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An Entrepreneur’s Lazy Guide to Time Management

An Entrepreneur’s Lazy Guide to Time Management

Time is a finite resource and like your capital, inventory or profits, the success of your business depends on managing it well. As an entrepreneur, time management would aid you in delivering work on time, upscaling your business, and ensuring that you live your life while you pursue your goals.


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Energy: Starting at the Very Beginning

Energy: Starting at the Very Beginning

In today’s world where being a workaholic is glorified, most entrepreneurs seem to overlook the fact that energy, like time, is limited, and there’s only so much of yourself that can go around in a day. If you have ever made time to do something, but you were too tired to do it when the time came, “you missed the first step“. Time management and Energy management go hand in hand,

Here are 6 tips to help ensure that you have the energy to do your work when the time comes.

  1. Get more sleep
  2. Get organized
  3. Delegate
  4. Stay hydrated
  5. Eat breakfast and eat nutritiously
  6. Exercise more


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Planning with the Eisenhower Priority Matrix

Planning with the Eisenhower Priority Matrix

  1. Important/Urgent: These tasks are done immediately and personally, e.g. crises, deadlines, and problems.
  2. Important/Not Urgent: These tasks get an end date and are done personally, e.g. relationships, planning, and recreation.
  3. Unimportant/Urgent: These tasks are delegated, e.g. interruptions, meetings, activities.
  4. Unimportant/Not Urgent: These tasks are dropped, e.g. time wasters, pleasant activities, trivia.


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“I have two kinds of problems, the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.”



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Working with The Pomodoro technique

Working with The Pomodoro technique

It works like this:

  1. Decide on the task to be done. (You have done this at the Eisenhower stage)
  2. Decide how long you want to spend on the task. This is important because “projects tend to expand with the time allocated for it.” 
  3. Set the Pomodoro timer (typically for 25 minutes).
  4. Work on the task.
  5. End work when the timer rings and take a short break (typically 5–10 minutes).
  6. After three Pomodoro's are done, take the fourth Pomodoro and then take a long break (typically 20 to 30 minutes). Once the long break is finished, return to step 2


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“If you give yourself one thing to do, it will take all day. If you give yourself two things to do, you get them both done. If you give yourself a dozen things to do, you may not get 12 done, but you’ll get seven or eight completed.”



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Reconciling your Progress With Patience and Acceptance.

Reconciling your Progress With Patience and Acceptance.

Although we aim for perfection in our plans, true perfection is impossible and at the end of the day, you must reconcile yourself with this fact. Don’t try to squeeze all of your remaining tasks into one final hour, instead allow your time for planning and practice to become a habit, stop when it’s time to stop and take your Rest. 


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Time Audits

Time Audits

At the end of each month look at everything you have been doing, see how they have influenced your objectives, what you need to change and what stays the same.

Ask yourself:

  • Where did you spend the most time?
  • Was your quality bolstered?
  • What unanticipated events affected your plans?
  • Did you stick to the time limits?
  • Was your planning overall effective?


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