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Many advisers struggle to gain control of their time and business activity, according to a recent study by the Financial Planning Association Research and Practice Institute. Out of the 750 professionals across the country who took part in the FPA study, just 13% felt they had complete control of their time.

The study identified several important habits and behaviors that set apart the advisers who felt in control from those who did not, including the following tips on how to effectively manage time and productivity.

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