As a small company owner, you will always have more tasks than available time. There is a lot to manage from marketing to employee management and bookkeeping, and you’ve probably found yourself longing for more hours in the day.
Indeed, our recent study indicated that 26%* of small company owners see managing work and personal responsibilities as a significant source of stress, while 24%* cite time constraints as a source of stress.
The solution does not lie in working longer hours or cramming more into your day; rather, it lies in determining what motivates your busyness and taking measures to lessen it while still caring for your welfare.
One of these strategies, and the subject of our most recent infographic below, is working smarter and preventing multitasking. The infographic provides some fascinating facts and advice for remaining focused, avoiding distractions, and mastering the art of email inbox management. With 21%* of small company owners stating that keeping on top of administrative tasks is a major source of stress, it’s never been more critical to reclaiming administrative tools like email.
We’ve partnered with Phillippa Hurrell, a professional performance coach, to produce an interactive guide with seven top productivity suggestions for small company owners. The book provides practical advice on time management, energy management, and how to look up and concentrate on what matters most for your company. Additionally, you may write notes and plans immediately inside each section. You may get a copy of the report here.
Investing some time in reorganizing your day, defining your top priorities, and being laser-focused on your business goals will help you enhance your performance and, more significantly, your wellness.