There are numerous ways in which we can communicate online. There’s instant messaging, email, project management platforms, and more. However, using too many tools to communicate can become disruptive and time-consuming for you and your remote team. Here are the pitfalls of using too many tools.
Ask Yourself These Important Questions Before Making Your Next Hire
It’s important to know why something is being done in your business. Any strategy, project, or task needs a reason as to why time should be devoted to doing it; this also needs to apply to bringing on a team member and delegating.
Do You Have an Admin Day?
There’s something floating out there in the business world that can sound like a good idea, but if you stop to think about it, it may not be such a great idea afterall.
Do You Know The Value of Your Time?
Have you ever thought about what you’re paying yourself to work for yourself? Sounds crazy, right? But, you do cost yourself money. As a business owner, your time is of value. Do you know what your time is worth? Do you know your hourly rate? If you don’t know the answer to these questions, it’s important that you find the answers.
I’m Ready to Delegate, Now What?
So, you know that you need to delegate, but where do you start? It’s one thing to know that you need help, but knowing where to start can present another dilemma. However, it’s wise to have a plan of action, because having a plan increases your chances of success. Here are three things that you can do to help you get off to a great start of knowing what to delegate.
Is It Time to Delegate?
Most entrepreneurs don’t know when the time is right to delegate. The reason being is that people want to make sure that when they do it, they have enough to hand off to someone. They don’t want to start the process of delegating and then not be able to keep the person busy. So, I’m often asked, “How do I know when it’s time for me to delegate?”
The Jury is Out. Are you Guilty?
As a business owner, you can wear many hats in your company. It’s easy to find yourself staying super busy doing a lot of things, but are you really accomplishing what you want to achieve each day?
Are You Ready to Brain Dump?
Most of the clients who come to us know that they need support but usually aren’t sure where to begin. It’s important that you start with a plan that consists of what, how, and when you will delegate to your executive assistant.
4 Surefire Ways to Reach Your Goals
If you’re like most business owners, you make and set goals, but if you don’t, you should. Goal setting will help you achieve far more in your business. However, sadly many people set goals but don’t attain them. Below are some ways to help you not only set goals but reach them.
A Secret About Social Media
Social media can play an essential role in your business; it allows you to share your expertise with your followers and connections, and important updates about your company. Social media is a great tool to help market your business. However, it can also be very time-consuming if you don’t know how to manage the time that you spend on it. The flip side of that is neglecting it.