Working from home is dream for many, but reality is sometimes very different than your dreams. As soon as you start working from home, you are very excited because: You can define your own working hours You can define your own rules You can spend more time with your family You can work in your slippers if you want to No time is spent on commuting Very compelling indeed! However, what happens when the reality collides with your dreams and you are experiencing things … [Read more...]
All the work-life balance articles published on ProductiveSuperdad.com. These post are useful especially those part-time WAHDs who have a full-time day job, but running their businesses on the side.
There you are – ready to write your next blog post. You have a juicy post idea in your mind that you know your readers will love. You can’t wait to get started, but there is just one problem: you are not sure how your spouse will react when you escape to your computer and spend some time in front of the screen. You remember clearly the last time you did this. She was very angry and ever since you have been extra cautious about upsetting her again. To calm your mind, you tend to check up … [Read more...]
For me productivity is one element of success. In order to achieve your intentions you have to put some hours in and work on your goals. Reaching your goals cannot be done by procrastinating. However, let’s take a look at the other side of the coin too. Sometimes you can take your productive efforts too far and productivity starts to affect your life in several negative ways. Avoiding communicating with others This happens when you have scheduled your timetable to be too tight. When someone … [Read more...]
This is a blog post series, where I discuss how to deal with cubicle distraction (see the part 1 here). In this second (and final) part of the series, I’m going to reveal five other types of office distraction and how to deal with them. "Please note: even if these tips are about cubicle distraction, you may apply them to your home office environment as well. Take these tips and apply them to your situation however you see them fit. #6 Emails The amount of email has … [Read more...]
I have a day job, but my dream is to become a full-time online entrepreneur someday. At times, there have been rough moments with my motivation, when I didn’t like working at all. In fact, I hated my work, but then I switched my thinking and this has helped me to change my attitude towards my work. Although I’m building my online business on the side, I’m still having my day job. And in order to make my day job experience as smooth as possible, I have gathered some tips on how to cope with … [Read more...]
Please Note! This episode is part of a former podcast show of mine - Self Improvement for Online Entrepreneurs. If you are looking for my latest podcast show - PSD Podcast - look here. This is the part 2 of the 2-part podcast, that focuses on the 80/20 rule: How to apply it to your online business and practical tips on how to make sure, that you become successful in your 20% tasks. I recorded the part 1 of this series in July and in that I focused more on general tips (tips 1-10) of the … [Read more...]
Please Note! This episode is part of a former podcast show of mine - Self Improvement for Online Entrepreneurs. If you are looking for my latest podcast show - PSD Podcast - look here. This is the part 1 of the 2-part podcast, that focuses on the 80/20 rule: How to apply it in your online business and practical tips on how to make sure, that you become successful in your 20% tasks. As you may now, the 80/20 rule is also known as the Pareto principle and it states, that for example 80% of … [Read more...]