Running a carwash is not for the faint of heart. Operating a business requires many skills, including planning, financial sense, patience, management and more. Bills are always due, equipment breaks down and you must contend with local municipalities’ requirements. In the midst of all of this, you can make a hefty dollar in this industry.

To ensure you are not bogged down in the details so much that your revenue is impacted negatively, remember these five points from The Huffington Post and keep productivity high.

  1. Attack your least desirable tasks first. You’re not going to enjoy every part of running your carwash. When faced when something undesirable, don’t put it off so that it weighs on you, notes the article. Go ahead and get these tasks done so you can cross them off your list and get them off your mind.
  2. Take advantage of technology as much as possible. Apps and tools are out there that can increase your efficiency and organization, states the article. Don’t be afraid to try new things and see if they work for you.
  3. Systemize and automate everything you can. Start by identifying every moving part of your business, shares the article, and then determine if any steps slow you down or frustrate you. Discover ways to make the most challenging tasks automated, and you’ll have time to work on other things.
  4. Knock out simple tasks as soon as they come in. If something simple comes up that will take you five minutes, go ahead and get it done, says the article. It will take you longer to accomplish it if you schedule it for later.
  5. Devote time every morning to exercising. The article recommends combating sitting behind a desk all day by getting up and moving every morning. Sitting all day is unhealthy, and people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it. You’ll also get a better sleep at night, increasing your productivity in the office. Prioritizing exercise as you would an important meeting will help you stick to your schedule.

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