Business Partners & Marital Partners Will The Marriage Survive - Part II

Written by Chuck & Sue DeFiore

Inrepparttar last article, we concluded by saying that keeping your business and personal relationships separate is very important torepparttar 117643 survival of both your business and your marriage. In this article we will talk about how to achieve this goal.

One ofrepparttar 117644 most important ways to accomplish this is to set up distinct business hours, and when they are over, don't discuss business, concentrate on your relationship. It is difficult, but make a concentrated effort at it. Confine your business discussions to business hours or set aside a specific time to discussrepparttar 117645 business.

For example, takerepparttar 117646 last half hour ofrepparttar 117647 day, and discussrepparttar 117648 business day; any suggestions you have, what was accomplished, what needs to be done tomorrow, duringrepparttar 117649 week, how arerepparttar 117650 monthly goals you set atrepparttar 117651 beginning ofrepparttar 117652 month progressing. Remember to couch any criticisms or suggestions in a positive vein. Think of how you felt inrepparttar 117653 work situation and how supervisors dealt with you when making suggestions. Negatives only cause resentment. They do inrepparttar 117654 corporate arena, and even more so, when dealing with a spouse you must live with 24 hours a day. Be sure to set aside time for each other-go for walks, out to dinner, or just for a drive with your spouse. Do not discuss business.

You should have outside activities that are not business related. If not, join a group that interests you. It will allow you to meet with others who are not connected to your business. Running a home-based business can be very lonely; getting away fromrepparttar 117655 home, and having outside interests is imperative.

In addition torepparttar 117656 problems inherent to couples running a business, starting a home-based business presents its own set of problems and questions. Before you start be sure to ask yourselfrepparttar 117657 following:

1. Are you self-motivated? Organized? Able to prioritize your work? You will no longer have a supervisor or a boss to tell you what to do. You will berepparttar 117658 decision maker. You will have to motivate yourself. One way to accomplish this is to use a To Do List and stick to it. In addition, set definitive business hours, and stick to them.

2. Will you be able to deal withrepparttar 117659 isolation? You will no longer meet people inrepparttar 117660 halls, congregate aroundrepparttar 117661 coffee pot, or take a break to talk with your co-workers. To combatrepparttar 117662 loneliness and isolation be sure to join groups that meet outsiderepparttar 117663 home, or schedule luncheons with friends and associates.

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