Entrepreneurs: What Hours Will You Choose To Work?

Without doubt the beauty of self-employment is the sense of freedom and choice it brings and that includes choosing what hours you will work in your business. I’m a bit old-fashioned when it comes to this. I sit down at 9 a.m. approx and get up when I’ve finished for the day, whether that be 3 p.m. or 10 p.m., when I’ve met all my commitments and achieved what I set myself for today and when my inbox is empty. When I’ve done enough. I don’t go for perfection, just good enough. But you don’t need to do it like […]

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The Joys of Off Peak

I have a low level awareness when working with clients and colleagues of those who turn off their computers at 5.30 on Fridays and don’t switch them on again until first thing Monday morning. These people impress me. They have achieved a separation between their private and professional lives which is admirable. They have boundaries and they focus on one thing at a time. The upside of this is that they get fully relaxed in their leisure time and can return to their work refreshed. Also their families get to enjoy them for personal time without interruption. I don’t know […]

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