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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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048 | Schedules: Unlocking The Key To Having It All With Katie Krimitsos

048 Schedules Unlocking The Key To Having It All With Katie Krimitsos

In this episode, I sit down with Katie Krimitsos, Founder of Biz Women Rock, as she walks us through her entrepreneurial journey and the purposeful scheduling that has led her to enjoy three-day work weeks running a phenomenal business. Katie discusses her passion for lifting women up, her low tolerance for unhappiness that launched her into entrepreneurship, and how she schedules the hell out of her life to ensure she can be fully present and achieve balance.

We also talk about task batching according to energy levels, living and breathing calendars, the value of planning, and how you can utilize time blocks to reduce worry, stress, and guilt.

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

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047 | Shutting Down Information Overload To Combat Content Obesity

047 Shutting Down Information Overload To Combat Content Obesity

In this episode, I introduce the concept of content obesity, provide strategies to analyze whether the content you’re consuming is really worth your time, and tell you how to break free from the chains of information overload holding you back from being productive.

I cover the nutritional value of content selection, FOMO, the Forgetting Curve, course-aholism, shiny object syndrome, DIY versus delegating, multiple listens, and weigh in on what content you need to cut out to reduce stress, improve your productivity, and grow your business.


I hope you enjoy my episode on combatting content obesity and encourage you to start cutting certain content out of your life today. 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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042 | How To Be Productive When Life Throws You A Curveball With Betsy Furler

042 How To Be Productive When Life Throws You A Curveball

In this episode, I sit down with speech pathologist and owner of multiple businesses, Betsy Furler, as she walks us through how she overcame struggles with productivity. She also discusses her mission to make technology as impactful to other people’s lives as it has been to her own, as well as user-friendly so people don’t get frustrated but instead utilize it to improve their lives.

Betsy also talks about the two keys to being productive after an event makes getting work done seem impossible, ways she found to be wholly productive at work so she could be fully present with her family, how she successfully reset her mind and got back to business after Hurricane Harvey devastated her neighborhood, and what is better to have on your mobile device than all the latest and greatest productivity and time management apps.

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

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041 | Dammit! I Can’t Get It All Done

041_Dammit! I Can’t Get It All Done

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!

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040 | Uncovering The Motivation Myth With Jeff Haden

Uncovering The Motivation Myth With Jeff Haden

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!

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