Working from home
So you've decided to work from home. There are some things to consider as you get started. As you begin to work from home you should probably take into consideration any legalities regarding your neighborhood or city.
Check with local authorities to make sure you are following any licensing rules, zoning rules, and homeowner association rules to work from home. Remember your neighbors too. Consider any noise you might make or traffic you might generate.
Working from home requires Self Discipline. You need to ask yourself these questions as you begin this career move. Can I make the Commitment? Am I motivated? Am I flexible? Do I have good Time Management and Organizational Skills? Can I work Independently? Am I able to ask for help when needed?
There are emotional and financial benefits to people who work from home. It allows you to balance family life and making money. It allows guilty moms to spend time with their children. Think about the pros and cons of working at home for YOU. To make it work it takes some planning. Do your homework and research the work that you are planning on doing.
Lastly, you must consider the ins and outs of daily life. Setting up an efficient home office , planning your daily routine, and making time for yourself and your family. Don't forget, just because you will work from home, doesn't mean you have to do it all yourself. There is nothing wrong with using as many resources as possible to get the job done.
On a personal level, get help with taking care of the children or asking friends and family for help. On a professional level, outsource any work that you cannot do. Getting professional help, as in accountants, lawyers and personal bankers could also be a huge help.