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Wednesday's Online Business Mistake-Too Many Commitments

Happy Wednesday! It is time for another Wednesday's Online Business Mistake.  Today is a good day to discuss too many promises.  I was thinking about what to talk about today and I was having a hard time as I have covered many mistakes that people often make.  As I was thinking, I was trying to remember what happened in the beginning that prevented me from getting too much accomplished.

Then it hit me, too many promises or too many commitments! If you promise too many things to too many people, chances are you will be overwhelmed.  When you are overwhelmed, you may not get anything done.  Sounds funny that committing to that many things can cause you do get nothing done, doesn't it? It seems like you should be able to accomplish at least one thing, right? That usually is not the case.

It is good to be able to mult-task and it is good to have a couple projects at once.  Just do not overdo it.  These commitments can be anything from too many work at home opportunities to promisi…