In this episode, I lay out workable solutions to avoid unnecessary holiday stress so you can relax and enjoy the season with your loved ones. We discuss the likely root cause of your stress, creative ways to eliminate it, and strategies to refrain from putting unnecessary pressure on yourself which never fails to heighten stress and anxiety.
I go on to talk about how my strategies to avoid holiday stress can also transfer to helping you minimize work project stress and chaos.
I hope you enjoy my episode on holiday and work project stress and encourage you to take actions to reduce your stress. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down with business growth strategist Kelly Roach of Unstoppable Success Radio as she talks about why she quit her corporate job as a Sr. Vice President with a huge income to start her entrepreneurial journey. Kelly goes on to offer hacks to get on the fastest, most efficient path to making gigantic leaps in your business without compromising your quality, sanity, relationship, or bank account in the process.
We also discuss why hiring untapped and untrained talent may be wise for your bottom line, the challenges of acquiring a support team who can become masters of their craft, and ways to easily attract the right clients without having to chase them down.
This was an awesome discussion with Kelly I hope you enjoy. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I take you on a tour through my toolbox and share my top time-saving tools I can’t live without. I discuss the key functions of each program, their unique features, ways to customize them to meet your unique needs, and discuss why I absolutely love using these particular tools in my business.
I also talk about the solution to wanting to read more, the problem with Frankensteining your processes and tools, and the must-have program that can turn any small business owner into a self-sufficient graphic designer.
I hope you enjoy my episode on time-saving tools and encourage you to pursue finding tools that could level up your business. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
028 | Productivity Amplified: Doing What It Takes To Put Butts In Seats The Smart Way with Jeff Civillico
In this episode, I sit down with successful entertainer and show producer Jeff Civillico as he walks us through his journey from doing shows for his parents in their kitchen to headlining on the Las Vegas Strip and offers insight into his creative thinking process and productive routines that enable his numerous skillsets, passions, and projects to functionally overlap.
We also discuss how Jeff leveraged his network to found and manage the non-profit Win-Win Entertainment, the top three activities he does on a regular basis that move the needle, and how he creates balance between all of his task-oriented and relationship-oriented activities.
This was an awesome discussion with Jeff I hope you enjoy. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I dive into why it’s so important for entrepreneurs to take breaks even when you feel like you don’t have the time, how breaks actually increase your productivity, and ways you can fit breaks into your schedule.
I also discuss the types of breaks that best serve your energy levels and divulge my top tips and creative techniques for taking productivity-increasing breaks. As a bonus, previous Productivity Straight Talk guest Mariah Secrest Comer chimes in to offer some actionable ideas for simple work breaks that can improve your health.
I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on taking breaks and encourage you to start scheduling them into your routines. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
026 | Why Fitness For Entrepreneurs Is Essential For Success Professionally + Personally with Mariah Secrest-Comer
In this episode, I sit down with Mariah Secrest-Comer, host of the Wellthy Boss Show and owner of the online wellness company. Mariah walks us through how she works to create healthy self-care and fitness practices for entrepreneurs just like you so you can have more energy for your ambitions.
We also discuss how your level of activity directly affects your productivity, the best way to work new behaviors into your paradise zone of automated habits, the effect of surrounding yourself with healthy company, and how to overcome the limiting belief and myth that any time spent investing in yourself detracts from your work, business, or family.
This was an awesome discussion with Mariah I hope you enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I reveal the truth about multitasking, introduce the concept of switchtasking, and offer suggestions to complete your workload with the utmost efficiency.
I also talk about the effects of multitasking, the best way to power through your tasks effectively, and how to combat natural triggers that lead you off a productive path.
I hope you enjoy my episode on multitasking and encourage you to examine your methods of maintaining efficiency to see if changes are needed. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down once again with author, podcast host, and business mindset alchemist Holly Worton. This time, however, we dive into the immense power your mindset can have over your results and discuss how to transform your mindset to start showing up in your business and the world the way you want to.
We also talk about what working in flow should be like and a technique called Psych K that helps reprogram your self-conscious beliefs. Finally, Holly reveals how starting her coaching business was like pushing a boulder uphill, what was keeping her stuck, and how she pulled herself out of the mud.
This was an awesome discussion with Holly I know you’ll enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I venture a little outside the topic of productivity to talk about an essential activity entrepreneurs need to spend more time indulging in – self-care. I discuss what happens when you don’t take care of yourself consistently, the snowball effect that occurs when you do, and the smart investment that has a priceless ROI every time.
I also lay out examples of self-care that could provide you the rejuvenation you need, how to recognize when you need to switch gears and indulge in radical self-care, and the type of self-care that is potentially harmful.
I hope you enjoy my episode on self-care and encourage you to pursue a self-care routine. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down with Brianna Berner of Spiked Parenting as she unpacks the different 16 personality types, unfolds what we don’t know about how they influence our time management, and shares how she uses Myers Briggs as a tool in her business.
Brianna also dissected my personality type and instructed how to use your personality strengths and weaknesses to obtain the results in time management you desire.
This was an awesome discussion with Brianna I know you’ll enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading