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If only I had enough time in the day. How many times have you repeated this statement? One of the greatest battles we face in our days, weeks, months, etc. is the battle against the rapidly moving clock and calendar. It's a battle we all face.

I am here to tell you that it doesn't have to be that way. Yes, there seems to be more to do and less time to do it. However, every person on this earth has the same amount of time to work with, and there are many successful people that still find ways to accomplish great things in the short time they are allotted. It's all a matter of being consciously aware of the time available and careful planning of each part of it.

You may be asking at this time...ok, how do you do it? How do I get the most out of the short time I have? There are several suggestions out there. The best I've seen is a sure way to maximize the time you have available in each day. They key?...break your day down into 15 minute chunks. The logic is that 15 minutes is enough time to get something done, yet it's a short enough period that if one or more of those slots are unproductive, there is still plenty of time in the day to turn things around.

Since I have always had difficulty managing my time well, I decided it would be a great idea to give this a try. In my experience, it is very effective. As much as I could, I broke my day down into 15 minute chunks. At times, I struggled, especially in the beginning. It takes a great deal of discipline and careful planning. I will say this though...It is amazing how much you can accomplish when your day is as well-organized as this! You can calculate that, in a typical day, you have about 64 of these 15 minute time periods (4 per 16 hours that you are awake). Imagine all you can do with carefully planned blocks of time. Even if you can't account for all 64 of those blocks, the time period is short enough that, if you are focused, you can still bring yourself back on track to make the most of the remaining time.

Since I've been using this method to manage my day, my productivity has increased significantly. In addition, I feel a greater sense of control, and I feel less likely to be controlled by the circumstances around me. Ultimately, I have a greater confidence in my chances to succeed, and the results have shown.

If you have difficulty managing your time and your days seem to be slipping away from you, I strongly recommend you try this method. You will see a difference immediately, and you will maintain that extra control and success as long as you follow this concept consistently. Now, my time is up here. Time to move on to my next block. Have an excellent day : )


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Ken Lasch  

Great article! I agree that Time Management is where you need to be focused on every day and what's expected of you is important for your Affiliate Marketing Business. Managing your Internet Marketing Business time will give you better control of getting your work completed on time, to make you more successful in your Affiliate Business. When you have a schedule to follow you will be more organized to complete your work for any activity.

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Ken...thank you for your very informative comment! I appreciate you reading and providing this additional info. Have an awesome day : )

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