The predominant quality of successful people is optimism…. Your level of optimism is the very best predictor of how happy, healthy, wealthy, and long-lived you will be. –BRIAN TRACY
I know self-employed world requires a crapload of discipline, so I thought I would share my weekly schedule. It’s by far not a perfect system, and it takes a lot to stick to, but maybe it might be some use to those trying to figure out how to plan their weeks:
Caveats: My husband is home Mondays – Wednesdays so I tried to keep the lighter things saved for then so we could have time to hang out. I saved the more heavy work like sales calls and production for the days he’s not here. I didn’t include Saturday/Sunday because if they aren’t off days then theyre promotion days…like events or trunk shows.
Unless you have courage, a courage that keeps you going, always going, no matter what happens, there is no certainty of success. It is really an endurance race. – HENRY FORD
Create a list of 5 different categories of tasks you need to do regularly for your business
Think about how to group your routine chores into these categories
Begin to create a schedule of how your work week will change to give you more focus and allow you to work ON your business.
(I’ll share mine next week!)
This weeks featured Etsy sellers in Brooklyn and their green wares:
So here we are, the post on the Gift Fair. I’ve been trying to wait for any residuals to come from the show before I posted my experience but I think it’s official:
The show was a bust for me. Big time.
Follow your own particular dreams. We are handed a life by peers, parents and society, you can do that or follow your own dreams. Life is short, be a dreamer but be a practical person. –Hugh Hefner