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It's About Time | Time Management & Productivity for Work Life & Balance
It's About Time | Time Management & Productivity for Work Life & Balance
Anna Dearmon Kornick

Welcome to It’s About Time, a podcast about work, life and balance. Around here, we believe that busy is *not* a badge... more

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Not Enough Hours in the Day? 5 Reasons Why You're Overcommitted and Overwhelmed

Ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done? When you overcommit yourself and run... more

26 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
How to Organize Your Day When Everything Feels Overwhelming

Ever have those days when your to-do list is endless, everything feels chaotic, and you can’t decide what task to... more

19 Feb 2024 · 22 minutes
The Cure for Burnout: How the Right Mindset and Healthy Boundaries Can Help You Beat Burnout with Emily Ballesteros

Suffering from burnout? You’re not alone – and burnout coach Emily Ballesteros is here to offer her expertise. Tune in... more

12 Feb 2024 · 51 minutes
Unraveling Procrastination: The Art of Doing What You Don't Want To Do

How do I make myself do things I don’t want to do?! It’s a question I get a LOT. We... more

05 Feb 2024 · 19 minutes
What’s Your Problem? 3 Tricky Time Management Roadblocks That Might Be Holding You Back

Have you ever felt frozen, unable to start a mountain of tasks? Or felt like a failure when it comes... more

29 Jan 2024 · 23 minutes
Anna Unedited: An Authentic Look at How I Deal When Life Goes Haywire

 If... more

24 Jan 2024 · 13 minutes
The 90/90/1 Morning Routine: Your Secret to Success in 2024?

Is it time to revamp your morning routine? The 90/90/1 routine might be a great fit… or it might not... more

15 Jan 2024 · 22 minutes
Efficient v. Effective: How a Big Picture Mindset Can Help You be More Effective at Work and Home featuring Jillian Dolberry

Wish you could be wildly effective in your work and family without feeling the stress of the daily grind? Join... more

08 Jan 2024 · 48 minutes
The One Word Challenge: How to Overcome Overwhelm in 2024

Feeling swamped already with new year’s overwhelm? Let's simplify! In this episode, I’m giving you a One Word Challenge that... more

02 Jan 2024 · 18 minutes
Go With Your Gut: 7 Reasons Why You Should Skip 2024 Big Picture Planning

Ever wondered if ditching the detailed plan and diving into the spontaneous chaos of life is the way to go?... more

25 Dec 2023 · 20 minutes
Think Big Picture: How to Plan a Year with Heart, Purpose and Intention

Wondering how to find the time to make big things happen in 2024? This episode has the answer: Big Picture... more

18 Dec 2023 · 16 minutes
Ready. Set. GOALS! How to Dream Big Without Losing Your Balance

Ever found yourself on the verge of burnout - acing life on one front but feeling the whirlwind behind the... more

11 Dec 2023 · 17 minutes
Beyond Contentment: How to Write the Next Chapter of Your Personal Success Story

Has your comfort zone gotten a little too comfy? In this episode, we unravel the fine line between contentment and... more

04 Dec 2023 · 26 minutes
3 Things that Might Be Holding You Back from Your Best Year Ever

What’s holding you back from making 2024 your most intentional year ever? If you’re like most people, that list might... more

27 Nov 2023 · 29 minutes
Believe to Achieve: Why You ARE Good Enough to Achieve Your Goals

Do you have dreams, ideas, or goals for now or the new year? You’re not alone. But you might be... more

20 Nov 2023 · 26 minutes
Ask Anna Vol. 2: Get Unstuck, Stay Motivated and Think Big Picture

You’re invited to celebrate a HUGE milestone for It’s About Time! Join me for Episode 200, where I’m putting YOU... more

13 Nov 2023 · 34 minutes
Done is Better Than Perfect: How to Stop Overthinking and Start Doing

Where are my perfectionists? If you’ve ever waited for the perfect time, tried to find the perfect time management strategy,... more

06 Nov 2023 · 21 minutes
Scatterbrained & Drained? The Two Forgotten Productivity Secrets You Need to Fuel Your Focus

Tired of feeling unfocused and drained all day? In this episode, I share the powerful connection between your diet, sleep,... more

30 Oct 2023 · 19 minutes
How to Distraction-Proof Your Workday: 7 Easy Strategies for Success

Do you know what it feels like to be constantly distracted at work? I’ll bet you do! In this episode,... more

23 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes
May I Have Your Attention Please? Your Time Management Strategy Might Be Missing THIS Important Piece

Ever felt like there just aren't enough hours in the day? Do you struggle with endless tasks and distractions? This... more

16 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes
The Multitasking Myth: Why Doing It All Isn't Always Better

Is multitasking really helping you get more done, or is it just causing chaos? In this episode, we’ll tackle the... more

09 Oct 2023 · 21 minutes
Making Time to Dream Big: How to Design a Life of Wholeness, Not Perfection featuring Polly Payne

Ever felt like there's more to life than just the daily grind? Join us in this episode as we chat... more

02 Oct 2023 · 33 minutes
The Art of Flexibility: How to Adapt Your Routines to Match the Rhythms of Life

Hot take: Routines don’t have to be rigid. In fact, you’re going to be MUCH more successful at sticking to... more

25 Sep 2023 · 18 minutes
Productivity and Peace from the Inside Out: Why You Should Make Regulating Your Nervous System Part of Your Daily Routine featuring Michelle Grosser

You're running on caffeine, stress is your shadow, and you're one traffic jam away from a total meltdown. We've all... more

18 Sep 2023 · 45 minutes
Time Savvy Toolkit: How Good Design Saves You Time featuring Lauren Felter of Felter Unfiltered

Welcome to the Time Savvy Toolkit, a short and sweet episode that shares a resource, product, service or book designed... more

14 Sep 2023 · 10 minutes
Do You Need Better Routines? How to Know if It’s Time to Refresh Your Routines

Ever wished creating the right routines could be as easy as tossing ingredients into a slow cooker and walking away?... more

11 Sep 2023 · 19 minutes
Turn Your Dreams Into Reality: How to Overcome Obstacles and Make Your Vision Come to Life featuring Victoria Armstrong

Do you have a BIG dream that keeps you up at night? If you answered YES, then this episode is... more

04 Sep 2023 · 41 minutes
From Stuck to Unstoppable: 5 Ways to "Procrastination Proof" Your Mindset and Get Things Done

Struggling with procrastination mindset? This “pep-rally” is for you! Today's episode is all about how - when it really comes... more

28 Aug 2023 · 20 minutes
Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: Is it Time to Rescue Your Sleep and Reclaim Your Energy?

Ever heard of "Revenge Bedtime Procrastination"? Curious about how to defeat this sneaky habit and finally reclaim your nights? Join... more

21 Aug 2023 · 18 minutes
The Procrastinator's Playbook: 3 Simple Strategies for Turning Delay Into Drive

Picture this: you're putting something off, and then you start feeling frustrated with yourself for procrastinating. Sound familiar? It's a... more

14 Aug 2023 · 21 minutes
Living By Design: How to Define Your Purpose and Stop Wasting Time in Default Mode featuring Kate House

Do you ever find yourself struggling to strike a balance between what truly matters and your never-ending to-do lists? If... more

07 Aug 2023 · 41 minutes
Habits Matter: How to Build Better Habits for Better Time Management

Our habits shape our entire lives. From waking up early, to drinking your coffee on the way to work, to... more

31 Jul 2023 · 16 minutes
Fact or Fiction: The Surprising Truth About Work/Life Balance (Re-Release of Episode 91)

This episode originally aired on 8/9/21 Work/life balance. Is it even real? One minute I’m reading an article with tips... more

24 Jul 2023 · 29 minutes
Feeling Overwhelmed? Crush your Calendar Chaos in 30 Minutes or Less With This Simple Strategy

We’ve all been there before — that overwhelming feeling you get when you look at your calendar. How it feels... more

17 Jul 2023 · 17 minutes
Worth the Wait: Why Better Time Management Takes Time

There’s no secret formula or easy button on the road to better time management. Productivity is a process, one that... more

10 Jul 2023 · 52 minutes
Turn Setbacks into Comebacks: How to Recharge Your Big Goals with a Mid-Year, Halftime Check-in

We can talk all we want about daily habits, weekly routines, and monthly goals. But life gets busy — and... more

03 Jul 2023 · 12 minutes
Cracking the Confidence Code: How to Build Unshakeable Confidence by Finding Your Driving Force with Cristin Goss

Confidence — is it something you’re born with, or something that can be worked on over time? While we all... more

26 Jun 2023 · 53 minutes
Time Management Essentials is Finally Here: A Behind the Scenes Look at Lessons Learned While Writing the BOOK and the Surprising Secret Waiting for Your Inside

I wrote a book, and it’s finally OFFICIALLY out in the world! In this episode, I’m revealing the unexpected things... more

20 Jun 2023 · 25 minutes
Finding Time to Tackle a BIG Project: How I Managed My Time Effectively While Writing a Book

When you’ve got big plans on your radar, like buying a home, planning a big vacation, celebrating milestones and anniversaries,... more

