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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American 'Work Martyrs' Are Too Afraid to Take Time Off, Study Finds
Vacations

American 'Work Martyrs' Are Too Afraid to Take Time Off, Study Finds

Last year, Americans willfully neglected $52.4 billion worth of time-off benefits.
Geoff Weiss
How to Not Waste Your Windfall of Time
Productivity

How to Not Waste Your Windfall of Time

Maybe you've figured out how to work uninterrupted. Now learn how to prioritize and allocate the right hours or minutes to tasks.
Edward G. Brown
Project Management

Keeping Clients Happy: How to Ensure a Project Doesn't Go Over Budget

'Under-promise and over-deliver' is a hallmark of successful service delivery. Yet businesses that consistently go too far above and beyond the scope of work risk damage to their bottom line
Geoff Mcqueen
Short on Time? Here Are 8 Time-Saving Apps.
Time Savers

Short on Time? Here Are 8 Time-Saving Apps.

Here is a short list of time-tracking apps to help you spend your time on what is most important.
Leslie Barber
5 Tricks to Maximize Your Time in the Office
Productivity

5 Tricks to Maximize Your Time in the Office

Every entrepreneur knows what it's like to have too much to do in too little time. Here is how to make the most of your week.
Jay Bacrania
7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You
Starting a Business

7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

If you feel more comfortable keeping your day job while pursuing your business dream, follow these tips.
Martin Zwilling
5 Time-Consuming Tasks Small-Business Owners Should Outsource
Outsourcing

5 Time-Consuming Tasks Small-Business Owners Should Outsource

Sure, you can do it all, but why would you want to? It's relatively inexpensive to hire some outside help for these duties.
Jeff Shore
An Executive's Insider Secrets for Making the Sale
Sales Strategies

An Executive's Insider Secrets for Making the Sale

Know your customer's corporate culture and respect it. Do your homework and don't bypass gatekeepers or skip the ranks.
Brian Fielkow
Billing

Do You Remember What You Did Last Tuesday? Neither Do Employees.

Poor time-tracking habits can cost your professional services company big money.
Geoff Mcqueen
3 Mistakes to Avoid When Working With a Virtual Assistant
Virtual Assistant

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Working With a Virtual Assistant

Even though virtual assistants are meant to make an entrepreneur's life easier, founders can make mistakes working with them -- causing more headaches than good.
Dorie Clark
5 Simple Tactics to Keep You Organized and on Task Every Day
Time Management

5 Simple Tactics to Keep You Organized and on Task Every Day

Set up a routine and fly through the more mundane tasks so you can focus your attention on mission-critical endeavors.
Leslie Barber
Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere
Starting a Business

Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere

A new study finds that entrepreneurs who start companies while still employed at their day jobs are a third less likely to fail.
Nina Zipkin
How to Stop the Time Suck of Customer Relationships
Time Management

How to Stop the Time Suck of Customer Relationships

Implementing strong client boundaries helps keep everyone focused.
Kate Swoboda