Episode #3: How to Take Back Your Day

On today’s episode, I’m talking about time management and how you can actually create more time in your day by filtering and prioritizing, as well as delegating and using processes, you can take back your day and focus on what matters most to you!

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • What is the priority matrix and how does it work?
  • How to avoid “putting out fires” all day long
  • The importance of knowing the difference between a true emergency and something that is just urgent
  • How walk-ins, phone calls, emails and text messages can take over your day – without you even knowing it
  • Utilizing your assistant and letting them guard your emergencies!
  • The hidden time sucks that kill productivity and lead to poor physical, emotional and mental health
  • Why the saying “I work better under pressure” is just an excuse
  • Planning for the goals and projects most worthy of your time

To accompany this episode, I’ve put together a 2-page worksheet that includes a visual of the Priority Matrix as well as my top 3 tips to help you strengthen your time management skills.

LINKS:

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Right-click here to download this episode.

Professional Bio

Heather Joy Hubbard is an attorney, speaker, author, and strategic coach. Through her personal and professional development company, she helps attorneys reduce stress, manage priorities, and build a book of business. Prior to her work helping professionals find more balance and success, Heather was a partner and practice group leader at an AmLaw 200 firm. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Copyright, Trademark, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation, Mid-South SuperLawyers, Benchmark Litigation and Managing IP Stars. She was also named one of Nashville's Top 40 under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal. Heather graduated  summa cum laude   from the University of Louisville and received her  juris doctorate  from Vanderbilt University Law School.

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