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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5 Bad Email Habits That Waste Your Time
Time Management Tips

5 Bad Email Habits That Waste Your Time

Email was a huge time saver, when it was new, but too often now managing the deluge is a costly distraction.
Alice Default
5 Secrets to Managing Your Business While Traveling
Productivity

5 Secrets to Managing Your Business While Traveling

An experienced road warrior and author of the just-updated "How to Travel the World on $50 a Day" suggests that planning ahead is key.
Matthew Kepnes
5 Rules for Successful Meetings
Productivity

5 Rules for Successful Meetings

Meetings are indispensable yet have a bad reputation as time wasters. Leadership is required to make gatherings productive.
Charlie Harary
10 Ways to Say 'No' That Won't Damage Business or Relationships
Growth Strategies

10 Ways to Say 'No' That Won't Damage Business or Relationships

A successful entrepreneur must be accountable for all commitments, and manage expectations to make this possible.
Martin Zwilling
Look Up! How to Learn to Be Mentally Present to Succeed
Focus

Look Up! How to Learn to Be Mentally Present to Succeed

Don't get so caught up in something that you cannot set it aside to change gears and focus on what is right in front of you.
Ivan Misner
Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.
Online Shopping

Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.

A new study finds that picking up your online purchase in a brick-and-mortar store doesn't save you as much time as you think.
A Navy SEAL's 5 Entrepreneurial Leadership Lessons From 2014
Leadership

A Navy SEAL's 5 Entrepreneurial Leadership Lessons From 2014

It's always a good idea to review what worked, what didn't work and why, and think about what you will do in the upcoming year.
Jeff Boss
A Structured Day Can Keep Wasted Time at Bay
Growth Strategies

A Structured Day Can Keep Wasted Time at Bay

Americans may work longer than the rest of the world, but are we using our time efficiently?
Adam Toren
The Biggest Lessons I Learned Working Solo in 2014
Lessons

The Biggest Lessons I Learned Working Solo in 2014

From limited partnerships, knowing your worth to effective time management.
Deborah Mitchell
4 Steps to the Most Productive 15 Minutes of Your Day
Productivity

4 Steps to the Most Productive 15 Minutes of Your Day

It is amazing how busy one can feel without being actually productive. It all depends on one word: intentionality.
Jeff Shore
What Your Flaky Behavior Is Really Telling People
Problem Behaviors

What Your Flaky Behavior Is Really Telling People

It's important to effectively manage your time and schedule, at least if you don't want to burn dozens of bridges.
Adam Callinan
The Must-Use Checklist for Getting Stuff Done Before the Holidays
Productivity

The Must-Use Checklist for Getting Stuff Done Before the Holidays

The holidays should be a time to unwind, relax and visit with family. But all too often it means catching up on work for entrepreneurs.
Paula Rizzo
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2014
Productivity

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2014

From productivity techniques, to strategies for becoming a young millionaire, our top stories were all about the pursuit of self-improvement and success.
Laura Entis
4 Tips to Optimize Your Time as an Entrepreneur
Time Management

4 Tips to Optimize Your Time as an Entrepreneur

The secret lies not in juggling opposing priorities but in planning ahead to have the minutes and hours to spend how you wish.
Jeff Margolis