The thinking is, if your house (literal or metaphorical) is in order, then it makes it so much easier to find the mental and physical space to get the big stuff done! The problem arises when you start to use that as an excuse to avoid the big stuff. The reality is there IS plenty of time ... you just have to consciously decide everyday, how you will use it to your advantage.
Despite the promises of so many DIY tools, tips, and programs for everything from cloud accounting systems to sales funnels, setting up your business systems so that they work for you and actually make your life easier, is not an easy task. With so much to do and so many choices, it’s easy to fall into overwhelm and inaction. Focus, my friends, is the name of the game here ...
There’s nothing that irritates me more than flakiness and yet it’s pervasive in our society. Sure, "Talk is cheap." But what happened to "Do what you say you will do?" I've learned recently the power of micro-commitments in making progress toward some macro goals. Just sharing that advice here as I'm hoping it might rub off and help people keep their commitments to themselves and to others.
There’s no sense denying it … everyone needs some R&R once in awhile to boost their productivity (there are loads of studies and articles out there that simply cannot be argued with), but for an early-stage entrepreneur like me, can it still be justified? That was the critical question looming in my head.