So you don’t have any idea where to start, right? Guess what—neither did I. In fact when I started I had no idea I would be writing a weekly blog that would produce income. The good news: it’s easier than you think. I started my blog in July 2014 and added a website in October 2014. Since my focus was and remains on creating valuable content I hired someone to help me launch my site for $400. It was the best money I ever spent.
The days of the barrel-chested bully pushing you into a purchase are over. The charmer without substance now loses more than they win. Potential clients are more aware, more strategic and more educated.
We all need to take a breath and embrace the humbling – perhaps even embarrassing – truth:
Every week I get at least one call from a business owner who tells me that nothing is working in their business and they are very frustrated. They are very free to put the blame on factors they say are outside of their control. They blame their employees and their customers for lack of cash flow. They say they are trapped by their business and can never take any time off. As I work with small business owners, I have learned that in most cases those are self-inflicted wounds.
How productive you and your team are during working hours has a direct impact on the quality of what you deliver.
Here are some ideas where you can make some small effort/big impact tweaks to increase your productivity. Any business should be able to implement these hacks with relative ease and great results.