It's no secret... I'm a get-things-done nut. I make lists, I have 'work music' and I work hard to organize my space and time for optimal productivity. My day is scheduled out to the half hour. My kids know the schedule and have their own schedules hanging on the wall. Even play time is scheduled around here. Why? Because I work from home, and we homescool. Both of these things are full time jobs. Add in trying to be a mom, wife, and housekeeper? Things can get crazy real fast without a schedule. In addition to scheduling my time like a boss, I've found a few things that make work time more
The idea of being one's own boss is tantalizing. I hear all the time, when I tell people I work from home, that it "must be so nice to only work when you want to." I cringe when people say that. Yes, my life is a little more flexible than the 9-5 employee, but I don't work less, or just when I want to. Freelance - working for different companies at different times rather than being permanently employed by one company. - via Google Not Everyone Can Work Freelance Truth is, freelancers are a special breed of people. Without a whole lot of determination, a good dose of business sense, and a
We all have that friend or family member who joined an Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) or Direct Sales company in the hopes of hitting the big time and going on a company paid vacation or cruise. Maybe even getting a car. We've seen these opportunities presented as get-rich-quick businesses and we're tired of it. I know I was. I said over and over again I'd never participate in a company with this kind of structure. Then I signed up to buy essential oils, loved them, and started to sell them. So what changed my mind? Education and meeting people who do it right.
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Working from home is fabulous; I'm my own boss, I set my own schedule, and I can work from my living room. My friends are terribly envious. But, what they don't realize is that just like a desk job at an office building, working from home can become boring, possibly more boring than working in an office. You see, when you work 9-5 in an office separate from your house, you change scenery twice a day. You leave your house and go to your office. 8 hours later you leave your office and go home to your house. When you work from home you're always at your house. This sounds comfortable. The ability to
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