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Reading Time: 3 minutes Can you define success without involving your job? How do you prioritize what’s important when everything feels important? What is self-sabotage, and how can we ditch that pesky inner voice when it’s being too negative? All of these questions are answered and much more by Karen Mangia, author, thought leader, speaker, and Salesforce executive. Karen has authored four books on personal success, professional success, and the future of work.

The Future of Work and Prioritizing Your Commitments with Karen Mangia

Prioritizing Your Commitments

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Tell someone that you’re looking for a time management hack, and you’ll get different versions of the same advice. Schedule your time wisely. Be organized. Avoid distractions. These pieces of advice are well-meaning — and they work for many people — but they aren’t guaranteed to work for everyone. If you’ve struggled with traditional time management methods and can’t seem to find the right one for you, find out what step to take next.

When Traditional Time Management Advice Just Doesn’t Work

When Time Management Advice Doesn't Work

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Finish lines come in all shapes and sizes. Graduating with your Masters. Buying a house. Getting a promotion. Launching a project. Getting that promotion. Working hard toward something big (or small) and crossing it off your list is an amazing feeling. But before you hit your stride, there’s ONE thing you need to set yourself up for success. Accountability. Find out why accountability is key, how your personality impacts your accountability approach, and where to find accountability that fits your life.

Crossing the Finish Line: Why You Need Accountability to Achieve Your Goals

Achieve Goals With Accountability

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Mistakes get a bad rap, but they’re actually a pretty important part of our lives. Ideally, we make a mistake when trying something new, learn from it, and move on. Mistakes like, for example, trying a time management strategy without adjusting it to fit YOU, or buying a fancy planner with the hopes that it’ll ease your struggles. I’ve made these same mistakes, and I’ve learned from them. I took it one step further and created a new time management method that works with you, as well as your goals and values.

Introducing the “It’s About Time Academy”

Introducing the It's About Time Academy

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Reading Time: 7 minutes Does it feel like you’re always behind on your to-do list? Your day is chock full of tasks to get done, and before you know it, you’re sitting on the couch at night feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. All those time management hacks and tricks you’ve tried were never quite enough. Something needs to change, but you’re not exactly sure what kind of support to look for. It might be time to work with a time management coach! Here’s how you know.

7 Reasons to Work With a Time Management Coach

7 Reasons to Work with a Time Management Coach

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Reading Time: 9 minutes Struggling to manage your time or use productivity systems? Here’s why your time management method isn’t working (and what to try, instead).

Why Your Time Management Isn’t Working

3 Reasons Why Time Management Isn't Working For You | It's About Time Podcast

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Reading Time: 9 minutes How do you do it all without losing your mind in the process? That’s the question I’m answering in this episode as I reflect on the last six+ months of having a full time job, running a business, publishing episodes of It’s About Time and loving on my family. Spoiler Alert: I don’t do it all. But there ARE several strategies I’ve implemented over the past few months that are enabling me to do what matters most. You know I’m an open book, so I’m pulling back the curtain this week to share how I do life lately.

When You Work Full-Time and Run a Business: Productivity & Sanity Tips

Running a Business & Working Full-Time

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Reading Time: 3 minutes If there’s anything we’ve learned from the past few years, it’s that we can’t can control everything. But we CAN have a bit more control over things within our lives, businesses, home and calendars. Alexandra Beauregard of The Productivity Zone believes we can use routines and simple systems to create freedom and spend time on what matters most. Find out how she uses emojis and color coding to stay organized, and what routines have in common with your undies!

Running on Routines: How to simplify and systemize your unique rhythm for work, life and balance with Alexandra Beauregard

Running on Routines Alexandra Beauregard It's About Time Podcast

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Reading Time: 15 minutes When your alarm goes off in the morning, do you pop out of bed – ready to tackle the day? Or are you more of a snooze button and hide under the covers kinda morning person? If you’re the latter, sometimes mornings can feel impossible. Maybe you’ve tried EVERYTHING to make yourself a morning person and it’s just not working. Can you BECOME a morning person? That’s exactly what I’m answering inside this episode of It’s About Time. Whether you’re already a pro at mornings or you’d rather go back to bed, listen up for simple steps to make your mornings better than ever.

Can you become a morning person?

How to drink coffee for productivity

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Reading Time: 9 minutes Can we all agree that the time change is the worst? Whether we’re springing forward or falling backward, or simply traveling across time zones – being thrown off our internal clocks is a recipe for nodding off in morning meetings and being wide awake when it’s time for sleep. In this episode, I’m diving into how to help your internal clock adjust to time change without chugging gallons of coffee or falling asleep at your desk.

How to Adjust to Daylight Savings Time

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