Owning your own business is a rewarding experience but if you're on autopilot, you're not as likely to enjoy it. If you start your day by immediately checking your social media and emails, chances are you might be running on autopilot. When we work from home, it can become habitual to do the same things every day just as if we were working in an office.
According to research, an astonishing 96 percent of those surveyed admitted that they make most decisions on autopilot and of those, the majority of time this is happening when at home.
This means entrepreneurs who are working from home should be aware of how engaged they are with their home-based business and practice ways to stay purposely focused for success. Here are the major signs you are on autopilot:
How has your morning routine changed since you became your own boss? If you are starting your day the same way you did when you worked in an office, you might be doing yourself a disservice. That's because how you work now is going to be very different from how you worked for someone else. Your productivity and motivation is entirely dependent on you. Your morning routine sets the tone for the rest of your workday. As an entrepreneur, it's up to you to develop a routine that helps you focus on, prioritize, and achieve your goals.
That doesn't mean you need to do a complete morning routine overhaul, though. Here are five simple tweaks you should consider making to your morning routine to set yourself up for entrepreneurial success: