Time Leaks Sinking Your Boat? Boundaries Give You Focus

Time Leaks Sink Boats

Time leaks are nothing to fool with.

Time leaks are the downfall of many smart, energetic solopreneurs and small business owners.

And in many ways, it’s the small time leaks that are hardest to recognize and counter.

Take Facebook and Twitter, for example. How many times have you said to yourself, “I’ll just take a moment …” only to later find that you’ve ‘lost’ hours exploring one or the other of those social networks?

But you can’t avoid them entirely — especially if you run an internet-based business.

Time Leaks and Boundaries

So that’s where your boundaries come in. Setting a clear time boundary before you click the link and open Twitter or Facebook allows you to do what you need to there AND stick to your time plan.

The best way to set a maintain a boundary and prevent time leaks in these venues is to use a timer. It’s a very clear-cut process:

  • Decide how much time you’ll spend;
  • Set your timer; and
  • Stop when the timer goes off.

Following through and respecting your plan is key. If you don’t stop when you say you will, you undermine self-trust, as well as losing precious time.

The Twitter Trap

For web-based solopreneurs and small business owners, it’s always important to be visible and active in the social networks. But it’s challenging, because distractions on the web are tempting time leaks. And when you’re busy, that can be disastrous.

Maybe you give in – just for a second. Then you feel like you’ve wasted time, fallen further behind, and your stress grows. It’s an energy-draining cycle that no one needs. So, today I’m sharing a Finding Time resource called The Twitter Trap.

It’s a step-by-step Quick Start Guide that focuses on creating a Time Plan — really a template — to optimize your Time on Twitter and eliminate time-wasting distractions.

Social networking is an important part of your on-line business. But it needn’t be a time drain for you. So The Twitter Trap offers a blueprint for setting and maintaining time boundaries and increasing your productivity. It applies to your on-line work and also to LOTS of other areas in your life.

Eliminate the frustration of the Twitter Time Trap. Here’s your very own, step-by-step, time-saving guide that will help you create your Twitter Time Plan to optimize your Twitter Time and avoid the Twitter time trap. Learn more HERE!

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