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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
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
Expert tips to help you stop making excuses, increase productivity, and get things done.
December 7, 2012
Are your to-do lists filled with nouns or verbs? Here's how to work smarter.
December 6, 2012
These tools can help you optimize your time and stay productive.
November 28, 2012
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 this special 'Ask Entrepreneur' feature, entrepreneur Jen Groover provides tips on how to prioritize your schedule and get tasks accomplished.
October 29, 2012
Reap the rewards of your brain's organizational capabilities and regain control of your frenzied work day with these five tips.
October 23, 2012
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