Your Working Environment

28 August 2011, Comments Comments Off on Your Working Environment

As is so often the case these days, many people work from home in their own business so it is especially important that the working environment that is set up, is geared to mean that you can work in a solid and productive way.

It doesn’t have to be some kind of plush office with all of the mod cons scattered about the place, it just needs to be somewhere where you can work quietly and get on with things.

I have seen so many people telling me they are serious about business but they try to work in front of the television or try and complete an important piece of work whilst also looking after the children. Whilst it is true that we all have responsibilities it is far more important that you set aside an hour or two when you can be left completely alone, you will get far more done in this way as opposed to spending 8 hours working whilst also trying to juggle a number of other things at the same time.

I would also advise against jumping straight in and spending an absolute fortune on office equipment, that is if you have the space for an office! When I started out I had an old piece of wood resting on two breeze blocks as my office table. You may think that this set up sounds a little basic but I would ask you if you would be any more productive if you were working off a designer office table that set you back hundreds of dollars, do you see where I am coming from?

When you are making lots of money you can invest in the luxuries but when you are just starting out it is best to just concentrate on the necessities.

If the only option open to you is to work from the kitchen table, then at least make sure you are not working when everyone in the family is eating. If you don’t have your own time you will find that it will cause stress for you and stress for the other family members, after all, don’t forget that you have other responsibilities as well.

To sum things up, whatever situation you are in, you will be able to find the time and the room to start your own business, all it takes is a little planning beforehand and the sky really will be the limit to what you can go on to achieve.

Thanks for reading

 

Teresa

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