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August 5th, 2008

Getting the Most from Your Home Business “To-Do” List


If I didn’t make my “to-do” list each evening, I’d never have any semblance of organization or accomplishment.  At the end of the day, I often find I didn’t get everything done, was interrupted by unexpected tasks,  could become more organized.  However, if I didn’t make my lists, I’d be batting near zero!
Here’s a great post, 7 […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

July 13th, 2008

Do You Schedule Time Off in Your Home Business?

It’s difficult to work non-stop at one’s business, so most business owners are advised to schedule time off…to relax, for family, to recharge. However, sometimes these best laid plans go astray as Anne Wayman mentions at The Golden Pencil in her post, Okay, so I’m working on Sunday!
I agree with Anne…”Life is what happens […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

March 13th, 2008

Do You Do Something Each Day To Move Your Home Business Ahead?

 Take One Step Forward Every Day
Sometimes we get so caught up in extraneous activities and commitments that we struggle to find time to do more than maintain our home business.  We scurry through the routine, but wonder if we aren’t simply treading in place.
Yvonne Russell, co-blogger here and blogger at Small Biz Mentor, has a […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

February 28th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Things On My Business “To Do” List

I imagine most business people have their lists, and an important one notes their tasks or items to get done TODAY.  Some people prioritize and put the urgent tasks at the top; others arrange alphabetically; or you may designate them with times (like appointments) during the day. 
You might have a notebook and jot down your list daily […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

February 21st, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Random Business Thoughts

“Give yourself the time to think,” says author and leadership guru, John C. Maxwell.  He emphasizes the importance of setting aside time to think.
Often when I think, random thoughts flit through my mind. Sometimes these I immediately pursue. Other times I simply let my thoughts incubate, to be applied later. Perhaps I’ll think with pen […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments