Deciding to work from home doesn't always come with a plan. Some might slowly segue into having a home office while others might have an in-depth design plan from where the paper clips go to how much to budget.
Whether you are the former, the latter, or somewhere in between, transforming your home office is a great way to improve your workspace and, thus, your comfort and productivity.
Research has shown that a great workplace is not just about having the right tools anymore; it's also about your experience in the office. Organizations that improve their employee experiences are enjoying much higher levels of engagement and productivity, according to Gensler's 2019 Workplace Survey.
So if you want to improve your engagement and productivity, you might be due for a home office overhaul.
When looking to build a small business nowadays, you can't overlook social media. More specifically, you need to focus strongly on Facebook, which is, by far, the largest social media site with more than 2 billion users. When it comes to marketing on Facebook, however, it's important to identify the strategy that's right for your business. Small businesses also need to work within their budgets. Here are some of the best ways to build Facebook engagement for your small business today:
If you've ever considered a career in the travel industry, you have many options. People are traveling more than ever. The internet and social media have created both opportunities and challenges for travel agents. Overall, however, it's an exciting time to become a travel professional. Let's look at the top 7 signs that you should consider becoming an independent travel agent.
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: