- 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.
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