Want to Buy a Business?  Do so on Australian Business Sales

BrisbaneBusinessSales.com.au  SydneyBusinessSales.com.au MelbourneBusinessSales.com.au AdelaideBusinessSales.com.au PerthBusinessSales.com ACTBusinessSales.com.au GoldCoastBusinessSales.com.au NoosaBusinessSales.com.au

diy, sell business, business broker, free diy
 

business tips from the professionals

 

sign up to recieve our free business e news


How to manage your time effectively Part 2

Written on the 8 February 2014 by National Australia Bank

Part 2

Common occurrences

Establish written procedures for dealing with common events so you can delegate routine tasks wherever possible. For example, develop clear systems others can follow for handling sales queries, logging customer contacts, answering queries, processing sales and invoicing.

Arrange procedures for monitoring performance, until you’re certain the tasks are being performed efficiently. Once systems are established, in many cases you should be able to stop worrying.

Build unpleasant or long-term tasks into your routine. For example, automatically call late payers the week a bill becomes overdue. Or, if you have to monitor a project, make sure everyone knows you will want progress feedback at the same time every week.

Handling information better

Find ways of dealing with information overload. For instance, ask for the information you need in a form that suits you. Ask for summaries or charts if you find them easier to deal with.

Consider regularly analysing or summarising the information coming in. For example, summarise reasons for complaints, so you can draw up ways to tackle specific causes.

Restrict your information gathering to what you really need to know. Exclude areas outside your responsibility that don’t affect you.

Apply this four-part procedure to all paper that comes across your desk:
1.Act on it – if it’s relevant and important.
2.Delegate it – if it’s relevant but less important.
3.File it – if it’s relevant but not immediately important.
4.Otherwise, bin it.

Set deadlines for making decisions. Don’t wait until you know everything.

www.australianbusinesssales.com.au
e.noel@australianbusinesssales.com.au

1300722556

mob 0418741814


Author: National Australia Bank

CONNECT WITH US:

Australian Business Sales - find a business for sale in Brisbane, Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne


Latest Business Sales Articles

1. What is the difference between a business valuation and a property valuation

2. Value your Business read more

3. Land a Private Placement to Fund Critical Investments read more

4. Price Optimize for Your Best Customers read more

5. Prioritize Your Debt read more

Read All Articles



Proud Members Of:


 


Home Bookmark This Site Tell A Friend Contact Us Login AccountBusiness Property For Brokers My Account