Do you sometimes feel like there just isn’t enough hours in the day? Or no matter how hard you try you just can’t seem to find the time to fully develop your Online Business? Well, if you’re anything like me then the answer is probably a resounding “Yes!”
You see Time is the Ultimate Resource that we have at our disposable. It’s finite in nature and cannot be extended or manipulated – we have 24 hours a day and it’s up to us manage our time effectively so that we can accomplish all that we hope to do. It’s imperative to incorporate good Time Management into your daily routine and this can make all the difference between the success and failure of your Online Business aspirations.
It all comes down to planning. In my opinion this is one of the most neglected areas that many marketers face. This little procedure, though simple in nature can have a profound impact on whether you are going to achieve your goals and on the length of time it is going to take you. So it is well worth you while to sit down for 10 mins, get a cup of coffee and think about what you want from your online empire….
Think about what you want to achieve? – it could be to give up your day job? make enough money to go on a trip or many, many other goals. It’s important to have the end game in sight when starting a journey as it helps to focus the mind on the road ahead and how to get from point A to point B in the most efficient way possible.
When you go on a road trip its helpful to look at a map so that you know where your going and can get to your destination is the fastest time possible. It’s the exact same with business – you have to know where you want to be at the end of the process and then start to work backwards from there!
So what I would like you to do is ask yourself these simple questions….
Where would you like to be in 12 months? 6 months? 3 months time from now? Go on, right it down, the more the better!…
Are you starting to get it? Yes, it’s very hard to convince yourself that your goals and ambitions are achievable without a well thought out plan to get your there. People often get frustrated when they don’t see the results of their labor and this often results in them giving in too early. By breaking down your long-term aim into shorter time frames, each with their own landmarks for you to achieve it makes the possibility of reaching your end goal that much more real.
There is a realization there that it is possible! And by following all the baby steps that you have laid out in your plan that you will get there – and that the journey along the way will be far more enjoyable as you see yourself achieving all those mini-goals along the way.
So please, take the time to sit down and jot down your plans/dreams/ambitions for the next 12 months. Once you have them down on paper they become real and you can start working towards them in a systematic and progressive fashion!
I hope you now have an idea of just how powerful planing and time management can be in getting the absolute maximum out of your limited Time each day! I’d love to read about your goals and ambitions so leave a comment and tell me where you plan to be this time next year!