It is much more effective to target specialised markets and individuals with common interests, than it is to take what I like to call, the ‘spam approach’ or to ‘spray and pray’.
As small business owners we know that there are two main group key players that contribute to our business’ success: our team (including suppliers) and our customers. But there’s also a third party that’s equally important: you.
Regardless of what the habit is that you want to change or create, it will only happen if it is deliberate and planned in advance. Use these flow charts to change habits and create new ones.
The beginning of the year can be filled with excitement at starting a new year, hopefully motivated and regenerated from some time off over Christmas. However, before you know it, those tasks that you have started start to become less exciting and seem harder to complete. Ever wonder why that is?
In a recent research experiment, participants were given the task of proofreading nine essays to see assess their pattern of motivation over the course of the task.
We all need time off – time when we feel like we’re able to rejuvenate without spending the whole time worrying about the backlog of things we are going to have to deal with when we return. Have you ever considered an email sabbatical?
You may have heard of the Done Manifesto. It is a productivity creed that suggests that perfection is not necessary and that there should not be an editing stage (among other things).