7 Must-Have Traits For Work At Home Success

Written by Trent Brownrigg

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4) Desire – You can hope and wish to gain financial independence forrepparttar rest of your life but it will never happen until you desire it. You must determine exactly what you want for your financial future and then let it become your obsession. Do not leave any room for failure or you will do just that… fail.

5) Purpose – In order to build a solid business you must have a central purpose. It’s easy to try and do a hundred different things at one time but it gets you nowhere inrepparttar 116821 end. People that fail don’t have a defined purpose or goal set for what they are trying to do. When you try to do too many things at once, without really knowing what you are doing it for, then you will quickly find that nothing is working. Many people just give up at this point.

6) Education – You don’t have to have a college degree to work at home. In fact, starting a home business really doesn’t require you to have much of a formal education at all. However, you must educate yourself tremendously on your particular business topic. There is going to be a lot of things you need to know in your business. Most of it can be learned onrepparttar 116822 internet or with home study courses.

7) Enthusiasm – You must thoroughly enjoy what you do in order to succeed at it. There is an old saying that enthusiasm is contagious. With enthusiasm you will have much more success getting people to do business with you. The whole purpose of working at home is to do something you like, under your own terms, so pick something you are enthused about.

Now, go back and readrepparttar 116823 list again. Do you lack any ofrepparttar 116824 desired traits? Do you possess any ofrepparttar 116825 negative traits? Find someone who knows you very well and is comfortable giving you constructive criticism. Have them go overrepparttar 116826 list with you to give you an outside perspective on yourself. If you find anything you need to work on, get started immediately. This is no time to procrastinate. Your future is onrepparttar 116827 line!

Trent Brownrigg is a successful internet marketer, webmaster, and author of business articles. He will personally help you build a secure financial future. Visit http://www.work-at-home-jobs-iowa.com for more details.

Home-Based Business Safety and Security Issues

Written by Vishal P. Rao

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4. The use of legitimate business e-mail addresses. No personal addresses should be used. If a business address is used, it leads clients to believe thatrepparttar business is larger, with more employees present inrepparttar 116820 building.

5. Routine office hours should be kept. Answeringrepparttar 116821 phone and taking orders ONLY within set regular business hours will prevent clients from "showing up onrepparttar 116822 doorstep" after certain hours, and will lend a more professional air to a business.

6. Keeping background noise down during office hours. Clients are quick to "pick up" on background noises. On a professional level, an office should be as quiet as possible, with no interruptions by "family" or "friends". This also is a safety measure, as clients will assumerepparttar 116823 business is strictly unattached fromrepparttar 116824 residence if they sense no background noise.

7. Emergency phone numbers should be posted in clear view. This includes fire, police, and other emergency numbers.

8. A system of "check points" can be established, whereas a friend or family member can regularly call or enterrepparttar 116825 building or home, to determine if all is well.

9. An emergency system needs to be in place. Any unwanted visitors or unwanted attentions by others need to be reported completely and thoroughly to authorities, as soon as these instances occur. This is especially true if threats or accusations occur. Business owners do not need to "put up" with aggression or unwanted visits by clients.

10. Common sense isrepparttar 116826 best detriment to tragedies occurring in a home-based business. Never openrepparttar 116827 door to strangers, never work alone late at night in a deserted area, never deliver anything late at night to a bad neighborhood, or otherwise put yourself or your family in jeopardy. If something doesn't "feel" right, trust your instincts.

As you can see, running a business withinrepparttar 116828 home doesn't need to be fraught by peril. It does require that safety and security measures are implemented, but this is true of any type of business. Remember, "safety first, money later"!

Vishal P. Rao is the editor of http://www.home-based-business-opportunities.com - A website dedicated to opportunities, ideas and resources for starting a home based business. He is also the owner of the http://www.work-at-home-forum.com - an online community of folks who work at home.

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