How do you manage time between your job and your projects?

Bharadwaj Giridhar
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Are you currently pursuing your idea full-time? If not, how do you manage your time?

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Johannes Grenzemann
CEO & Co-Founder Infinity Maps
Hi Bharadwaj, for almost 10 years i've worked only 4 days a week, and on that 1 day worked on my side projects. Till last year, where we got accepted at an accelerator, could secure a first funding - and have launched a very stable 1.0 on PH! That said: 1day+lots of my free time went into my startups. So you to find the time. As much as you can finance, if you believe that what you do can work...
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Bharadwaj Giridhar
Quit my job to help you send good emails
@jgrenzemann Lovely answer. Congrats on the launch Johannes!
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Gleb Braverman
Founder, Speakezee
I try to set some time aside for creative work - it usually helps to clear the mind!
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Bharadwaj Giridhar
Quit my job to help you send good emails
@gleb_braverman How many hours do you put in on an average day? By the way just checked out thegossip.app, looks cool but I can't really try it out because I'm on Android 🤠
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soylakate
productivity geek
I'm not a developer, but I can recommend taking a look at TMetric - a time management app. It's simple and allows you to manage a few projects simultaneously.
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Bharadwaj Giridhar
Quit my job to help you send good emails
@soylakate That's nice I use waka time. But I meant how do you approach building projects when a lot of your time is taken by work.
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Richard Stewart
MES is one of my products.
I've been working for 6~8 years in development of software. Every week I work for 5 days except Sunday.
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Cortney
K8s Curious, DevSecOps Evangelist
I don't -- my kids do ;) But in all seriousness, I do try to follow a strict calendar and timetable so that I don't over invest time on either end. I have scheduled time for family, for day job, and for side jobs. Some weeks I manage better than others but generally self-discipline is the only way I know to do this. How do you manage your time efficiently?
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Bharadwaj Giridhar
Quit my job to help you send good emails
@cortney_nickerson very easy solution : I quit my job :)
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Paul-Simon Emechebe
Head of Product of Aisely.
This is a very great question. Especially for those of us that just entered the startup world. I've had this problem in the past but could solve it by micromanaging my side projects. 1. Use mind maps to help you better structure your side projects. A great tool to use is https://www.mindmeister.com/ 2. Set tasks not goals. Instead of listing "finish styling" list "design contact section" 3. Dedicate one or two days a week to side projects, depending on your work schedule by the way
Jacob Henry
Entrepreneur
By setting priorities.
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Kate Sleeman
adventurer, traveler
Plan your work ahead.
Sid Aly
Digital marketer, SEO, SMM, PPC
Set yourself shorter deadlines.
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Muhammad Anees
Self Employed
Summarizing things in a pipeline.
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Adams Parker
computer engineer
Focus on one task at a time.
Gaurav Singh Bisen
PMF Guy | Ex-Founder | YC Alum
Hi Bharadwaj, I firmly believe the following course will help you in setting the right time-management framework. Trust me it has worked for me: https://webveda.ankurwarikoo.com...
Murali Gottumukkala
Co-Founder @aasaan
Yes, I left my well-paying job in the USA to pursue a dream of building a startup along with my founder.
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