There are so many people in America and around the world who have unfinished projects. Many times we create different things and we allow life to steal the moments, time , and purpose that God has set out for us. Growing up I spent a lot of time on my front porch with my best friend. We would spend hours and hours playing a game called “that’s my car”. The funny thing about it is that we were about 10 years old and we knew what we wanted. I would dream that one day I would be married with kids, live in a big house, and Be a successful business women. I knew then that there was something about me that was amazing. Being a dreamer was all I had and I have embrace every moment of it. Now I am an author of three books, salon and boutique owner. I am a super mom and supportive wife.
This is your season to finish and God is depending on you to finish what he has started in you before you were conceived in your mother’s stomach. God himself created something on the inside of you that would change a generation! Yes,you! you are not reading this by happenstance but by a divine appointment from God to shake and stir up the gift on the inside with you. Let this be a new day and season in your life to grow, to gain information and walk in the calling of God on your life. I want to take this opportunity to say to you finish it! Finish it!
4 Tips to Stay Focused in Business
Just like every other thing in life, you’re bound to fail in your various businesses if you lose or fail to remain focused. This is the reason why it’s very essential to maintain absolute focus with your business, after all you established the business with certain objectives in mind. What with the many distractions in life, you will definitely fail on achieving your business objectives if you’re not focused.
As a business owner, you need to ask yourself a couple of questions. What are your reasons for establishing your business? Did you establish the business because you wish to be your own boss and make your own business decisions? Is it your target to have the liberty of choosing your own working hours? Many things such as friends, family, home chores and other things could easily get you distracted from achieving your business goals.
Here are 4 tips that will help you to stay focused as it pertains to running a successful business.
1. Don’t forget why you started your business in the very first place. These reasons must always be alive in your mind all the time. Your business is not going to make money instantly and any plan you have that you think guarantees immediate results is enough distractions already.
Succeeding with your business needs enthusiasm, drive and hardwork. Your business won’t be successful for long if you lose focus and forget why you started your business in the first place.
2. Your business is really a job, and that means you have to handle it like one. You might find that family and friends might drop by for social calls once in a while, simply because they know where to find you. A lot of people don’t really understand the real idea behind establishing a business. Your family and friends wouldn’t be visiting you, if you were to be working a certain job, because they would know you’ll be busy and won’t have time for them. Same goes to your business. Treat it as a real job and let them know you’re busy until you’re able to hire more hands. It is necessary from the very beginning to stand firm, do not let family and friends run you over.
Remember, you started the business with a goal in mind. There will always be time to socialize, but not when you’re busy attending to your business!
3. Many people start their own business so that they can handle their time by themselves and possible spend more time with family. However, don’t get it twisted, you’re bound to work more hours during the starter-phase of your business. Therefore, it is vital that you schedule working hours separate from your other non business activities.
4. Oftentimes, you’ll realize that as your business becomes more busy, that a lot of time is squandered on business activities that are not productive. It’s then that you might wish to think about hiring a third party to help out with some tasks.
In case your time is spent more profitably writing advertising copies or posts to promote your new business, but rather you’re tending to the paperwork and answering the phone, then it’s definitely time to hire a helping hand. You could possibly free up several hours each week, enabling you time to concentrate on the productive business activities.
The success of your business is in entirely in your hands. The more effort and the hard work you put in, the higher the benefits will be. Constantly remind yourself why you established the business in the first place, stay dedicated and focused, and you’ll surely succeed.