At the bottom of the seemingly endless list of project and time management tools is one of the most underestimated keys to greatness: the work diary. Countless business moguls, Fortune 500 CEOs, and successful small business owners have used this technique as a way to stay on top of responsibilities, client goals, and tasks.
In addition to these helpful applications, a work journal can be a great way to record your personal performance goals and keep you focused on projects at hand. Whether you own your own business, or are looking for ways to stay motivated, start on the right foot with these work diary sheets from ZenBusiness.
Whether you are celebrating a win or recognizing a loss, taking a moment to reflect can help you learn from your experiences and make smarter decisions in the future. This printable has a column for wins and losses so you can track them daily, monthly, and quarterly to evaluate your performance throughout the year.
Starting and running a business can be stressful. In fact, one of the most prevalent issues for business owners is elevated stress and anxiety disorders. If you feel that you are struggling, try journaling as a daily management tool. This simple action can help you express your frustration, excitement, and anxiety. Try to carve out a few seconds at the end of every day and write a quick recap of your work day.
Great ideas can come from brainstorming sessions, everyday conversations, and even dreams. When ideas come to you, quickly write them down on this jot page for quick ideation. This page has a notes section and space to jot down items that need more research when an idea needs some development.
Project management is one of the most difficult parts of owning a business, particularly if you have multiple clients. Keep your projects on track by updating this project planner on a regular basis. This will ensure that you meet your deadlines and avoid scope creep.
Between payment schedules, client meetings, and project timelines, keeping a weekly overview calendar is crucial for any business owner. This weekly planning page has sections for weekly tasks, goals, and mantras to keep you focused and on-track every day.