I got on the phone with one of my clients last week and instantly knew something was up. She sounded frazzled and I quickly uncovered she was feeling overwhelmed.
A few problems on jobs that were in progress. Some employee issues. Several designs and proposals she needed to complete. Phone calls to return.
I’ve been there. I’m sure you have to.
She was really feeling down in the dumps. My advice was to get all the things she was feeling overwhelmed about out of her head and onto a piece of paper. Get it all in one place. I bet her lunch that she would instantly feel better when she completed this assignment.
She sent me the list the next day and told me she owed me lunch 🙂
Along a similar vein, I was reading the book ‘Eat Your Frog’ last night.
Brian Tracy writes, “The ability to concentrate single mindedly on your most important task, to do it well and to finish it completely, is the key to great success, achievement, respect, status, and happiness in life.”
If you are feeling overwhelmed in your remodeling business or struggling to focus on your most important marketing and sales tasks – here’s a lifeline for you. Don’t be shy.