Don't Quit...De-Stress!

Written by Terri Seymour

I recently received an email from a friend who was considering quitting her online business. She is going through a stressful time, as we all do, and feels her business is just not worth it anymore. If this sounds familiar to you, then joinrepparttar crowd! We are all human and there are times whenrepparttar 117859 everyday stress of life just takes it's toll.

What you need to do when this happens is not to quit your business, but to step back, give yourself some breathing room and take care of what is causingrepparttar 117860 excess stress. If you are having family problems, take a break from your business and tend to your family. When that problem is resolved you will be anxious to get back to business.

Think long and hard before quitting.

There are times when I have feltrepparttar 117861 same way, but I know that I would never want to quit my business. Besides getting to work with so many wonderful people, this business is now a part of me and my life. I am sure that a lot of you feelrepparttar 117862 same way.

There are many things you can do to de-stress and be ready to get back to business.

** Exercise is one ofrepparttar 117863 best stress relievers there is. Walking, aerobics, dancing, or whatever form of exercise you choose has many more benefits also.

** One thing I do when business getsrepparttar 117864 better of me, is to shutrepparttar 117865 computer down forrepparttar 117866 day and turn my attention to other things that need to be done. Just taking a small break from business can help. When things are really stressful, we may need to take a longer break.

** Another thing I do, is to take a few moments and just reflect upon how lucky I really am. I have a home, wonderful family, great job, my health and I also get to live on this beautiful planet. I do not take any of these things for granted for even one minute because in a minute it could all be gone!!

Success Survival Tips

Written by /"Wild Bill/" Montgomery

Do you have what it takes to succeed at owning and operating your own business?

Your life isrepparttar reflection of allrepparttar 117858 choices you have made up to this point. Ten years from nowrepparttar 117859 same will be true. You arerepparttar 117860 product of your own choosing. Your future relies onrepparttar 117861 choices you make. You may be one ofrepparttar 117862 few and are satisfied with where you are today, personally and professionally. Then again you may be part ofrepparttar 117863 majority who is not. But either way you are where you are because you have chosen to be there. If you're not satisfied, it's time to make an adjustment to your life's choices.

When speaking of starting your own business or anything else in life, havingrepparttar 117864 desire to accomplish your goal is not enough, however it is a starting point.

Follow these 7 Success Survival Tips:

1) Follow Opportunity Instead of Savoring Security.

This isrepparttar 117865 hardest one of all. Most of us were brought up to seek out and cling torepparttar 117866 security ofrepparttar 117867 9-5 job. What happens when you mention to your family that you want to leaverepparttar 117868 security of your pension and go out on your own. They will probably advise you to be sure, to step carefully, to take your time. Some may even advise you against it completely. Are they financially independent? Did they have what it takes to go out on their own? Are they livingrepparttar 117869 life that they want? One way to avoid getting caught up in this security trap is to set a confirmed time that you will leave your job. Real worth and wealth is generated from within you. It comes from being prepared, knowing how to spot, act upon and capitalize from opportunities.

2) Get Things Done.

What do you want for your work? You want results. The results of your hard work are everything. You either succeed or fail. You make money or go under. Does this mean you should not get into daily routines? Of course not. As long as your routine is helping you get a profitable result, then they are not considered ruts, but pathways to success. Think of it this way. Efficiency is gettingrepparttar 117870 job done right, Effectiveness is gettingrepparttar 117871 right job done.

3) Making a Profit, Not a Living.

If you are still an employee, you probably know how much you will be bringing home next week. But with your own business, you have to remember to focus on making a profit and that means high sales and low overhead. No one signs your check now. To survive you must be focused on how you will make a profit today, tomorrow and next week. You must find ways to keep costs down torepparttar 117872 exception of affecting your profit making capabilities.

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