Timebeings hero image Let's shift your team from scrambling and stretched
to owning their time - at work and beyond.
Start-up life challenges, thrills and rewards. It doesn't have to
burn you out.

Data-driven, research-backed, and with you for the long haul.

TimeBeings is a time coaching solution, empowering start-up leaders and their teams with insights and strategies to make the most of their time.

This isn’t just about productivity. Independent and fact-focused, TimeBeings can reach across the work-life boundary to progress your team members towards their personal and professional time goals.

While your productivity goes up, burnout and attrition dives down.

Insights

Challenge your time truths

Stuck in internal meetings? Logging in every weekend? And who's getting enough sleep?

Your time's important, so you need your facts straight. TimeBeings analyses your time-tracked data in the context of your time perceptions, goals, and demographic-matched benchmarks to explore the truth of where time goes.

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Coaching

Targeted advice for individuals and teams

There's nothing generic about what we do.

Your data and our research allows us to pinpoint your time challenges and tailor action plans to your goals. Your coach works with you and your team to build sustainable behaviour change.

That's not a vague hope. We retest in cycles to prove progress for each participant.

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The Process

Establish new behaviours with a tailored research-backed strategy

1. Test

A questionnaire and 7-day time diary provide a baseline of where your time goes in the context of your time perceptions, goals and demographic-matched benchmarks. Individual and team reports provide insights and key take-aways.

2. Grow

Key challenges and goals identified are tackled through individual and team coaching. Informed by our research, your data, individual tendencies and priorities, TimeBeings develops strategies to last.

3. Retest

Time to prove our value.
We retest qualitative and quantitative metrics for individuals and teams to celebrate what worked, explore what’s changed, and highlight the challenges to tackle next.

Why choose TimeBeings

You’re smart, loyal and strategic. You care about your employees as humans and partners, and your investment in them reflects that.
Generic time management training can only support you so far. TimeBeings will match your ambitions.

  • You drive our goals, facts drive our strategies
  • We empower individuals and unify teams
  • Your personal time is as important as your professional
  • We’re with you for the long haul
Meet the founder

About TimeBeings

Born in 2020, when time and priorities were questioned like never before, TimeBeings exists to guide businesses and their staff to time satisfaction at work and beyond.

Founder Jenna Polson has invested time in time itself, researching, testing and developing time management strategies to help the start-up community address their bad reputation for burnout and attrition. Jenna has a background in communications, facilitation and data-analysis.

Alongside her founder role, Jenna is a wife, mum, Christian, volunteer, chicken keeper, novice gymnast and gelati-lover.

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"TimeBeings calls you out. By putting hard numbers to your goals, expectations and reality, you can immediately see areas to improve your life, based on what's important to you. Combine this with scientifically based coaching, and you have a recipe for success to tackle any challenge. Since completing the program over a month ago, I'm still setting daily goals and keeping a time diary, because it just has such a significant impact on everything. Highly recommend."
Brett Hodgkins

BRETT HODGKINS

Co-founder and CTO at Matrak Industries, plants and technology hobbyist
"This experience has been amazing. Jenna has helped me find ways in which I can better manage my time AND incorporate time to do the things that are most important to me. Now I feel like I don’t have to make as many sacrifices to the things I want to do, and I feel confident I can achieve a much better balance than I thought possible."
Jac Emery

JAC EMERY

Lived Experience Consultant, Mum of 4

Our Products and Pricing

Owning your time is an ongoing process of learning, experimenting, reviewing and iterating.

TimeBeings is designed to be with you for the long haul – as you try different strategies, as your priorities and needs change, as your business grows.

Select a cycle type
  • Standalone Cycle
  • A standalone cycle is your initial engagement, including baseline data collection and reporting.

    • Test

      Test
    • Individual baseline questionnaire

      Individual baseline questionnaire
    • Individual baseline 7-day time diary

      Individual baseline 7-day time diary
    • Individual Time Discovery Report

      Individual Time Discovery Report
    • Team Insights Report

      Team Insights Report
    • Leadership goals workshop

      Leadership goals workshop
    • Grow

      Grow
    • 1 x 45-minute individual coaching session

      1 x 45-minute individual coaching session
    • 1 x 15-minute individual check-in call

      1 x 15-minute individual check-in call
    • Individual Action Plan

      Individual Action Plan
    • 2 x 45-minute group workshops

      2 x 45-minute group workshops
    • Retest

      Retest
    • Individual progress questionnaire

      Individual progress questionnaire
    • Individual progress time diary

      Individual progress time diary
    • Individual Progress Report

      Individual Progress Report
    • Team Progress Report

      Team Progress Report
    Individual Time Discovery
    $120 PER PARTICIPANT
    • Test

