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Ways Small Businesses And Nonprofits Can Increase Productivity

By Carolyn Winston and Addison Sims, Hosts of Let’s Talk Biz

If you are like most small business owners you want to increase your productivity and have more time to do the things you like best.  Well, here are three easy steps that we talked about on Let’s Talk Biz: planning, execution, and service.  Now, let’s take a look at planning.  Do most people have a plan for life or for today?  Yes, but it may not be the right plan.  A good plan is aligned with the laws of success.  Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan:

How Can Small Businesses and Nonprofits Better Manage Time and Improve Productivity?

By Carolyn Winston and Addison Sims, Host of Let’s Talk Biz

There are only 24 hours in a day, and we cannot add time to a day, so we must manage how we are spending our time.  Small business and nonprofit owners spend about a quarter of their time on administrative tasks and a lot of time multi-tasking.  This week, Let’s Talk Biz’s objective is to examine how small businesses and non-profits can better manage time and improve productivity.  So, are there products and/or services that can help increase productivity and better manage time?  Yes, mobile apps and cloud computing.  Despite the increase of mobile devices and cloud computing, business owners are not taking advantage of the technology that provides an opportunity to do more with less.  Yet, business owners want to do more with less.