Time Management

Time Management

As an entrepreneur, time can be one of your most precious assets. Effective time management involves planning the amount of time you spend on all of the tasks of running a business -- and your personal life -- to get things done in the most effective and productive manner.

You can improve your time management skills by using a range of tools and techniques used to accomplish specific tasks, projects and goals. Some of the elements of effective time management include creating a productive environment, setting of priorities and reducing distractions.
 

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How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)
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How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

A survey of more than 2,000 employees found that only 45 percent of time at the office is spent on primary job duties.
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Punch Your Inbox in the Face
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Punch Your Inbox in the Face

The joy of receiving messages from strangers has worn off. Here's how to gain control over the email deluge.
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6 Secrets to Being More Productive Each Day
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6 Secrets to Being More Productive Each Day

Here are a few tricks on how to get the most out of every workday.
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5 Questions Struggling Entrepreneurs Must Ask Before Taking a Job

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4 Simple Rules to Cut Down on 'Evil' Meetings
Leadership

4 Simple Rules to Cut Down on 'Evil' Meetings

Meetings usually represent a big waste of time. Instead of sitting around, use these four tips to boost productivity at your organization.
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How to Concentrate When the World Intrudes
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How to Concentrate When the World Intrudes

Test some of these mental-wrestling techniques and see if you can better wrap your mind around your tasks.
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How to Be Productive and Still Have a Fun Weekend

Most entrepreneurs simply don't have time to check out for 48 straight hours each week. Here's how to have fun, get refreshed and also be productive during the weekend.
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5 Ways to Find More Time to Build Your Business
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5 Ways to Find More Time to Build Your Business

The thrill of launching a business is soon replaced by the endless chores of running a business. A lot of that work can be delegated to technology you can afford.
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3 Ways to Leverage the Resource You Can Least Afford to Do Without

Too little money and time are routine problems. It's your mental energy that you need in abundance to succeed.
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The Most Important 20 Minutes of the Day
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The Most Important 20 Minutes of the Day

It doesn't matter when you tackle this task. Just be sure to set aside time to plan.
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3 Tactics for Dealing With the Stress of Running a Business

You don't have to get everything done, you just have to get everything important done. Now, sleep on it.
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These single mothers, all of whom run successful companies, have learned critical lessons about building a business while raising a family.
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5 Ways to Master the Entrepreneur's Most Important Attribute

If you want to capture investors' attention or land that big client, you must shift your focus from seeming nice to being persistent.
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7 Entirely Reasonable Excuses for Doing Nothing That You Must Ignore to Succeed

If you can't get started because you need more time, money and helpful contacts, turn off the TV, do things on the cheap and meet some people.
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