    • Individual baseline questionnaire

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    • Individual baseline 7-day time diary

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    • Individual Time Discovery Report

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    • Team Insights Report

    • Leadership goals workshop

    • Grow

    • 1 x 45-minute individual coaching session

    • 1 x 15-minute individual check-in call

    • Individual Action Plan

    • 2 x 45-minute group workshops

    • Retest

    • Individual progress questionnaire

    • Individual progress time diary

    • Individual Progress Report

    • Team Progress Report

    Individual Coaching Subscription
    $650 PER PARTICIPANT
    • Test

    • Individual baseline questionnaire

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    • Individual baseline 7-day time diary

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    • Individual Time Discovery Report

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    • Team Insights Report

    • Leadership goals workshop

    • Grow

    • 1 x 45-minute individual coaching session

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    • 1 x 15-minute individual check-in call

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    • Individual Action Plan

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    • 2 x 45-minute group workshops

    • Retest

    • Individual progress questionnaire

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    • Individual progress time diary

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    • Individual Progress Report

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    • Team Progress Report

    Team Coaching Subscription
    $650 PER PARTICIPANT
    $780 PER TEAM
    • Test

    • Individual baseline questionnaire

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    • Individual baseline 7-day time diary

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    • Individual Time Discovery Report

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    • Team Insights Report

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    • Leadership goals workshop

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    • Grow

    • 1 x 45-minute individual coaching session

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    • 1 x 15-minute individual check-in call

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    • Individual Action Plan

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    • 2 x 45-minute group workshops

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    • Retest

    • Individual progress questionnaire

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    • Individual progress time diary

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    • Individual Progress Report

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    • Team Progress Report

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    All prices are GST exclusive.

  • Continuous Cycle
  • A continuous cycle measures progress since your previous cycle.

    • Grow

      Grow
    • 1 x 45-minute individual coaching session

      1 x 45-minute individual coaching session
    • 1 x 15-minute individual check-in call

      1 x 15-minute individual check-in call
    • Individual Action Plan

      Individual Action Plan
    • 2 x 45-minute group workshops

      2 x 45-minute group workshops
    • Retest

      Retest
    • Individual progress questionnaire

      Individual progress questionnaire
    • Individual progress time diary

      Individual progress time diary
    • Individual Progress Report

      Individual Progress Report
    • Team Progress Report

      Team Progress Report
    Individual Coaching Subscription
    $500 PER PARTICIPANT
    • Grow

    • 1 x 45-minute individual coaching session

      check
    • 1 x 15-minute individual check-in call

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    • Individual Action Plan

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    • 2 x 45-minute group workshops

    • Retest

    • Individual progress questionnaire

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    • Individual progress time diary

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    • Individual Progress Report

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    • Team Progress Report

    Team Coaching
    Subscription
    $500 PER PARTICIPANT
    $600 PER TEAM
    • Grow

    • 1 x 45-minute individual coaching session

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    • 1 x 15-minute individual check-in call

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    • Individual Action Plan

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    • 2 x 45-minute group workshops

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    • Retest

    • Individual progress questionnaire

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    • Individual progress time diary

      check
    • Individual Progress Report

      check
    • Team Progress Report

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    All prices are GST exclusive.

    • Standalone Cycle
    • A standalone cycle is your initial engagement, including baseline data collection and reporting.

      Individual Time Discovery
      $120 per participant
      TEST
      Individual baseline questionnaire
      Individual baseline 7-day time diary
      Individual Time Discovery Report
       
       
      GROW
       
       
       
       
      RETEST
       
       
       
       
      Individual Coaching Subscription
      $650 per participant
      TEST
      Individual baseline questionnaire
      Individual baseline 7-day time diary
      Individual Time Discovery Report
       
       
      GROW
      1 x 45-minute individual coaching session
      1 x 15-minute individual check-in call
      Individual Action Plan
      2 x 45-minute group workshops
      RETEST
      Individual progress questionnaire
      Individual progress time diary
      Individual Progress Report
       
      Team Coaching Subscription
      $650 per participant $780 per team
      TEST
      Individual baseline questionnaire
      Individual baseline 7-day time diary
      Individual Time Discovery Report
      Team Insights Report
      Leadership goals workshop
      GROW
      1 x 45-minute individual coaching session
      1 x 15-minute individual check-in call
      Individual Action Plan
      2 x 45-minute group workshops
      RETEST
      Individual progress questionnaire
      Individual progress time diary
      Individual Progress Report
      Team Progress Report

      All prices are GST exclusive.

