Good news: You’re not alone.
Bad news: If you don’t fix it, you will be alone (with a struggling business).
Tom Peters, the author of In Search of Excellence ,used to say you need to be a “monomaniac with a mission.”
True leadership is saying “no” more than you say “yes”. Saying “no” will allow you to focus on one project rather than taking more on.
As a CEO coach, I always tell my clients that multi-tasking may make you feel busy, but it doesn’t drive results. It’s impossible to get real results while doing two things at once. One of the core things the CEOs I’m mentoring benefit from is me helping them say no to the big shiny objects they are attracted to starting as entrepreneurs.