Managing Your Time Effectively for Maximum Success with Dave Crenshaw

By Alexa Ward

Show Notes

How do you get things done that are high-priority on your to-do list? How do you do that in a way that makes a big impact? And how do you ensure that you're leaving a legacy not just next month with the work you’re meant to be doing, but also over your entire career and lifetime?


In this episode of Real Relationships Real Revenue, I brought on a guru across multiple disciplines, Dave Crenshaw, to talk about these topics and the idea of productive leadership so that you can find more success in your business and life by managing your time for maximum impact.

Topics We Cover in This Episode:

The grandparent principle and the mindset shift to become mentors and leaders

How you can prioritize your time based on your most valuable activities

Why you should create an ideal schedule to guide your actual schedule

When and how to budget time for your least valuable activities

The question that the most successful people ask themselves about their schedule

How to determine your “distance to empty”, and how you can stretch it as long as possible

The best way to add structured breaks into your schedule

What happens when people in our lives know that they can depend on us

The power of understanding how much is “enough”

The six areas of success

The impact studying business can have on your life

The problem with multitasking


Dave really offers so much value in this conversation and I hope it inspires you to take action and allocate your time to maximize your own success.


If you want to dive deeper into Dave’s work, make sure to check out his podcast, The Dave Crenshaw Success Project, where he shares tons more. You can also visit his website to see all of his offers and check out his LinkedIn Learning course

Resources Mentioned:

Visit Dave’s main website:

Check out Dave’s gratis LinkedIn Learning course:

Check out Dave’s Success Project Podcast:

Check out Arnold B. Bakker’s work:

Check out Lieke ten Brummelhuis’s work:

 Check out the interesting study Staying Engaged During the Week: The Effect of Off-Job Activities on Next Day Work Engagement:

Take a look at the work-home resources model research we talked about:

Listen to my conversation with Dorie Clark: