Quitting Your Job for a Home Based Business

Written by Angela Wu

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Running a home business is still business, and you'll need a place where you can work comfortably. The old cardboard box inrepparttar corner ofrepparttar 117621 family room may have been okay as a makeshift "office" when you only spent a couple of hours a day using it... but do you really want that type of setup when you're running a business full-time?

Ideally, you should have a working area where you can concentrate -- and with some basic furniture that won't give you aches and pains byrepparttar 117622 end ofrepparttar 117623 day.

A separate room is best. That way you'll be able to keep your business equipment, files, and materials organized and safe fromrepparttar 117624 hustle and bustle of your personal or family life.

=== Is your business continuing to grow?

Many people find that their business grows in leaps and bounds for a few exhilarating months. Then growth starts to slow, until it 'flatlines'. This could be due to any number of reasons... but a common reason is that you simply don't haverepparttar 117625 time to continue to build your business while you're still working your job. But your business isn't yet bringing inrepparttar 117626 same income as you currently make at your job. What do you do?

Unfortunately, there isn't an easy answer. Ask yourself if you're ready to take that final leap - to quit your job before your business earnings have replaced your income. How will this impact your lifestyle?

=== What does your family think?

Family support is always welcome when you're working hard to build a business. Keep in mind that it's exciting and scary for them, too: they're also affected byrepparttar 117627 changes in income and lifestyle. Sit down with them and have an open discussion on any upcoming changes.

Best of luck with your pursuit of a new career!


Angela is the editor of Online Business Basics, a practical guide for beginners on how to build an online business on a shoestring budget. Visit her online at http://onlinebusinessbasics.com/article.html or request a series of 10 free reports to get you started. Send a blank email to: mailto:businessbasics@workyourleads.com

Home Business Tip: Clean It Up!

Written by Maria Marsala

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time. When you know that everything works, you can just use it and put it back where it belongs. When you know that everything you own is clean, sewn, or works at 100%, you worry less, think about those things less, and have more energy to dorepparttar things you enjoy!

It's never too late to do spring or holiday cleaning!

Maria Marsala, Business & Life Coach-Consultant. Maria works with successful individuals as they take their success to an even higher level. Subscribe to "Helping You and Your Business Grow" our free weekly online newsletter or download our serenity cards at http://www.CoachMaria.com/ebook/download.html

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