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Ways To Focus And Manage Your Time

When you’re feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders, it’s useful to learn a few ways to focus and manage your time. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and feel that you don’t have enough hours in the day – which may well be the case. However, as an entrepreneur, you need to make sure you’re concentrating on the right type of tasks, not the ones that can be outsourced or for which you can pay someone else to do to. Jen Groover has written this short, but sweet, article for Entrepreneur to explain how she manages her time more effectively.

Ways To Focus And Manage Your Time

Time Management for EntrepreneursFocus on one thing at a time and get that task done before moving to the next. I think that is a great way to feel small accomplishments throughout your day, instead of working here and there on a variety of things and never feeling a sense of accomplishment.

You could also minimize the amount of menial tasks you do every day by hiring an intern or assistant. The extra help could allow you to focus on more important tasks.

I also recommend finding out if there are people with whom you can partner who have a certain level of expertise to do the things that you’re not necessarily the best at or don’t particularly enjoy. And in partnering with them, it enables you to focus on what you’re good at.

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When reading these ways to focus and manage your time I was happy to see her suggestion to minimise the amount of time you spend on menial tasks. It’s a common theme when I speak with entrepreneur friends that they spend far too much of their time on admin, rather than on the parts of the business that need most focus, like marketing and sales for instance – the income generating tasks. It’s easy to get left behind if you don’t focus on the tasks that are most important. Spending time on admin all day doesn’t leave you with much time to innovate!