Small Biz Tip: Time Management Step 1: Get the Mindset

Tips from July 27, 2009 The Small Business tips today discuss time management. Step 1: Get the right mindset. Reality is, everyone only has 24 hours in a day. Learn to how to manage that time, but don't forget to relax! Start with yourself. YOU are in control. Don't let time manage you. Resolve to take control & manage your time. Acknowledge you need help to manage time. Be open to suggestions. Realize you must make sacrifices in order to change habits. Don't waste time! Start now! Time stops for no one. Once you take control of time, you will be able to change the future. Daily Overview: Everyone has the same amount of time - the challenge is to start to use it effectively. There is no time like the present! [Read Full Article]

Small Biz Tip: Managing Your Email

Tips originally broadcast on November 19, 2008 The Small Business tips today will be about time management and email. Let your email program manage your email as much as possible using email rules or filters. Turn off your email notifications. You don't need to see your email the moment it arrives. Avoid distractions! Don't read and answer your email all day long. Set aside a time each day to read and respond. Don't answer your email at your most productive time of day. Instead, do your most important tasks during that slot. Daily Overview: Schedule and prioritize! Do what works best for the final goals of your company! -- I post small business tips on my Twitter account each day, Monday through Friday. This is a reposting of those tips. [Read Full Article]