So you are going to work for yourself. Are you going to work out of your home
or are you going to rent space somewhere?
Well let’s take any successful business, what is one of the most important things they
They are consistent, they set up business hours and they stick to them no matter what happens.
You don’t have to have a 40 hour week you can have a 20 hour week, but be
consistent and post your hours and make sure that short of an emergency you are where you
say you will be.
Let’s say you do what we are doing in our new business. We are going to be in our retail
space from 11 to 4 Wednesday through Saturday to start. We would like to be there more, but
for the time being we both have other commitments and this is the way it has to be.
Let’s saay someone comes to our business on Monday and the door is locked, well it is clearly
marked that our hours are as posted and it is on all our printed and social materials.
The one thing that I have found is that many of us are not consistent and that is unacceptable.
People will forgive you for not being there if they know what your business hours but there
is nothing more irritating then going to a business and the door is locked and there is no one
Do you realize that some people have a time frame for retirement, Let’s say you have seven
years, well you are more likely to take ten if you are not consistent and committed and more
then likely to never reach your goal.
If you work on a committed schedule you will fulfill your commitment and your business will
You do realize that you may not always be busy when you are there but there are tons of
things you can be doing, like working on your social media, making business calls to keep in
touch, start a blog for your business or just putter around your space and fix it up to portray
your business and personality.
STOP IN AND VISIT OUR UPSTAIRS ON BEACON. WE’LL BE THERE FROM 11-4 PM WED
THROUGH SAT OR BOOK AND APPOINTMENT firstname.lastname@example.org