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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 0:00 Okay. In this last section that we're going to look at, 0:04 we're going to discuss the area of getting stuff done. 0:07 All of this talk about growing your business is worth nothing 0:11 unless, of course, you can get the work done. 0:15 So the key here is to establish the right working practices. 0:19 If you get that right, everything will go smoothly. 0:24 If you're going to keep your hours under control— 0:28 because you're building a lifestyle business, and that's what you need to do— 0:31 you need to start working smarter, but not necessarily longer. 0:35 Also, being your own boss means that you need a structure 0:40 in order to stay motivated. 0:44 If you don't have that structure in place, you're going to lose motivation quite quickly. 0:46 There's also a need to keep clients happy. 0:52 And they're going to be happy when they feel that you are in control. 0:54 And that means you've got to be organized. 0:58 You need a system in place. 1:01 You need a method of dealing with what I think are the three major productivity killers: 1:03 distractions, the client, being unorganized. 1:10 And that is what we're going to look at in the rest of this section. 1:14
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