Small Business Today Magazine JUL 2014 PHENOMENAL PRODUCTS JUL 2014 PHENOMENAL PRODUCTS - Page 37

»Continued From Page 12 The Assessment of Your Business is Personal Diversification and delegation are ongoing training platforms which the business owner must consistently visit. Diversify responsibilities while at the same time cross train each associate working with you. Examine your own task list and decide what specific tasks can be delegated to a trained associate in your office. Spend time away from your business to do better “in your business”. Business owners need time to “sharpen the saw”. The best new ideas for change that can take your business activity to the next level often happen while away from the daily must-do on your task list. Go to the beach, the mountains or your backyard and spend time alone to get clarity on growth and development of your company.You didn’t decide to become an entrepreneur by being a slave to your company. We, as human beings, are constantly maintaining stability in our lives. We work hard to get our business to where we feel safe and comfortable. It’s difficult to institute change. The most difficult challenge is the battle we have within ourselves to allow change to happen. If your business model is lacking what you need to bring your production and services to the next level, break the current pattern and replace it with a new pattern. New patterns to institute change within you and your business can be time away from the business to work on yourself and your business model. Reading new literature of substance relating to your business proves fruitful. Signing up and taking a course that allows your creative juices to flow will always improve your business. The same routines that keep us comfortable, predictable, where our ideas are safe and where our skills are sufficient will not produce lives and a company that are wise and skillful. Take a company temperature reading and make plans for change, today. »Continued From Page 24 Getting Organized:  Use the 6 Cs to Organize Your Office   Consistency  Keeping your desk clear, emptying your email inbox, processing your paperwork in a timely manner, these are all examples of consistency.  Being consistent is truly the key to staying organized – it’s not workable to create new systems all the time so it’s [\ܝ[