Jane Shelton


How do I balance family commitments with running a home-based business?

8:00AM | Tuesday, 20 August 2013 |  Put relationships before resources and information before decision making so that every step builds your confidence.

When working from home, should I have a set routine or not?

11:29PM | Wednesday, 16 November 2011 |  There are a number of reasons why a routine can be beneficial to you and the people around you.

How can I ensure that my home-based office is a safe place to work?

8:24PM | Wednesday, 17 August 2011 |  Ensuring that your home is a safe workplace doesn’t happen by chance or guesswork. It requires a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards and risks.

I’m in the process of moving house and am looking for somewhere that could double as an office for my online retail business. What should I be looking for?

7:11PM | Tuesday, 5 July 2011 |  Assuming that you have worked out what family and friends require of your home life, we can then turn to the requirements of business life.

I'm starting an events business from home. How can I get people to take me seriously?

3:57PM | Wednesday, 23 March 2011 |  View your doubters as a potential source of viral advertising.

How can I foster a good business culture with home-based workers?

3:42PM | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 |  The process of developing the goals, vision and mission for the business plan is the starting point for a sound business culture.

Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for start-ups

1:25PM | Tuesday, 4 January 2011 |  Start-up businesses, much like individuals, can fall into some pretty nasty habits. We’ve compiled a top 10 New Year’s resolutions for your start-up to help you get back on track.