How to Stop Firefighting : An Outside idea
As a business owner, I find it so easy to get pulled into the urgent things that crop up on a day to day basis. Emails, phone calls and general fire fighting have been known to consume all my time when I allow it. How do we break this cycle? How do you stop firefighting. You need 3 hours a week.
As a business coach, I know that I’ll never reach my full potential if I continually firefighting without making time for strategy.
In his book the 7 habits of highly effective people, Steven Covey says. “The key is not to prioritise what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities”.
This week we held our first ever Networking in.. & SVBS Networking event. The opportunity came about because despite how busy I get, I always dedicate time to focus on strategy for Oi and our strategic partnerships.
If you feel like you’re constantly busy putting out fires and working harder than your income deserves, allow me to impart one piece of advice that may help:
Commit to 3 hours of strategic planning per week. Doing so will help you focus on the important things that will push you forward and help you grow.
Easier said than done, hey? How to Stop Firefighting…
If you need help with your strategies and planning, book in a Strategy Session.
Our 1-2-1 strategy sessions provide a confidential & safe space for business owners where we help you get your priorities straight. Get focussed; & plan for the success that you deserve.
We’ll cover the 8 areas of a rounded & successful life, with a special focus on your business, health & relationships.
The session will last for 3.5 hours & costs £299.
I want to create an army of Raving FANS. So if after the end of this session you feel like you’ve not had enough value, I’ll give you your money back. Guaranteed, no questions asked.
Furthermore if you go on to become a 1-2-1 coaching client, I’ll refund the session & deduct it from your 1st month.
Onwards and upwards my friend,