How to be a Well-Prepared Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you should be ready for anything. A crisis can strike your business at moment’s notice, as can an opportunity. Failure to deal with either one quickly could send hurt your business or even end it before it’s had a chance to grow. How can you make sure that you’re prepared?

One key is to be as organized as possible. Paperwork will never go away on its own, and the longer you leave it alone the worse it will get. Set aside time each week to get your desk, email inbox, and documents organized so everything is easy to find. If you want more freedom and the ability to handle a crisis from anywhere, you should be going paperless. Almost anything is possible these days through the magic of technology, so use it at every turn! If you’re feeling discombobulated though, it might be because you’re spending too much time at a desk or staring at a screen. Sometimes, a walk or a workout can help clear your head and set you right. Finally, a successful entrepreneur knows how to manage his or her time. If you use your time wisely, you’ll not only get more done but you’ll have more free time too!

Read the full article here: Five Preparation Tips for Entrepreneurs