Working from home. Remote work.
“Sitting on the couch with a laptop and your cat while you write reports.”
Call it what you want, but for a lot of us, it’s going to be the new normal.
For those of us that are used to getting up every day and heading into the office, making a sudden shift to working from home can be overwhelming.
There are so many distractions and other things around the house to pull your attention away from your work.
It could be the laundry leftover from the weekend or the sudden need to fix a squeaky door that you’ve been putting off for months. …
Anxiety is something we all experience at one time or another, but with the coronavirus catching us all off guard, and changing the way we work and live, it’s only natural to feel uneasy, scared and anxious.
Anxiety is part of our brain’s innate flight or fight response and can be useful in some situations — but in excess, it can become a problem.
A big problem that can quickly take over your life.
With constant pressure to do more, produce more and be on and available 24/7, many of us deal with anxiety on a daily basis.
And now that we’re all trying to manage the reality of the coronavirus and what it means for our families, and future, anxiety is at an all-time high. …
If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’re likely familiar with the sense of dread that can wash over you when you make a sales call.
Whether it’s a cold call, a hot lead, or something in between, sales calls can cause a lot of anxiety. There can be a lot riding on the line for you and your business, and your result could spell disaster.
Some go so far as purposely planning to avoid sales calls and knowingly hurt their business growth because of this fear.
What I’ve learned as a small business owner is that sales calls are essential to moving towards your broader business goals and that they aren’t THAT bad. …