Parkinson’s Law and Business

parkinsons-law-and-businessOne of the principles of Parkinson’s Law and Business is the use of your time.

‘Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion, without producing better results.’ – Cecil Northcote Parkinson

This means that the easiest way to create time in your business and life is to take control over your time and you can debunk Parkinson’s Law and Business for yourself.

So what do you do?

Have you ever noticed that when you aren’t feeling as pressured to get something done that your tasks seem to extend just to fill the expanded time frame.  Read more

Too Little Time

Coach Donna Laree WardYou can stay on top of everything and get over having too little time in your business and life!

My clients are their own boss, work for themselves or are an independent professional, and always have too much to do. They are bombarded with “tasks,” with ideas, with projects, with goals to reach in their family and business. And on top of that, the obligation of keeping motivated and on track. Most start many mornings eager, and with a plan of what to work on…only to end up sidetracked by one thing or another…or spending too much time on one project and not enough on the one they really needed to worked on. Read more

Get Your Business Out of Start-Up Phase by Growing Your Team

By Michele Scism

In the past week, I have read the results from three different surveys that all say that time and time management are the biggest hurdles entrepreneurs face.  I think this is especially true in the beginning (or start-up phase) where there is so much to do and there aren’t any systems created to actually get the work done.

In today’s post, I’m going to show you how to put the systems and people in place to quickly move past the overwhelming “start-up” phase to the much more satisfying (and profitable) growth phase.

So, here’s the bad news… you cannot move into the growth phase if you are doing everything in your business yourself.  After all, you only have 24 hours in a day – and there is only so much you can accomplish by yourself.

Here are a few ideas about how to move your business into the growth phase. Read more