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The following are Book Excerpts straight out of our feature EP Book, How to Raise A Family & A Career Under One Roof: A Parent's Guide to Home Business (Bookhaven Press, 1997, 1-800-782-7424), as well as other articles and essays written by author Lisa Roberts.

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Your Family

Need Supplemental Child Care? You Have Options!
The image of Mom or Dad hip-hopping in and out of the office performing super entrepreneurial feats is fun to imagine, but don't take it too seriously. If you have young children underfoot, you need help!

Your Career

Workplace Trend: Career Flexibility
While corporations are merging or downsizing, slimming down their permanent staffs, small businesses are multiplying and building staffs. The by-product? Flexible careers.

Your Business

The Four Basic Divisions of Business
Manage your business with a plan. Color code your workload!
 

Other Work by Lisa Roberts

Your Family

Top 10 Lifetimes Improvements a Home Career Brings to Your Family
Role modeling is a priceless gift you offer your children when you become an EP.
 
When EPs Have to Get to Work
Finally, the doorbell has rung, the babysitter is here, and it's time to get down to business. But how do you get to work when your toddler knows you're just in the other room?
 
Balancing Business and Family
Balancing your business and your family is no easy feat — even if you do have total reign over your time and responsibilities. To keep on track, you need to map out a course that's grounded in real-life situations.
 
Cooking Tips for Work-at-Home Parents
Yes it's true that you have easy access to the kitchen... but you're still a working parent and don't have much time to cook! How do you make the most of your flexible schedule when it comes to mealtime?

Your Career

About Your Resume
Skills obtained through your entrepreneurial endeavors will spice up your resume and entice a growing company.
 
Sample Resume
An example of a resume aimed at the traditional workforce featuring home-based, entrepreneurial accomplishments.

Your Business

Finding Your Work-at-Home "Opportunity" - Part I
Definition of the word "opportunity"? 1) a favorable juncture of circumstances; 2) a chance for advancement or progress Before investing in any [email protected] "opportunity," make sure it is one!
 
Finding Your Work-at-Home "Opportunity" - Part II
To help you sort out your options, here’s a break-down of the four basic types of Home-Based Businesses. Use them to start clearing a path to your home career goals.

Essays

Testing the Waters (of Dual-Income Family Life)
 
Living in a 3-Ring Circus
 
On the Other End of the Phone
 
Entrepreneurial Lessons from a Piano Teacher

 

Lisa Roberts has been featured on CNN, CNBC, FoxNews & Wall Street Journal's Work & Family show, and has been quoted in the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Kiplinger's, Newsday, Baby Magazine, Parents, Home Office Computing and many more. She is the author of:

How to Raise A Family & A Career Under One Roof:
A Parent's Guide to Home Business
(Bookhaven Press, 1997, $15.95, 1-800-782-7424)

 

 

 

 

 

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