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Don’t try to reinvent the wheel. Read what works with other successful entrepreneurs and see if it’s a good fit for you.

#7. Bill Wade, Company.com: “Always Listen To Your Employees.”

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Wade makes a point of staying engaged with his management team. It not only keeps him in the loop but gives him an opportunity to keep his team excited.

#6. Seth Epstein, Los York: “Wake Up Early And Exercise.”

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Although he loves to sleep in, Epstein values a morning workout. Science supports this view. Early workouts have been found to improve sleep habits and reduce stress.

#5. Paul Saunders: eLuxurySupply.com: “Say No More Often … And Turn Off Your Cell Phone And All The Noise.”

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Some entrepreneurs will find it improbable, if not impossible, to turn off all their electronics. If that’s the case, prioritize which ones you use.

#4. Dex Deboree, Los York: “Two-Minute Meditations.”

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Taking a few minutes to clear your head is vital, especially if you have a job that demands creativity.

#3. Daniel Hermann, Paint Nite: “I Feel Like I Have To Move Away From All The Productivity Tools, The Evernotes, And Move Into Meetings With Just A Pen And A Notepad.”

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Keeping it things simple helps some people to focus better on the task at hand.

#2. Branndon Stewart, OutboundEngine: “I’ll Record Most Conference Calls And Meetings Using The Recorder On My Phone, Then Go Back And Take Notes.”

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The minutes of meetings are important to remember. The more meetings you have, the easier they are to forget.

#1.Sterling Wilson, Pop! Promos: “I Try To Take All The Things I Don’t Enjoy Doing And Figure Out Who’s Better At It And Put Them In Charge Of It.”

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It will take less time to go through the tasks you enjoy. Find someone who excels at what you don’t and delegate.

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