Episode 54: Time Management for Your Part-Time or Side Business

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Time management can be more challenging for part-time business owners. Whether you work full time, run another business part time, or rely on several part time jobs or gigs, if your yarn-related business is part time, you may struggle to manage your time and stay productive.

In this episode, I share my time management approach to being a part-time business owner:

  1. Start by setting your short- and long-term goals
  2. Look for "chunks" of time in your schedule that can be devoted to your business
  3. Arrange the activities required to meet your goals into types of tasks
  4. Organize the tasks into your available time slots
  5. Find a time management system that works for you
  6. Don't compare yourself to other businesses (especially those run by full timers)
  7. Find social support

You can hear more details by listening to this episode.

If you struggle with time management, you may also want to listen to Episode 10: Time Management Tips: An Interview with Lindsey Stephens from Poetry In Yarn.

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