A majority of Americans have the same few resolutions when the new year rolls around: lose weight, eat healthy, spend more time with family and friends. If you are a small business owner, you NEED to have resolutions for your business as well. With high hopes for the economy in 2010, contribute to your small business' hard work for success this year by abiding these three resolutions.1. Push for ProgressA new year brings new beginnings, new policies, new goals and new habits. In 2010, push yourself and your employees for success and progress. For small business owners, this means clearly planning assignments, projects, and objectives. Communicate to your employees what you expect from them before pursuing any project. Also, small business owners should take control of progress by conducting multiple mini reviews throughout the course of the year. Reviews help small business owners communicate to their employees what they are doing right, what they sho... [Read Full Article]
Tips from July 29, 2009 The Small Business tips today discuss time management. Step 3: Prioritize.
Start each day by choosing your most important tasks or those that will cause worry. Place special attention to those tasks.
Identify your prime time for productive work, whether it is 10am or 3pm. Do important work during that time.
If the situation arises, complete new urgent tasks upon receiving them. Get them done as soon as possible & get back on track.
If desired, try the snowball effect: complete smaller tasks throughout the day for momentum to finish your big, difficult task.
Daily Overview: Establishing which tasks you need to complete first helps you organize your day & manage your time. [Read Full Article]