Being Productive During the Slow Times

Unless you’re in accounting or retail, many businesses slow down dramatically between now and mid-January.  Or maybe your normally-humming business has slowed down to a slow sputter due to the economy.  Take the opportunity to relax a bit and enjoy your family, but also take advantage of the lull by completing some of those projects that have been sitting on the back burner.  You always say, “I’ll get to that someday,” or “I’ll do it when I have more time.”  Well, now’s the day you have more time.  So knock some things out before things pick up again in February.  What could you work on? ·        Purge your filing cabinets of outdated materials you never refer to. ·        Pull all your 2008 tax information. ·        Move old client files to archive boxes in your basement. ·        Clea … [Read more...]