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5 Simple But Powerful Productivity Hacks For Entrepreneurs

5 Simple But Powerful Productivity Hacks For Entrepreneurs

Being productive has numerous benefits, the most important ones being it streamlines your success in business and frees up time to spend on what matters most, whether that’s your family, friends, traveling, community, or hobbies.

But don’t you wish there were shortcuts you could take? You know, easy things you could do to power up your productivity and get on the fast track to success?

There are! Improving your productivity does not need to be a long, drawn out, daunting process if you take advantage of simple but powerful productivity hacks that get you desired results.

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Procrastination: Productivity Medicine Or Poison?

Procrastination: Productivity Medicine Or Poison

Have you ever been told procrastination is a good thing? Likely not. The reasons you shouldn’t procrastinate are endless: it increases your anxiety and stress, the task could take longer than expected, you could run out of time, the result is sloppy work, something more important could come up, you won’t have time to make edits, working under pressure makes the job more tough, and so on.

So is procrastination ever a good thing? Yes! For many people in many circumstances, procrastination can be a very good thing. I have had countless occasions where I procrastinated and the results were amazing! Things turned out better than expected and definitely better than if I had spent months preparing. I’m guessing many of you have had similar experiences but all you ever hear from others is, “You shouldn’t leave important things to the last minute.”

Well, the advice I give my clients is, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” If you routinely procrastinate on your important tasks and projects and consistently put out your best work by doing so, purposeful procrastination is one of your productivity superpowers. Embrace it. Not sure if procrastination is for you?

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051 | 5 Simple But Powerful Productivity Hacks For Entrepreneurs

051_5 Simple But Powerful Productivity Hacks For Entrepreneurs

In this episode, I share five productivity hacks for entrepreneurs that are easy to implement and deliver big results. I reveal a great way to clean your slate and start fresh every week, how to not let one-off tasks slow you down, and the best way to end each of your work days.

I also discuss how to simplify your workload and a guaranteed method of moving faster through emails, projects, tasks, marketing, and proposals.

I hope you enjoy my episode on simple but powerful productivity hacks and encourage you to implement them soon so you can reap their benefits. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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050 | Creating Efficiency In All The Right Places: A Coaching Session With Carol Cox

050 Creating Efficiency In All The Right Places A Coaching Session With Carol Cox

In this episode, I sit down with Carol Cox of Speaking Your Brand who quadrupled her income in the past year! Carol joins me for a special on-air, one-hour coaching session in which I instruct how to create more efficiency by investing her time differently. We tackle some of Carol’s productivity challenges including not having enough time to complete the multitude of tasks on her plate, battling decision fatigue, and having success with time blocking.

We also briefly discuss the topics of planning your day, batching, power hours, focus management, prioritizing, delegating, and my four “buckets.” During an actual live coaching session we would narrow our focus to just one or two of the client's biggest productivity challenges and dive deep into how to overcome them.

This was an awesome coaching session with Carol I hope you enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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049 | Procrastination: Productivity Medicine Or Poison?

049 Procrastination Productivity Medicine Or Poison

In this episode, I weigh in on the hot topic of procrastination and why engaging in it may not always be a bad thing. I lay out the conditions in which procrastination would be beneficial and offer tips on how you could use procrastination to your advantage.

I also admit to a giant mistake I made while preparing for a presentation that you could learn from and discuss creating a working style that stays true to who you are to obtain the best results.

I hope you enjoy my episode on procrastination and encourage you to determine if and when you could use procrastination to your advantage. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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046 | Inside The Head Of A Results-Driven Project Manager With Natalie Gingrich

046 Inside The Head Of A Results-Driven Project Manager With Natalie Gingrich

In this episode, I sit down with Project Manager Natalie Gingrich whose business journey really took off when she became a Chief Of Staff in a Fortune 150 company. Natalie gives insight into the project management side of small businesses including how to prioritize your objectives that piggyback off one another, the maximum number of projects you should have going at one time no matter how big or how small, and the unrealized truth about setting hard deadlines for projects.

We also discuss Natalie’s controversial theory on multitasking, the importance of scheduling project milestones, and what you could do to alleviate stress and get back in the jam of what you love doing.

This was an awesome discussion with Natalie I hope you enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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045 | Lessons Learned From Building My Own Team

In this episode, I walk you through the pivotal points of my hiring journey so you can obtain valuable insights to utilize when building your own team. I discuss numerous ways you can gain leverage in your business and at home, reveal an effective strategy to remove the stress of making a new hire, and explain the constraints you should put on yourself when contemplating hiring for another position or project.

I also talk about the structure of my business including who does what, the triumphs and obstacles I faced with my hires, and what absolutely must be in my possession before making a new hire.


I hope you enjoy my episode on hiring my own team and encourage you to put thoughtful consideration into your hiring strategy and every person you might hire. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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044 | Stacking Talent To Build A Top-Performing Team With Shelli Warren

In this episode, I sit down with the Chief People Officer at BizChix, Shelli Warren, who has over 25 years of experience building and leading teams at Proctor & Gamble. Shelli walks us through developing a recruitment strategy to ensure you hire based on data instead of emotions, streamlining the hiring process, and performing best candidate selections for people joining the company.

We also talk about how NOT leading your employees can help you attain flow freedom, how to overcome your rational fears of growing a team, recognizing the triggers for when it’s the right time to hire, and determining if and where candidates could be a good fit for your business.

This was an awesome discussion with Shelli I hope you enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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043 | The Greatest Factor Sabotaging Your Success

043 The Greatest Factor Sabotaging Your Success

In this episode, I introduce the concept of self-sabotage and how YOU might be the greatest factor holding yourself back from achieving what you you desire. I go on to explain the many different types of self-sabotage, the first step to preventing it, what to do when you realize your engaging in it, and how to ultimately stop doing it.

I also weigh in on taking risks, taking on a number of projects at once, perfectionism, self-negotiation, and thinking you’re God’s gift to the business world.

I hope you enjoy my episode on self-sabotage and encourage you to break free from those self-imposed shackles holding you back from reaching your goals. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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039 | Cut The Sh!t To Simplify Your Business And Life

039_Cut The Shit To Simplify Your Business And Life

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!

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