210: Productive Workflow, Time Management and Tools with Kate Erickson

210: Productive Workflow, Time Management and Tools with Kate Erickson

Kate Erickson is a creator, engager and implementer over at EOFire, a 7-day a week podcast that interviews today’s most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs. She is also the host of Kate’s Take: The EOFire Audio Blog and author of The Fire Path: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Online Business. Kate is passionate about helping entrepreneurs create freedom in their business and life through developing systems and processes that can help their business scale and grow.

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Inside This Episode:

10:05 Kate shares her family background

12:24 Kate as a rule follower

14:48 How, when and why she started her podcast

20:25 Kate shares her first speaking engagement

22:17 Kate talks about conquering her fears

24:05 About project management (using Asana)

28:46 What is Boomerang?

34:42 Kate talks about Sweet Process

40:42 Time management (using Rescue Time)

44:24 Using online timer e.ggtimer

45:37 Mastering her calendar (“theming” or batching time)

50:10 Kate shares her home organization

52:20 Talks about her recommended book

54:07 What to look forward with Kate this year

56:58 Her inspirational quote and what it means to her

  • Motivational Quote

"Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength" ~ Sigmund Freud - BizChix.com/210

  • Must Read Book

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown - BizChix.com

  • Book Authored by Kate

The Fire Path: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Your Online Business by Kate Erickson - BizChix.com

  • Productivity Tools
    • Asana – puts conversations & tasks together, so you can get more done with less effort.
    • SweetProcess – document all those repetitive tasks that eat up your precious time, so you can grow your team and grow your business.
    • RescueTime – helps you understand your daily habits so you can focus and be more productive.
    • Boomerang – lets you take control of when you send and receive email messages.
    • e.ggtimer.com – a simple countdown timer.
  • Resources

The Freedom Journal

The Freedom Journal: Accomplish Your #1 Goal in 100 Days by John Lee Dumas (Kickstarter) - BizChix.com

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