12 Jun 2023 · 19 minutes
Task Batching vs. Time Blocking: What's the Difference?

Task batching and time blocking — easily two of my favorite time management strategies! And chances are, you’ve heard of them... more

05 Jun 2023 · 15 minutes
6 of the Best Time Management Books to Read in 2023

There’s more to time management than cute planners, best-selling books, and dry-erase command centers. BUT tools like these - especially... more

29 May 2023 · 20 minutes
The Secret to Sticking to Your Priorities (Hint: It's Systems) with Elizabeth McCravy

We all want more time to focus on what matters most, right? I’d say that’s the reason most of us... more

22 May 2023 · 52 minutes
How to Use Sticky Notes for Better Time & Schedule Management

This may sound controversial but… I’m not a huge fan of sticky notes. Why? Because they’re NOT a time management... more

15 May 2023 · 17 minutes
Using Systems to Find Simplicity in Everyday Life with Special Guest Leah Remillet

Systems, automations, and outsourcing are all important things for keeping our work lives on track. But did you know they... more

08 May 2023 · 47 minutes
The Biggest Obstacle to Balance: How to Move Past the #1 Roadblock Holding You Back

Balance — buzzword or possibility?    The truth is, we all want more balance in our lives. We all want... more

01 May 2023 · 21 minutes
Time Management Is Not a Solo Endeavor: How Having Accountability Can Level Up Your Life

Feeling stuck or unmotivated with your time management goals? Frustrated by a lack of progress? Confused on what to do... more

24 Apr 2023 · 15 minutes
The Value of a Single Step: Why Baby Steps are Better than Giant Leaps

As a time management coach, I’ve helped a lot of people overcome overwhelm. And you know what I’ve learned? Taking... more

17 Apr 2023 · 15 minutes
Tired of Your Own Excuses? Here's How to Stop Procrastinating for GOOD

Everyone knows what it’s like to procrastinate…and how awful it feels to be stuck in a cycle of never getting... more

10 Apr 2023 · 14 minutes
Say Goodbye to Perfection: How the Right Routines and Better Boundaries Create Balance, Freedom and Flexibility

On this episode of the It’s About Time Podcast, I sit down with one of my coaching clients, Louisiana-based artist... more

03 Apr 2023 · 43 minutes
6 Ways to Slow Down: When Life Moves Too Fast

What do you do when life moves at light speed, but you feel like you can’t keep up? It sounds... more

27 Mar 2023 · 21 minutes
When Self-Help Doesn't Help: Why Self-Help Isn't Helping and What to Do Instead

Everyone wants to be their best selves, right?  But what happens when your self-help resources… aren’t helping? Our default reaction... more

20 Mar 2023 · 13 minutes
Too Busy to Exercise? How to Find Time to Work Out

How did this not-so-morning person go from “no time for workouts” to getting up at 5 am to head to... more

13 Mar 2023 · 15 minutes
When it Rains, it Pours: What to Do When Everything Goes Wrong

We all have those days when it feels like nothing goes right. But what happens when those days turn into... more

06 Mar 2023 · 14 minutes
Always Late? The 7 Types of Late People & How You Can Stop Being Late

Tired of being the punchline to the “chronically late” joke?  Sick of always being stressed out, overwhelmed, and maybe even... more

27 Feb 2023 · 14 minutes
It's Not You - It's Them: Why Traditional Time Management Doesn't Always Work

Have you ever wondered why all those time management and productivity “hacks” don’t work for you? It’s not you —... more

20 Feb 2023 · 10 minutes
Silence is Golden: The Connection Between Quiet & Productivity

Are you the kind of person who always needs background noise to work? If so, you might be sabotaging your... more

13 Feb 2023 · 11 minutes
Do You Need a Home Management Team? How to Get Help Around the House

Struggling to find ways to add more time to your life? Tired of working nonstop, adding more errands to your... more

06 Feb 2023 · 12 minutes
How to Manage Your Time with Flexibility: Why Flexibility is One of the Greatest Time Management Tools featuring Nealy Fischer

When we think about finding peace in our day-to-day lives, we might not think about flexibility or “rolling with the... more

30 Jan 2023 · 47 minutes
The Real Reason People Give Up on Their New Year’s Resolutions

Discouraged by “failing” or forgetting to make progress on your New Year’s Resolution (or goals in general)? Don’t be — it... more

23 Jan 2023 · 13 minutes
Time Management Freedom & Flexibility: How to Pave Your Own Way featuring Chelsea Petersen

Ever feel like that traditional time management advice doesn't work for you? There’s a reason why — it’s not supposed to!... more

