Multitasking is the enemy of productivity. While it might seem to some that you are getting more done this way, you really aren’t. By the end of the day, you will likely have a project you’ve started but didn’t get to finish because you were starting or working on a hundred other things. How exactly does multitasking affect you? Read on to find out.
While everyone’s time is valuable, as a small business owner when you aren’t billing for client work, you aren’t earning money. Here are six ways to help you learn to say no when someone asks if they can pick your brain.
Sometimes it can feel like you’re not managing your time well and tasks aren’t getting done. I know .. I’ve been there. Instead of feeling like you’re playing catch up, try these five easy things to make you feel like you’re moving forward.
When moving from a traditional corporate job to a working at home professional, many people have a hard time adjusting. They either become a tad bit l.a.z.y. or burnout. Today, let’s talk about how to set up your workday so that you are productive, without burning out.
It’s important to remember that it is not the quantity of our work that’s important, it’s the quality. Having lots of work doesn’t mean that you’re productive, it just means that you don’t know when to stop or say “no.”
You won’t get things done by simply making a list. According to a lot of effective front runners a to do list is the way to get your days more productive, organized and focused, but might there be a correct way and an incorrect way to make a to-do list? In short, yes. By thoroughly listing all the things that need to be completed will not help you to actually achieve them. Therefore, if you hope to make your life more productive, organized and focused, use these three indispensable ways to create an improved list of things to do.
In your virtual assistant practice, you are always going to have to find a way to schedule all of your tasks and those of your clients, into your 8-hour workday. There are certain times of day where you are more productive than others, known as your prime productivity time and be protective of that time.
Scope creep needs to be managed from the very start of a project occurs when someone decides they want to change something or take things in another direction. Daunting to prevent, but doing so will keep your costs, processes, and deadlines where they belong. Here are four tips to reduce or eliminate scope creep, whether for a seasoned project manager or a virtual assistant tackling a client project.
You don’t need more time in your day, you simply need to organize your time better. You will be surprised at how much you can accomplish each day with a bit of structure, prioritizing and commitment in your personal life and your office. Below we look at 10 steps you can implement today.