.As a new business owner, expect to wear many hats. Be prepared to take on multiple responsibilities and tasks at the same time — the business owner, accountant, bill collector, and others.
With so many tasks to do, the challenge is to be aware when you are working ON your business – not IN your business. You may be spending majority of your time on administrative tasks instead of focusing on those things that could grow your business.
As Ken Boyar in his book “The Practical Dreamer: Do’s and Don’ts of Mastering a Small Business” said:
Nothing is more important than to use time wisely … The key is to draw the line between tasks that move the business forward and those that do not.”