One thing I get asked quite a bit is how do I balance everything I need to do in a day?
First of all…let me back up a bit…here is my daily schedule:
I get up every morning and go to work (yes..I still work a full time job). When I get off work, I pick up my kiddos (ages 1 and 9) and
come home for dinner, homework, bath times, etc. After everyone is in bed, I spend some time with my hubby and after he goes to bed, I work on Client Angel for an hour or so each night. If I have a big project, sometimes I have to rearrange things to work on Client Angel longer but otherwise, I try to do that work when everyone else is doing other things.
I tend to think the word balance is an evil word….only because I don’t believe there is any such thing..we are always in constant motion and striving towards things and goals and then we are also trying to take care of ourselves.
My suggestion if you are always tight on time is to schedule one 50 minute session a day to work on your business. Usually that should be something money making (like making phone calls). Tell yourself you have to do at least 50 minutes a day and usually once you get started, it is easy to keep going and you end up getting more done than you thought you would!!
For those of you that work from home, get ready in the morning as if you are going to work. I just got off a call with my amazing Leader Advantage trainers I trained with and one of them was talking about this. Get up and take a shower, eat breakfast, etc and go into your office as if you are going to work. Don’t be distracted by your house or chores..you are at work. Get that done first and then spend time doing what you need around the house.
One last thing…make sure to take time for yourself…it is so important and something I forget from time to time and then my body reminds me J It is so important and we tend to forget to do things for ourselves but make it a priority.
I want to leave you with a quote I love…stay positive and keep plugging along towards your goals…you will hit all of them!!!
“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”
— Zig Ziglar