Homebased Business Tips

3 Ways to Stop Being Paralyzed by Self-Doubt at Work

3 Ways to Stop Being Paralyzed by Self-Doubt at Work

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a woman who doubts herself at work. Women are more likely to be paralyzed by self-doubt on the job, self-criticism even when colleagues praise them, and fear that they’re not good enough at work. Here’s what Lisa Bloom writes in Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in […]

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How to Stay Focused on What Matters at Work

How to Stay Focused on What Matters at Work

Work distractions come from all directions – and what is your biggest source of distraction? You. Here are three tips for staying focused on what matters most at work. These tips are from Peter Bergman’s 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done (my newest all-time favorite life and business book). […]

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6 Ways for Stay at Home Moms to Be Financially Independent

How do you become financially independent if you don’t work outside the home? These tips are for stay at home moms who know the importance of financial independence, but aren’t sure how to achieve it. Here’s what Jennifer says: “Hi Laurie, thank you for posting this! Women and finances can be a real struggle, I […]

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How to Work From Home Without Getting Distracted

I accomplish far more when I work from home than when I go to the office, no doubt because of my experience as a successful freelance writer. You can’t make a living writing if you’re distracted at home! These tips are inspired by Sam, an accountant who wants to know how to work from home […]

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Corporate Gift Ideas – Holiday Business Gifts for Clients

Corporate Gift Ideas – Holiday Business Gifts for Clients

Written by on November 2, 2010 in Gift Giving Tips, Homebased Business Tips, Workplace Tips with 5 Comments

These corporate gift ideas will help you find the right holiday business gift for clients and colleagues. Choosing a business or corporate gift can be difficult, unless you know your clients or colleagues on a more personal level. You may need to investigate a little before deciding what to give — but even if you don’t know much […]

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How to Telecommute – 5 Tips for Working From Home

How to Telecommute – 5 Tips for Working From Home

If you know how to telecommute successfully, you’ll save time, money, and energy. You’ll get more done in less time – and you may even be happier and healthier! But not everyone agrees that telecommuting is valuable. “When employers analyze their bottom line, they find that teleworking seldom provides value,” writes Howard Levitt in “Telecommuting […]

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6 Ways to Create Success That Lasts a Long Time

6 Ways to Create Success That Lasts a Long Time

Written by on September 8, 2009 in Career, Homebased Business Tips, Motivation Tips, Success Tips with 1 Comment

Short-term success is fleeting — you want to create success that lasts a long time. These six tips for making success last will help you stay on top of your game – after winning it! These tips were prompted by a reader who asked a question on my Overcoming Fear of Success article: “I have […]

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Getting a Small Business Loan – Tips for Making Money From Home

Getting a Small Business Loan – Tips for Making Money From Home

Getting a loan for your small business may be the first step to making money from your home-based business!  These tips for small business banking are from finance and banking expert Michael J. Harris of Aperture Capital. “Know not only your banker, but also a few other members of the local office, including the Regional Vice President,” says Harris. […]

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Examples of Passive Income – How to Earn Money on the Side

Examples of Passive Income – How to Earn Money on the Side

These examples of passive income are from a financial expert and author who knows how to earn money on the side. Brandon Wilkins is the author of Getting Rich is Simple…But It Ain’t Easy! Here, he describes how to make money with passive income and multiple streams of income. Before his tips, a quip: “The rule […]

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9 Tips for Home-Based Business Owners – Choosing a Bank

9 Tips for Home-Based Business Owners – Choosing a Bank

Even if you already own a home-based business, these nine tips for home-based business owners will help you choose a bank. Entrepreneurs, these tips will help you develop a great relationship with your banker…  Before the tips, a famous quip: “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.” […]

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