7 Reasons I Love
Work from Home Businesses

When people ask me what I do, I sometimes reply that I operate a work from home business and train people how to generate income from home. They usually respond with something along the lines that they have looked into work from home businesses as they hate their job or wish they had more time, this post is simply 7 reasons that I love working from home.

How I Discovered Work from Home Businesses

It was 2004 and I was working at an insurance company and really didn’t like my job. I liked some of the people I worked with but was pretty much over being stuck in a cubicle (can you imagine me sitting in a cubicle 8 hours a day? I sure can’t anymore).

I would watch the CEO of the company swing by the office in his sandals and Hawaiian shirt and tell everyone good job everyone as he whisked off to the Bahamas or some other exotic location and thought to myself, how the hell do I get that for me? Right around that time a high school buddy of mine introduced me to working for myself from home and I have never turned back.

Seven Reasons I Love Network Marketing Home Businesses

1. Perhaps the most powerful one is if you are involved in one of the work from home businesses that involves residual income, you can create a passive income with so little overhead it is crazy. Whether you like network marketing or not, be smart and understand residual income, it is the lowest risk and lowest overhead way to start generating residual income. Trading dollars for hours with no possibility of ever earning income off past work is not the smartest option when so many options are available to you.

2. I no longer have to deal with traffic. For you this may not be a big deal but it is for me.

3. Not the case with all work from home businesses but with network marketing, your product is lifestyle. It’s not yummy shakes, organic soap, juicy juice or even gold and silver, it’s lifestyle. That being said, if you want to be a good marketer, TRAVEL MORE and share your videos and pictures with people. If you don’t follow, check out what I mean here: Fiji, Vail, New York, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Cancun, Chicago, Bahamas, Washington DC. (By the way, these are just some of the trips from the last three years, I didn’t include all the cruises we also won) Also note, this industry is NOT just about making more money, do you think I enjoy the fact that I have spent more time with my loved ones the last three years than ever in my life? Help people see that you CAN have a great lifestyle while still building an income.

4. Pay for Performance. If you are still in a job, let me ask you this, are you being paid what you are worth? Is the pay really reflective of the workload? I have been in jobs where I worked ten times harder than the people above me in the org chart but was never compensated as such. In network marketing you CAN make more than the person above you (I was one example)

5. Save a boatload in taxes. Whether you are interested in work from home businesses or not, you are insane if you don’t own your own business as you save so much money each month in taxes. Check this out, on average, an employee that does not have any type of work from home business sends about $475 extra to the government, simply HAVING a home business saves you around $6,000 per year.

6. Choose who you work with. Some may struggle to grasp this but you get to CHOOSE who you work with. If you talk to someone on the phone that has unrealistic expectations or is looking for a place to plug in their umbilical cord but not willing to follow directions, you don’t have to recruit them. When it comes to coaching clients, I only work with people truly wanting to change their lives not people setting up a path of blame.

7. To create a successful work from home business, it’s just copycat marketing. You locate someone who has the lifestyle and level of success you desire and then, just get closer with them, join their team and learn from them. In most industries people will not tell you exactly what they did to become successful as they come from a competitive mindset, in network marketing, we WANT people to know exactly how to succeed.

There you have it, certainly not all my reasons by here are 7. Be sure to share these reasons on social media and with friends that may not understand working from home and maybe it will help them see that work from home businesses are legitimate and can be quite rewarding!

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