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Kate
Christie

Time Management Expert, Speaker and Author

Profile

Founder & CEO of Time Stylers is a Time Investment Expert; International Speaker; and best selling Author.

Current Work

Kate consults to big and small business, government departments and C suite executives on maximising individual time spend and managing organisational drag through smart time investment strategies. She has appeared on television, radio and in print as a leading commentator on time management and maximising work/ life integration to ensure your success across work, family, community, and life.

With a reputation for helping her clients find 30 hours of lost time a month, Kate’s focus is to ensure you are left educated, entertained and with a lasting impact on the way you choose to live, work and play.

Previous Experience

Author: Kate is the author of four books; Me Time: The Professional Woman’s Guide to finding 30 guilt-free hours a month, SMART Time Management for Doctors, SMART Time Investment for Business and Me First: The guilt-free guide to prioritising you.

Expertise
Talking Points

Power Up Your Productivity

The workplace landscape has changed. How can you maximise your productivity and still
deliver during Covid-19? You need to start doing things differently today - because trying to
manage your time the same old way represents a huge risk to your ongoing wellness and
success. Inspire your team to make simple changes to the way they think about and invest
their time during Covid-19.

Kate will share dozens of targeted home based productivity strategies for immediate time
gains, including:

• how to take control of the agenda
• how to invest your time not manage your time
• the activities you can Outsource or Delegate
• the activities you can Reject or do differently
• how to find the time you need to ensure you can spend time with your family and on you
own wellbeing.

How To Set and Smash Audacious Goals


Now, more than ever, we need to plan well for the future. The research is clear - people who set written goals are significantly more likely to achieve their goals than those who don’t. And in the the shadow of Covid-19, we need to set some strategically audacious goals to drive towards - because we are not going to be in lockdown forever.

If you want to take the success of your business to the next level, it’s time to understand
the Why, How and What of goal setting. Kate shares:

- Her unique 5 SMART Step goal setting framework
- How to align your goals to your values
- How to mind map your goals and action them
- Marathon versus Sprint goals
- Reframing your goals
- How to make them happen!

Team Productivity Protocols

This Workshop is targeted at high performing teams wanting to work together with synergy and at pace to remove organisational drag and to maximise individual and team productivity. Kate will walk your team through the best tailored productivity strategies for your team/ profession/ physical working environment, and will facilitate agreement on your new Team Protocols

Your team will be left with:

- The tools and confidence on how to better invest their time and to respect the time of everyone else
- A written suite of Team Protocols ready for implementation

Future Proof Your Career

Future proof your career and your workforce with the #1 key soft skill they will need as a worker of the future - smart time management. Time Manage-ment is a learned skill - and it’s time to learn it. As a [Leader/ Business Owner/ Professional…] of the future, managing your time better is not about being perfect, it’s about being smart. Kate shares:

- the common productivity mistakes leaders make;
- how to avoid making them; and
- proven strategies to position yourself for the workforce of the future

Me First - The Guilt Free Guide to Prioritising you

Based on Kate’s 4th book: ‘Me First’ (published globally by Wiley in 2020), this Keynote is targeted at every professional woman who is juggling her magnificent career or business life with motherhood. For every woman who has wrestled with Imposter Syndrome; Mothers Guilt; never saying No; never having enough time; forever being Busy; and forever doing everything for everyone but herself. For every woman who needs a reminder that if she is truly to be the best possible version of herself, then it’s OK to put herself first, at least some of the time. Kate challenges your audience to:

- debunk their feelings of self doubt
- realise they can be both a great mum and have a great career
- take care of their own wellness to avoid burnout or opting out
- be the absolute best version of themselves - the guilt free guide to prioritising you!

It’s Time to Hustle - You CAN have it all

Being in small business is hard work - there is a huge time commitment; financial risk; the fear of failure; and the ultimate fear - of having to get a ‘normal job’. But let’s face it - if it was easy everyone would be doing it.

As a business owner/entrepreneur you are a risk taker. You have a product or service that you are absolutely passionate about and you are creating a lifestyle for yourself and your family that you love. You can have it all!
Kate shares the top business lessons, tips and anecdotes from some of the world’s leading business people (from Kate’s best selling book: SMART Time Investment for Business - 128 ways the best in business use their time).

How to Work Productively from Home while Juggling/ Home Schooling your Kids

Suddenly you are working from home and juggling your children at the same time. The interruptions
are incessant, the noise is unbelievable, and just how are you supposed to
manage your work/ your team and meet (online) with your clients with so many distractions?

It can be done! Kate will teach you exactly how to thrive as a family during this time,
including how to:

- Plan your work day
- Plan your children’s school day
- What to focus on and when

Remote Team Management

Targeted at managers with remote teams to ensure that they can continue to effectively
manage their high performing teams to achieve excellent results.

