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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.
News and Articles About Time Management
Five easy steps to improve your focus and get more work done using a kitchen timer.
May 29, 2013
Making endless to-do lists can be counterproductive. Try sitting down with a pen and paper to do one of these writing exercises to help you refocus on what's most important to you and your business.
May 21, 2013
Running your own business and raising a family often go hand-in-hand, but finding a balance can be challenging. Virgin's CEO on how he managed to raise two kids while building a business.
May 13, 2013
Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the value of putting together a strong team -- and how to keep it that way.
May 7, 2013
Email is easily the biggest time waster in your day. But if approached the right way, it could actually make you more productive. Here are three tips to help you use your email to be more efficient at work.
May 2, 2013
Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on the theory of comparative advantage and how your startup would do well to learn about it.
April 30, 2013
Your computer crashes, you spill coffee all over yourself and a client bails last-minute on your lunch meeting. Have no fear -- your day can still be salvaged. Here are five ways to stay productive in the face of daily disasters.
April 19, 2013
Don't feel pressured to file by April 15. If you're scrambling to get your taxes done this weekend, you might be better off filing for an extension. Here's how to do it the right way.
April 12, 2013
How to divide your time to become better focused and move your company forward faster.
April 8, 2013
You don't need to drop everything to put together a business plan. Instead, it should be a constant work-in-progress. Here's how.
March 28, 2013
Tips to help you gain the strength to focus and achieve your goals.
March 7, 2013
The Esquire guy has some thoughts on tardiness.
March 1, 2013
With a busy startup schedule, it can be hard to devote any time to forging new relationships or even keeping old ones. Here's how to make time for the ones you love -- and yourself.
February 27, 2013
Three techniques to help you overcome distractions and increase your productivity.
February 25, 2013
Just as your computer can crash when you have too many programs open at once, multitasking too much can crush your ability to focus. Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for finding focus.
February 21, 2013
When the invitation maker first started up, the focus was on creating perfection. Co-founder Alexa Hirschfeld now says she would have done things differently.
February 18, 2013
Plan a romantic evening or just let someone special know you're thinking about them -- all without putting down your smartphone.
February 14, 2013
Grant Cardone, Angela Jia Kim and Amanda Steinberg on their best time management tips.
February 12, 2013
Taking time to think about your ideal day can help you become much more productive and make your life more effective.
January 17, 2013
Lengthy meetings can be the bane of ambitious business owners. Here's a plan for training employees to get to the point quickly and solve problems for you.
January 11, 2013
From counting calories to streamlining your to-do list, we've found several apps to help you stay on track.
January 11, 2013
While giving yourself a watch or a new pair of jeans can make you look and feel good, a motivational book or even some nonfiction might give you some much-needed time to unwind.
December 25, 2012
Here are some approaches to work that can help make the best use of your time and energy when you're starting or growing a business.
December 22, 2012
If you're prone to distraction, these techniques can help you refocus in as little as 60 seconds.
December 18, 2012
Delegating is the second-hardest thing for an entrepreneur to do. The hardest is not delegating.
December 14, 2012
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