Maybe you’re just beginning to think about starting your home business, or perhaps you’ve taken the plunge and have found the perfect opportunity or business idea. Regardless of how far into the planning you are, there are some simple concepts to consider when you’re the captain of your own ship. It’s very easy when you work alone or on your own to loose track of time and become distracted by every phone call or email that you receive during the day. Although communication is important, being able to distinguish between what you must do immediately and what can wait is often difficult. When you own your own business, you’re in charge of creating your own lively-hood, and when you aren’t productive, you don’t make money.