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3 Time-Saving Tips to Help Your Business Grow

If you feel like you’re always running out of
time before you can finish your daily to-do list, you’re not alone. Many
business owners struggle with time management, often working extra hours to
ensure everything gets done. Over time, this can lead to stress, exhaustion,
and burnout, which ultimately decreases productivity. That’s why it’s so
important for business owners to be deadline-driven, organized, and focused so
they can accomplish more in less time—without losing control of their work-life

If you want to get more done during your workday,
try some of the following tips:

Prioritize your responsibilities

Before you start your workday, take a moment to
jot down your to-dos in order of importance. Seeing all your responsibilities
listed on paper will make it easier to plan your day and optimize your
productivity. For example, if you’re not a morning person, try doing routine
tasks like checking your email first and save your most important work for the
afternoon when you have more energy. When you prioritize your workday, you’ll
save time and work smarter!

#2: Focus
on one task at a time

According to neurology experts, multitasking is a
productivity myth. It turns out that our brains can’t handle doing more than
one cognitive task at once. Multitasking is actually task switching, which ends
up taking more time than doing one task at a time. Task switching also leads to
more errors and can add up to a loss of 40% of your productivity. Instead of
attempting to multitask, try to avoid distractions and complete your tasks one
by one. You’re sure to ramp up your productivity and get more done during the

#3: Get
help from the pros

One of the top ways to save time and boost your
internal team’s productivity is by outsourcing specific tasks to industry
experts. For instance, time-consuming, routine work such as order fulfillment
can be delegated to a professional outsourcing provider, like Ohio Valley
Goodwill. When you move tasks like order fulfillment out-of-house, your
employees have more time to devote to activities that will help your business
grow, like sales and customer support.

If you’re looking for opportunities to improve
productivity, improve business outcomes, and decrease overhead costs through
outsourcing, turn to Ohio Valley Goodwill. We’re a Cincinnati fulfillment
service that offers unparalleled experience and quality to some of the top
companies in the tri-state area. We also partner with businesses to provide
outsourced assembly, packaging, and kitting services.

Businesses that partner with Ohio Valley Goodwill
benefit from lower lead times, increased accuracy, on-time product delivery,
and, very often, lower costs. And, they also become a part of the larger
mission of Goodwill: to provide meaningful employment to individuals with
disabilities and change lives through the power of work. Outsourcing with
Goodwill is a unique opportunity to grow your business while making a difference
in the local community.

Contact one of our Industrial Services Professionals
to see what Ohio Valley Goodwill can do for your business.
We’re happy to provide a free quote and tour of our facilities!