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Whether you work in Corporate America or you have your own company with employees you need to consider giving your employees rewards for a job well done or for a number of years of service. When they know you care about them and you need them, they’ll continue to do a good job for you.
There are many different types of awards you can give to your employees. If you’re going to do years of service awards there are many different types of employee service awards for you or your employees to choose from, many of which would make them feel needed and wanted.
Finding these awards, deciding on which ones to purchase, and making the orders can be difficult if you’re busy and don’t have the time to make it happen. If you find yourself in this situation, you should consider hiring a Virtual Assistant to help you make it happen.
When you find a way to show your employees you care about them and you need them, they’ll show you the same thing by continuing to work hard. They’ll stay with you for the duration and that’ll help you to grow your business.
When you own a business you know how hard it is to keep it successful. You know you must do everything and you must make it happen because nobody is going to do it for you. If you don’t do the marketing and promoting nobody will come to you and if you don’t do what it takes your business will go downhill fast.
While it’s important to do everything you can to make your business a success, it’s also important to relax and enjoy yourself on occasion. When you dedicate all of your time to your business you don’t leave any time for what you like to do and that’s not good because over time you’re going to feel the stress. When you feel the stress and you don’t do things to make it go away you may find yourself taking it out on your loved ones or your customers and that’s not good.
You can do a vacation, day of hiking, or a day of nothing and find it’s the best thing for you. One thing you may not think about doing as a form of relaxation is playing poker. Playing cards and the excitement of it all can be so much fun, but if you don’t know how to play, you may not find it’s fun.
If you live in a community that doesn’t offer gambling you may not have the ability to have fun with poker. If that’s happening to you, there is another alternative. You can play online and one of the best sites is Poker Clowns. If you want to check it out and learn what it’s all about and how to play, click for Power Clowns landing page.
Once you learn to take time for yourself once a week you’ll learn how to relax and enjoy yourself. You’ll feel better about everything and you’ll find your business will grow because you will have the energy to make it happen.
Setting goals is an important part of my business and it’s something I must do each year or I won’t know what to do to have success and I won’t know how it’s going to happen. I do this each year in late December and it’s something I look forward to it each year. I do a lot of thinking in December and that helps me to know what I’m going to list as my goals.
I have a lot of goals that all link together into one major goal and that major goal is to increase the income for my business. Each goal that I have under the major goal will help me to reach the ultimate goal. Each of the minor goals has to do with the different pieces to my business. When each one is utilized I’ll reach my goals.
I’m excited about the New Year and everything it has to offer. Each goal I achieve is exciting and it’s a wonderful feeling. Celebrating is huge as well and I have a plan for those as well. Yay!
I hope you’ve set goals for your business as well as yourself and your family. If you need encouragement or help, be sure to find someone that can help you make it happen. Having a friend or coach to help you is what you need to continue to be encouraged and feel the need to work your business.
Here’s to your success!
As a business owner you don’t have a boss that stands over your shoulder telling you what to do and when you need to have them done because you’re the boss. You’re the one that makes all decisions and puts everything together and you’re the one organizing everything. This means you must have the best time management skills possible.
Time management is a very important skill for business owners to have because time can get away from you very easily and it doesn’t take much to lose your day. When you’re working really hard and you’re very busy time can fly by so it’s important to manage your day.
The first thing you need to do to create a time management plan that will work for your business is to create a plan. You need your goals in place and have them be visible so you can create a plan based on them. Your plan needs to include your goals and all of the tasks needed to accomplish them.
Once you have your plan in place you need to create a to-do list that includes the things you need to do in order for you to complete your plan. These need to be the tasks you need to do each day. You need to put your to-do list in the order you need to accomplish things. This will help you to know what you have to do and when they need to be completed.
Now that your to-do list is created it’s time to put it into action. Setting a timer is the best way to go since time can fly by before you know it. Depending on what you’re working on, you may want to set the timer for less time, but usually an hour is a good time. This will give you a good chance to get things done and then you’ll be able to take a break and stretch your legs a bit.
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Getting a new customer or client is the best feeling in the world. You get a feeling of accomplishment and you know without a doubt you can do it again. More than likely you will get very excited about it and you’ll want to keep the momentum going, but you need to ask yourself one question.
