July 24, 2014

Business Planning for the Time Crunched

published this at 6:13 am

The other day, I caught myself after 7pm, listening to a business podcast, scanning through a research report that is relevant to my business, and periodically glancing over to my iPhone, which was buzzing to alert me about new emails and social media updates from my friends and colleagues.

Did I mention that the television was on in the background?

Even typing that paragraph, I’m getting a headache.

Pretty sure that none of those activities advanced my business one iota. In fact, they probably set me back because my brain was in a tortured, fractured state.

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Deep breath.

Deep breath.

If you spend your “working hours,” roughly 9am to 5pm (haha) reacting to stimuli, you’re heading for a business rut.

How is your business going to move up to the next level if you’re spending your day putting out fires and your evening “catching up?”

You need to get ahead of the game and stay there if you want to innovate, use your creative juices, and make progress.

Practical Suggestions for Making Time to Plan Your Business

How often do you step back and work on your business?

Author’s Bio: Rosemary O’Neill is an insightful spirit who works for social strata — a top ten company to work for on the Internet . Check out the Social Strata blog. You can find Rosemary on Google+ and on Twitter as @rhogroupee

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1 Comment to “Business Planning for the Time Crunched”

  1. July 24th, 2014 at 6:16 pm
    Maadhav Saxena said

    Just stumbled up on your blog by chance and I think I am gonna bookmark it now. It’s motivational. Very motivational.
    While others inspire, your blog i motivating me and I am loving it; feeling as if you are tapping my back and saying, “Let’s get some work done.”
    Thanks a ton!

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