If you have a full-time job, a family, or other commitments, how do you squeeze in the time that's necessary to grow your freelance business? Today, Abbi Perets will walk you through some steps to maximize your time and your schedule. Join us as we share strategies to help you build a thriving business when you only have short blocks of time!
[0:58] Introduction to Abbi Perets and the topic of building a thriving business when you only have short blocks of time - Abbi shares her story, how she got into freelance writing and started her business.
[7:07] Some of the common pitfalls that prevent people from getting stuff done - Abbi gives some important tips on tracking your time and thinking about it in the context of a week.
[9:33] How to make tweaks to your life that give you back hidden time - the importance of tracking time and being honest.
[10:36] Strategies to make the best use of time while family members are home - how to create priorities and stop treating calendars as “aspirational documents.”
[13:34] How to be consistent in short blocks of time - the importance of systems and processes and how to create an effective to-do list that’s broken down into tasks.
[19:04] The importance of learning how to say no and scheduling effectively - how to set boundaries with clients.
Strategies for People Who Are Working Full Time and Want to Build a Freelance Business
[22:00] How to make your business a priority and use the first hour of your day for building your business
[24:01] How to get creative with your time - Craig and Abbi share examples of using time strategically in a way that’s rewarding and gives time back to your life.
[30:21] How to pick what you value and choose how you want your life to look
[33:22] The importance of creating time blocks where you get work done
[34:00] How to get to know Abbi Perets
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