Episode 038: Where Does the Time Go?

Have you ever used the excuse, “I just don’t have enough time…” to do XYZ? With 24 hours in a day, why do we never have enough time? Or is that not it at all? Maybe we have the time, we just don’t wanna do it–whatever “it” is! Tune into the 4 Chicks and listen in as we chat about time–where it goes, why we never have enough, and why we use time as an excuse!



Resources for This Show:

Peter Drucker
Michael Hyatt–Full Focus Planner
Mel Robbins
Benjamin Franklin–5 Cool Tips on Time


4 Chicks Brilliance Bombs:

  1. Don’t manage your time, organize it.
  2. Use 10 minute time bursts to chip away at projects.
  3. If you’re saying you don’t have time, it’s not a priority.
  4. Put your time to the best use, and not where you feel guilty!

Show Notes:

01:00 “Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.” Peter Drucker

01:36 Re-organizing time instead of managing is the ticket.

02:00 Three Drucker tips:

  • Recording time
  • Diagnose or Analyze time
  • Consolidate your time

02:45 Does time blocking work?

03:30 Is not managing all of our time really a problem?

03:45 Robyn needs lists

04:10 “Squirrel!”

04:28 Do the small stuff first allotting 10-minute intervals

05:45 Less time makes MFB more productive

07:25 Use time while exercising to do your social media

08:30 Michael Hyatt–Full Focus Planner

10:00 John Lee Dumas uses Evernote

10:50 Kids change the time equation

12:37 Whatever you’re doing, be there; be present.

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13:00 Multi-tasking makes us up to 40% LESS effective!

14:00 Mel Robbins: Don’t use busy as a badge. What’s REALLY important to you?

15:10 Be flexible with your time–What’s important TODAY?

17:05 If you’re saying you don’t have time, it’s not a priority for you. It’s okay to move on.

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18:00 If Game of Thrones is your version of self-care, go for it!

19:45 What is filling your time that doesn’t need to be filling our time?

20:00 Kristin gets the family on board to get stuff done!

21:15 Our arbitrary deadlines should be flexible. Put your time to the best use, and not where you feel guilty!

22:20 Be open to your interruptions, because there’s a reason.

23:00 What if you really don’t have time? Consider hiring help or bartering services.

23:45 Use your time to work YOUR brilliance and hire help for the rest.

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27:23 “You may delay, but time will not.” Benjamin Franklin

28:30 Squirrel Brain Roundup!

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