Sep 18, 2019
Are you frequently late? Do you know someone who is? That
might be because the person is an “In Time” person. Discover how to
gain skills and strategies from Robyn Pearce from overcoming those
struggles with host Mike Domitrz. Do you need “Energy” management
or “Time” management?
When still a young single mum on government benefits, told I
couldn't have a job I was well qualified for because I was 'a
single mum and therefore unreliable' (this was well before I'd
learnt about respecting time, but it was the defining moment when I
said to myself, 'I'll show the &%$#!' I respected/valued myself
more highly than the cautious and narrow-minded selection board of
12 worthy town dignitaries.
People always ask me why I teach time management. Well, to put
it simply, it’s because I used to be bad at it! Yes I can honestly
say I’ve walked in your moccasins.
And my path has taken some interesting turns…
First I was a librarian, then a farmer’s wife and mother of
six (including an intellectually handicapped foster son until he
Following this I ended up a solo mother on government
After a few long years I decided to fight my way out of the
poverty trap (dabbling in tourism along the way) and became a very
successful real estate agent.
Real estate taught me I had to learn better time management
skills – or sink! To start with I was kicked out of meetings
because I was late. PLUS: I burnt out numerous times from overwork
and poor time habits.
Frustrated with complaints about my lack of time management
skills, a wise friend pointed me in the direction of a decent diary
and a few key time management principles.
Since then, through much study, trial and error, my once great
weakness has transmuted into a major strength and an international
I reckon I’ve had the best possible background for running a
time management business – I really do understand how it feels
to be out of control!
It’s a huge buzz these days helping others make the same
changes to their life as they learn and practice the many simple
and practical productivity habits that changed my life so
And these days I need all the great time skills I’ve learnt
over the years! The family has now expanded to include 17
grandchildren, and then there’s all the fun things and people I
enjoy hanging out with – sailing, kayaking, cycling, dancing,
music, learning guitar, reading, writing, films, travel and heaps
of wonderful friends and extended family. (Oh, and business of
Links to find Robyn at:
Books Robyn recommends:
YOUR HOST: Mike Domitrz is the founder of The
Center for Respect where he helps educational institutions, the US
Military and businesses of all sizes create a culture of respect
throughout their organizations. From addressing consent to helping
corporations build a workplace free from fear (reducing sexual
harassment and helping employees thrive by treating them with
respect every day), Domitrz engages audiences by sharing skill sets
they can implement into their lives immediately. As an author,
trainer, keynote speaker and coach, Mike Domitrz loves working with
leaders at all levels. Learn more at http://www.CenterForRespect.com