You might easily guess what modern businessmen have in their portfolio: a smartphone, tablet, laptop, charger, e-book - these (and other things) are expected because some businessmen tend to rely on technology over and above their own mind.
The following items are things that play an integral role in the modern day business man’s life.
Firstly, there is always something to write about: ideas, thoughts, reminders, facts and figures. Note down everything you think about and what others say. Do not think that you will remember all the details, because it is very difficult. Maybe these ideas will never be realized, but they considerably improve your creativity.
- Business Cards
You never know who you will meet today, and what opportunities may open up for you. In these rare and happy occasions, you need to get a card and give it to potential clients or partners. It’s an easy way to connect with people no matter where you are. Business cards must be with you at all times.
With a bluetooth-headset you’ll always be able to stay in touch. You can make calls while traveling by car and not worry about traffic violations.
Never leave home without a book. A good book - the best source of the experience of other people. So get ready to learn throughout life, to absorb knowledge from the pages of business books, imaginative literature, contemporary fiction. Read, when you have free time.
- Voice Recorder
Good ideas come at the most inopportune moment, and often, unfortunately, these ideas are lost. An idea that worth to be sold, so fleeting, that sometimes there is no time to stop, take paper and a pen to write down everything. But if you carry an IC recorder in the pocket of your jacket, you can quickly and easily record ideas on the fly. When you return to your office, you can connect the recorder to the computer quickly and listen to your thoughts. You can also record interesting thoughts during an important conversation, of course, with the permission of the person you talk with.
If you travel a lot and give public lectures and consultations, you should have your own laptop and flash card, where you store your duplicated presentation. In addition to physical drives use software for backup information.
- Plan for the day
The entrepreneur does not have to leave the house without a plan for the day. Whether it’s hiking in the grocery store or meeting with a client at lunch. With the schedule of the day, you can organize it to be the most productive. Any successful businessman has to orient their affairs and plan beforehand. It does not mean that you have to be closed for spontaneous action. But the understanding of what you are going to do, who you are going to meet, the idea that you are going to discuss - are crucial.
These 7 items may prove to be very helpful. Use them to manage your business in the most easiest way.