Many small business owners are control freaks who have a really hard time of letting go and letting someone else handle various tasks. This is especially true of self-made business owners who along with everyone else feel that if they let their assistant do things they will lose control. Additionally, they also feel like no one can do “it” whatever “it” is, as well as they can. But, in almost
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As a freelancer or contractor you’re likely working on numerous projects simultaneously, you might have half a dozen different clients with various projects at different stages of completion. But, is it better to focus on one project at a time or is it better to multitask and handle many projects at the same time. Well, the verdict is in and study after study shows that almost everyone that thinks they
I’m of the opinion that it’s actually harder to manage smaller projects, in terms of what it takes to accomplish your goals. It might take less time since the project is smaller, but you will often have to put in the work required no matter how small the project is if you want to get good results. Some of the most surprising mistakes when managing small projects are detailed here
Often times, especially if you’re a service provider or small business owner, the project manager and the person working on the project are one and the same. But, that doesn’t mean you should leave project management principles behind. In fact, you should be even more diligent in your preparation and implementation of the project when it’s just you. After all, if anything goes wrong, it’s all on you. Use a
If one thing is for sure, change is always happening. Nothing ever goes as planned. Because of this, it’s important that you organize your projects in such a way that you’ve already factored in the very fact that upheaval and change are going to happen. It’s just the way life, and business, is. Systemize If you have a fixed system for setting up and organizing every project that you do,
There are times when you need to juggle many small projects all at once. But, it’s not really that hard if you develop a system to keep organized, use the right technology for the job, and manage your time well. Know How Much Time You Really Have It’s very important to learn how to judge how much time each project really will take, plus how much time you really do