Procrastination is the thief of time – so they say
We’ve all had one of those days. You’re sitting on your own in your office and you know that there is something you absolutely need to do, but for some reason you just can’t bring yourself to get going at it. Even housework seems more compelling (if I find myself drawn to ironing or washing up I know I’m procrastinating something bad…..!) Does this sound like you?
So you’ve taken to motherhood and decided that it just won’t fit in with the job you did before maternity leave. Or you’ve just received your redundancy cheque and decided to go it alone. But what home business should you choose?
Are you going to pick a franchise or distributorship with defined products to sell and all the marketing done for you? Are you going to train and learn a skill so that you can provide a service to people? Are you going to invent something and bring it to market? Or something else entirely?
by Rebecca Jones: Watch any business programme on the TV read a business book or spend time with other business owners and you will hear time and time again how “cash is king” and “turnover is vanity and profit is sanity”. But have you ever heard the phrase “I’m just too busy to make sales calls”? I have, and I hear it all the time.
Short of waving a magic wand and conjuring 30 hours in a day, there’s always a pressing need to use time more efficiently and get more done.
Accounting tasks are all too easy to push to the back burner, but that only creates a bigger mountain to climb in the future. Staying on top of basic bookkeeping needn’t be a huge chore with these timesaving ideas.
In this article, Heather Townsend, based on the research for ‘The Financial Times Guide To Business Networking’, talks about how the best networkers use four ingredients to create new business via their network.