Tag: time management

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4 Ways to Listen to Your Customer

When learning the lessons of becoming an entrepreneur, one of the most important is how to listen to your customers’ wants and needs. Listening to your customers can transform your business, but how do you get started with what can be such a difficult lesson to learn?

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9 Stress Relieving Secrets Every Woman Should Know

Do you ever feel so stressed that you’d just like for the world to stop spinning for a few minutes so that you can get off? I know there are times that is exactly how I feel. Too much to do and not enough time to do it in. In this 24/7 go, go, go world, how do you survive?

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Knowing When to Say ‘No’ As an Entrepreneur

Too many entrepreneurs never learn to say ‘no’. In an effort to get their business off the ground and keep it up and running, they say ‘yes’ to everything. They end up trying to do too much for too many. Don’t let this happen to you.

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Time Studies May Be More Important Than Ever In Boosting Productivity

Time studies fall into the category of scientific management and their underlying purpose is to establish standard times for completing a given task. The basic goal of the time study remains the same – to establish some baseline from which to measure productivity and then to improve it.

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The Theory of Limited Energy

A few years ago, I was a member in active working mom board on Babycenter, and the topic of time management came up on probably a weekly basis. One of the women posed the theory of limited energy, which I’ve learned to apply to everything in my life.

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Real Life Struggles of a Business Woman That No One Talks About

Everyone knows problems in the workplace abound for women in business: day-to-day discrimination, the fight to secure funding for endeavors they’re passionate about, and queen bees buzzing about waiting for other girls to succumb to burnout. What no one will tell you is that when women entrepreneurs leave the office, the struggles don’t stop. They just follow us home. And no one ever tells you what happens there.

How Can Millennials Prepare for a Professional Career?

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . If you’re young and working towards a professional career, you are probably tired of hearing all the negative stereotypes about your generation. You’re at least as ambitious and resourceful as those from generation X or baby boomers. You also grew up with the most advanced technology in history, which is certainly…
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How to Prepare Healthy Meals on a Busy Schedule

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . As a business owner, chances are pretty good that your days are filled to the brim with more than enough tasks that need to get done. You’re busy, and no matter how good you are at setting goals, prioritizing and scheduling your time, spending time in the kitchen still takes…
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6 Tips for Staying on Top of Your Workload

~by Kara Masterson~ . Every job’s workload requires some juggling. For instance, at a law firm, paralegals quickly realize there are hard deadlines and soft deadlines, so they have to prioritize accordingly. Most other jobs entail something similar. There is always a lot to stay on top of, and if a person isn’t organized, they…
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The High Cost of Doing it All

How to Avoid the High Cost of Doing it All

~by Desiree Wolfe~ Doing it all. Is that possible? In short, no. The idea that you can “do it all” is a myth. Trying to “do it all” usually ends in doing many things poorly or few things, with loss of interest. Or it means getting absolutely nothing done. Ironic, isn’t it? Time management was…
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