Episode 222

Productivity Hacks

February 4, 2020

Being productive can be a challenge for entrepreneurs. In fact, a majority of Being Boss subscribers admit that time management is their biggest struggle. Emily and Kathleen team up in this episode to share the tips, resources, and hacks they use to better manage their workload, which includes how they handle distractions, how they deal with emails and tasks, and why they track their time. They even break down their day-to-day routines to show how they structure their work and life to maximize their efficiency.

Episode Transcript
"The biggest thing that is standing in your way is yourself."
- Emily

Discussed in this Episode

  • Facts about why bosses struggle with time management
  • How to be productive enough to only work 25 hours a week
  • A detailed look into the daily routines of both Emily and Kathleen
  • Tips, resources, and hacks for being productive:
    • Minimizing distractions (i.e. turning off notification)
    • Using effective background noise
    • Email boundaries
    • Changes of scenery
    • Having processes for your work
    • Delegating tasks
    • Tracking your time

Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co

Kathleen Shannon
Kathleen Shannon


Braid Creative