It doesn’t matter how good you are at what you do, missing deadlines or misplacing documents due to a lack of organisation is no way to run a company. Being a disorganised business owner can really harm your success.
“Organisation isn't about perfection. It’s about efficiency, reducing stress and clutter, saving time and money and improving your overall quality of life…” ~Christina Scalise
If you find yourself losing hours or even losing clients due to disorganisation, then it’s time to regain control of your business.
Get The Basics Right
An clean and organised workspace can boost motivation and productivity. Move away from the chaos by minimising clutter and maximising storage. Create good filing habits, both physical and electronic. Fresh air and natural light are essential, no matter how big or small your office is.
Manage Your Time
There’s no need to apologise for taking control of your priorities. Use the Time Management Matrix below to make sure your are focusing on the right tasks. Plan ahead, stop wasting time and avoid putting out fires.
It’s time to stop procrastinating and start doing. Taking a little bit of time to get your business healthy will pay out huge dividends in the long run. Having an organised business will make you more productive, less stressed and a better boss.
Which area does your business need the most improvement in?