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What Delegation Is

It’s time to delegate work. Accept that not everything in your business can be run, managed, and executed by a single person. Whether you hire employees, outsource everything to agencies, or do a bit of both: delegation is a requirement. But wait: delegation is not about creating a list of tasks and handing that list…

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Better Time Management: Schedule What’s Important

It makes me flinch a little every time: somebody powers up a computer, opens their calendar and suddenly its notification chaos. There are overlapping commitments, at least seven different colors for different event types, and event titles that say little or nothing… “meet with Pete”, … “Design”, … And yet: those are the people who…

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Who Owns Your Time?

Have you ever tried tracking your time at work? How much visibility do have over how your hours are spent? Before you answer, consider this scenario: you take your can in to the mechanic’s. You explain what is happening – a strange noise, a tug to the left – and the mechanic says “I understand,…

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Consultant Corner – Preparing for Meetings: the list

You are preparing for a coffee or breakfast meeting with a contact you met at last week’s chamber event. What will you talk about? How is this a valuable use of your time? Use the prep list. 0.25 All types of meetings 1.09 What is in it for you (micro) 3.01 What you want to…

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Consultant Corner – What gets done should be managed

Don’t manage what you do, but rather do things that deserve to be managed. Think of roles and responsibilities first.   ★☆★ THANKS FOR WATCHING! ★☆★ My online Courses: How to Start a Business as a Freelance Consultant : http://bit.ly/udemyBC Effective Decision Making in Business: http://bit.ly/udemyDM

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Why You Should Perform a Resource Audit

Your strategy may be well planned, with a list of tactics, milestones, and to dos. Or perhaps your preference is to follow opportunity as it arises and not make too many decisions upfront. In either case, how are you ensuring your time is spent on maximum productivity? Can you confirm that you are having the…

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Consultant Corner – Why you should always have three deadlines

Managing deadlines is about time – but that should never over-ride quality. How do you ensure quality deliverable when your boundaries are time-based? Use rules of three. Consultant Corner videos are posted every Friday as part of the Freelance Translator Tips channel on YouTube. After years of tips and tricks for freelancers, we have introduced…

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