In this episode, I discuss trying to get it all done, why you shouldn’t attempt to, and what you should do with your overloaded plate of tasks instead.
I walk you through the 5 Ds to approach any task on your to-do list, ways to increase the efficiency of your business, and how assigning due dates can help you take massive, focused action toward your goals. I also offer tips for determining your high-value activities and prioritizing your projects against your tasks.
I hope you enjoy my episode on trying to get it all done and encourage you to stop putting that unnecessary and harmful pressure on yourself. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down with author, speaker, and contributing editor for Inc. Magazine, Jeff Haden, as he walks us through how a conversation with tennis star Venus Williams sparked him to write his book on motivation, the first step to take when you have zero motivation, and the link between accountability and motivation that can help you reach your goals.
We also dive into what you should and should not be doing during “me time,” why you shouldn’t give up for lack of a lightning bolt, and the type of addiction that can be beneficial to your success.
This was an awesome discussion with Jeff hope you enjoy. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I introduce the concept of eliminating tasks and activities from your life to reclaim your time. I reveal the best way to figure out how much your time is worth, help you discover what you should eliminate, and explain three simple methods of effectively cutting your sh!t without suffering any repercussions.
I also discuss simple ways to service your clients better, increase your efficiency, lighten your workload, leverage the talent of others, and increase your profits.
I hope you enjoy my episode on eliminating and encourage you to start cutting your sh!t immediately. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down with Rachel Wenman, Co-Founder and Vice President of Urban Seed Inc., a startup that is reinventing and repositioning not just the way we grow food, but the way we provide it from produce to packaging, across the world. Rachel discusses how to activate life flows that lay the groundwork for increased productivity, her typical day wearing many hats in a startup, and ways she effectively sets boundaries as it pertains to her time.
We also talk about how feeling bogged down motivated Rachel to seek life flows activation, the morning routine she slowly cultivated over time that helps her prepare for each day, and how she utilizes intentionally programmed music to activate her motivation and energy and get in the zone.
This was an awesome discussion with Rachel I hope you enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I discuss how creating and consistently implementing business boundaries can help you reduce feeling overwhelmed and get you closer to the elusive work/life balance you crave along with so many other benefits.
I also provide help on creating boundaries during the different seasons of your life, reveal who you should convey your boundaries to, explain the importance of theme days when it comes to creating effective boundaries, and offer proven methods for implementing boundaries.
I hope you enjoy my episode on business boundaries and encourage you to start implementing the right ones for the current season in your life. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down with co-founder of Interact Quiz Builder, Josh Haynam, to discuss how putting the right people and processes into place in his company led to them helping over 40,000 brands create lead generation platforms in the form of quizzes, assessments, and giveaways. We talk about how the recession forced him into entrepreneurship and got him hooked on building things, a typical day as CEO over in-house, remote, and flexible employees, and what he refused to let go of that had him banging his head against the wall for two years.
We also cover Josh’s stark realizations that allow him to get more done, developing processes to increase efficiency, and how he transitioned from being the doer to being the person creating the processes then delegating them.
This was an awesome discussion with Josh I hope you enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I unpack the relationship between productivity and profitability, introduce the three “buckets” you need to invest your time in in order to be profitable, and discuss the big problem with living in the “other bucket.”
I also divulge why the proverb “Time is money” is not exactly true, the effects of failing to protect your mindset, and ways I keep my business in check for profitability that if implemented, could have a huge impact on your business’ ability to make money.
I hope you enjoy my episode on profitability and encourage you to take the first step toward making your business more sustainable. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I delve into why your New Year’s resolution is destined to fail and address how you can fix it so you can beat the odds and achieve your resolution in 2018.
I discuss the specific criteria a well-designed resolution should meet, why trying to accomplish your resolution on your own and your finances could be the biggest obstacles to its success, and why it’s so important to vocalize your resolution to others.
I hope you enjoy my episode on New Year’s resolutions and encourage you to transform yours to one that is destined to succeed today. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I run through many of the awesome benefits of entrepreneurship so you can run your business with the ultimate confidence that no matter how hard it gets, you chose the right career path when you embarked on your entrepreneurial journey.
I also discuss the many challenges of working a conventional job that you might have forgotten, tapping in to your unlimited potential in numerous areas, and how being an entrepreneur ultimately makes both you and your family members better people.
I hope you enjoy my episode on entrepreneurial gifts and encourage you to focus on entrepreneurship’s endless benefits when you go through rough patches in your business. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down with former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort, Lee Cockerell, as he walks us through his journey of being farm boy and college drop-out to becoming a leader of 40,000 cast members at Disney. Lee goes on to share his strong stance on time-blocking and routines, the tools he uses to stay organized, and why he is adept at technology but continues to use a paper planner.
We also discuss the agreement Lee had in place that consistently kept him up to date on his people, processes, projects, and profits, the meaningful habit he learned during a time management seminar in 1980 that he still uses today, the number one problem business owners unknowingly have, and how his fear of failure sparks his curiosity and inspires him to learn every day.
This was an awesome discussion with Lee I hope you enjoy. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading