When you work from home, particularly in a micro-business, it’s easy to feel isolated. If you live with others, at least you have conversation (hopefully!) for some part of the day. But often we become so engrossed in our work, perhaps not even taking regular breaks, that it’s easy to have little contact with others all day.
Some people simply can’t cope with this and will lose precious work hours chatting with friends as often as possible while others become somewhat reclusive, or at least feel that way. So it’s important to make sure you plan regular interaction with others throughout your working day.
Some tips I suggest are:
Most importantly, don’t forget to take time out and socialise with friends now and then too.
Donna-Marie is an award-winning Entrepreneur, Author and Content Marketing Specialist. Through her business, Jacaranda Business Support Services, she has been helping other small businesses to grow since 1998, with a knack for teaching systems that allow business owners to increase profits while working less.