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5. Working On vs In the Business

5. Working On vs In the Business

Update: 2021-07-28


In episode five I chose to focus on one topic that's been on my mind: spending my time in the best way possible as a founder, and as the CEO.

I'm sure many of the others founders listening along also started out as makers – either as programmers, designers, or perhaps another creative field.

But as you've grown your business and added people to your team, perhaps you've struggled with what I frequently come up against: prioritising time between actioning work "in" the business and working "on" the business.

In this episode I share a few of the ways I'm trying to keep myself on track.

Key highlights / actions this week:

  • To be a better version of yourself, try to visualise that person and ask what they would do next time you're in a tricky situation.

  • Box your time – either by hour or by day, to give you time for the important and the urgent tasks.

  • Don't be too harsh on yourself or your team-mates: everyone in the world is tired and exhausted after over a year of the global pandemic. It's OK to not be your 100% self right now.

Thanks again to everyone who is tuning in – if you have any thoughts on this episode, let me know!

Links and further reading:

Thanks, and see you next time!

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5. Working On vs In the Business

5. Working On vs In the Business

James Gill