There is no doubt that every entrepreneur has to work hard—very hard—to achieve success. They need to learn new tasks, be able to respond to changes continuously, plan for the future, and manage all the employees.
But with so much to do at one time, how are they able to work efficiently? How are they able to manage all the workload?
So, if you are wondering the same, here are a few ways how successful entrepreneurs manage their workload.
1. Believe in the 80/20 rule
They always concentrate on the most important 20 percent of their workload, because they know that this 20 percent will contribute to more than 80% of its value.
2. Structure your workload
They know the importance of dealing with one job at a time. Therefore, they make sure that when they pick one task, they do not leave it midway and start with another. Once they finish it, they prepare for the next one.
3. Keep a to-do list
They may be preparing a to-do list on a simple notepad, or using a time tracking software on their iPhone to organize their affairs.
The important thing is that this way they have a reminder set for their everyday activities. They know which ones are urgent and important, and which ones can be left to do later. So, it gets easier for them to focus on a single activity at a time.
4. Set realistic deadlines
Looking at their to-do list, they set a realistic deadline for each task. They are well aware of their capabilities and know how long it will take them to complete each task. This is why they set achievable targets that keep them motivated. For example, if they get a client who asks for an early delivery, and they know that they are not going to be able to serve them on time, they do not accept the order. They know that overpromising will only ruin their image, which is bad for business.
5. Keep a log of their workload
They always keep a log of their workload through time keeping applications. These applications help them know how many times they got interrupted and their focus shifted while performing a task. This helps them prepare better for other similar tasks in the future.
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