For busy mompreneurs, waiting time does not have to be wasted time. There are so many things to juggle at one time, moms who run their own businesses need to think efficiently about all the time they have!
When you are waiting at the doctor’s office, the post office, or on hold for the next available representative, what simple tasks could you complete while you wait?
Can you process your snail mail, write thank you notes you’ve been putting off, read a book you keep meaning to read, review your to do list and edit your work?
I used to keep a ‘go bag’ of quiet games, color books, toys and playdough in the car when my kids were young. It made the unending wait time go by much faster. Do you have a go bag loaded with things to keep you busy and occupied while you wait?
Android phones, ipods, tablets and readers have even made it possible for you to connect, sort your email or do online research. In fact, my husband was remarking the other day that he was able to order new toothbrushes from Amazon while we were en route to a family dinner!
There are loads of apps that can help you stay productive during wait time.
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Using your wait time to knock easy, one-and-done items off your task list is a great way to be more productive!
Although – perhaps you may just want to take a moment to close your eyes, breathe and stretch! By the way, when was the last time you called your mother?
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How do you make the most of your waiting time? Please share your wisdom and ideas in the comment box below for others!