It is not just a new business where you have to take special care to plan and schedule your duties but it is an ongoing affair. However you will naturally begin to remember things on your own after a while. However it is still a good idea to have simple schedules and lists as things do come up that interfere with the usual flow.
Another thing that is pretty important is getting things done early if possible and out of the way. That way if something unexpected comes up you are not rushing around and trying to squeeze things into a small time period. It is only natural that in this situation things can be overlooked and that can range from being late all the way to completely forgetting something for an extended period.
Either way it can result in serious consequences that can involve paying fines, cancellations being reversed, and etc. It is just a real good feeling to know you are on top of things and have everything taken care of before you venture out in your day. No trying to remember if you did everything you needed to or worrying about the need to check it out as soon as you can.
Your lists and schedules don’t have to get cumbersome and become another task you need to worry about all the time. Maybe just one day a week take an hour and try to map out what is usual and what may be different for that week. Keep the list organized and neat and have a special place where you might keep notes or questions for issues that you need to address.
You can still run your business the sloppy way and just do whatever whenever if that is your style – there are different strokes for different folks but if you would at least try it the ‘right’ way you might find that you start enjoying your business more and actually accomplishing more!