The concept of a home business is enticing for many reasons, one of them being that everyone would like to cut their commute time from two hours to two minutes (or the amount of time it takes to walk into the next room). However, it is important for the Mac-using business owner to avoid falling into the trap of allowing every little distraction to take priority over getting things done.
One of the keys to creating a system of time management is by making a list of priorities. Of course, your family comes at the top of the list and you need to plan time with spouse, kids and other loved ones, just as do those who work in a 9-to-5 job.
However, I’m talking about the time you have set aside to work on your business. Just because you may work out of your home doesn’t mean you can be at the beck and call of others any more than if you were holed away in a cubicle at the office 25 miles from home. A home office is still an office, after all, so make it a place where you can work with minimal distractions.
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