Are You Running Your Business or Is Your Business Running You?

Written by Laurie Hayes

Being a small or home-based business owner can be loads of fun and very rewarding.

You may have decided to go into business because of your need for personal freedom or to fully unleash your creative genius. You may also have decided to go into business to supplement your existing income, to make yourself available for young children or aging parents, or becauserepparttar organization you were working for downsized, leaving you to fend for yourself.

There are hundreds of different reasons why we become business owners, butrepparttar 146983 results we aim to produce remainrepparttar 146984 same …

-You want to be your own person, doing something you love. -You want to generate a profit that will provide you withrepparttar 146985 lifestyle you desire. -You want to be recognized, respected and acknowledged for your contributions. -You want to help others solve problems or fulfill needs. -You want to make your own decisions instead of having them dictated to you. -You want to pick and choose whom you work with and how you work. -You want to experience freedom … freedom to travel, enjoy quality time with family, set your own agenda, eat when you want, sleep when you want, etc.

Running your own small or home-based business can be immensely rewarding, yet if you get too involved withrepparttar 146986 routine daily matters and finer details of each task, you can get pulled intorepparttar 146987 vicious cycle of working "in" your business instead of "on" it.

When this happens, you become misguided and stop focusing onrepparttar 146988 tasks necessary to move your business forward at an optimal pace.

Whether you are a solopreneur or have a small team working for you, it is important that you don't allow yourself to get caught up in every fine detail of your business operations.

This doesn't mean that you shouldn't be aware of what is going around you, but simply means you only have so many hours in a day and how you spend your time will determinerepparttar 146989 rate your business grows,repparttar 146990 profits you earn,repparttar 146991 quality of service your clients and customers receive, and your overall happiness and personal satisfaction.

Strength is weakness ..... also

Written by Arvind Kumar

Strength is a Weakness…..also

McDonald’s becomerepparttar largest national fast – food chain in eighties. They had found their perfect recipe for success. And they were all out to defend their turf comerepparttar 146962 hell. McDonald strength wasrepparttar 146963 hamburger, its uniformity instant delivery and inexpensiveness.

The advertising said aboutrepparttar 146964 top ofrepparttar 146965 live,repparttar 146966 Big Mac: “Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce cheese, pickles, and onions on a sesame seed bun.”

What should berepparttar 146967 best strategy to attack a leader, who is all out to defend his ground?

Simple, changerepparttar 146968 battle ground and rules itself. Studyrepparttar 146969 leader and take 180° about turn and walk and choose your own ground to launch an attack.

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