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Entrepreneurs Skills for Success     Manly Entrepreneurs Meetup            10th April 2013
Credit
Personal CharacteristicsOptimism                Drive and PersistenceVision                  Risk ToleranceInitiative     ...
Interpersonal SkillsLeadership and Motivation   Personal RelationsCommunication Skills        NegotiationListening        ...
Critical and Creative Thinking SkillsCreative Thinking           Problem SolvingRecognizing Opportunities       Cause & Ef...
Practical SkillsGoal Setting                Decision MakingPlanning and Organizing        Decision Tree Analysis          ...
KnowledgeBusiness              Opportunity-specificEntrepreneurial       Venture-specific                                 ...
Action DoDoingDone
Get Sh*t Done, On TimeTIME MANAGEMENT
4 Questions• Someone else who should be doing what I’m doing  right now?• What I’m doing right now worth my hourly rate?  ...
Prioritise                       High Importance                                    Important                 Urgent      ...
Know your worthAverage Work Week             60hrsHours per annum               3kTime frame for sale           5 yearsTot...
Identify time-wasters• Keep a log of your activity for a week• Create a template or shortcut
Harness technology
Become Master of your own timeTo-do lists get to the point where theyreunworkable. Appointment books work
Become Master of your own time    • Spend 50% of your time doing the most      productive activities and conversationsCredit
Become Master of your own time    • Schedule time for interruptionsCredit
Become Master of your own time   • Take the first 30 minutes of every day to plan your day.Credit
Become Master of your own time   • Take 5 minutes before every call and task to     decide what result you want to attain....
Become Master of your own time   • Put up a "Do not disturb" sign when you absolutely have to get     work done.Credit
Become Master of your own time   • Block out distraction like social media unless these tools generate     business.Credit
Get It Done. Today
Tech ToolsAccounting – Xero or Saasu + Interactive Accounting(Disclaimer, I know those guys)Doc sharing – Google drive or ...
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Skills and Traits of Successul Entrepreneurs. Time Management Tactics

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Presentation held on 10th April 2013 for Manly Entrepreneurs Meetup.
Topic: Skills and traits of Success Entrepreneurs and Time Management Skills

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Skills and Traits of Successul Entrepreneurs. Time Management Tactics

  1. 1. Entrepreneurs Skills for Success Manly Entrepreneurs Meetup 10th April 2013
  2. 2. Credit
  3. 3. Personal CharacteristicsOptimism Drive and PersistenceVision Risk ToleranceInitiative ResilienceDesire for Control Credit
  4. 4. Interpersonal SkillsLeadership and Motivation Personal RelationsCommunication Skills NegotiationListening Ethics Credit
  5. 5. Critical and Creative Thinking SkillsCreative Thinking Problem SolvingRecognizing Opportunities Cause & Effect Analysis The 5 Whys Technique CATWOE Credit
  6. 6. Practical SkillsGoal Setting Decision MakingPlanning and Organizing Decision Tree Analysis Grid Analysis Six Thinking Hats Credit
  7. 7. KnowledgeBusiness Opportunity-specificEntrepreneurial Venture-specific Credit
  8. 8. Action DoDoingDone
  9. 9. Get Sh*t Done, On TimeTIME MANAGEMENT
  10. 10. 4 Questions• Someone else who should be doing what I’m doing right now?• What I’m doing right now worth my hourly rate? – Cost to get someone else to do this?• Something else I should be doing that only I can do? – Avoiding doing a higher value activity that I hate?• Bad Cust./Employees XP because I’m not responding? – Should they be depending on me?
  11. 11. Prioritise High Importance Important Urgent Not urgent Important Decide when Do it now to do itHigh Urgency Low Urgency Urgent Not Not important important Not urgent Delegate it Dump it Low Importance
  12. 12. Know your worthAverage Work Week 60hrsHours per annum 3kTime frame for sale 5 yearsTotal hours invested 15kExit worth $5 MlnSalary paid (60k/yr) 300k (5,000-300k)/15 = $313 per hour
  13. 13. Identify time-wasters• Keep a log of your activity for a week• Create a template or shortcut
  14. 14. Harness technology
  15. 15. Become Master of your own timeTo-do lists get to the point where theyreunworkable. Appointment books work
  16. 16. Become Master of your own time • Spend 50% of your time doing the most productive activities and conversationsCredit
  17. 17. Become Master of your own time • Schedule time for interruptionsCredit
  18. 18. Become Master of your own time • Take the first 30 minutes of every day to plan your day.Credit
  19. 19. Become Master of your own time • Take 5 minutes before every call and task to decide what result you want to attain.Credit
  20. 20. Become Master of your own time • Put up a "Do not disturb" sign when you absolutely have to get work done.Credit
  21. 21. Become Master of your own time • Block out distraction like social media unless these tools generate business.Credit
  22. 22. Get It Done. Today
  23. 23. Tech ToolsAccounting – Xero or Saasu + Interactive Accounting(Disclaimer, I know those guys)Doc sharing – Google drive or DropboxCollaborative documents working – Google DocsCode development - GithubProject management – BasecampLearning/Classes – General Assembly or UdemyGmail tools –Rapportive, Boomerang, StreakTwitter audience analysis – FollowerwonkFind Keyword popularity – Adwords Keyword ToolSearch trends – Google Insight for Search

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