Category Archives: entrepreneurs

7 Tips for Working Effectively from Home

Is working effectively from home a struggle for you? Many thanks to Molly Millson, contributor to Smooth Decorator, for this article on 7 tips to do just that.

In the past, to describe your current job as “I am working from home” used to carry some stigma around it, as if you were lying about your unemployment, laziness and failure. Today, having a home office has become commonplace, if not a must.

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Signs That You’re An Entrepreneur

Have you ever wondered why so many people are starting their own business? It’s possible that everyone got sick of a nine to five desk job, but what made them decide to take the leap and become their own boss instead of just looking for a more flexible position? The answer is simple; they were all entrepreneurs at heart. While all people can occasionally have a good ideas, only entrepreneurs have the guts and the drive to make turn their small idea into a money-making scheme.

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Passion To Profit: Making Money Out Of Your Talents

If you have spare time, what do you like to do? If you could design a dream day, what would the itinerary look like? If you have passions or interests, have you ever thought of trying to turn your talents into a career? At school and college, you’re encouraged to play to your strengths, so why not take advantage of your abilities and do a job you love every day?

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Designing a business model

To succeed in any business,

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The Divapreneur’s Guide To Launching Your First Company

All women should try to launch a business at some point during their lives. At the end of the day, you have nothing to lose, and you might make a fortune. Working for other people means you will never have the opportunities you might find in the corporate world. With that in mind, I wanted to release a post that highlighted some tips to help you get started. While I won’t have time to cover everything today,

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Did You Dream A Dream? Time To Start Dreaming Again

Too often, we’re made to feel as though we have to compromise between dreams and comfortable living. Dreams are the stuff of kids, right? If adults do have them, they don’t speak about them. And they rarely chase them. But, we want to know who created this divide? If so many of us are afraid to go after what we want, is it any wonder that a lot of us are miserable at work? If you’re going to be working full time,

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How I Balanced My Business While Working A Full-Time Job

Learning to balance work and other activities is important. It’s especially difficult to put in a full day at your regular job and then go home and work some more when you decide to start your own business. Believe me, this Diva definitely can relate. My website has become a full-time job and I have balanced it with working a 40+ hour a week job, a direct sales business, family obligations and, (gasp!) a life.

How Setting Up Your First Office Isn’t As Scary (Or Expensive) As You Think

It’s no secret that most entrepreneurs start their businesses from home. The evolution of technology has meant remote working is now easier than ever before. But, there are some drawbacks to running your business from home. For a start, you may not have an area in your home dedicated to your enterprise. And there’s also the issue of interruptions from family members.

Perhaps the biggest downside to a home-based business is your professional image.

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