The Home Office from Hell Cure
Transform Your Underperforming, Time-Sucking Homebased Business into a Runaway Success
AUTHOR: Landers, Jeffrey A.
PUBLISHER: Entrepreneur Media Inc/Entrepreneur Press
Also available at Amazon.com
Bring Your Homebased Business Back to Life!
Is your homebased business suffering from the business-killing disease of stagnation? Have you found that while you dedicate yourself 24/7 to moving your business forward, you just stay right where you are-or worse, you''re beginning to fall behind?
Successful business owner Jeffrey Landers provides the defibrillator you need to jump-start your business and bring it back to life in just 100 days. This is not about a messy desk or unorganized files. This is about getting your business to operate at its true potential.
"Jeff has put together a nuts and bolts guide to getting unstuck from your dreary home office existence. Now it''s up to you to get going."
-Seth Godin, co-author,Guerrilla Marketing for the Homebased Business
“Easy to read, fun to page through and packed with great advice for homebased entrepreneurs who want to make their business visions a reality. Jeff Landers can help you have a much better business.”
-W. Kenneth Yancey Jr., CEO of SCORE - Counselors to America''s Small Business
"Jeff Landers treats a serious subject with humor, style and wisdom. If you have a home office, his cure is just what the home office doctor ordered."
-Jay Conrad Levinson, “The Father of Guerrilla Marketing”
Right now it may seem like the disease has no cure, but there is hope-and you''re holding it.
Learn how to:
- Identify your business goals
- Grow your business using your expertise-become a Nexpert
- Create time to focus on high revenue items
- Expand your business with a real or virtual office space
- Successfully market your business using proven tactics and strategies provided
- Use manageable tasks to turn your daydreams into realities
SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURS!A portion of your purchase will be donated to SCORE,NAWBO and select entrepreneurial associations
The Top 10 Signs You Have a Home Office From Hell
Sign #10: “I want to hire an assistant but we''d have to share a chair.”
If your business is expanding faster than you have the office furniture for or you are meeting with your clients in the hallway, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
Sign #9: "My husband thinks I need to get a real job."
If your husband or wife thinks you spend your entire day chatting with the neighbors, or your mother-in-law is convinced you are running a drug cartel out of your living room, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
Sign #8: “My friends think that working at home means I never miss Days of Our Lives.”
If you are like Rodney Dangerfield and you “don''t get no respect” because your friends think you catch every episode of Dr. Phil and sleep until noon, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
Sign #7: “Starbucks is starting to encroach on my profits.”
If you are conducting all your big meetings in the Science Fiction section of Barnes and Noble or you are working on your sixth Grande Frappuccino, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
Sign #6: “I realized today at 4 p.m. that I was still wearing pajamas.”
If your idea of networking is talking to the cat and you haven''t been in a shower or out of the house in over a week, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
Sign #5: “I could die here and no one would ever know.”
If you worry that it might be the smell that finally gets people to inquire about your business, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
Sign #4: “Why did God invent Oprah? How are we supposed to work when Oprah is on?”
If you are overwhelmed by the urge to climb back into bed or regularly feel a deep longing to do several loads of laundry in the middle of the business day, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
Sign #3: “No, the baby doesn''t go in the playpen. Important papers go in there so the baby can''t get at them.”
If you find yourself picking Cheerios out of your laptop, chasing the kids around the kitchen while conference-calling Stuttgart, and wiping peanut butter off your client''s work, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
Sign #2: I feel like I live at the office… wait! I do!
If your workday ends two minutes before you drop into bed or you are taking 4 a.m. phone calls from sleepless clients, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
And last but not least…
Sign #1: “Since you''re home all day anyway, I need a favor…”
If you are picking up your wife''s laundry, driving your friend to the airport, or running errands for your neighbors in the middle of your workday, then you have a Home Office From Hell.
PUBLICATION DATE: 2/26/2008
CATEGORY: Business & Economics