After more than two decades in the business world, most of it as a small business owner, I have learned the hard way, through trial and error what works, and what doesn’t work to keep myself focused and the most productive.
I built a million-dollar+ company that never lost its growth momentum during the economic recession.
Now, I want to share these productivity tips with you.
Many of Rath’s writings are based on the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment program, which seeks to identify people’s strengths, so they can utilize them to work, lead and live engaging careers and lives.
His writings have greatly influenced how I run my business, and how I work with my clients.
I’ve begun providing the StrengthsFinder assessment to my clients so that we can build a strategic growth programs based on their strengths.
For so many business people, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get things done. In the past, those people would hire others to help with the workload. For a long time now, however, the trend has been to do more with fewer people.
The only way that will work, of course, is for workers to do more than one thing at a time. And that is how multitasking came to be so popular. A great many people began attributing their success in business to their talent for multi-tasking.
After working from a home office for most of the past fifteen years, it would be extremely hard for me to go back to a traditional office environment. But it wasn’t always that way. For the uninitiated, a home office can be full of distractions. It can also make it hard to turn it on/off and set boundaries between your work and personal life.