Small Biz Tip: Time Management Step 3: Prioritize

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]


Small Biz Tip: Google Calendar

Tips from July 16, 2009 The Small Business tips today will be about small businesses using Google Calendar to organize your life. Synchronize: share your calendar with coworkers to coordinate work schedules & see who is available to work or take your shift. Organize: create a different color coded schedule for each activity you have: personal, work, extracurricular, etc. Plan Ahead: add the “Tasks” option on your calendar to remember things to do & mark as you complete each task. Coordinate: use the “auto accept invitations that don’t conflict” to easily plan things that don’t conflict with others. Daily Overview: Combine, share, and plan easily within your business with Google Calendars. [Read Full Article]