Picked up on an article published 6/7/13 entitled 4 Productivity Tips To Help Small Business Owners Stay Focused. The article talks about Serial monofocus, Limiting your Availability, Taming Competing Priorities and Time Wasters/Short Term Rewards. Even more important than these four, I believe is Seeing the Big Picture.
What every small business owner needs is the ability to see all their competing priorities, the respective priority rankings and due dates. There’s always way too much to keep track of. A solution – a small business dashboard that allows you to track and manage the who, what, where, why and when (the 5W’s) of your business related projects. To download a free trial of W5 Templates here’s a link. Seeing the big picture helps. Let us know what you think.