Does working only four days per week sound like an exciting prospect to you? Even if it doesn’t, it is something you should consider. At Trademark Management Group, we are always seeking ways to accomplish more in less time. This is not just motivated by our desire to maintain a good work-life balance – it is also an investment into our ability to produce outstandingly creative work. Here are a few ways that we have been able to shorten our workweeks, leaving more free time for self-care and creativity.
- Hire a Home Personal Assistant: Hiring someone part time to help you take care of your personal affairs is a worthy investment. To many people, this probably seems like an unnecessary luxury; however, not having to worry about picking up dry cleaning or buying groceries can save you time and stress better spent on your business.
- Hire an Office Assistant: Just like a home assistant, an office assistant will help you streamline your workflow by answering phones, scheduling meetings, and keeping you organized. This person can be a huge time saver, allowing you to focus exclusively on high-leverage tasks.
- Use an Email Management System: Try using an application to help you manage your inbox. Different applications offer different benefits, so it’s important to find the right fit for you. Your aim should be to reduce the amount of time you have to spend organizing your inbox and to increase your flexibility in responding to messages without losing track of emails.
These simple productivity improvements will allow you to get more done in less time so you can focus on your most important work.