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Time Management – Identifying and Dealing with Your Time Wasters

Ever wonder how you can possibly work so much and never seem to get anything done? As small office communicators, one of the most important time management skills we can develop is actually identifying the things that waste our time and, most important, take control of them. Here are a few of the time wasters […]

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Guest Post – Is Your Time Worth What You Think It Is?

Time is the most important asset you have—and unlike money, once you’ve spent it, you can’t earn any more. That’s why it’s so important to make the most of your 24 hours, especially as a business owner. So, how can you become more productive and profitable, without working insane hours and sacrificing your personal life? […]

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Five Time Management Tips to Make Better Time Estimates

Have you budgeted for a task to take one hour, and then it takes 2 hours… or 30 minutes? Estimating and budgeting the time a task will take can be very important for our business. How can we learn to make better estimates of project time and keep our project costs on track? As always, […]

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Time Management Skills to Get Your Day under Control

As we’ve said before when talking about the importance of time management, either at home or on the job, when you don’t manage your time well, you’ll have a pretty tough time getting done what you need to get done. Time management skills aren’t really difficult – you just need to… DO IT! Here are […]

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Time Management – How to Say No – Nicely, to Requests for Your Time

Every day, as managers and business owners, distractions and interruptions present themselves and we face one of our toughest challenges: saying NO. We absolutely want to help our co-workers… we almost feel as if we owe it to others. Admirable… until the work we need to do starts piling up adding to our own stress […]

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Time Management Tips – How to Handle All Those Distractions

Of course, we all want to keep focused on our work and stay as productive as possible. But we all know that life happens – all the time, every day. So here is a bit of counter-intuitive time management advice – when life does happen, don’t fight it, too much. Working in a home office […]

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Time Management – 6 How-To Tips to Organize Your Workspace for Greater Productivity

Whether you work in an office location or your office is in your home, you need a workspace that helps you day run smoothly and efficiently. How you organize your workspace powerfully affects your mind… and your productivity. Many people think they like their workspace disorganized and cluttered. And usually they can find just about […]

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Time Management Skills – Up Time/Down Time – Managing Your Energy Cycles

As we improve our time management skills and increase our productivity, usually we depend on time management tips, or a time management strategy or tool for help. But we really have one of the major time management tools built into our bodies. We all have natural energy cycles called our “Circadian Rhythm” (from the Latin; […]

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Time Management – How to Estimate the Value of Your Time

Whether you’re working for yourself or someone else, it’s often difficult to know how well you’re doing financially without an in-depth look at how much you earn vs. how many hours it takes you to earn it – effective time management. It’s especially tough to know if you are getting the hourly rate that you’re […]

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Time Management – 7 Tips for Creating More Time in Each Day

Do you often feel there aren’t enough hours in the day? You know the answer… there are 24 and that should be enough to do what needs to be done. You’ve heard the old saying, “Work smarter, not harder.” The truth is, as business owners, we always have to work harder… the trick is to […]

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