“I’m SO BUSY this week” “I just don’t have the bandwidth to take on that project right now” “Ugh, there’s so much to do and so little time” Time management is a weakness for many freelancers — especially designers. The perils of being a creative! I’ve been there myself. I’ve used every excuse in the book because I didn’t have effective time management skills. When I got to the end of most work days, I realized I mainly answered emails, sat in on meetings, did favors for others… But I didn’t get much meaningful work...
You didn’t become a consultant because you love bookkeeping (that is, unless you are an accounting consultant). Because time spent on bookkeeping is usually un-billable time, it is important to minimize the amount of time it takes to keep your financial house in order, maximizing the profitability of your business.
Hands-off leadership is key to creating a strong, highly-functioning team. While it's a challenge, creating a culture built off of this principle is worth it. Your agency is growing, your teams are creating some amazing work, and you have new clients every month, but you’re barely hanging on. Each day is filled with meetings and check-ins, which means you don’t have time for the business development you want.
Are you tired of dealing with clients who have trouble understanding the true value of your services? You’re not alone. Learn how to change this today.
To improve your relationships with clients, you need to deliver results that go above and beyond. We’ll show you exactly what we mean in today’s article.
Demanding clients can put a serious drain on your resources and employee morale. Learn how to say no to an unrealistic client request today!
Does your web design firm have goals that your team can actually achieve? Find out how to set and achieve the right goals today.
If you haven’t changed your agency’s minimum acceptable rate, you could be hurting your business. Learn why now’s the time to raise your rates.