If you work from home do you have a schedule for the time you spend on your business? Running a business from home can be very challenging and if you want to succeed at it you must set time aside to actually work on building your home business. Self-discipline is essential and so is time management, as it is so easy to get side-tracked when there is no boss looking over your shoulder to see that you are working and not just wasting the time on non-essentials.                                                                                                                      

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Too many people who work at home on their own businesses will not succeed because they lack the self-discipline that is needed and fail to set up a daily schedule and stick to it until it just becomes part of their routine every day. This is where good time management comes into play. It is important that you set up a schedule for the daily actions that you need to take and then you must have the discipline to stick to that schedule every day until it becomes a habit and part of your routine. The whole point of creating a daily schedule is to turn your work ethic into a habit and once this happens you will be on the right path to making your work from home business a success. Although a lot of people seem to have a good work ethic and probably do, there is a huge difference between running a business from home and working in a job. To begin with this is your business and the only person you have to answer to is yourself, which is why it is so necessary to set up a daily work schedule and keep yourself accountable even if it is just to yourself. I can guarantee you that the majority of home business owners follow a similar routine. They get up in the morning and go to work, then when they come home the TV goes on and the work on their own business gets put off for tomorrow. Guess what!! Tomorrow rolls around and they follow the same routine as the day before and put off working on their own home business. Then the weekend comes and they will decide to leave their business until Monday. This routine then becomes the habit and eventually they will give up on their dream of a business from home believing that a home based business does not work. The main difference between successful work at home business owners and unsuccessful ones is that the people who succeed actually work at their businesses and it all begins with building a good work ethic habit. Have you ever noticed how unsuccessful people will generally find a million excuses why they could not get something done, instead of having one good reason for actually doing it? So learn from the home business owners who are succeeding, set up a daily schedule that suits you best (one that you can realistically follow) and stick to it until it becomes a habit, and keep in mind that there is no point in setting a schedule if you do not follow it on a daily basis.