Mastering Your Productivity: Mastering Excellence Series

Kris Ward

Matering productivity

Your business should support your life instead of consuming it. Are you mastering productivity?

Most of us want to use our time and energy wisely. Honestly, the concept of being “productive” is what gives us a false sense of purpose. Let’s rethink “productivity” to live our lives with purposeful energy management. Let's talk about mastering productivity. 

Your very own Sales Maven, Nikki Rausch, is here to offer tips, techniques, and strategies to master your sales conversations. Discover methods to place yourself in the position to thrive in business and produce true value for your audience.

Today, learn about mastering your productivity during this Mastering Excellence Series conversation on this episode of the Sales Maven Show.

Kris Ward is the leading authority in scaling your business. She is the founder of Win The Hour, Win the Day philosophy. She helps entrepreneurs create their WIN team (What Is Next) using her signature super toolkits, so that you can get your idea to execution. After the loss of her husband, Kris returned full-time to her work as a marketing strategist. She was thankful to see that her business not only survived her absence, but was growing. 

Now, Kris completely changed the landscape for entrepreneurs by sharing the successful practices that allowed her absence. Kris has been interviewed by one of the original Sharks of Shark Tank, Kevin Harrington and ABCs Secret Millionaire James Malinchak. She is featured on award winning podcasts, radio shows, and TV shows throughout her work. You can hear Kris on her own podcast – Win The Hour Win The Day, where she has engaging conversations with dynamic guests covering a variety of business topics so you can get to your next win now! 

In today’s episode, Nikki and Kris discuss how to cultivate a mindset where productivity is flexible to the needs of a person from moment to moment. It’s not about being the fastest or most organized; more so, it’s about finding a work rhythm that matches your current tempo. Listen as Kris talks about reducing decision fatigue, finding creative ways to batch work, and learning to honor your own productivity boundaries to not overwork yourself.

Basically she is teaching you about mastering productivity. 

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In This Episode:

[00:42] – Welcome, and thank you for listening!

[02:40] – Kris Ward wants to change how people view the concept of “productivity”.

[05:28] – Decision fatigue is REAL.

[07:26] – The first hour of the day is the golden hour.

[09:53] – What is “attention residue”?

[12:04] – Kris encourages people to get better at using their calendar. 

[14:58] – What is the goal behind purposeful energy?

[16:42] – Work backwards from your goal. Kris gives everyday examples to illustrate what this looks like.

[19:41] – Find creative ways to batch your work.

[22:20] – Kris shares her tips for getting back on track.

[25:04] – Kris reflects on holding herself accountable to slow down and not get overwhelmed.

[27:40] – Learn to honor your own productivity boundaries, so you don’t overwork yourself.

[30:12] – Kris gives examples from her personal life of reestablishing her productivity boundaries.

[33:02] – Kris talks about enjoying baking and Netflix’s Formula 1.

[35:22] – Nikki and Kris exchange thoughts on race cars translating to life lessons.

[37:21] – Kris asks herself “Is this a real problem?” to stay present and joyful.

[39:18] – Is anything exciting happening for Kris lately?

[41:17] – Thank you for listening. Nikki is so grateful you are here!


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