    • Continuous Cycle
    • A continuous cycle measures progress since your previous cycle.

      Individual Coaching Subscription
      $500 per participant
      GROW
      1 x 45-minute individual coaching session
      Individual Action Plan
      1 x 15-minute individual check-in call
       
      RETEST
      Individual progress questionnaire
      Individual progress time diary
      Individual Progress Report
       
      Team Coaching Subscription
      $500 per participant $600 per team
      GROW
      1 x 45-minute individual coaching session
      Individual Action Plan
      1 x 15-minute individual check-in call
      2 x 45-minute group workshops
      RETEST
      Individual progress questionnaire
      Individual progress time diary
      Individual Progress Report
      Team Progress Report

      All prices are GST exclusive.

      Let's chat

      TimeBeings can customise a package to your business’ needs.

      FAQs

      Can I trial TimeBeings before subscribing?

      Absolutely – that’s the Time Discovery. If you love the level of insights you’ve received from your Discovery Report and are ready to work with TimeBeings to execute on your goals, you can level-up to a coaching plan (we’ll just charge you the difference).

      If you’d like to take on coaching for just one cycle, that’s fine too. You can cancel or defer your subscription at the end of any cycle if you need some time off.

      What's included in a Discovery Report?

      Your Discovery Report presents how you spent your time during your time diary period, compared to your time expectations and goals (according to your questionnaire responses) and demographic-matched benchmarks. It is objective, fact-focussed and non-judgemental.

      Relevant research points are included to provide context and insights. It’s set out to quickly communicate the top practical take-away messages, but also includes detailed analysis with graphs and tables for when you need more detail. References are provided for research sources relevant to your Report. Download a Sample Discovery Report here.

      What's a cycle?

      A cycle is the process of testing, coaching and retesting your progress towards our time goals. For fast-growing start-ups, we recommend quarterly cycles, but you may choose (or change) your cycle frequency to suit your needs.

      What's the difference between a standalone and continuous cycle?

      A standalone cycle involves three phases: Test, Grow and Retest. If a participant undertakes continuous cycles (up to 12 months between cycles), there’s no need to repeat the initial Test phase, as progress is compared to the results from the previous Retest phase. Continuous cycles simply repeat the Grow and Retest phases.

      How much time will I spend tracking my time?

      Updating your time diary should take you about 10 minutes, twice a day (for a minimum for 7 days).

      The TimeBeings approach was developed to be quick and simple, while enabling collection of enough detail to provide powerful insights into your time. For each time increment, you’ll select one of the standard activity categories, and a sub-category for chosen activities.

      What activities do I track?

      You’ll track how you spent your time across 24 hours for a minimum of 7 days per cycle. Your activities are tracked as one of 9 standard activities: sleep, exercise, self, family, friends, work, household, volunteering and purposeless. 

      There are also sub-categories for your work activities: email, internal meetings, external meetings, deep work, shallow work, relationships and professional development. 

      You may choose a non-work category to add your won sub-categories to help track your personal goals. For example, you may want to track your different hobbies, forms of exercise, or types of activities you share with your family. 

      While TimeBeings is designed to provide holistic time coaching, a participant may opt to track work-related activities only if they prefer. They would still be required to track these activities as they occurred across the day (including outside contracted hours as applicable).

      How does TimeBeings approach coaching?

      Your time coaching is focused on your individual time challenges and goals in both the work and personal spheres. You’ll discuss strategies informed by your time-tracked data, your preferences and experiences, and TimeBeings’ research. Coaching results in an Action Plan outlining the agreed strategies to try, relevant research references and metrics used to measure progress.

      A check-in coaching session is also included to provide any further guidance, accountability or re-direction required to help you test and establish new behaviours.

      What about my privacy? What will my boss see?

      TimeBeings protects your privacy by:

        • Requiring time tracking by standard activity categorisation (e.g. if you select ‘family’ time, we won’t know whether it was a Zoom with your grandma or a date with your future spouse).
        • Allowing you to record data and progress your goals for work-related activities only (though we recommend a holistic approach). You can make this selection during your baseline questionnaire.
        • Ensuring each individual’s data is only visible to that participant and TimeBeings. It will not be shared without their explicit informed consent.
        • De-personalising and aggregating individual data with a minimum of 4 other participants’ data before sharing or discussing with others. Your boss won’t see your individual data unless you want them to.

        For further information, see TimeBeings’ Privacy Policy.

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