3 Reasons You Should Manage Your Time Like You Manage Your Money

Why You Should Spend and Invest Your Time Wisely


This is a guest post by Karen Trepte. Karen is an International Business Coach for entrepreneurs with big hearts and even bigger dreams. You can download her ebook, “3 Top Strategies to Get Out of Overwhelm here.

Do you remember that well-known quote that asks us to imagine we have a bank account with $86,400 in it that is refilled each day?

The quote goes on to say that we do have that account, but that it is time, not money. The point being to show the value of time, from a year down to a second.

What if you managed your time as closely as you managed your money? Think about it. What would you do if a person came up to you and asked for $500? Would you give it without a thought?

What if the same person came up and asked for 500 seconds (about 8.5 minutes)? Or 500 minutes (about 8 hours)? Chances are you wouldn’t even flinch. We do it all the time. “Got a minute?” and the next thing we know, we’ve spent 20 minutes listening to someone complain.

We wouldn’t hand over our cash on a whim, so why are we so quick to give away our valuable time?

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Why You Should Make All Your Phones Calls at Once

Schedule Phone Time Daily to Get Your Calls Done

make all your calls at once
What phone calls do you need to make today?

To call that business partner back? To make a doctor’s appointment? Or perhaps, to address that customer service issue you have been putting off?

Often, these quick calls slip through the cracks and get put off day-after-day.

What can you do that will jump start your phone calls and make sure you get them done every day?

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5 Reasons You Are Procrastinating on Your Dreams

Why You Make Excuses Instead of Acting on Your Goals

5 Reasons You Are Procrastinating

You have a dream.

A big goal that you want to accomplish in life.

However, chances are that you haven’t actually started working on it.

You are quick with reasons (excuses) as to why you haven’t pursued it.

You dream about it. You think about it. So, why aren’t you doing it?

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10 Tips to Keep Your Calendar Simple and Efficient

How to Keep Your Calendar Clean and Organized


If you look at your calendar, is it clear where you need to be today?

Or is it a jumbled jig-saw puzzle of overlapping appointments and meetings?

Keeping your calendar in check is key to having a smooth and productive day.

Today, I share 10 tips to help you simplify your calendar and keep things organized on your schedule.

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Are You Guilty of Using Too Many Gadgets?

More Technology Doesn't Mean More Productivity

Too Many Gadgets

The other day, I was with a colleague who was carrying three phones.

Yes, three phones.

I did a double-take (or maybe it was a triple-take) before asking why she was carrying all the devices.

It turns out that one was for business, one was personal, and the third? I am still not sure, but she mumbled something about being in the process of switching across devices.

Maybe you aren’t carrying three phones, but are you guilty of trying to maintain too many gadgets?

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