• Define your work hours and stick to them.
  • Create a specific work plan for each day.
  • When necessary, keep yourself focused on your work.
  • Set up good support mechanisms-equipment, phone lines, fax machine, an account with a delivery service-so you don't waste time running errands.
  • Take breaks during your workday.
  • When you're finished working at the end of the day, close the door, if you can.
  • Don't talk about business during family time.
  • Schedule quality time with your family.