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Advice for the Entrepreneur: Lee’s Tip #140

07 Jul 2015 Uncategorized

Working from home has certain advantages, like being able to go to work in your jammies. And — in theory — you get to plan your own day. More or less. But as Diva Dawn told us at Camp Clutter B Gone (taking place all month long), “Working from home is also fraught with distractions and indecision. Friends and family think just because we’re at home that we have all sorts of free time and that we’re not really working.” Her suggestion, and it’s a good one: Set some designated “office hours” each day. Don’t answer your phone, check your email, or go on Facebook or Twitter or Pinterest. Instead, use this time for listing, paperwork or some other substantial task for your business. As Diva Dawn puts it, when you’re both the boss and the worker bee, sometimes the boss has to make rules for the worker bee!