So you feel like you’re making progress, and you regularly take breaks to let your batteries recharge, but you still feel a general malaise and a lack of motivation.
The answer may lie in your end goal. You may think, “I know why I’m working twelve-hour days: I want to get my business off the ground.” Read the rest of this entry »
By this point, you’ve read a lot of causes of burnout and many suggestions for combatting it. Are you still wondering why you get a headache every time you think about working on your goal?
Sometimes our goals seem fine. They’re measurable, we put a timeline to them, and they’re things we really want – or think we want. But still they’ve lost their ability to motivate us, and as a result we feel bereft, bored, or just plain blah. If this sounds familiar, you may think that there’s something wrong with you – you’re not disciplined, you lack commitment, or you simply don’t have what it takes. Read the rest of this entry »
Working from home takes a lot of self discipline. It is important if you are going
to be working from your home and running the business yourself that you
understand how to stay focused with your home business.
One of the first things that will help you to stay focused is making sure that each
day you sit aside a period of time to work.
When you don’t have a regular job to go to from 9 to 5 it can be difficult not to
You might find that you tell yourself that you will get to it later and then later
comes and you still haven’t accomplished what you needed to for the day.
The next thing you need to do is remind yourself that it is still a job. This will
help keep your focused on the fact that even though you work from home it
is still your source of income and in most cases people need their source of
income to get by financially.
So if you remind yourself of this you will be able to realize that you have to
get things accomplished.
These are only a few of the many different tips you can use to stay focused
with your home business.
You might find that some days are easier than others when it comes to focusing.
At times you might have to just step back take a break and then come back to
what you were doing so that you have a fresh new outlook on the situation.
No matter what the situation is you have set your sights on your home
business and you should remind yourself of this when the going gets tough
so that you don’t end up just throwing your hands up and then regretting it later
down the road.
What questions do you have about how to stay focused when working from
home? Post them here and I’ll answer them straight away.