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Why Are You Struggling with Time Management and How to Fix It

Welcome back to DNA of a Professional!

Today, your host Tareka unravels an episode on reasons why you are struggling with time management and how to fix it. Tareka delves into the concept of time management, emphasizing on the importance of understanding and managing how we interact with time. She also breaks down the common struggles individuals face in managing their time effectively, highlighting the importance of setting priorities, maintaining focus, being honest with oneself, and also integrating work-life harmony.

By addressing the root causes of time management struggles and providing practical solutions like time blocking, focusing on priorities, and consolidating schedules, Tareka truly empowers professionals to take control of their time and work towards achieving their goals.

Discover how you can optimize your time management skills and unlock your full potential in both your personal and professional endeavors. Tune in!


  • How to fix time management struggles
  • The importance of prioritizing rest and work hours
  • The pivotal role of time blocking to plan out daily tasks and activities
  • Lack of focus as a key time management issue
  • Self-reflection and setting boundaries to pursue personal goals
  • Vision board as a powerful tool for strategies
  • Time management: desire, goals, and life’s vision
  • The importance of ‘work-life harmony’, not balance
  • On being intentional about having time management


“When you know what you're pursuing and career in business in life as a whole – your fitness goals, your financial goals, whatever it may be; when you are serious about that, you will take the time. And you will put energy into protecting.”  — Tareka Wheeler

“One of the reasons why you're struggling with time management is that you're not keying into what are the things that need to do each day, and planning for that on a daily basis.”  — Tareka Wheeler


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The best aspect of this podcast is the audience that it reaches. I’m a college student about to step into the next chapter of my life and I resonate with so many of the episodes. Tareka is so smart and so passionate about her message to her audience and she knows how to relate. I listen to every single one of her episodes and am fascinated about how she connects the dots between an individual and different parts of their life and career🤍

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This podcast has become part of my weekly prep for the work week, every Sunday evening. Great tips for personal and professional development each week.

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Loving the topics and the informational yet fun style of offering great professional advice and encouragement every week! My favorite episode so far is all about the 4 Roles Successful Professionals Must Play!

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The host gives valuable information and tips to implement them in your every day life. This focuses on career development but it helps with personal development in all areas of your life. I love listening to the episodes and reading her emails.

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