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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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Nouns, Verbs, Time Management and You

Nouns, Verbs, Time Management and You

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Are your to-do lists filled with nouns or verbs? Here's how to work smarter.
December 6, 2012 in Productivity
4 Apps to Keep You On-Task and On-Time

4 Apps to Keep You On-Task and On-Time

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These tools can help you optimize your time and stay productive.
November 28, 2012 in Apps & Software
Get More Done and Sleep Better at Night

Get More Done and Sleep Better at Night

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When it's your business, turning off the day after you leave the office can be easier said than done. But knowing what's most important and recognizing your progress can help.
November 16, 2012 in Productivity
Simple Time Management Tips When You're Overwhelmed

Simple Time Management Tips When You're Overwhelmed

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In this special 'Ask Entrepreneur' feature, entrepreneur Jen Groover provides tips on how to prioritize your schedule and get tasks accomplished.
October 29, 2012 in Ask Entrepreneur
How to Harness Your Brain's Secret Efficiency

How to Harness Your Brain's Secret Efficiency

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Reap the rewards of your brain's organizational capabilities and regain control of your frenzied work day with these five tips.
October 23, 2012 in Productivity

Messy Office? 7 Ways to Spruce Up Your Startup

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When it comes to plowing as much time into your startup as possible, keeping your desk clean and organized can do wonders.
October 22, 2012 in Starting a Business
When Enough Is Enough: The Perfectionist's Secret to Higher Productivity

When Enough Is Enough: The Perfectionist's Secret to Higher Productivity

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Some tasks need to be let go, get delegated and be simply ignored. . . at least for now. When it comes to the things only you can do, focus and planning are key.
October 19, 2012 in Productivity
How to Use Your Time Wisely by Prioritizing Your Goals

How to Use Your Time Wisely by Prioritizing Your Goals

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To make the most of your business objectives, analyze how you're spending your day.
October 19, 2012 in Productivity
To Do More, First Slow Down

To Do More, First Slow Down

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When you're running your own business, there's a blizzard to details to attend. Taking a few minutes each day to assess what's working for you and what isn't can save time in the long run.
October 17, 2012 in Productivity
When 'Just Do It' Just Doesn't Do It: Maximizing Interruptions As They Happen

When 'Just Do It' Just Doesn't Do It: Maximizing Interruptions As They Happen

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To finish your daily to-do list, sometimes you just have to make the most out of all the distractions as they come up.
October 12, 2012 in Productivity
Richard Branson on Finding a Work-Life Balance

Richard Branson on Finding a Work-Life Balance

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The famous entrepreneur on living life to the fullest -- with or without a routine.
October 1, 2012 in Work/Life Balance
How to Prevent Your Business From Ruining Your Personal Life

How to Prevent Your Business From Ruining Your Personal Life

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Three ways to avoid taking your partner for granted and create a healthier work-life balance.
September 12, 2012 in Work/Life Balance
5 Ways to Rekindle the Passion for Your Business

5 Ways to Rekindle the Passion for Your Business

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If you see signs of burnout, you can take steps to reinvigorate your business -- and yourself.
September 11, 2012 in Work/Life Balance
12 Tips for Time Management

12 Tips for Time Management

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Feel like you're trying to keep too many plates spinning in the air? You're not alone. Business coach Ann Mehl provides advice.
August 3, 2012 in Grow Your Business
7 Ways You're Wasting Time and Don't Even Know It

7 Ways You're Wasting Time and Don't Even Know It

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If you're working 24/7 and not getting much done, it may be time to work smarter instead of harder. Here's how.
July 31, 2012 in Productivity
9 Routine Tasks You Should Eliminate From Your Workday

9 Routine Tasks You Should Eliminate From Your Workday

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Entrepreneurs always seems to have more to do than time to do it. Something's got to give. Here's how to get rid of what's weighing your business down.
July 25, 2012 in Productivity
How a Networking System Can Help Save Time -- And Get More Results

How a Networking System Can Help Save Time -- And Get More Results

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To get more out of networking, consider tracking your efforts. Learn how a simple system can make a big difference.
July 11, 2012 in Networking
8 Tips for Finding Focus and Nixing Distractions

8 Tips for Finding Focus and Nixing Distractions

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Need to get a bear of a project out the door? Here are a few ideas for helping you focus on your entrepreneurial goals.
June 16, 2012 in Productivity
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How to Stop Working 24/7 (Video)

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SixFigureStart's Caroline Ceniza-Levine found a way to take weekends off -- and still bring in target revenue. Hear her story, plus expert tips.
June 4, 2012 in Starting a Business
Video: How to Find the Time to Do Everything As an EntrepreneurPlay Video

How to Find the Time to Do Everything As an Entrepreneur (Video)

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It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the mounting tasks facing most entrepreneurs. Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover offers advice for getting it all done from her own experience.
March 1, 2012 in Lifestyle
How Young Entrepreneurs Can Make Time for Love

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Make Time for Love

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On Valentine's Day, a young entrepreneur's thoughts may turn to love. Here are seven tips for making room in your busy schedule.
February 14, 2012 in Lifestyle
Time-Management Tips from Serial Entrepreneurs

Time-Management Tips from Serial Entrepreneurs

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Five business owners offer their best advice for becoming more productive -- and finding the right work-life balance.
January 16, 2012 in Productivity
Photos: Nine New Year's Resolutions for Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

Nine New Year's Resolutions for Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

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A look at life changes you can make to find more balance between your work and personal life in 2012.
December 15, 2011 in Work/Life Balance
How to Bootstrap Your Business

How to Bootstrap Your Business

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Starting up a business is a full-time job. So how do you manage it when you already have a full-time job? Here's how a few entrepreneurs juggled both to payoff.
November 22, 2011 in Startup Basics

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