04 Jul Time to stop doing unimportant tasks in your business…
Time is not earned, it just IS, so it is easy for us to take it for granted. This happens in both our personal and business lives.
Very rarely is time taken seriously or used wisely enough, but it is your most precious commodity. When it’s misused, should you be surprised that you don’t get the results you want?
Time is not like money – once you have spent it, you can never get it back – so don’t you think it’s worth using wisely?
Here is an important question: How effectively are you using your 480 minutes (8 hours) of every working day?
Your answers are demonstrated by the quality of life you lead, the success of your business, the sense of pride you feel about the work you and your team do in your business and, on a deeper level, the relationships you have with your family and friends. And let’s not forget health, happiness and wealth – they matter too…
So, think about time again… how effectively do you use it?
If you want more or want better, the first thing you have to do is less.
Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Work Week, says ‘believe it or not, it is not only possible to accomplish more by doing less, it is mandatory.’
Ferriss says that doing less is mandatory if you want to achieve more.
Using your time effectively means doing the things that get you closer to your goals and stopping the things that take you away from or contribute little or nothing to what you want to achieve.
By identifying the tasks and projects within your business that are no longer yielding significant benefits or aligning with your priorities, you can reallocate your time, energy and resources to more important, business-critical and impactful endeavours.
Choosing what NOT to do matters. The act of intentionally letting go of tasks that are no longer relevant, viable or valuable to your business will help free up time and allow you and the team to focus on the one or two business-critical priorities that truly matter.
Click here to access our Business Bitesize library that includes our downloadable “Stop to Succeed” report and discover how to streamline the focus of your team and optimise the resources and time you have by deliberately abandoning the things that bring no benefit to your business.