Kate will walk you (and your team) through the best tailored productivity strategies for your
team/ profession/ home based working environment:

- to maximise your ability to work together with synergy, remove organisational drag, maintain
individual and team productivity, identify individual team needs during this time
- to provide a clear understanding of the best (and the worst) behaviours that impact team
productivity
- to gain a clear understanding of what organisational drag and individual poor time management
behaviours are costing the business/ team at a financial/ opportunity/ emotional
and physical cost level
- to provide the tools and confidence on how to better invest your time and to respect the
time of everyone else in the team

(As an option, Kate can also develop the right suite of Team Protocols/ Remote Working
Agreement for your team to implement)

Family is a Team Sport

Family is a team sport - and now is the perfect time to reframe your habits and those of your kids. It’s time to Insource.

Kate will share:

- Exactly how to start insourcing to your kids
- How to implement new habits in your kids
- How to maintain the insourcing momentum
- 50+ jobs you can insource

Time Stylers 5 Part Program to Maximise your Productivity Now and Post COVID-19

With COVID-19 rapidly forcing us to adapt to a new working paradigm now is the time to
plan for and reframe how to maximise your productivity and the productivity of your people.
We will not return to Business as Usual post COVID-19, so get the jump start on how to
future proof your business and your workforce with the #1 key soft skill you will need as a
business of the future - smart time investment.

In an ever increasing competitive business environment where everyone has the right
technical skills, without doubt those who know how to maximise their productivity will stand
out from the crowd. In this series of 5 modules run across 5 weeks or 5 months, Kate
Christie will teach you her proven productivity framework to find and harness 30+ hours of
lost time a month.

Module One: Self Aware
- The 3 time management mistakes you make
- How to avoid making them
- Planning for the future
- Controlling the agenda
- Focussing on the right tasks at the right time

Module Two: Map & Analyse
- Time mapping
- Categorising your time: Musts/ Wants/ Delegate/ Reject
- Costing out your time habits:
- Financial cost
- Opportunity cost
- Emotional cost
- Physical cost

Module Three: Reframe
- Reframing your time investment
- Tasks you can Delegate/ Outsource/ Insource
- Tasks you can Reject
- How to find 30+ hours a month

Module Four: Take Control
- Batching
- Top Time Investment Tools
- Team management
- Email management
- Meeting management
- Interruptions

Module Five: Goal Setting
- The Why, What and How of setting audacious goals
- Aligning your goals to your values
- Mapping your goals to action them
- Marathon versus Sprint goals
- How to make them happen!
Media
Feedback
Newable Limited, UK works with businesses at the heart of the economy, unleashing potential, building resilience, and championing inclusive growth. In 2018 we brought together an incredible line-up of international business owners and speakers to inspire our audience of 400+ British female entrepreneurs to back themselves and keep creating amazing businesses. Kate Christie from Time Stylers absolutely met our brief. She is an expert in Time Investment and an incredibly dynamic speaker. Kate was also engaged by the European Enterprise Network to run two time management workshops while she was in London - I sat in and learnt a lot! The feedback from all of our audiences was overwhelmingly positive - Kate is an absolute professional. Newable Limited UK

We needed a dynamic and engaging speaker for the Premium Bank to present to our Women in Business customers. A colleague recommended Kate to us and she was both insightful and inspirational. With her vibrant, and fun personality, Kate connected with our audience immediately and delivered content that they could use when they get back to their office. Kate was very easy to work with. She delivered clear, strong and practical messages with humour and certainly retained the attention of our guests.”

Westpac

Kate has spoken at 4 of our FEW conferences over the past 5 years and has consistently rated in the top ranking. Kate left our audiences with tangible tips that can be applied immediately in the workplace and home to ensure we can get those much needed extra hours out of each week. Her presentations are humorous and engaging, leaving the audience wanting more.

Financial Executive Women

We engaged Kate Christie from Time Stylers to speak at the International Convention & Congress Association International Meeting Seminar in February 2018. Kate delivered a powerful and compel-ling case for why and how we should manage our time the way we manage our money - with intent and within a budget. Our audience members had come from around the world to attend this conference and ‘time management’ is a universal challenge. Kate was engaging, entertaining and generous with her advice. Feedback from the participants was strong and we would not hesitate to engage Kate again and to recommend her to other organisations looking to educate their people on smart time management.

International Congress a Convention Association of Australia

We engaged Kate Christie from Time Stylers to speak at our Resilium national professional development roadshow in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane. Our large team of Insurance Brokers and Advisors had specifically requested time management training. Kate provided a targeted 2.5 hour workshop for our team, ensuring she hit the key time challenges specific to our industry. Kate was very approachable, encouraged an interactive program, made sure that all attendees were actively involved in the workshop and that each of our team members were clear on the 2-3 things they were going to do differently going forward. Kate is an energetic and entertaining presenter - she can lift a quiet room and skilfully manage a more energetic room. She was also generous with her content, following up by sending her templates and tools to team members who requested them. Feedback from our participants was excellent. We would not hesitate to engage Kate again and to recommend her to other organisations looking to educate their people on smart time management. We really enjoyed working with Kate.

Resilium
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