The question I need to ask you is a simple one and it’s one you may be able to handle with ease or you may find very painful and one you don’t want find easy. What do you do if you don’t have the ability to take on another customer or client because you don’t have time?
While the question is one you may find is easy to ask, the answer may be difficult for you to choke down, but it’s one you must admit. The answer is simple. You turn them down. It’s unfortunate that it has to happen, but there it is… or is it?
It doesn’t have to be that way when you hire a Virtual Assistant or Ghostwriter to help you through it. You have the ability to outsource specific tasks to a VA or Ghostwriter which in turn allows you to have more time to grow your business. When you learn to outsource certain tasks, when a potential customer or client comes to you, instead of saying no, you can say yes with a huge smile on your face.
When you have the help of a VA or Ghostwriter there is no choking down the answer when someone comes to you and asks if you can help them. You’ll have the ability to say yes and you’ll know you won’t have a problem.
Do you struggle to get everything done in a day? Struggling is something that can happen to anyone at any time. No matter if you own a business, have a family to take care of, or you have a job out side the home, struggling is something we all go through.
When you try to get through your to-do list and you’re having a hard time making it happen, you need to sit down and think about everything you have on your list. One of the best ways to do this is to write down the items on your to-do list and put them in order by importance.
When you know what’s the most important things to do you’ll have a better chance of feeling a sense of accomplishment. When you feel this way you’ll feel better about your list and it’s possible you’ll feel the need to continue on with your list.
So the next time you feel like you’re struggling to accomplish anything, make sure you take a few minutes to sit down and revise your to-do list. When you put things in order by importance you’ll have a better chance of achieving your goals and feeling better about yourself.
Well the month of January is almost over and I’ll tell you I have learned so much in the last two months. I’ve been doing some thinking and checking on my statistics. I’ve learned that my readers would rather read posts made by me than they would articles I’ve written. I say this because my traffic was higher on days where I actually wrote the post rather than posting an article.
So I’ve decided the blog posts need to be more from me and the articles need to be on the directories. So I’m making some changes for February so I can continue to see if this is the case. If February’s traffic turns out the way I think it will then I’ll know my thinking is correct and that’s what I’ll need to do.
I managed to reach another goal early which is a great feeling. I’m so happy about my accomplishments and I just know I’ll be able to continue to reach my goals if I continue doing what I’m doing. I hope your month was as good as mine. Share your accomplishments in the comments below.
How many times during the day or week have you found you have time to yourself? This may be 30 minutes or a few hours, but it’s still time to yourself. When this happens, you need to use that time to your advantage.
When you have time to yourself, you need to make the most of it. Whether you plan to work your business or you plan to take time for yourself, you need to plan ahead so you can make the most of the time. You may not know too far in advance so it’s a good idea to plan ahead so you can be prepared for whenever this time may happen.
Planning ahead may simply be knowing what you would do if it were to happen. This may be a little more difficult if you plan to work your business, but you can still make it happen. If you plan to work your business it may be to your advantage to continue with what you’re currently doing or you may find it helpful to do social networking to grow. Writing articles is also something to think about when you plan to use your alone time to grow your business.
Whatever you decide to do, you need to make the most of this time. Consider doing things that are time consuming or require your undivided attention. This will help you focus on what needs to be done without interruptions. You’ll be amazed at the work you’ll be able to get done when you focus and work hard during the short amount of time you’re alone.
Now planning to use your free time for yourself is another option and one you might want to consider if you don’t do that very often. There are a number of things you can do by yourself. Taking a bubble bath, going shopping, reading a good book, or taking a nap are just a few of the many things you can do during this special time.
The main thing you need to do with this option is to make sure you have the money you need if you’re going shopping or anything else that would require that or you’ll need to make sure you have the things you need if you plan to do something at home such as a bubble bath or reading a book.
When you have time to yourself, it’s important you make the most of it. Whether you decide to work your business or take me time, make it work for you. Plan ahead and know exactly what you’re going to do and how you’re going to do it. When you do this, you’ll be glad you did.
Corrie Petersen runs a successful Virtual Assistant business. She enjoys helping others reach their goals and dreams. Click here to check out her website to see how she can help you find more time for yourself.