16 Jan 2023 · 37 minutes
Running Yourself Ragged: What Happens to Your Body When You Go Too Hard For Too Long

Ever been so stressed out that you felt sick? Turns out, it’s not just your imagination! Prolonged stress and sleep... more

09 Jan 2023 · 16 minutes
How to Hack Your Habits and Transform Your Life featuring Emily Nichols

Do you ever wish you could build better habits faster?    You can when you follow Emily Nichol’s guide to... more

02 Jan 2023 · 42 minutes
How to Be Productive with a Purpose featuring Tanya Dalton

How many times have you thought, “I can do it all,” only to realize that you could NOT, in fact,... more

26 Dec 2022 · 36 minutes
Career Self-Care: How to Find Happiness and Fulfillment at Work featuring Minda Zetlin

Ever heard the term “career self-care”? I hadn’t either, until I met Minda Zetlin! But since then, the term hasn’t... more

19 Dec 2022 · 43 minutes
Decision Time: How Our Toughest Choices Become Our Best Choices featuring Rachel Greiman

Sometimes, the best things happen when you take an unexpected step back from the daily hustle of running a business.... more

12 Dec 2022 · 44 minutes
Say Yes to Saying No: Self-Care and Sanity During the Holidays

We all know the holidays are busy — even stressful. But we all want to spend this time being present... more

05 Dec 2022 · 13 minutes
My Top 5 Lessons Learned about Time Management in 150 Episodes of It's About Time

It’s official — It’s About Time is 150 episodes old! It’s time for me to chat with you all about... more

28 Nov 2022 · 21 minutes
Streamline Your Style: How to Create a Time-Saving Capsule Wardrobe with Jenny Eversole

Some people are just so… fashionable, aren’t they? I’ve always envied people who look put-together and always seem have the... more

21 Nov 2022 · 47 minutes
Celebrate Progress Over Productivity: How to Make One Bold Move a Day featuring Shanna Hocking

We all have goals we want to achieve. But what happens when we’re working towards those goals and it feels... more

14 Nov 2022 · 49 minutes
Try this Simple System for Beating Burnout: The 3 P's of Productivity featuring Brittany Dixon

Do you catch yourself playing the “How much can I get done in the next 2 hours?” game? Yep, we’ve... more

07 Nov 2022 · 47 minutes
How to Feel Financially Confident: Make Time for Routines, Cultivate Your Dream Life, and Know Your Numbers with Madison Brown

Whether we like numbers or not, all business owners have to work with them on some level! On today’s episode... more

31 Oct 2022 · 46 minutes
Control the Chaos: How to Deal with Overwhelm Without Losing Your Mind featuring Heather Greco

Life can be pretty chaotic — especially with kids. How can we control the chaos and give ourselves the calmest... more

24 Oct 2022 · 44 minutes
A New Planner Is Not the Answer: The Real Reason Why a Planner Won't Solve Your Time Management Problems

A new planner would help you stay on track, right? …. Statistically speaking, no. Planners aren’t the solution to your... more

17 Oct 2022 · 17 minutes
How to Be On Time: The Simple Solution to Stop Being Late

Do you find yourself running late to… everything? Guess what! Tardiness isn’t actually something people do out of laziness. In... more

10 Oct 2022 · 16 minutes
Too Much Information: Do You Need an Information Diet?

Are you constantly scrolling on social, or refreshing your news feed? Having easy access to so much information is amazing,... more

03 Oct 2022 · 15 minutes
Cut the Noise: How to Get Expert Advice without Getting Overwhelmed

Mentors: Do you have one?    There are so many people out there who are fantastic, amazing experts in the... more

26 Sep 2022 · 16 minutes
System Failure: When Is a Time Management System No Longer Serving You?

Nothing about life is set it and forget it. Neither is time management. Whether it’s a routine, a task management... more

19 Sep 2022 · 9 minutes
Are You Zigzagging? The Surprising Mistake that Might Be Holding You Back From Better Routines

Do you find yourself running around all day, zig-zagging between tasks, going across town just to come back… and then... more

12 Sep 2022 · 15 minutes
Catch Some ZZZ's: The Sleepy Secret to More Joy and Better Productivity featuring Becca Campbell

Remember when you were a kid and you were so excited for the day you could go to bed whenever... more

06 Sep 2022 · 45 minutes
Let's Get Moving: How to Have a Productive, (Mostly) Stress-Free Move

For the second time in as many years, my family and I just moved! And surprisingly, it was nearly STRESS-FREE.... more

