11 Signs You’re Not Managing Your Calendar Effectively

11 Signs You’re Not Managing Your Calendar Effectively

Time to admit there’s a better way to stay on top of your appointments.

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If you’re like most entrepreneurs, your calendar is jam-packed. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s been managed effectively. In fact, it may merely be a cluttered mess that’s setting you up for failure. But how can you tell? As the founder of Calendar, an app that helps business owners manage their time better, I’ve studied over 200 million calendar meetings and formulated these 11 signs you’re not managing yours effectively.

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How to Succeed in 2020

Don’t hunt attention; attract it.

Dean Kamen is known for introducing the Segway back in 2001. But to think of him as a weird gizmo guy would be to miss the genius of a man out to save the world. As the founder of DEKA Research & Development, which now has some 800 engineers, Kamen has innovated everything from a water purifier for developing countries to a kidney dialysis machine for the home to the iBOT, a wheelchair that goes up and down steps and — surprise! — is about to pop a wheelie in automating corporate America. 

What will be your biggest challenge in 2020?

I’d be happy to tell you, but we’d have to kill you. 

Let’s say you don’t. How should entrepreneurs of all ages look to the future?

Don’t waste your time making a quick buck on some stupid consumer product. I’m sorry, but we’re in desperate need of better medical outcomes, better ways to give people energy and transportation without destroying the environment. Use your talent to do something good for the world, and that will be good for you as well. 

So, about this iBOT stair-climbing wheelchair of yours…

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