Not All Tasks Are Made Equal By now you should have tasks for all of your projects. And as you review them, you can’t help but feel a little overwhelm. You might be thinking, how can I possibly complete all these tasks? It would take an enormous amount of time. And besides, even if you […]
Daily Tasks There are tasks that you do every day. These include getting something to eat, taking a shower, brushing your teeth, for example. You do them every day. Whether you are happy, tired, angry. These, you might say, are already part of your daily routine. It would be unthinkable to not brush your teeth […]
What You Are Doing Edwards Deming said: If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing. As a systems consultant, I understand this perfectly. Documenting what you are doing in the form of a process has its benefits. But its not what you think. Document As A […]
Only You As a small business owner, I wear many hats. But I am also acutely aware that there are some tasks that only I can perform. Not making that distinction is one reason why I’m facing burned out after several years in the business. I had to literally be involved in business development, serving […]
Did It Happen Or Did You Make It Happen Do you make things happen today or things just happened to you today? Like most readers of my post, you are likely the type that make things happen. Question is, how do you make it happen? What’s the system you use to make things happen? I […]
You want to become more productive. I know this because you’re reading posts like this. I also know that becoming more productive is scary.
What To Do When You Are Absolutely Overwhelmed Let’s face it. We all get overwhelmed looking at all the tasks we have to complete. To make matters worse, we sometimes keep tasks that must be completed in our head. If you’re still keeping it in your head, please do yourself a favor and do this […]
Wearing Many Hats As a small business owner, I can’t help but have to wear many hats at work. I am in charged of business development, marketing, social media, content creation, servicing the clients, and the list goes on. Sometimes, when work gets busy I do feel a little overwhelmed. Frankly, I’d drop some balls […]
You Are Ready Now that you have identified the projects under your personal life, you are now ready to take care of others.
Take Care Of Yourself The number rule in designing a better life is to first take care of yourself. This is not about being selfish or self-centered. It is about taking care of yourself so that you can take care of others. Abraham Lincoln famously said: Give me six hours to chop down a tree […]