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Is Your Home Business Driving You Insane? - Articles Surfing

If you answered yes, then you're a normal person at least. Maybe you just got started, and you're feeling frustrated that you haven't made a single sale yet, even after all the work you've put in to it. Or things are just going slow for your existing business, a drop in sales, traffic, or something among those lines. Perhaps things are over all going fine, but the work it takes to maintain a successful business is really taking its toll on your sanity.

Your business for whatever reason is giving you too much stress and you need a way to relieve it, or you'll suffer the horrid consequences of trying to work while overstressed. Well the answer is quite simple, and it may shock you. Take a break! That's right, call me crazy, or stupid, or any sort of derogatory term, but that would dramatically reduce all the stress your business is giving you. I don't care if you haven't made a single penny with your business and you're freaking out; if you can't think without a clear, cool head then you sure as heck can't think well enough to make your home business prosper.

Now right about now you're probably thinking "I'd love to take a break, but my business REALLY needs me!" Well I got yet another clich* for you: "Work smarter, not harder". You may be working hard and diligently, but if you are not getting the results you expect then you are not working smart enough. No excuses. The smart thing to do would be to relax for a little to get your head back together to rethink the situation, or at the very least lighten the workload you're putting on yourself.

Think about it, you're in the home business field so you could fire your boss, work your own hours, do as you please, and any more of those slogans overused in home business opportunity advertisements. Now look at yourself, you're giving your all into your business and you're not getting the profits you dreamed of. Something is not being done right, maybe not enough advertising, maybe you're advertising in the wrong places, or any other of the countless variables that goes into your business. Knock some sense into yourself, then identify the problem and neutralize it by any means possible. Ready, set, GO!

I know you have a goal to your business. Maybe it is to make a few extra bucks, or maybe you want to make a full time income from home. Maybe you really want to be filthy rich. Whatever your goal is, keep this in mind: if your eyes are only focused on your goal, you don't have any eyes left to focus on the path to your goal. I think that saying speaks for itself. If you do not focus on your path, in this case how your business will successfully make money, then you'll have a very hard time achieving your goal. Keep your goal in mind, but focus on surviving the path to your goal first.

Hopefully this will help you keep a calmer state of mind whenever you work your business. When things get out of hand, stop, assess the situation, and think of a logical way to fix the problem. Or just take a break or vacation whenever you feel like it. Go play outside, watch TV, or catch up on some good old rest and relaxation. Remember, in the world of home business, you are in control.

Submitted by:

Dan Young

Dan is an internet marketer and runs his own online business. Visit Dan's site for information on starting an internet home business or improving your existing business at http://www.ez-online-money.com



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