Time Management in School vs. Entrepreneurship

by Michael Simmons on Jan 27, 2010

The difference between ‘school’ and ‘entrepreneurship’ time management is the difference between night and day.

The core of the difference comes down to prioritizing.

In school, your professors determine what you do via homework.

In entrepreneurship, especially in the beginning, you start with nothing except your business idea, and you must decide what to do.

In school, you’re graded by how well you do the homework.

In entrepreneurship, you are graded on WHAT you do just as much as HOW you do it.

How do you prioritize your time as an entrepreneur?



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I'm the co-founder of Empact, one of the leading entrepreneurship education organizations in the world. I'm obsessed with understanding how we all can lead meaningful lives that have a positive social impact. I love probing into the truth of how we experience life. I believe that challenges are what make us grow the most, and I openly share my experiences. Continue reading…


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