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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Messy Office? 7 Ways to Spruce Up Your Startup

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

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

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.
How to Use Your Time Wisely by Prioritizing Your Goals

How to Use Your Time Wisely by Prioritizing Your Goals

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

To Do More, First Slow Down

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.
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

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

Richard Branson on Finding a Work-Life Balance

The famous entrepreneur on living life to the fullest -- with or without a routine.
How to Prevent Your Business From Ruining Your Personal Life

How to Prevent Your Business From Ruining Your Personal Life

Three ways to avoid taking your partner for granted and create a healthier work-life balance.
5 Ways to Rekindle the Passion for Your Business

5 Ways to Rekindle the Passion for Your Business

If you see signs of burnout, you can take steps to reinvigorate your business -- and yourself.
12 Tips for Time Management

12 Tips for Time Management

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

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

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

9 Routine Tasks You Should Eliminate From Your Workday

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

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

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

8 Tips for Finding Focus and Nixing Distractions

Need to get a bear of a project out the door? Here are a few ideas for helping you focus on your entrepreneurial goals.
How to Stop Working 24/7

How to Stop Working 24/7

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

How to Find the Time to Do Everything As an Entrepreneur

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.
How Young Entrepreneurs Can Make Time for Love

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Make Time for Love

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

Time-Management Tips from Serial Entrepreneurs

Five business owners offer their best advice for becoming more productive -- and finding the right work-life balance.
Nine New Year's Resolutions for Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

Nine New Year's Resolutions for Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

A look at life changes you can make to find more balance between your work and personal life in 2012.
How to Bootstrap Your Business

How to Bootstrap Your Business

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.
How to Create a Social Media Marketing Schedule

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Schedule

It's easy to get into social media for the wrong reasons and to post too much or too little. Here's how to balance out your social media efforts.
Need More Time? Wait Just a Minute, Here It Comes

Need More Time? Wait Just a Minute, Here It Comes

A key to time management is to anticipate time wasters. Then turn them into productive work sessions.
Three Tips for Saving Time on Email

Three Tips for Saving Time on Email

Looking for ways to gain control over your in-box monster? Following these steps can help you be more productive.
Richard Branson on Time Management

Richard Branson on Time Management

The celebrated entrepreneur shares tips from his experience on staying focused on the big picture for your business.
Five Simple Ways to Boost Productivity

Five Simple Ways to Boost Productivity

Follow these common-sense tips to get more stuff done -- faster.

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