDonald

 

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Escape the Rat Race and Start a Legitimate Work at Home Business

September 6, 2008 at 5:45 pm (business, money, success, work at home, work at home business opportunity) (, , , , , , , , , )

What do you get for the job that you’re currently doing? If you’re like the majority of people out there, you get to work hard and diligently for someone else, earning them money while you survive on your budgeted income. These companies need you in order to make their money, yet you receive little compensation and even less respect for the job you do. Some dream day in and out about getting out of their corporate job and of starting their own legitimate work at home business.

When you decide to create your own legitimate work at home business, you are giving yourself the opportunity to put your time and energy into something that will truly pay out. If you have the fortitude to keep fighting to make your business successful, you will have pride in yourself, which is something you may not have had at your corporate job. Experts agree that the best way to leave the corporate world and to build a truly profitable legitimate work at home business is to do so through network marketing, where you have the opportunity to build your business while learning from others who have already found success. 

 To Your Future,

Sandra MacDonald

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Do you have the Entrepreneurial Spirit?

September 6, 2008 at 2:51 pm (business, entrepreneur, network marketing, self employed, work at home, work at home business opportunity) (, , , , , , , )

If you’re committed to succeeding at a legitimate work at home business, you may have considered starting your own business.  After all, what is more legitimate than a business you work hard to build?  Before dreams of wealth and independence take over, take some time to consider if you are the entrepreneurial type.  It takes a special person to own and operate a business; is it right for you?  Ask yourself the following questions, and be honest with yourself!

 

Are you willing to deal with the stress and uncertainty that any new business owner feels?  You are taking a lot of risk on your shoulders – can you thrive under that pressure?

Would you rather be happy and do something you love or continue to work in a stagnant environment just because of the regular paycheck? 

Are you detail-oriented enough to handle everyday tasks and big picture-oriented to maintain a vision for where you want your business to go?

Are you organized, focused, and motivated?

Are you a people-person?  You need great people skills to attract and retain clients.  But are you also able to work independently without being surrounded by coworkers?

 

Succeeding at a legitimate work at home business can be difficult. If you have the right personality and resolve to succeed, you can make it as an at-home entrepreneur.

 

To Your Success,

 

Sandra MacDonald

 

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