Tempore Sapienter Utere
The mantra for my Alma Mata is ‘Tempore Sapienter Utere’ when translated means Make Wise Use of Your Time and in this season where Covid-19 has us on time restrictions (curfew) it definitely has become more relevant.
As business owners it often seems as if there is never enough time in the day. (Could be down to poor time management but hey that’s not the point of this blog). If it is one thing that we never seem to have enough of is time and when compared to what we want and have to get done, time seems to be never on our side.
I think this is where Covid came in. I choose to look at it as a positive. For example, I wasn’t able to catch up on my blogging because of not having the time. I was busy completing renovations to a storefront, making product, testing product and other work related commitments. With Covid I had to close the shop and you know what? I am writing at least five blogs every other day to keep the website going. Another thing, my accounts and filing were looking disorganised (truth be told I just sorted November 2019 bills) so first day of Covid I got those done. Came up with two new products (soon to be released – stay tuned!!) and also made hand sanitizers for the crisis! So to be honest Covid allowed time to get things done however, I have to ensure that I make and continue to make wise use of it.
Covid has also shown me where my priorities are, it has helped me to be more creative and also how to implement better time management for when it is all over. This time also helped me to assess the business on a whole to see what services can be added to enhance the Naara Experience. So despite all that is going on around us the time indoors has been a very fruitful one.
So now the question is…What have you been doing with this time? Are there things you need to complete? Business Plans? Budgets? New Products and Strategies? The time to do it might very well be now…What are you doing about it?
‘Tempore Sapienter Utere!!