29 Aug 2022 · 24 minutes
Say Goodbye to Overwhelm: How to Save Time with Systems featuring Stacy Tuschl

Life can be A LOT. Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, a working parent, or a business owner, your proverbial plate... more

22 Aug 2022 · 31 minutes
The Key to Getting More Done: Finding Flow

Do you ever find yourself wishing you had more hours in the day? It turns out, it’s not about having... more

15 Aug 2022 · 11 minutes
3 Keys to Leaving a Legacy: How to Find Time to Make an Impact

Dr. Tiffany Eurich, self-proclaimed philomath and PR/marketer extraordinaire, joins us today to chat about the true meaning of serving others... more

08 Aug 2022 · 51 minutes
Un-Busy Season: How to Use Slow Seasons to Set Yourself Up for the Busy Ones

Taking it easy may come naturally to some people, but for others, not so much. You may not know quite... more

01 Aug 2022 · 13 minutes
The Power of Personality: How to Live Your Values, Leverage Your Personality Type and Be a Better Leader featuring Julie Gerdes Becnel

Hiring good help never feels easy.   Sometimes, it feels like an uphill battle to find the right people —... more

25 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
What Keeping a Garden Can Teach You About Productivity

Gardening is a relaxing, productive hobby. It gets you away from your desk, moving your body, breathing fresh air and... more

18 Jul 2022 · 13 minutes
How to Live a Well-Rounded Life featuring Geomyra Pollard

Work-life balance is out. We’re living well-rounded lives, instead.   Geomyra Pollard, the queen of living well-rounded, graced my microphone... more

11 Jul 2022 · 48 minutes
Sleepy Summers: How to Adjust Productivity for Slower, More Relaxing Summers

Many organizations experience the “summer slowdown.” People go on vacation, projects get delayed, and productivity seems to slow to a... more

04 Jul 2022 · 13 minutes
Success From Anywhere: How to Define Your Version of Success From the Inside Out featuring Karen Mangia

Can you define success without involving your job? How do you prioritize what’s important when everything feels important? What is... more

27 Jun 2022 · 44 minutes
Try Something New: When Traditional Time Management Advice Just Doesn't Work

Tell someone that you’re looking for a time management hack, and you’ll get different versions of the same advice. Schedule... more

21 Jun 2022 · 17 minutes
Doing All the Things: Time Management and Quarterly Planning with Kat Schmoyer

How does someone achieve work-life balance, launch four successful businesses with their partner, and still find time to spend with... more

13 Jun 2022 · 42 minutes
Direct Your Type A Talents Where It Counts: The Life-Changing Magic of Getting Organized

Whenever I tell people that I’ve hired a professional organizer to unpack our boxes and put things away, one of... more

08 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Priorities vs. Productivity: How to Choose What's Most Important

When we think of “productivity,” we usually think about getting more things done. Checking more off our to-do lists. But... more

30 May 2022 · 13 minutes
Crossing the Finish Line: Why You Need Accountability to Achieve Your Goals

Finish lines come in all shapes and sizes. Graduating with your Masters. Buying a house. Getting a promotion. Launching a... more

23 May 2022 · 18 minutes
*Big News* What’s Next for It’s About Time

Mistakes get a bad rap, but they’re actually a pretty important part of our lives. Ideally, we make a mistake... more

16 May 2022 · 15 minutes
7 Reasons to Work With a Time Management Coach

Does it feel like you’re always behind on your to-do list? Your day is chock full of tasks to get... more

09 May 2022 · 17 minutes
*MOTHER'S DAY BONUS* - "How to Manage Your Time in Each of the 5 Trimesters with Anna Dearmon Kornick" from the "Mamas in Training" podcast

Recently, I had the light bulb moment while talking with a time management coaching client. Time management is definitely NOT... more

08 May 2022 · 40 minutes
3 Reasons Why Time Management Isn't Working for You

You’re feeling frazzled, overwhelmed. You’re feeling like you’ll never catch up, like there’s never enough time, and that you’re never... more

02 May 2022 · 21 minutes
How I Work Full-Time and Run a Business: My Best Productivity and Sanity Tips

How do you do it all without losing your mind in the process? That's the question I'm answering in this... more

25 Apr 2022 · 24 minutes
Running on Routines: How to simplify and systemize your unique rhythm for work, life and balance with Alexandra Beauregard

If there's anything we've learned from the past few years, it's that we can't can control everything. But we CAN... more

18 Apr 2022 · 48 minutes
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How do you do it all without losing your mind in the process? That's the question I'm answering in this episode as... more