Being an entrepreneur comes with its load of benefits, of course, but there are also enormous burdens and negative aspects that weigh on you. Something a lot of entrepreneurs wonder about is how can I manage my time more effectively?
The truth is, there are only 24 hours in one day and a lot more things to do, so what can you do, how can you structure your day so that you can get it all done and not go insane in the process?
Stop Waiting for the Perfect Moment
The problem with having ideas and having a creative mind is that it often leads to perfectionism. And so, many entrepreneurs have great ideas and excellent vision, but never really start building towards their goal, because they keep waiting for the right moment, the right product, etc.
But the number one thing you need to know about entrepreneurship is that you just need to start. The only way you will get better at it and learn is by doing, so get to it already. The perfect moment never comes.
Learn to Delegate
This is another ugly face of that perfectionism we mentioned earlier. Regardless if things are going well or poorly for you, you will find yourself tempted to hog all the tasks. Not out of selfishness, but out of an underlying certainty that only you can really do the job as it needs to be done.
That thinking is precisely what is causing you to waste time and your business to fail. A successful businessman knows the importance of delegating tasks and letting others shoulder some of the burdens.
You will never get enough time to do it all, and if you try, you will not be able to do a good job of any task.
You want to do a lot of things; we know that. But which of them comes first? They cannot all have the same level of importance ad understanding which is most important allows you to focus on just one thing, which means a higher completion rate for your tasks.
Get a Virtual Assistant
Similarly, to delegating, you are cramming your day with tasks that you do not need to be doing, but that no one else can do. Calls, e-mails, routine things that another person could easily handle for you, freeing up your time for what truly matters.
This is precisely what a virtual assistant can do. They can provide stability and spare time so that you have more opportunities to focus on your goals.
It may sound counterproductive – we are trying to use up more time, not waste it on breaks. If you think like that, you need to stop. Immediately. A break is essential in gaining perspective and refocusing on your goals. Sure, you can work for days at a time without a break, but then, you are just running on empty.
By taking periodic breaks, you get an excellent chance to reassess and steer your progress in the direction you want it to go.
As an entrepreneur, time always seems like the thing, we will never be able to master, but it is possible. It takes a lot of extreme dedication, organization, and prioritizing tasks. With just implementing a few of these, you will find yourself to be a lot more dollar productive and not just busy without results.
Brock Pierce Wants To Disrupt The Two Party System And Be Your Next President
We don’t usually cover politics much here at Disrupt, but when Crypto billionaire and friend of the show, Brock Pierce...
John Mcafee – Predictions For The Future
John McAfee is a world-famous tech CEO, computer scientist, civil disobedience activist, privacy advocate, and pioneer of the commercial anti-virus...
Gaby Wall Street – Teaching Latinas to Thrive During The Crisis
It’s no secret we are facing one of the most challenging financial times of the last few decades as we...
Tony Delgado – The #1 Entrepreneurship Movement In Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican online market is in constant progress. With many entrepreneurs who are coming here to start a business, it...
Elena Cardone – The 10X Ladies Conference Is Declaring 2020 The Decade For Women
The next ten years are meant for women to continue growing their potential and succeeding in multiple areas, including business....
How Josh Elizetxe Built Snow Into a $40 Million Dollar Business
There is nothing quite like an entrepreneur’s determination when starting a business. That’s my original quote by the way (pun...
How Jason Capital Became A Self Made Millionaire By 24
Have you ever wanted to earn the respect of everyone who ever looked down on you at some point in...
Sam Bakhtiar On His Way To A Quarter Billion
Dr. Saman Bakhtiar, who prefers being referred as Sam, lives in an 8200 square foot $5.2 million house, Sam is...
Executive Voice4 days ago
NO DAYS OFF: Billion Dollar Hustle
Branding2 weeks ago
10 Companies Winning The Instagram Branding Game
Women Who Disrupt2 weeks ago
How to Create a Powerful Female Podcasting Presence
Executive Voice2 days ago
CEO, Jordan Stupar Shares His Insights on What To Expect When You Become An Entrepreneur
Executive Voice4 days ago
Learn How This 18 Year Old Grew 14,000 Instagram Followers In A Day
Executive Voice2 weeks ago
The Crucial Elements of a Virtual Classroom From Gooroo
Entrepreneurship2 weeks ago
Estée Lauder Collaborates With The Fit Indian Mommy, Harman Sidhu, To Increase Its Consumer Base In India
Entrepreneurship2 weeks ago
Forfeiting Corporate ‘Security’ For Startup Freedom: The MohrWolfe Story