Any age person can start, run and make a success out of any product, information and or service.
The key tips to successful businessing are listed below:
1. Know Thyself - Recognize what your personal and professional values are. Values go along with dreams, authentic abilities, direction, goals, ideas, thoughts, action ability, perception, astuteness, viable provisions, desire, hands on performance follow through.
2. Know your competition - Know who is out there with similar values, ideas, performance, their future goals, direction, products, services, employee culture, business savvy, philosophies, intricacies, what makes them stand out, what their gaps and weaknesses are, what the differences are and how they are perceived by the customer and public.
3. Know your business - Become an expert in your field and beyond. Know your industry inside and out and any remote facets to your venue. Be the number one expert in your products, services, teachings, profession and all the surrounding aspects of your business and its goals. Be fool free with extra knowledge for customers, employees, competitors, contractors, and community. Know the answers to any questions while doing interventions, presentations and media interviews. Don't be caught saying umm.
4. Know your customer - Understand customer care, gaps, desires, wishes, personalities, culture, adjunctive services that will be helpful, growth desires, direction. Learn the customer language, and be one step ahead of their perception of success.
5. Know your employee - Keep track of employee behaviors, gaps, communication styles, personal and professional habits, dedication, long term goals, language skills, follow through, motivation, personality styles, mood challenges, attendance strategies, self care proponents while adhering to government rules and regulations in accordance with employee safety, support and respect. Know the weakness and strengths of the employees and realize that their job is only part of their larger life.
6. Creating and implementing employee and customer service measurement tools, creative and workable intervention strategies to increase business health, wealth and longevity. Implement training and seminars for continued recruitment of ideal employee types, customer individuals and groups and community connectivity.
7. On-going executive and business owner mentorship. Don't be a ship onto yourself, or two ships passing in the night. Be interactive in networking groups, coaching, continuing education and training and development, and constant camaraderie with peers is important. The best businessing is businessing. Businessing means all of the above.
8. Self Care - Taking care of yourself means brushing your teeth, bathing regularly, sleeping well and soundly, regularly, eating nutritious meals, plenty of healthy fluids, reading food labels, understanding healthy restaurants, being addiction free, good family, personal and friend supports, plenty of leisure and activity time, hobbies, self growth opportunities and vacations.
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Having a system created for a more linear and organized way of doing business is essential for increased health and wealth of your business. Haphazard ways of doing business, going off the cuff, and bumbling through a business plan is a sure fire way to create anxiety and chaos. Don't get me wrong I love the creative "off the wall", spontenaity of the "Ted Turner" type executive, but I think it may impact one from having a smooth sailing lifestyle. The invention of calendars, notebooks, computer programs like excel and going paperless are all good things. Using them may feel mundane and old school yet, they are also what I call target practice. You are doing the tedious to have more time relaxing. You are aiming for your goals with purpose and practicality.
Here are 12 tips to become more linear. Linear Organization is an organized step by step way of doing things.
1. Keep a Calendar in two places. Your smart phone is the best and most accessible calendar. You have access to it at any time, and the calendar also shows up on your desk top.
2. Check the Calendar first thing in the morning, afternoon and then again in the evening. Putting items in a Calendar is the first step, and checking in, regularly, is the essential step for follow through with personal, client and professional events.
3. Email confirmations every day to people and or companies you made appointments with. Include the date, address, time and purpose of meeting. This is a third way to keep track of calendar events.
3. Go as Paperless as Possible. Creating mounds of paper mess slows you down. Only keep paper that is NOT on-line, and that you want to refer to regularly. Newsletter, banking, financial, events are generally on-line, either by going into a website and or in your email.
4. Create Notes in your phone, not on paper. Your notes will always stay in your phone and then transfer to your desktop. No more scrambling for notes.
5. Take pictures, from your smart phone, of important notes, business cards, phone numbers, signs, pictures or any information you want to remember. Then just look at your phone instead of hunting around, frustrated.
6. Keep your desk ordered and neat while you are working. Having a messy desk creates anxiety and then it becomes difficult to focus on your tasks. Even if you pile all the papers into a bin, until you take time to sort through it, in order to have a clear desk.
7. Always schedule your down or play time into your calendar. Just seeing fun events gives you a feeling of reprise and delight.
8. As a business owner go to bank regularly to deposit income. It gives you a sense of achievement. If you are an employee and have automatic deposit still stop by your bank and talk to an expert about investing.
9. Use a timer for projects. Do projects in 25 minute increments with NO interruption and take 5-10 minute breaks in-between the focused 25 minutes. Projects will go faster and faster as you practice this time management technique.
10. Eat Healthy food. Eating a lot of sugar especially around holidays creates a sluggish, irritable worker. Eat vegetables, fruit, protein, and starchy veggies too. Balanced meals with little snacks in-between is great for high energy and focused thoughts.
11. Take walks every 25 minutes of your focused work day, even if it is to the bathroom and or to get water.
12. Drink plenty of water, and more water and more water.
Marla Stone, MSW is a Corporate Professional Organizer and Business Consultant in Orange County, California. She works in the United States and Europe helping Businesses grow more Linear.
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