In this episode
In this episode of the Driven Female Entrepreneurs Podcast, I speak with Time Management and Productivity Coach, Megan Sumrell, about her business journey and how she helps women to keep their life in balance.
Before starting out on her own, Megan worked with companies to help them develop systems and processes to help them become more efficient, saving time and money in the process. When she became a Mum, Megan started to apply these principles to her own life - only to find that her office time-management principles had little to do with organising yourself around a young family. After a realisation that things had to change, Megan decided to take a step back and 'restructure' her own family organisation to find a better way to live in balance.
Listen to this episode to discover how Megan has turned her new processes into her full-time passion how you can become more productive and enjoy greater balance at home and at work.
When it comes to getting organised, 'How can I get it all done?' Is not the question to ask. Instead ask, 'What can I let go of to give myself the capacity to focus on what's most important to me?'. - Megan Sumrell
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In this episode you'll learn:
- How being productive as an entrepreneur is different to being productive in a corporate setting.
- Which productivity methods work best for entrepreneurs.
- The truth that every business owner needs to acknowledge if they are to manage their time effectively.
- How to build an effective time framework for your life and business.
- Why productivity also means keeping time for yourself and having fun.
- How better planning can avoid overwhelm and guilt.
- What you need to include in your Weekly Success Tracker.
- A quick checklist for max. productivity.
- The power of Simple.
- The truth behind overwhelm and how to avoid it.
...and much more!
Instead of putting your needs last, claim the time you need for what's important to you up front. Do this often enough and it becomes a beautiful, game-changing habit. - Megan Sumrell
Megan Sumrell is a former corporate techie turned entrepreneur. As a business owner, mom, and wife, she knows exactly how hard it is to juggle #allthethings while still maintaining your own sense of self and purpose. When her daughter was born in 2010, life as she knew it completely changed.After struggling to manage work, motherhood, family, etc, Megan set about a new way to manage her time and organize her calendar.
She took her 20+ year career in systems and processes and applied it to one of her favorite things…time management! As a Time Management and Productivity Coach, Megan teaches specific strategies to help others get on top of their time, their calendar and their goals while getting rid of stress, overwhelm, and exhaustion. She is the creator of the TOP Program, a program that teaches her proprietary system and processes regarding time management, organization and productivity for female entrepreneurs.
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Melitta Campbell is a Business Coach with a passion for helping women become confident business owners.Since '97, Melitta has been helping businesses grow through stronger value propositions, marketing strategies and leadership. Today she uses her knowledge and experience to help women enjoy greater fulfilment, time freedom and profit from their business through her 121 advisory and group coaching experiences.While her expertise lies in business strategy, communications and marketing, and leadership, having been her own boss for 12 years, Melitta understands that being successful takes a lot more than a perfect plan.
You also need the skills, vision and confidence to implement it. Therefore, Melitta’s coaching programs feature a personalised approach that helps clients build confidence and an entrepreneurial mindset, while also building a profitable value-driven business.
Melitta also supports women through her volunteer work as a LeanIn Circle Entrepreneurship Lead, TEDxLausanne Speaker Coach, and through the content on her blog, across her social media communities, in The Power of Why international best-selling book and here on the Driven Female Entrepreneur Podcast.Could you be Melitta's next business success story?
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