How To Go From Overwhelmed To Focused and Efficient with Kris Ward

July 16, 2019 Kim Dawson

Business owners often talk about time management, but few think they have the time to implement a system that works, or even know where to begin. What we do know is we are stressed, have never-ending to-do lists, and have trouble focusing on what needs to get done in order to achieve our goals. 

In this episode of The Sassy Strategist Podcast, Founder of Win The Hour, Win The Day, Kris Ward and I talk about how you can be more productive in your business, with less time and stress by learning how to use time blocking. We also discuss why To-Do lists don’t work, and can actually keep you from achieving your goals. 

As someone who struggles with time management myself, I appreciated having Kris weigh in on how we can all manage our time better, so business can be more fun, and less stressful. 

It’s not how much time you put in, it’s what you produce” – Kris Ward

Solopreneurs and small business owners have a lot on their plates, and often DIY a lot of tasks, which can lead to feeling overwhelmed, and unproductive. Learn how to control your time, and not let it control you. Listen in for more!

Key Points to Ponder

  • Checking emails later in the day, rather than first thing, can help you be more productive.
  • Time blocking can help you avoid Shiny Object Syndrome.
  • It isn’t how hard you work that matters, or how many items you check off your to-do list.

Mentioned in this episode

About Kris Ward

Kris Ward is the founder of  Win The Hour, Win the Day, both a platform and Amazon best-selling book, that helps entrepreneurs to systematically grow their business and, oh, by the way, enjoy a personal life too.

After the loss of her husband, Kris returned full-time to the marketing & branding agency she had founded years earlier, only to find her business was thriving. 

She began teaching clients the exact systems & process that had freed her up and helped her during that difficult time and changed their lives in the process. 

Through sound time management principles – that anyone can easily understand and apply – Kris’ clients now had more time, freedom and recaptured the joy & fun they once had when they first started their businesses. 

Her book, which has been featured on the award winning Read to Lead podcast, offers a 4-week productivity plan to go from overwhelmed to highly efficient so that you can reclaim your life.

Get more information & Kris’ guide on “How to Crush Your To-Do List Once & For All” by visiting 


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