Entrepreneur Time Management: How To Control and Manage Where You Spend Your Time

Entrepreneur Time Management: How To Control and Manage Where You Spend Your Time

Entrepreneurs are inherently busy. Marketing efforts, customer engagement, meetings and phone calls leave many professionals looking for that magic bullet that would solve time management woes. Unfortunately, it doesn’t exist. With only so many hours in a day and only so many days in year, it’s not really possible to manage or take control...

Put a Pause to Procrastination by Blocking Your Time

Put a Pause to Procrastination by Blocking Your Time

There's something magical about booking an appointment to work on a project. The date is confirmed, you protect the time - work gets done. Nice. But what happens when it’s just you - the deadline is looming, and procrastination could rear its head? Simple: block time. I stumbled across this simple time management hack years ago, and...

Why You Need to Protect Your Time with Boundaries

Why You Need to Protect Your Time with Boundaries

When I teach time management, there is one lesson that always gets my audience leaning in - how to create boundaries to protect your time and be more productive. Like a lot of lessons about productivity (see my article on creating a Stop Doing List), this one is also counter-intuitive - doing only one thing...

Why You Need to Change Your Story about Time

Always Late? How Changing Your Mindset Can Help You Be On Time

It’s 10:30 AM and your day's already falling apart. Sure you had a plan, a to-do list, mostly carried forward from yesterday. But interruptions, emails, and colleagues needing “just a minute” hijacked any semblance of what you thought your day would look like. It’s déjà vu, in the worst way. Experts have been writing, blogging, making videos,...