Do you ever feel overworked and underpaid as a freelancer or business owner? I know I have. For many, the primary cause is thinking about your business in the short term rather than the long term.
Think about a freelancer who takes smaller, quick paying jobs today instead of leaving time to improve their business so they can get bigger jobs later.
It becomes almost like a cycle: they can’t get out of those small paying jobs that just barely pay the bills.
To break this cycle, you need to start thinking of your business in the long term. Instead of making a quick buck today, we need to create value for the future.
In this article, I’m going to show you the five ways I was able to shift my thinking from short term to the long term and improve my business and my profits.
- Make Goals
- Write Down Your Goals
- Plan Your Day to Day Activities
- Learn to Say No
- Invest In Your Goals And Yourself