With the July 4th holiday tomorrow here in the U.S. it only seemed fitting that I pen a post about independence. Specifically, independence as it relates to your business. And yes, I know I’ve written about it before, but it’s a subject worth repeating. If your business is coming between your life, liberty and pursuit of happiness keep reading. It’s time to claim your business independence.
Start With The Pursuit Of Happiness
It’s been proved that not taking a vacation does more harm than good, but there are still plenty of business owners, especially one person operations, that are still skipping out on vacations and time off. I get it. Been there, done that. Take it from me, you might not think you can afford to take time off, but in reality you can’t afford not to. There are options to the traditional vacation. Check out these Five Ways Small Business Owners Can Enjoy Summer When You Can’t Take a Vacation.
Let’s Talk Liberty
Do you feel chained to your office? Many business owners do. Luckily there are steps you can take to unlock those chains and find some freedom. Start with replacing these 5 things with online technology and follow it up with exploring remote work options for your business. Don’t forget to check out these 13 ways to use your smartphone for business.
Changing Your Life
If you’re reading this and are still working for someone else in a traditional office you too have options for independence. At least two thirds of employees surveyed recently wanted to work from home. If that’s your dream too, there are ways you can make it a reality.
Declaring Your Business Independence
Whether you’re a small business owner or you simply want to work from home, it is possible to declare your business independence. The key is taking the first step. Whether that’s replacing old office standby’s with online technology, taking a short vacation or making the decision to start your own business, it will set your feet on the path to business freedom.