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How Not to Hate Your Job

Most people have to work to support themselves and their family. It’s easy to understand why many people get stuck in a job they don’t love but need in order to afford their lifestyle. They go in, do their work and then go home to an outside life. Is it possible to be the owner or CEO and still hate your job? If you suspect that’s you, think through how excited you are to get in to the office or to your desk at home in the morning. If you’re burning the candle at both ends and still feel behind, chances are you aren’t very satisfied. You might hate your job at this stage very much. For an owner, this is a real problem.

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Happy People Habits

Everyone wants to be happy. Ideally, everything we do should have the ultimate goal of leading to our happiness. If that’s true, why are there so many unhappy people, especially at work? Bitterness, disappointment and depression are invasive and contagious but so is happiness. Being productive at work and home helps. Check out this article to address that. Resolve to cultivate your happiness and see how you could “infect” and transform your home, your community and work environment with your contagious joy and contentment.

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Start Your Day Productively

There’s nothing like getting to the end of the day, knowing you got a lot done. How do you get to that point? Ever have days where you just don’t seem to be organized, where your mind wanders, or you just don’t feel like being at work? Those days are often less than productive. It can also be tough to avoid putting off unpleasant or daunting tasks until the next day. To avoid that thinking, read this great article. As a business owner, you have more at stake than others do and your desire to start your day productively should come easily every day. What do you do when it doesn’t?

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How Good Leaders Inspire Productivity From Employees

Business owners often have a great vision for their products and services. Business owners come with a wide variety of skills used in their company and industry. They may be innovative or charismatic with a flair for PR, marketing or sales. One thing every small business owner needs to do well at some point, is manage people that work for them. Basic managers’ primary purpose is to control situations or people efficiently in order to get particular tasks done. This is a valuable skill, but mostly deal with short-term goals. There’s a better way, however. While employees like a good manager, what they long for is Leadership.

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Avoid These Mistakes When Using VAs

When you run a small business, it’s easy to feel like there isn’t enough time in the day or days in the week to get everything done. From digital online presence, to regular marketing, bookkeeping, sales and inventory or providing services, is it possible to get everything done without having a huge staff or brick and mortar to run? Of course it is, especially for certain types of businesses.

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Taking Care of Yourself Will Help Your Business

It’s a common theme that entrepreneurs and business owners put a lot of hours in to make their business work. Hiring a good VA can take some of your daily tasks off your plate, but even then, owners often spend too many hours on the job. While hard work is certainly a virtue, not caring for yourself so you get burned out is not. Not only can “burning out” or focusing only on making your business work hurt your relationships and your health, eventually, it will hurt your business. Sometimes a little effort on your part to de-stress after work will help. Burn-out on the job isn’t helped by “doing more.” Ever hear the phrase, “work smarter, not harder?” Taking care of yourself is part of how that works.

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