Showing posts from January, 2020

24 Time Management Strategies to Be More Efficient

Improve your time management and productivity with these tips. Unless you’re Jim Halpert and enjoy spending most of your time pranking Dwight, most of us want to become more efficient at work. Not only is this beneficial for your career, but it can also help maintain a healthy work-life balance. But how can you become more adept at work? Well, here are 25 time-management strategies that you should implement. 1. Stop Letting To-Do Lists Ruin Your Life. To-do lists aren’t just useful. They’re essential to our success, since the brain can only focus on three or four things at a time. So, we need lists for any work-related tasks that we have to get to later. But, creating too many lists can stress us out. Lists don’t take into account how long it takes to complete a task, and they don’t help us separate the important from the urgent. Don’t scrap your to-do-lists. Instead, rethink your approach to your lists. A straightforward approach would be to use 5x3 inch index cards fo

8 Steps to Launching an E-Commerce Business This Week

If I told you that you could launch an e-commerce business this week, would you think I was crazy?  Well, it’s true -- you can. Thanks to the internet, there is essentially nothing stopping you from creating and launching a product in less than a week. I’m not just talking the talk -- I’ve walked the walk. My teeth-whitening brand was brainstormed while on vacation in Hawaii and I launched it within a week of returning home.  If you want to do the same, follow these eight steps and you can have an online brand up and operational in a week. (1) Identify A High-Potential Product. There are several things you need to consider when deciding what your product offering will be. You will want to find something that has a large global demand, high margins and can be easily warehoused and fulfilled.  Google Trends, eBay Top Products and Amazon Best Sellers are all great resources to help you identify hot products. For example, fidget spinners are currently the hottest