Running your own business is a huge learning experience. What’s one thing you wish you’d known sooner?
I could write a whole month of posts to answer this question, as I’m sure most of us could!
One thing I wish I’d realized sooner is that there’s a difference between “busy” and “productive” and how to find that line, stay on the right side of it, and pull myself back when I accidentally cross over to the “busy but not productive” side (*cough* twitter *cough*).
At I Heart My Biz, Sandra Martini gave us all the coolest little sticky notes that say:
My Top 3 High Payoff Activities Are…
With space to list out three things a day.
Talk about a way to make myself focus. Wow.
So there’s one of my lessons I wish I’d learned earlier. I haven’t mastered it, but the realization is a big part of the battle so I’m part way there.