Productivity as a WAHM: Automate Whenever Possible

June 19th, 2009

Hi again, I’m Nicole Dean, and today is Day Five in my series of Guest Posts about “Productivity when Working from Home”. Today I’ll share one of the biggest mistakes you can make as an online entrepreneur.

Doing everything the SLOW way.

Let me give you an example from your day to day life.

Do you scrub all of your clothes in a stream on a washboard and then carry them back home in a basket and then hang them out to dry on the clothesline?

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Productivity as a WAHM: Your Daily Action List

June 17th, 2009

Hi again, I’m Nicole Dean. I’m a Guest Expert here this week at Lexi’s request and I’ve been talking about “Productivity when Working from Home”. If you missed the previous lessons, you can find Day One here: Valuing your Time & Day Two here: Timing your Work.

Today I’d like to talk about something that’s huge as far as being a Work at Home Entrepreneur.

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Productivity as a WAHM: Count Down to Focus

June 16th, 2009

Hi again, I’m Nicole Dean, and I’ll be guest blogging here all week about “Productivity when Working from Home” as part of my Summer Blog World Tour. If you missed yesterday’s post, it was all about valuing and protecting the time that you spend working so that you aren’t working ALL the time.

I know that, when you are working from home and you have kids at home, you’re constantly conflicted. On one hand, you feel like you’re never able to get onto the computer to work. On the other hand, you feel like you’re on the computer all the time.

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Productivity as a WAHM: Your Time is Valuable

June 15th, 2009

294615037Hi. I’m Nicole Dean and I’m a guest here on Lexi’s blog. I’m doing this crazy publicity stunt called the “Nicole Dean Summer Blog World Tour” where I hop from blog to blog each week all summer long. This week, I’ll be here, sharing tips on productivity when working from home.

I supposed you’d like to know a thing or two about me to understand why Lexi would invite me here. Obviously she 1. knows me, 2. likes me, 3. trusts me, and 4. is confident that I have something worthwhile to teach you this week if she’d entrust her blog (and you) to me.

Here’s a short bit about me to show you why she’d invite me here:

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