First, don’t complain about it. Not to your boss. Not to your fellow workers. Not to your spouse. And not to anyone else. Instead, take charge of your own schedule. Take an inventory of the work you are assigned over a week’s time and sort the tasks into four groups: important-and-urgent 2. important-but-not-urgent 3. not-important-but-urgent
I would like to share a story about an acquaintance who asked me for business advice. She runs a terrific family restaurant not far from my office. I’d like to see her business thrive, and it can. She started doing press releases, but became discouraged because getting them out was time consuming.
Whenever I think of the importance of the Internet to small businesses, I think of a USA Today article I read in Nov. 2009 about start-up airlines. Kent Craford and his partners started SeaPort Airlines in June 2008. Since the aircraft are small, passengers don’t have to pass through TSA checkpoints. Instead of