HOME BUSINESS STEP-BY-STEP GUIDES  ||  WORK AT HOME IDEAS  ||  BIZ OPPS  ||   ARTICLES  ||  CLASSIFIEDS   ||  MESSAGE BOARDS
WAHM Directory  ||  Promote Your Business ||  Links  ||  Freebies  ||  Kid Stuff  ||  Recipes  ||  Work at Home Blog  ||  Contact  ||  Advertise
  TOP 20 WORK AT HOME JOBS IN YOUR CITY  ||  WORK AT HOME JOB SEARCH  ||  OUR SITES  ||  PRINTABLES   ||  BIZ TOOLS   ||  ABOUT 

Don't be Taken Advantage of Because You Work at Home Idaho Falls ID

When working at home, one of the hard things to do is to make it clear to others that you are actually working. They seem to think that since you are at home, you can come and go as you please or worse yet, as THEY please. This can be extremely frustrating while you are attempting to keep on task and get work done. Read for more.

American Pump & Electric Motor Repair
(208) 529-4517
10758 North Yellowstone Highway
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Management Consultants, Electric Motor Dealers
Hours
Mon-Sat: 07: 00am-06: 00pm

SpringAhead
(208) 841-3912
715 W. Bacall St.
Meridian, ID
Prices and/or Promotions
Passions Into Profits Program Silver Tier $19.95

Rudd & Company Pllc
(208) 529-9276
725 S Woodruff Ave
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Idaho Innovation Center
(208) 523-1026
2300 N Yellowstone Hwy
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Talisman International Llc
(208) 552-1150
1020 Land Bank St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
American Pump & Electric Motor Repair
(208) 529-4517
10758 North Yellowstone Highway
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Management Consultants, Electric Motor Dealers
Hours
Mon-Sat: 07: 00am-06: 00pm

Strategic Business Services
(208) 908-1450
PO Box 15113
Boise, ID
 
Performance Results Corp
(208) 528-0500
2225 W Broadway St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Idaho Small Business Development Center
(208) 523-1087
2300 N Yellowstone Hwy
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Salmon Valley Business & Innovations
(208) 756-1505
803 Monroe St
Salmon, ID
 

Don't be Taken Advantage of Because You Work at Home

Provided By: 

Working @ Home

Don't be Taken Advantage of Because you Work at Home
By Cyndi Webb 
Email
Feb 5, 2009, 10:46
   

When working at home, one of the hard things to do is to make it clear to others that you are actually working. They seem to think that since you are at home, you can come and go as you please or worse yet, as THEY please. This can be extremely frustrating while you are attempting to keep on task and get work done.

I know many work at home moms and dads who let themselves get taken advantage of by people wanting them to drop what they are doing and come to the need of their problem or come join them in what they want to do that day just on a whim. Whether it is someone wanting to chat endlessly on the phone, needing someone to watch their kids, drive them to a destination or simply just wanting the home business owner to run out to go shopping or have lunch. This is when a work at home mom or dad needs to put their foot down, if they are serious about trying to take care of their business.

Don't get me wrong, working at home DOES give you flexibility, and that is one of the perks. But you also need to have the discipline to be able to follow through and commit to your own goals and have the commitment to your business. Some people have a really hard time being able to stay focused and keeping on top of the deadlines they have created for themselves. And when friends or family call on them during their specific work time they have set in place for themselves, it is hard for them to say no. But if you want to truly succeed in running a home based business, you need to build a backbone, stand up for yourself and your business, and put your own work guidelines into full action.

If you are a work at home mom or dad who is serious about working at home and needing that income flow, you need to speak up and let people know, in a gentle but firm way, that you do work during the day and that your business is important to you. You need to let the people in your life know that you need them to understand that you are "at your job" during certain hours of the day and that while you'd love to be able to drop and run, sometimes you just can't. There have been many times that I have had to do this with people, and over a period of time, they have "gotten" it. If someone calls and wants to take 3 hours to go shopping that day, most likely I can't. But that doesn't mean I can't the following week. Being able to plan ahead with people, and getting them to understand that you NEED to plan ahead, causes less stress and misunderstandings.

Just think of it, if you were working in a regular job, would these same people call you there and expect you can just leave or come to their aid anytime you wanted to? No, they wouldn't think that, and home based business owners sometimes need to retrain their own thought process along with gently retraining those in their lives and letting them know ...

Click here to read more from Momsnetwork.com

Free Content for Websites   Free Fax Covers   Direct Sales Opportunities   Home Business Profiles   Message Boards
How to Choose a Home Based Business   100 Home Party Games   Work at Home Tips  Guide to Direct Sales Success  
Partners In Success   Free Online Business Card   Webring   Coloring Pages  Crafts   Recipes   Moms Network Blog

©Copyright 1997 - 2011 Moms Network Exchange (MNE) No content from the MNE site can be used without written permission.
Fines will be issued to those who use content, images, html, and other properties of this site without written permission.
Moms Network  P.O. Box 238  Rosemount, MN  55068 (phone) 651-423-4036  (fax) 651-322-1702
Contents © Moms Network | Privacy Policy

 There are currently 5 visitors online.