The 4 D’s for Effective Task (Time) Management

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To-Do ListThe 4 D's for Effective Task (Time) Management

Most people tend to struggle with "getting it all done." The to-do list seems endless and just when you cross one thing off, 3 more things that need to get done pop up to replace it. The invention of the email and smart phones seems to have exacerbated this issue.

As a business owner, since "time is money," it's crucial that you be very protective of your time and the tasks that you spend your time on so you are getting the best ROI from the those tasks and don't burn yourself out.

I've come to find that time management is really about task management, and there are 4 main ways to handle tasks most effectively.
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What Comes First, Prioritization or Planning? (Guest Blog)

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What Comes First, Prioritization or Planning?
Guest Blog, Araceli Gonzalez

If you have a long list of to-dos and at times you feel like 24 hours is not enough, then setting priorities for your life is crucial if you want to get things done.

Prioritization means to arrange (items to be attended to) in order of their relative importance. The more projects you are involved in and the more you do for your business and personal life, the more you need to prioritize your activities.

Creating priorities is a bit different from planning your day. What comes first, that wagon or the horse? In this case, what should you do first, plan, or prioritize?

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