Are you a new business owner? You’re probably asking yourself how to manage yourself, your time, and others as you also carry out work. In this first episode of the Tips for Newbies series, co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan kick off a new...
Are you a new business owner? You’re probably asking yourself how to manage yourself, your time, and others as you also carry out work. In this first episode of the Tips for Newbies series, co-hosts Hannah Robinson and Melissa Honan kick off a new content series with the focus on self- and time-management for bookkeepers.
[1:12] Melissa discusses what she did to jumpstart self-management when her bookkeeping business was brand new.
[2:33] Melissa explains how things changed when she had toddlers.
[4:21] Hannah talks about the three core values every new business owner should focus on.
[5:06] Melissa shares how she went about her business’ core values.
[9:58] For Hannah, once you kind of have your service offerings in place, then you can think about who your ideal client is and whether or not you should be niching.
[10:17] Melissa talks about a funny anecdote of a community member having a business with 5 Jeffs in it.
[11:40] Melissa shares one of her favorite sayings – and how it can impact your business.
[12:39] Hannah touches upon a common theme both Hannah and Melissa have seen.
[14:26] Hannah discusses how something she thinks everyone is going to run to.
[15:19] Melissa shares the beginnings of her business.
[17:50] Melissa talks about the hardest transitions you can make.
[19:30] Hannah illustrates what she sees as the most important thing of time management.
[25:03] Melissa talks about why running your business shouldn’t be your #1 way of spending time.
[26:40] How do you go about coming back from being sick for a week and find over 180 unread emails in your inbox? Melissa shares her thoughts.
[27:08] Melissa discusses what the Pomodoro Technique is all about – why it actually doesn’t work for her, and what she prefers doing instead.
[30:44] Hannah opens up in regards to her approach to time management.
[34:55] Melissa recently asked Alysssa Lang – aka the Workflow Queen – about her approach to time management.
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