Did you click on the headline of this blog post eager to find the simple secrets of time management? Well, I have to admit, that headline was kind of wishful thinking. Time management isn’t easy (at least, not for many of us—including me) and we’re all looking for the simple solutions that will solve all our problems.
I don’t have one easy answer, but I do have some tips I can share—some that work for me, and some that my fellow female entrepreneurs swear by. Hopefully some or all of them will work for you:
Sometimes trying to connect with a real human is like playing a game of “tag, you’re it.” Have you had the same experience?
You can't call anyone these days and not get voice mail, it's so common. I happen to love it and think it can work really well. The problem is that many people use it as a message dump instead of the effective communication tool it can be.
According to Clate Mask and Scott Martineau in their recently-published book, Conquer the Chaos: How to grow a successful small business without going crazy, chaos is an inherent part of small business life. The question, they suggest, is how you will deal with it – accept it, fight it, or conquer it. Conquering it sounds best of course.