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Nov

Surrey Home Offices: Small Is Beautiful

   Posted by: Phil   in Healthy Chococolate

Surrey Home Offices: Small Is Beautiful Years ago, I remember hearing about an entrepreneur who ran a multi-million dollar construction company from her studio apartment, using a small closet as an office. Of course this was only the administrative headquarters, the heavy equipment was kept elsewhere.

I was impressed by this thrifty home business owner who said she had no plans to rent space and increase her operating costs as her company grew: she loved her little closet office and made it work.

My fellow Peanut Butter Cups home based business owners enjoy the benefits of operating their own business from their Vancouver home: unlimited income potential, flexibility, and being their own boss. Some new team members recruited from the corporate world are initially skeptical about being able to run their business from a small home or apartment. Today’s article is about working in a small home office.

Think of yourself as an astronaut in a cockpit with all the controls at your fingertips. How is a cockpit organized? There are buttons and switches on every level, but all accessible.

  • Get a desk that fits your space. Corner desks can free up space not ordinarily used.
  • Office chairs with rollers let you easily access items within arm’s reach without having to stand up.
  • Shelves, shelves, shelves! Use all that prime vertical real estate on your walls.
  • Get a paper shredder and use it.

A paper shredder takes up some room but frees up space previously populated by papers you don’t need anymore. For example, invoices or sales orders that have been entered electronically. Some super-organized Peanut Butter Cups team members regular schedule paper-shredding into their weekly agenda.

One drawback of home offices is the difficulty of holding meetings. It is hard to remain professional when inviting a client to your home office that doubles as a laundry room. You can solve this by holding large business meetings in rented Vancouver conference rooms. Small meetings can be held over lunch or breakfast in business-friendly Surrey restaurants. (Check for internet access before scheduling.)

Before you head out to your nearest Surrey Office Max to buy a rolling chair, desk, or shelf unit, take measurements of your space. This may save you a trip to return an item that doesn’t fit.

I am entrpreneur and investor in human spirit Phil Hoskins. Working at home running my Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage online business lets me work and play everyday. If you are stuck in the 9-5 lifestyle, let’s talk. My Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage team is currently seeking serious Surrey entrepreneurs. -Phil

entrpreneur and investor in human spirit Phil Hoskins
Delta, BC V4M 1Z9
604.943.8598 phil@philhoskins.com
Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage Peanut Butter Cups

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I am Phil Hoskins, and I am a Delta-based Xocai artisan chocolate distributor. I joined Xocai in March 2008. I sell the industry-leading Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage and Peanut Butter Cups online and in Delta, Richmond, Surrey, and Langley. Our valued Vancouver customers recommend Peanut Butter Cups because Peanut Butter Cups ‘allows me the freedom of running my own business and help others in the process.

Xocai is also a fantastic Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage home-based business in the Vancouver area. BC entrepreneurs can supplement their income by cashing in on a high-demand BC healthy artisan chocolate market. To learn more about Xocai, visit http://philhoskins.com/more-about-xocai.

Call me at 604.943.8598 to own your own Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage business in Delta, Richmond, Surrey, or Langley.

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