Online Success Means Ignoring the 'Needless' Clutter
Achieving online success in a way that will allow for you to earn a full time income begins with managing information overload and other internet distractions. As an entrepreneur you need to routinely take measures that will help you increase productivity thereby giving a greater chance for business success. The very first step will be in curtailing or eliminating those needless activities things that chew up your valuable time.
Right away here are 5 areas that must be correctly managed in order for you to increase productivity thereby increasing your chances for business success!
Unless you are awaiting an important email that is of relevance to your business there is little reason to be spending valuable time going through your in-box! This is no different than waiting till you get home to check your mail box at the curb. Whatever is in your email can wait till later when you have scheduled time to review your in-box.
Much like email you can and should ignore the phones until you have time later to respond to any calls that require you to do so. In this case must phones have caller ID so this is even more helpful to help you limit your 'phone' time. By receiving or making needless calls you are cutting into your work time and this is no way to increase productivity.
Even though social networks can be used in a productive manner for business success online you MUST learn to use them wisely. It is way too easy 'burn' hours at any social network site without accomplishing anything constructive. If you intend to use these sites for business than discipline yourself to limit your time and to plan exactly what it is you want to achieve before you even log in!
Get your office or work area squared away so you know where everything is located before each day. In fact you should have done this before you even started your business. By being organized like this you will avoid needless distractions when trying to locate something thereby making it easier to maintain your focus.
What is Next?
This is something you should never have to ask yourself since EVERY day should be planned out beforehand! Working online you will find 'time' is your most precious asset therefore learn to 'coordinate' your use of it in advance! By planning each day and week, in advance, you will increase productivity will decreasing your frustration! Plan your work then work your plan!
Online success can be very hard to achieve due not only to the information overload that comes with working on the internet but also our own 'time wasting' habits. It can be very easy to allow distractions or bad habits to sabotage our own efforts to increase productivity. As entrepreneurs there will be many responsibilities that will need to be address in order for business success to be realized therefore you must be as productive as possible. 5 areas that can commonly 'burn' significant and valuable time are discussed above but yet they can easily be managed with a little effort. It all simply comes down to discipline, focus and a desire to succeed all of which is something you can and will need to develop for business success to be yours!
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