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Small Biz Tip: Working From Home: Staying Focused

Tips from September 10, 2009

The Small Business tips today discuss working from home: Staying Focused

  1. Without a supervisor monitoring you, it's important to stay focused. Be disciplined & keep a work log to document productivity.
  2. Music can be soothing and cut out any noise distractions. Studies show classical music boosts concentration & productivity.
  3. Stay away from television! If you must watch soaps, TiVO or record them to watch later. Be sure your office isn't in view of any TV.
  4. Personal life should be second priority. Don't check personal email & let calls go to voicemail. Follow up off the clock or on a break.

Daily Overview: Distractions hinder productivity when working at home. Take control & be disciplined to work.