At any given time throughout your day as a business owner there might be dozens of things occupying your mind. Anything from wondering if the rent was paid when it was dues to did you return that call from the bank manager, or what is scheduled for next weekend, or what ever happened to last weekend.
As business gears up, the focus will return to productivity and time management, incorporating a wealth of new skills acquired during the Covid-19 period while still catering to the new normal of working from home.
The biggest trend in the business world at the moment is to produce a book of your own, but as Katrena Friel of Becoming the Expert explains, authoring a book is just one part of the journey to success, not the actual end-game.
One way of helping with managing time is to have a thorough Strategic Plan.
A good plan will give you insight into where you are now, where you want to go, how you can get there and multiple other clues about having a business run smoothly.
In this podcast, Ella and I discuss the benefits of harmonising with your environment rather than controlling it.
Starting and running a small business is a tough gig. It’s one bestselling author Ingrid Thompson describes as “a bit like trying to launch a space rocket off the ground”.
Time management is a major issue for many business owners, with the feeling of too much to do in too little time contributing to the sensation of overwhelm.
While you may be the master of many tasks, that doesn’t mean you are the only person who can perform the important roles in your business.
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For many business operators the past few months have been exhausting. The economy has effectively been in hiatus and business has all but ground to a halt, but the mental workload has been extreme.
How bad will this be? When will it end? How will this impact
So ask yourself, what business do you want to be in? Is it trust, convenience, time saving, aspiration, or lifestyle – is it something else?
When you know what business you are in, it helps you better understand the business proposition you are marketing, and assists in determining the products or services that fit that bill.
The quote you send your buyers is a crucial, yet often overlooked way to get buyers over the line.
A quote isn’t just about giving somebody a price, it’s an opportunity to educate people on the reasons
Whatever goals you have they should be clearly established along with a mapped-out plan to meet them.
Creating the map: