Scheduling allows for more productive days.
Planning my work prevents me from feeling overwhelmed by my responsibilities. Although unexpected situations sometimes arise, I am able to manage them because I build in time for them. Being proactive about planning also makes me more productive. I focus on the important things first and earn bigger wins that way.
Whenever my day feels chaotic, I take a step back and look at what is in front of me. I allow myself to filter out what I am able to postpone and concentrate on the urgent matters.
Even my personal time is scheduled because it allows me to achieve balance. Enjoying too much downtime leads to a declining work ethic. I like being able to stay mentally sharp so I add constructive activities to my days off as well.
Being productive means more than achieving work tasks. It also means being able to spend time on building relationships. My friends and family members are important to me. I work on quality time with them so...
You've probably heard the saying, "know your why!" Have you ever stopped to think about what that really means to you and your business? As entrepreneurs, we often get busy with the "grind," but lose sight of what got us started in the first place.
Often, when people hear this question, they immediately think of their family, their financial needs, or what they get from delivering on the product or service. Today I want you to think about the why behind what you offer. I want you to take some time to really consider what your core focus is in your business.
To determine your core focus, you must determine your reason for being and what is your niche. Why does your organization exist? What is your purpose, cause, or passion? When your purpose, cause, or passion is clear, you won't be able to tell what business you're in. You should be able to take it into any industry.
After you have determined your purpose,...