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Establishing the Right Working Practices1:18 with Paul Boag
Organization and managing hours can make a big difference for the success of any company. Businesses that can deal with clients, distractions, and other productivity killers can achieve success.
"How to Run a Web Design Business" with Paul Boag
Okay. In this last section that we're going to look at,
we're going to discuss the area of getting stuff done.
All of this talk about growing your business is worth nothing
unless, of course, you can get the work done.
So the key here is to establish the right working practices.
If you get that right, everything will go smoothly.
If you're going to keep your hours under control—
because you're building a lifestyle business, and that's what you need to do—
you need to start working smarter, but not necessarily longer.
Also, being your own boss means that you need a structure
in order to stay motivated.
If you don't have that structure in place, you're going to lose motivation quite quickly.
There's also a need to keep clients happy.
And they're going to be happy when they feel that you are in control.
And that means you've got to be organized.
You need a system in place.
You need a method of dealing with what I think are the three major productivity killers:
distractions, the client, being unorganized.
And that is what we're going to look at in the rest of this section.
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