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6 Ways to Maximize Your Time While Working From Home COVID-19 is stretching people thin, especially if they have kids at home. We asked six entrepreneurs: How are you managing your day...and your sanity?

By Entrepreneur Staff

This story appears in the October 2020 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Pete Ryan

1. Make three lists.

"I have three to-do lists instead of one, organized by category. The first list is COVID-related tasks (PPP, EIDL, grants, etc.). The second is pre-COVID business. The last is new business — ­pursuing opportunities with people who may not have used our services before but now are interested. I set a goal to work on one thing from each category per day and cross off two things from each list per week." — Kim Kaupe, cofounder, The Superfan Company

2. Create transitions.