By Tim Riley
Stunned … you hang up the phone. Your client wants to meet face-to-face. You work at home and your house is a wreck. Scenarios like this happen to home-based workers all the time. Sometimes you can avoid home meetings by scheduling your appointments at a coffee shop or co-office space, but sometimes the home meeting is unavoidable.
If you find yourself in this situation, here are 10 quick cleaning tips to make the best first impression.
1. First Impressions Count
Walk up to your door while looking through the eyes of your client. Notice what areas look the worst and tackle them first. Spend the most time and effort cleaning up areas that will provide the most noticeable improvement. Vacuuming your child’s playroom can probably wait until later.
2. Limit Time Spent on a Task
Set time limits for your cleaning activities. When a task takes longer than the allotted time, consider moving on to something which can offer better results. The goal is to get the most productivity out of the limited time you have available. (more…)
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