Organizing Your Day

Written by Chuck and Sue DeFiore

One ofrepparttar hardest things for most individuals working from home is to stay focused. One ofrepparttar 117663 best ways to stay focused is organization. In addition, being organized will help your time management skills. The two are very much intertwined.

Planning out your day is very important. What you will do inrepparttar 117664 morning, afternoon/and or evening, depending on what hours you work is paramount.

Have a trigger that starts your day. For example, my trigger is I finish my morning walk. Once this is done, I make a cup of Java and torepparttar 117665 office I go.

Once inrepparttar 117666 office,repparttar 117667 computer goes on, along withrepparttar 117668 auxiliary equipment. I check my tickle file, my calendar forrepparttar 117669 day, and pull my To-Do file.

While I am looking at these items my mail program is working to check e-mail. I deleterepparttar 117670 junk and deal withrepparttar 117671 additional mail by answering it, or placing it in a folder to deal with later.

At this point depending on your business you should start dealing withrepparttar 117672 items in your tickle file and To Do List.

For those of you just starting to run a lease purchase business you should be doingrepparttar 117673 following:

Check your goals Check your calendar and tickler file Check your e-mail and answer If you need to, go through your newspapers and your other lists for sellers to call. Otherwise, do your call backs and set up appointments if appropriate Start calling - 1/2 hour from each list Send out follow-up information Enter calls in database Read in your area, both on and off line Visit on-line groups that relate to business Check e-mail and respond Do your To Do list for next day Add appointments to calendar

For those of you inrepparttar 117674 lease purchase business be sure to check your Step By Steprepparttar 117675 First Month in your manual. Remember it outlines what you need to dorepparttar 117676 first month. The above list will vary for you, if you need to drive neighborhoods, meet with sellers and/or tenant buyers, put up flyers, or speak at meetings.

Summertime Scheduling

Written by Chuck and Sue DeFiore

It'srepparttar end of Summer. The kids have been home for awhile and you realize that you've lost a good amount of time this Summer from your business. How do you avoid this happening next year or duringrepparttar 117662 various school year breaks? Read on!

Let's say it'srepparttar 117663 middle of June and depending uponrepparttar 117664 area ofrepparttar 117665 country you are in,repparttar 117666 kids are now out of school. You still have a business to run, and nowrepparttar 117667 added chore of watching and keepingrepparttar 117668 children entertained. If you are really lucky, you take these months off. Yeah, right - dream on isrepparttar 117669 response from our many readers.

Sorry folks, but some people do work that way. They work extra hours duringrepparttar 117670 school year so they can spendrepparttar 117671 summers with their children. This is particularly easy to do if you your business revolves around Real Estate, specifically Lease Purchasing as ours does.

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