Category Archives for "Podcast"

007 | Tackling Your Goals With Tactical Precision

007 Tackling Your Goals With Tactical Precision

In this episode, I introduce the relationship between strategic goals and tactical plans, discuss why you may be failing to reach your yearly goals, and instruct on how to create a bullet-proof plan for accomplishing your big goals so there is no way you can fail.

I also talked about identifying what you should be focusing on each quarter, one of the most useful keys I’ve found to using a tactical plan, how I dealt with my latest bad day and turned it around for the better, and what tends to happen when you really put yourself out there.

I hope you enjoy my episode on tactical plans and encourage you to take the initiative and create your own tactical plan. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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006 | Unselfishly Letting Go To Make Your Business Grow with Mike Rayburn

#006 Unselfishly Letting Go To Make Your Business Grow

In this episode, keynote artist Mike Rayburn takes us on a walk through a day in his life and his entrepreneurial journey. We discuss how his performance and innovation-driven business turns a profit, how he utilizes a casita to increase his productivity, and the three things time management comes down to for Mike. We also talk about how majoring in minor things affects your business, Mike’s greatest personal challenge that he battles daily, and the tasks that give him the greatest payoff.

I know you’ll enjoy our interview on letting go and hope you’ll make the effort to let go a little more in your business. To find out the most important thing Mike ever learned and more, sit back, relax, and let’s get to the straight talk!

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005 | Creating BIG Goals Worth Pursuing

#005 Creating BIG Goals Worth Pursuing

In this episode, I expand upon the well-known SMART criteria for goal setting by introducing my SMART2 method. It addresses some variances of the easy-to-remember acronym and incorporates my top 10 characteristics of great goals worth pursuing into the SMART acronym.

I also discuss how to not overthink or overcomplicate your goals and instead, how you can easily simplify the process of goal setting.

I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on creating goals and encourage you take the initiative to create your own BIG goals worth pursuing. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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004 | A Clear Snappshot of Accountability with Nick Snapp

004 A Clear Snappshot of Accountability's Effect On Productivity

If your business is not where you want it to be, a solid process of accountability just might be the missing ingredient in your recipe for success.

In this episode, I sit down with Productivity Strategist and podcast host of The “Make It Snappy” Productivity Show, Nick Snapp as he walks us through his entrepreneurial coaching journey, how he implements accountability in his business practices, and why he believes in productivity, but only if it’s rooted in purpose.

We also talked about selling to the wrong people, validating your ideas, version 1.0s, leveraging your big why, and the value of an accountability partner. This was an awesome discussion with Nick I know you’ll enjoy. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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003 | Your BIG Why: Not Just Another Stupid Exercise

003 Your BIG Why_Not Just Another Stupid Exercise

In this episode, I introduce the idea of your BIG Why, discuss how having clarity is vital to your success, and talk about my own BIG Why which drives every business decision I make.

I also weigh in on whether or not your BIG Why can be superficial, discuss the effects aggressively pursuing your BIG Why can have on your life, and go over the questions you should ask yourself to determine your BIG Why.

I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on your BIG Why and encourage you to make the effort to figure out your own purpose behind your determination to succeed in business. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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002 | The Silent Profit Thief w/ Darren LaCroix, WCPS, AS, CSP

002 The Silent Profit Thief Darren LaCroix

Are you being robbed of your time, money, and opportunities without even knowing it?

Improving your productivity will bring you more peace, more enthusiasm, more momentum, and more money. In this episode, I sit down with World Champion of Public Speaking winner, speaking coach, and the brains behind the very successful Stage Time University, Darren LaCroix as he walks us through his entrepreneurial journey, the tactics he has used to keep himself on the fastest path to achieving his goals, and why it's important to embrace organization.

We also talked about an easy way to gain credibility in your industry, spending time on your highest value activities, and Darren’s daily routine that sets him up for success. This was an awesome discussion with Darren that I know you’ll enjoy. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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001 | The Truth About Productivity: Common Myths Debunked

001 The Truth About Productivity_Common Myths Debunked

In this episode I introduce eight common misconceptions about productivity, discuss how believing in and abiding by those myths actually hinders your productivity, and talk about how real productivity can seriously grow your business.

I also discuss how tweaking productivity strategies to work for you can help you maximize your success and answer the question What’s your favorite productivity app?

I know you’ll enjoy my episode on productivity myths and hope you start taking the necessary actions to make effective changes in your business today. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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000 | Introducing Productivity Straight Talk With Amber De La Garza

Welcome to Productivity Straight Talk! This is my first episode of many to come and I’m thrilled you are taking this journey with me. Saying podcasting is a passion project for me would be a huge understatement. I am beyond excited to get the word out about how productivity can help entrepreneurs take consistent, massive, focused action in their businesses.

I know you’ll enjoy my introductory episode and hope you make the effort to tune in weekly as I post more great episodes featuring strategies and tips to help you succeed as an entrepreneur. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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