[Easemakers Podcast E49] Time management and avoiding the 8 deadly time thieves

Private service professionals often feel like there aren't enough hours in a day — but are you falling victim to the 8 deadly time thieves? In a new episode of the Easemakers Podcast, professional organizer and bestselling author Andrew Mellen shares his tips for time management.

By Kristin Twiford

As a professional organizer and bestselling author of Unstuff Your Life, Andrew Mellen has spent decades helping people declutter and adopt strategies for getting and staying organized. He’s worked with everyone from CEOs and stay at home parents to corporate clients like American Express and New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, and he’s been featured by the New York Times, Time, Inc., NPR and the Wall Street Journal.

Over time, his business evolved into teaching people how to simplify their lives and embrace a life with less stuff. Today, he’s a frequent keynote speaker, helping audiences let go of excess and bringing his “declutter your life” approach to households across the country.

Now, he’s on a mission to change the narrative on “busy.”

In his new book, Calling Bullsh*t on Busy, Andrew outlines 8 deadly time thieves, from multitasking and interruptions to emails and meetings. And in a new episode of the Easemakers Podcast, Andrew digs into how these time thieves impact private service professionals — and how you can avoid them.

Tune in to hear:

  • The time thieves that most commonly affect PSPs
  • An organizational expert’s hacks for reclaiming your time
  • Common mistakes that lead to disorganization
  • Bonus tips around ditching clutter habits and staying organized in every aspect of your job

The Easemakers Podcast is available on Apple PodcastsSpotify, and anywhere you listen to your favorite shows.

Follow along with Andrew at andrewmellen.com and @andrewjmellen.

Catch up on past episodes of the Easemakers Podcast to hear from more experts in the private service industry, and don’t forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts to get notified about future episodes. Follow along with @easemakers on social media, and of course, be sure to join the conversation in the Easemakers community after you listen!

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