Posts tagged “entrepreneur

Business Start-Up Checklist!

Starting your business is a busy time in any entrepreneur’s life. Critical steps can be easily overlooked until you are well into the process; to help budding entrepreneurs in getting their businesses set up efficiently, legally, and soundly, this is a checklist of primary steps that most businesses needs to include. Please keep in mind that everyone’s business is different, so not every single aspect may be used for each business.

This checklist assumes that you already have an idea for a business and are ready to make it real; given everything else is in place, here is a quick checklist of some of the basic areas you may need to cover before opening your business. 

Check it out, you never know what you need to start your business until you get to that project, and by time it may be too late, this is just to prepare you. All of my clients go this process, some more involved than others…it just depends on the nature of your business…

Business Start-Up Checklist


THE PLAYBOOK: 7 Time Management Tips

1 – Create A TO DO LIST: create a to do list with both urgent and non-urgent items (tasks); update it throughout the day so that don’t forget anything; keep a copy on your BLACKBERRY or iPhone so that you can always keep it with you to update…

2 – Allocate Your Time: once you create your list, allocate a specific amount of time to complete each task, as well as a due date for completion…

3 – Set & Respect Your Deadlines: once your deadlines are set, work very hard to meet them; by respecting your deadlines, you make your life more efficient, and you avoid those frantic last minute rushes to complete your tasks…

4 – Use Your Time Wisely: reading e-mails and returning calls, and listening to voicemails can eat up a HUGE amount of your time; so allocate specific times to do BOTH; this allows you to be locked in with no distractions when it’s time to work…

5 – Meet Only When Needed: unnecessary meetings waste ALOT of time; if possible, cale down your meeting time only when needed; when planned carefully, sometimes three or four meetings can be compiled into one…

6 – STOP Procrastinating: it’s only natural to want to put off unpleasant tasks until later on-we all do it, the trick is to schedule the most difficult tasks during the day early when you have the most energy…

7 – REWARD Yourself: time management is as much about play as it is about work; please allow time in your schedule when you can sit down and FINALLY charge that damn cell phone; once your tasks are accomplished, reward yourself for a job well done…