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4 Time Management Hacks for Small Business Owners

Jan 02, 2024

Mastering Your Hustle: A 3-Part Series for Small Business Owners

Ready to level up your small business game in 2024? In this 3-part blog series, we're diving deep into the essentials of entrepreneurial mastery. Get ready to learn the secrets of effective time management, discover the latest productivity tools for game-changers, and gain insights on balancing work and personal life. Whether you're a seasoned business professional or just starting out, these valuable insights will help you navigate the entrepreneurial landscape like a boss. Let's get started.

As small business owners, managing our time can be a real pain in the you-know-what. There's always a fire to put out. A crisis to deal with. A late shipment, a missed payment, or an employee calling out sick. (Nobody ever said this life was glamorous...or easy.)  

If you feel like you have zero control over your schedule and spend most of the day chasing your tail like a schizophrenic squirrel, we've got four simple...

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Time Management Struggles for Small Business Owners: Tips for Effective Time Management

Oct 03, 2023

Running a small business can be a fulfilling experience.

BUT (and that's a big but), it's no secret that it can be challenging to manage all the things that need to be done at all hours of the day.

We recently polled readers of our newsletter, The Weekly, and an OVERWHELMING majority (59% to be exact) said their biggest struggle as a small biz owner is Lack of Time / Time Management. 

Now, if someone could figure out the whole time travel thing to give us back hours in our days, they'd be a very wealthy person. But short of any breakthroughs made in the study of quantum mechanics or whatever, we'll have to make do with the 24 hours we're given.


So, what do we do?

Before we get to the solution, let's start with the problem. (Or, problems.) 


Wearing Multiple Hats

Small business owners have to fulfill several roles within their company, which is one of their most significant challenges. They are responsible for marketing and sales, customer service, bookkeeping,...

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Striking the Balance: Work-Life Harmony for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Jul 04, 2023

As business owners and entrepreneurs, we are often consumed by our passion for our ventures, working tirelessly to bring our dreams to life. And so it’s no wonder it’s so easy to neglect the importance of work-life balance. However, maintaining a healthy equilibrium between our professional and personal lives is crucial for long-term success and overall well-being. 

Here are two primary reasons why work-life balance matters:

  1. Sustainable Success: Achieving work-life balance is not just about feeling good right now, but it’s also about setting yourself up for success in the long run. If you consistently neglect personal well-being, you’ll end up feeling burnt out, get less done, and (probably) start making poor choices. Striking a balance allows you to maintain energy levels, enthusiasm, and creativity, enhancing your long-term professional achievements.
  2. Improved Health and Relationships: A healthy work-life balance promotes physical and mental...
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Six Tips for Better Time Management

Dec 21, 2022

When it comes to running a business (or life in general, really), two things nobody ever complains about having too much of are Time and Money. We can’t imagine any scenario where someone would turn down more of either. And yet, both are far too often squandered by small business owners.

Where money is concerned, it’s easier to track. You’ve got bank statements and budgets and cold hard numbers to determine where the waste is happening. It’s all very black and white; it just takes some leg work. 

Time - more specifically, effective Time Management - is a bit more nebulous. A dollar is a dollar, but what one person can do with an hour is vastly different from what the next guy can do with those same 60 minutes. People work at different paces. 

That’s why it’s critical you carefully evaluate your own time management skills on a regular basis. Time is a valuable asset, and you want to ensure you’re getting the best ROI for the effort...

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