A wise time management is one of the major reasons why a certain business is still running successfully. When you are running a small business like home based jewelry craft, anticipate many obligations, from producing to selling your items. So a wise time management is a must.
Be organize always, first you want to make sure your working in a tidy area. Untidy workplace is very stressful and a complete waste of time especially when you are looking for something that you can’t easily find because of so many things surrounded you. And, you can’t find a comfortable area where you can work for a long time. So practice a good habit of keeping your work place tidy by putting your materials and tools in their respective places after using them. When beading how to organize your beading stuff will make the difference between spending ages finding something or having it at your fingertips.
When planning and designing your own jewelry it is always best to plan ahead. Always be guided by your daily routine. This means, you can automatically work things done with less thinking. To make your daily routine, plan a specific task on a specific day. But, it doesn’t mean you can’t do other necessary work, but generally, a routine is much easier task and a wise time management.
Build an efficient system in every different task you made. You can make and use a checklist if that helps you, and try to automate whatever task you can. Also, assembling your task can save a lot of time; this means if you can make two or more task at a time the better.
Set up a priority task for a certain day. When you’re in a business, you always have jobs you like and jobs you hate to do. However, if the job you like is not necessary for a certain day and the job you hate is the one that is necessary, well you don’t have a choice but to prioritize the most important one. Knowing your jewelry making tools, their proper usage will make sure that your work is faster and that you don’t make many mistakes that you need to spend time rectifying.
In defeating time waster, think of the ways you can do to convert wasted hours to productive hours. Time wasters like interruptions, distractions, and exhaustion can be defeated easily.
We all know that when working at home, there is always bunch of interruptions like phone calls, e-mails, and visitors. To deal with these cases, let your answering machine answers your phone calls, set a time where you can read and reply all your e-mails, and be able to clear to your friends and families that your working on these certain date and time so that they can’t disturb you on your work.
Allocate some hours for distractions like housework or errands that needs to be done. Be careful also in Internet ‘research’ and ‘networking’ on forums, this work can eat a lot of your time. It would be better if you use a timer while working on these.
Do not let yourself get exhausted by working all day long. Try to relax sometimes, you also need a rest. Don’t punish yourself working too hard or else you’ll end up sick. Take care of yourself, get enough sleep. If your mind and body is well conditioned, you can efficiently work your task soonest.
Your time has value; the time you invest should be reflected to the price of your items. However, spending some time with other work you love is also important and satisfies your day without a price.
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