This past week was full of holiday related activities that typically come this time of year. We can get pulled so many different directions around Christmas that it's easy to get distracted from work duties. It's not even necessary that you be an entrepreneur or small business owner to have your attention be turned away from employee responsibilities.
An office receptionist can be caught up in decorating the lobby that they fail to answer a few important phone calls which cause the business they work for to lose out on revenue. A few construction workers may fail to arrive at the job site on time one morning due to a late night holiday celebration putting the entire project behind. Likewise, a small business owner could get lulled in to thinking they can relax during the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Years only to see their profits suffer because they failed to finish the year strong...read more.