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You Ought To Be Committed

If you're feeling overwhelmed by the amount of work you've taken on, check out these five tips to de-stress and get back on track.

This story appears in the September 2000 issue of Entrepreneurs Start-Ups magazine.

When you first started your company, you wanted all the business you could get-from anyone, at any price. Now, you're going crazy trying to serve all your customers-and manage all other aspects of your venture! You've taken on so much that you're struggling to deliver on promises. With your rep at stake, how do you get back on track? Here are five tips.

1. Take responsibility. Perhaps you've arrived 15 minutes late to a client meeting. How do you rectify the situation? Resist the urge to make excuses like "I can't believe the traffic today!" When you make excuses, you convey that you have no control over your schedule.

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