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Start-ups - A toolkit for entrepreneurs by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

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7 HEAD OFF PROBLEMS EARLY – LEARNING FROM CEOS

Good time management is essential for anyone running their own business and will help you to head off problems early. To ‘master the moment’ you have to remain proactive and do your best to avoid getting stuck in reactive mode, says Pat Brans, author of BCS book Master the Moment.

This means spending time trying to predict problems that might lie ahead and preventing them from occurring. At the very least you need to spot problems early. Head them off before they develop into big messes that eat up most of your time.

Now let’s turn our attention to this worthy use of your time.

CRISIS MANAGEMENT VERSUS CRISIS PREVENTION

I asked James Carter what he thought were some of the biggest time-wasters. ...

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