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 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
How to Avoid People Who Will Do Nothing But Waste Your Time
Relationships

How to Avoid People Who Will Do Nothing But Waste Your Time

You've most likely encountered them while conducting business: Those who just talk without taking actions. Here are some tips to deal with them.
Adam Callinan
5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Reduce Stress
Stress Management

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Reduce Stress

Entrepreneurs are often caught in a bind trying to prioritize between personal health and the needs of their companies. Here are some tips on making everyday life less stressful.
Jessica Alter
Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds
Procrastination

Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds

Procrastinators, take note: As seductive as it often sounds, working under pressure probably isn't the best strategy for achieving stellar results.
Laura Entis
Achieve a Leaner Inbox With These 3 Fit Tips
Email

Achieve a Leaner Inbox With These 3 Fit Tips

Shed those extra email 'pounds' using the advice of two productivity experts.
Karen Lachtanski
10 Quick Tips for Leveraging Your Time and Energy More Effectively
Efficiency

10 Quick Tips for Leveraging Your Time and Energy More Effectively

Utilizing these strategies will allow you to achieve the maximum result with time to minutes or hours to spare.
Alan Fox
10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn
Lessons

10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

Building a long-term, healthy and sustainable business isn't the result of magic, but understanding the importance of adapting and growing.
Jayson DeMers
How to Say No to the Employee Who Interrupts
Time Management Tips

How to Say No to the Employee Who Interrupts

The polite way to say, Gee whiz, Mr. Colleague, Mr. Boss or Mr. Client, I can't get anything done with your constant interventions.
Edward G. Brown
4 Scenarios That May Prompt You to Divorce a Client
Customers

4 Scenarios That May Prompt You to Divorce a Client

Should you stay or should you go? Here's how to tell whether you should keep working with that client.
Kate Swoboda
5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Sick Days
Productivity

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Sick Days

Even entrepreneurs can get run down and get sick but for many, they can't afford to take time off. Here's how you can harness the power of sick days to get ahead in business.
Dorie Clark
3 Tips for Saving Time Every Day
Time Management Tips

3 Tips for Saving Time Every Day

A small investment in learning some new technical tricks can pay daily productivity dividends.
Jason Womack
8 Ways to Reduce the Stress of Balancing Work and Family
Work-Life Balance

8 Ways to Reduce the Stress of Balancing Work and Family

While some founders may need to be burning the midnight oil, there are a few ways to better manage your own business and take care of your family without getting overly stressed out.
Stan Popovich