Time. It’s a valuable, sacred resource that you probably want more of in your life. The challenge for most entrepreneurs is how to get it and use it wisely.
One way to do this is think about time differently. More specifically, understand that there are different types of time all integral for the growth of your business.
Here are 3 types of time to incorporate into your schedule:
1. Priority Time
There’s time that you should allocate to priorities. Whether that’s designing, selling, marketing or shopping the market. When you commit to what’s important to your business, you can stay focused and be efficient.
Now, to actually make time a priority, determine when you work best. It may be that nights are best or late afternoons. Once you understand when you’re most productive, put it on your calendar and stick to it. This will create a habit and keep these areas of focus a priority.
2. Time Hacks
Hacks, or tricks allow you to optimize your day whether that’s saving you time or keeping you focused. This could be using a timer to help you execute or putting your phone in airplane mode.
There’s also online and offline services like Uber Rush, Task Rabbit, Fivvr and Canva to make anything from transportation, graphic design and errands easier by saving you time.
3. Personal Time
Personal time is really invaluable and unfortunately, this is the one aspect of time that most people don’t carve out but should. Personal time allows you to reflect and refresh and what you need everyday in increments that make sense for your schedule. This could be a short walk, meditation and of course, regularly planned vacations or short getaways.
When you’re thinking about your schedule on a daily, monthly or quarterly basis, be sure to factor in these areas of time to help you win.
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