Characteristics of a Small Business 3
Distraction is perhaps our biggest struggle in the modern world of Netflix, Angry Birds, and Xbox. Maybe screens aren’t your downfall, but surely there’s something to which you give your attention that doesn’t advance your personal and professional goals.
That doesn’t mean you should never have downtime—you should always schedule a time to do something that relaxes you and makes you happy. But if you’re losing hours on something you know is frivolous, it might be time to change your habits to help you maintain focus when you need it.
When you’re developing your business strategy, ruthlessly eliminate plans or steps that won’t advance you and your small business. Even if it’s a brilliant idea, if it isn’t relevant to your goal, it will ultimately be a waste of time.