Instant Idea For Improving Your Business!

If you haven’t done this yet, you’re costing yourself thousands of dollars and tons of time that you could be spending with your family and your hobbies.

Often, it’s the simplest things that when done over and over again, make the biggest difference in our lives and our pocketbooks.

So why don’t we do them?

Isn’t that the truth?

I can count on both hands over and over again how often I get distracted every day by thoughts in my head and phones ringing in my ears.

If you’re watching TV or listening to the radio or CD, it could end up being hundreds or thousands of times a day.

Lack of focus and constant distractions!

Your mind is constantly playing tricks on you at a conscious and sub-conscious level, because it’s in in constant motion.

In an instant, I can remember the worst client I ever had and ended up never finding a home for him, because I fired him!!!  Then the next second, my mind is off to another memory.
Are these thoughts congruent with my current state of mind?  No, but if I’m focused, I’ll be able to reduce the amount of distractions running through my head.
You need to make an A-B-C list every night of what you need to do the next day and prioritize the most important ones that have to be finished THAT day.

A – must be done today
B – can be done today or tomorrow
C – delegate it or delete it

You may even have a core 3 – 5 things that are important enough for you to do on a daily basis.

When you wake up, look at your list for the day.  Then when you start your day, go down the list and check them off as you complete them.  BUT DON’T DO #2 until #1 is completed…and so on.

It’s so important to take 5 minutes each night to make your list for the next day, because it will help you focus on what’s most important to do and to help you achieve your goals.

A FATAL ERROR that some people make is they stop making the “To Do List” after awhile, because they think they can ‘remember’ what they have to do and they’re dead wrong.  They slowly lose their momentum.  Never realizing that their business has slowed until it’s too late and they have to start all over again.

If you miss a day though, don’t sweat it.  Accept it and start up again right away.  So what, you missed a day or two, get back on the horse.  Otherwise, a couple of days will turn into 2 weeks…and before you know it, it’s 2 months.

Once you start, don’t quit.  Don’t think “I’ll get back to it later.”  Life is moving too fast and there too many ways to get distracted.  Just keep your feet moving forward one step at a time.

The list will help you stay on focused on your goals.  Whatever you don’t finish today goes on tomorrow’s list.  But if it’s not an A, keep it a B until all of the A’s are completed.

I once heard a millionaire say, “If you decide to go after your dreams, it doesn’t matter if it takes you 3 years, 10 years or a lifetime to achieve…so long as you achieve it.”

Take charge of your time and what you accomplish every day.  Don’t let others steal your time.

When you have “To Do” thoughts during the day, write them down on your list at that moment and prioritize them as an A – B – C.

Otherwise, if you’re sometimes like me, you may not remember what it was that you wanted to write down.  :)

It only takes a moment…a snap of your fingers to change.  Is it that simple? YES!  Is it that easy to follow through on ?  NO!  But, it’s your decision!


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