In the Disciplined to Win – Part 1 article, I began the discussion regarding the discipline of planning. I conveyed Cider Enterprises’ multiple need to create a significant digital presence in my three-fold business plans. Participating in free courses, workshops, classes and webinars helped me identify the available platform options, costs and tech requirements; and I planned the production of a blog as my first platform.
In disciplining Cider Enterprises to win as a Coaching and Consulting Company dedicated to “helping entrepreneurs harness the energy of their ideas,” I have to consistently practice what I preach. Every part of my three-fold business plan requires administrative organization. In each area of the business, I needed to create a significant digital presence. Mind you, I was still thinking in terms of old forms of communication- letters, calls, and memos. Well, technology happened to me too and I discovered far more effective ways to get the word out!
Are you prepared for opportunity? Community Based and Micro Business Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to make the important and unique decisions that their businesses require. Opportunity is a key element to success and Webster’s Dictionary provides a good working definition for those of us who have chosen to create “the great cake of our own” – a business.
Op`por`tu´ni`ty – Fit or convenient time or situation; a time or place permitting or favorable for the execution of a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; suitable occasion; chance.
Today, I offer a valuable way to organize your time for business because my clients frequently ask, “How can I make the best use of my available time for business?” My answer is simple and consists of three clear values in getting organized.
The answer is that you can make the best use of your time for business with a visual or calendar view of your activities. Having a calendar view of your business activities empowers you to: