Thursday, September 13, 2007

Time Management Tips for Home Business Owners

As a Home Business Owner it is very easy to get distracted while conducting business online. You are repsonsible for networking, researching and a host of other tasks on a daily basis. So, how do you manage your time so that your business thrives? Here's a few basic tips to keep in mind when you sit down to your computer every day.

1. Prioritize: Create to-do lists either the night before or the very first thing each morning, make a list of the things you MUST get done that day. Then work your way down the list starting with the most important until you finish.

2. Stay Focused: Keep your business goals or a dream board posted of what you would like to acheive to help keep you, motivated and focused on your business priorities.

3. Use Timers: Determine how long you have to spend on certain tasks. Then set a timer when you start them. When the timer stops so do you! Now move on to the next task and do the same.

4. Break Things Down: Try breaking bigger tasks down into smaller ones that can easily be marked off your list so that even at a glance it seems like you've accomplished something.

A common problem among Home Business Owners is becoming overwhelmed and overworked. Remember, Rome wasn't built in a day and your business won't be either. Take your time and cut yourself some slack if you don't get everything accomplished as quickly as you had hoped in the beginning.

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Have a successful day!

Erica Brooks
Home Business Success Resources

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