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How to be more productive as an Entrepreneur/Work at Home Woman
1.) Get dressed even if you aren’t going anywhere
his is really important. Never stay in the clothes you slept in. Get up, wash your face and/or take a shower and put on something fresh. It creates a mindset for of productivity, of getting work done and being ready for the day. If you really want comfy clothes that is fine. Have some nice sweatpants and cozy shirts to wear. Always start the day fresh without the old.
2.) Set Goals for the day
Goals let us look at what needs to be done and gives us motivation to feel the jubilance of accomplishment. If you live each day Willy billy than those are the results you are going to receive.
3.) 10 before 10
As entrepreneurs and women who work at home there can often be tasks that are not very fun to do. It may be doing the laundry while responding to work e-mails. Set a goal to get 10 of those not so fun chores done before 10 am. Getting the not so fun stuff finished early gives you the feeling of being highly accomplished and leaves the rest of the day to doing the work you want without the burden of the chores on your shoulders. We’ve all been in a position where we are trying to work, create and the lingering voice in our head won’t shut up about the others tings that need to be done.
4.) Calendars, Calendars, Calendars
Having a calendar that you regularly use and track all of your to-do lists and appointments will keep your schedule flowing efficiently.
5.) De-clutter your work space
Working in chaos can produce chaos in your work. Make sure your work space is clean and clutter free. You should have a well ordered space to work in. When you are constantly tryin got find something and then spending time cleaning up the mess rom login for your lost item you have lost valuable time and added to frustration to your day. Keep organized and watch your day stay pleasant and focused
6.) Take breaks
Make sure you allow yourself real breaks. Leave your space and let your mind wander to other tings. Enjoy a treat, watch a funny video, play with your children. Do not clean the kitchen or do the dishes. It is easy to fall into the trap of being overworked, especially when you work from home. it is important to not let yourself become burdened to the point of a burnout. Let yourself enjoy little moments.
7.) Put God First
In all things we have to remember to put God first and let Him lead us. Start the day in the word of God. I also suggest getting a really good devotional. When working for yourself it can become easy to get wrapped up in finances and worries. We have to remember why we are doing what we are doing and who we ultimately serve. God will provide and protect us because He promises to do so. Remember the word says seek first the Kingdom of God and then these things will be added unto you. Mathew 6:33. We also need to have peace. The peace that He can give. Starting your day with God invites Him into your day.
3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.
Proverbs 16:3 New International Version (NIV)
Being a woman entrepreneur and working at home is a true gift. That fact that you are either just starting out on the oath or have been on it for awhile means you are a special type of woman. You are courageous, industrious, and highly motivated. You are talented and skilled and you can and will be successful. Keep working hard and never be discouraged. Stay productive and keep the joy of what you do in your heart.
28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
Romans 8:28 New International Version (NIV)