Have you ever had a ton on your plate and, as a result, lost track of a task or two? Have you ever had to juggle multiple projects and felt there were too many proverbial balls in the air? I have, and it can get overwhelming very quickly. You need a way to sort it all and prevent it from becoming a juggling act to begin with. You need a system to manage your tasks.
Ever have one of those days where you feel like you’ve missed every project deadline and it seems like every client is upset? Unfortunately, in my line of work, this stuff happens every now and then. Projects begin to take longer than expected to get right, some things get put off for too long, and you realize the hard way that you are not, in fact, on the same page as your client like you thought you were. I have to say, it’s a horrible feeling.
The willingness to make sacrifices now in order to reap great rewards later is an easy one to miss if we're not focused on the right things. Today's Food for Thought shares Daniel Goldstien's 2011 TED Talk about committing to our future selves.
For the month of April we will be running our 30 Days of Answers series, where we answer 30 of the biggest questions people have for us before they do business with us. Today is day twenty three: Who Retains The Copyrights To My Project?