Working From Home

Working From Home

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789472007
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/2001
Series: Small Business Guides Series
Edition description: 1 AMER ED
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.58(w) x 6.08(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Alastair Balfour is an experienced journalist, writer, and business manager. His journalistic career began in newspapers, and in 1983 he started a monthly business magazine, Scottish Business Insider, which grew to become the leading business publishing company in Scotland. The magazine was sold in 1999, and Alastair is now pursuing a variety of interests, including consultancy and writing. Peter Hingston has over 20 years' experience running small businesses, ranging from electronics manufacturing to magazine and book publishing. He has written three highly successful books on key aspects of running a small business. He has also spent two years as the director of a local small-business agency, giving practical advice and guidance to people interested in setting up their own businesses.

Table of Contents

Introduction6
1Getting Ready to Begin8
Taking Stock10
Preparing Yourself22
The E-revolution32
Managing Your Time Alone42
2Taking the Plunge52
Getting into the Right Business54
Understanding Business Basics66
Preparing a Business Plan88
3Adapting Your Home104
Evaluating Your Home106
Creating a Workplace116
4Getting the Balance Right132
Managing Domestic Issues134
Handling Family Business Issues142
Maintaining Your Health and Sanity150
5Useful Information160
Legal Matters162
Financial Matters177
Glossary182
Useful Contacts184
Suggested Reading187
Index188
Acknowledgments192

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