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 

Work at Home Moms and Their Bad Rap? Papillion NE

Let’s admit it… the label of being a "Woman Entrepreneur" who works out of her home gets allot more respect than the label "Work at Home Mom". Sad, but true. Part of the reason is that a stereotype for "moms" who run a business already exists, but much of this train of thought is largely due to what others have seen or experienced from a work at home mom.

Nebraska SBDC
(402) 554-2521
415 Roskens Hall, 6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE
 
Iowa Western SBDC
(712) 256-6552
21915 Cessna Ave
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Hemenway Associates Inc
(402) 339-4040
11146 Q St
Omaha, NE
 
Nebraska Business Development Center
(402) 554-2521
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE
 
The Alternative Board
(402) 312-4744
10050 Regency Circle
Omaha, NE
 
Omaha SBDC
(402) 595-1158
13006 W. Center Road
Omaha, NE
 
Entrepreneur BizPlans
(402) 502-9696
705 N. Aberdeen Dr.
Papillion, NE
 
River City Business Solutions
(402) 504-4909
8031 W Center RD
Omaha, NE
 
Hites Enterprises Inc
(402) 330-4440
11912 Elm Street
Omaha, NE
 
Cox Business Services
(402) 934-6000
11505 W Dodge RD
Omaha, NE
 

Work at Home Moms and Their Bad Rap?

Provided By: 

February 9th, 2009 admin Posted in I'm Just Sayin , Work at Home |

 

Beware, this is a tad controversial. And I’m sure many readers may not like what I am going to say. It may even upset some, but I am guessing the people that get upset, are most likely the ones that are guilty of what I am writing about. It is about an issue that I feel needs to be addressed based on the conversations over the last few years with many work at home moms. These moms in business have become frustrated by how other work at home moms can seem to indirectly affect their business.

Unfortunately, many work at home moms seem to fail to realize that they are business owners, and thus should be acting like business owners. Those who do not, have continued to give the term "Work at Home Mom" a bad rap.

Let’s admit it… the label of being a "Woman Entrepreneur" who works out of her home gets allot more respect than the label "Work at Home Mom". Sad, but true. Part of the reason is that a stereotype for "moms" who run a business already exists, but much of this train of thought is largely due to what others have seen or experienced from a work at home mom. I cannot tell you how many people over the years have commented on how "work at home moms" are not "real" business owners. This being based on what they have personally witnessed or experienced in their interaction with work at home moms.

When you own a business, no matter how big or small, there are rules, behavior AND ethics that you need to adhere to. I have been dumbfounded at times with the behavior, dishonesty, lack of responsibility and lack of character displayed by some work at home moms. Being a work at home mom doesn’t give you the right to take short cuts, shun a responsibility or commitment and doesn’t give you the right to receive special treatment or freebies just because you are a mom in business. Then there are the basic "do’s and don’ts" that should be incorporated into the way you conduct yourselves with others in business.

Yes, we all have made mistakes, honest mistakes in fact. As long as those mistakes are addressed honestly and upfront, there can typically be a workable remedy to these. There is a big difference between an honest mistake and an act of what you know to be wrong. Take an honest look at yourself and ask if you have done any of the following, knowing full well you are doing it.

∗ not taking responsibility for your actions or choices ∗ operating your business and responding to situations with emotions ∗ not paying money due to individuals or companies ∗ blaming others for your lack of success or knowledge ∗ claiming ignorance in situations to try to get out of them ∗ dressing inappropriately for meetings or events ∗ being rude and unprofessional in email or phon...

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.