Managing Your Home Based Online Business – 7

Written by Roy Thomsitt

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• Frequent some ofrepparttar online forums that focus on online business. There are many of them, and some are excellent for making new contacts, posing questions and getting valuable answers and suggestions. You will be surprised how much practical help, support and advice you will get from some forums.

• When you make mistakes or things go wrong in some way, do not blame others. You arerepparttar 149480 boss of this business of yours,repparttar 149481 buck stops with you.

• Do not over criticize yourself or react emotionally when things do go wrong. Analyze what has happened and put it down to experience. It could have beenrepparttar 149482 most important mistake you ever made, by forcing a change that will lead to your success.

• Extract every positive you can from every negative event in your business life.

• Never convince yourself you know better than everyone else. You don’t.

• Never assume that all those who are making a lot of money onrepparttar 149483 internet are out to get you. Learn from their successes, even if it means adding to their income by working in their downline. It is your job to make money, earn a good living, and succeed, not to resent making money for someone else inrepparttar 149484 process.

• When you try something new, do so in moderation, whether it be a new ad or new advertising medium, or some traffic generation system. Online or offline, many things don’t work as you had dreamt they might. Test, review and then continue if neutral, making changes that may turnrepparttar 149485 test from neutral to positive. If positive, consider expansion. If negative, stop, unless there is a substantial reason for doing otherwise. This is all part ofrepparttar 149486 business building process: discard what does not work, and improve and expand on things that do. But ensurerepparttar 149487 timescale you have set is sensible.

• Monitor everything. It’s a fast moving world. What may be good for your business today may not be so in 3 months’ time.

• Enjoy yourself. If you do not enjoy yourself, change things so that you do.

The above list is far from exhaustive, but reflects some ofrepparttar 149488 things I have learnt over many years of having my own business, working online and offline, after moving from employee status in 1995. I hope that these ideas may help you in some little way towards your goal. By having a management attitude towards your business and yourself fromrepparttar 149489 start, whenrepparttar 149490 day comes to employ staff and delegate, then you will be better prepared and your business will have a firmer foundation. A new level of management will begin.

Roy Thomsitt is the owner of the home business website, http://www/

Why Boat Insurance Doesn't Help A Lousy Sailor

Written by John Edwardson

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It is usually as steady as a stroll inrepparttar park. When my family goes for a good time onrepparttar 149479 water I am waving merrily fromrepparttar 149480 shore. Why an I happy? I know that my family will be safe; they use life vests, weather radio and GPS and have boat insurance.

I onrepparttar 149481 other hand will not be 'feedingrepparttar 149482 fishes' and watchingrepparttar 149483 roll ofrepparttar 149484 horizon waiting forrepparttar 149485 next 'heave ho'.

As a young man I was fascinated by everything related torepparttar 149486 sea. Vikings and their ocean riding serpents, pirates and their magnificent galleons,repparttar 149487 US Navy and their valiant ships of steel were all fodder for my young imagination.

I loved to dream aboutrepparttar 149488 time of cannons and cold steel when men were men and lived byrepparttar 149489 code ofrepparttar 149490 sea. Now we haverepparttar 149491 GPS, sonar and boat insurance. Still I make a lousy sailor. =========================================================== Discover important advice and information about boat insurance. What deals should you look for ? And what should you avoid. Click

John Edwardson has been a keen sailor for many years. He's owned a variety of different boats. Boat insurance has always been a minefield, and he imparts his long experience in a series of articles to help & advise other boat owners.

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