Reduce distractions

Get rid of anything which distracts you from your business.  If you’re serious about growing a business, you need to be able to concentrate on it.  A lot.

Stop anything which distracts you from your business, whether that’s a messy desk, too much TV, friends who want you to come to the pub on a school night because they don’t have an all encompassing creative project to make them happy.  Do not chase after the shiny thing.

Caveat – obviously if you have distractions such as a young baby, partner’s illness or family emergency this advice is completely wrong and should be disregarded.

This is part of a series of ultra short blogs with random business tips I use with clients (and myself) on a regular basis.

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Title photo – thanks to Jason Rogers for his photo which I found on Flickr under a creative commons license