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
In this episode, I introduce my top 12 time management strategies that can help you improve your productivity, increase your profits, and provide you with more time for the people and things you cherish most.
I discuss ways to best tackle incorporating these Time Maximizers into your work, how creating boundaries can help you improve your productivity, and what you absolutely must do every day to help you refresh and rest.
I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on Time Maximizers and encourage you to make the effort to incorporate them into your routines. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I provide insight into how I juggled being gone from my office for two weeks. I lay out seven great strategies to keep traveling from significantly disrupting your schedule, workflow, and things at home, as well as causing you an abundance of undue stress.
I also introduce seven podcasts I recently tuned in to that could offer you a wealth of incredible and relevant information, discuss the specific goals I set and attained at the Podcast Movement Conference, and divulge my investment that affords me a priceless return every time.
I hope you enjoy my episode on ensuring a stress-free return from vacation or a conference and encourage you to implement a few of the tips I laid out. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I talk about the correlation between daily routines and experiencing productive, efficient, and organized days. I lay out my top tips for creating productive routines that align with your goals, maintaining focus, and achieving consistency and success with your routines.
I also address the biggest challenge to having routines take hold, the rewarding habit that can make or break your following day, and the solution to failing routines that breed inconsistent results.
I hope you enjoy my episode on routines and encourage you to make the effort to consistently incorporate productive routines into your schedule. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I introduce a strategy I use every week like clockwork to clear my task list so I can have more focused time to invest in my highest value activities.
I dive deep into how you can keep low-value tasks from inundating you and running your week, discuss the immediate, positive effects of completing your weekly Rapid Fire Power Hour, and walk through the three questions to ask to determine which tasks should be completed during your Power Hour.
I hope you enjoy my episode on Power Hours and encourage you to start scheduling your own on a weekly basis. Now let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down with Las Vegas REALTOR® Danny Phee as he walks us through how he leverages his time, shares his journey of hiring a virtual assistant, and discusses the lesson he learned from thinking he was the best person for every job.
We also talked about his task delegation system that works, the top three tasks he’ll never outsource, and how you can create something that will benefit others for years to come.
This was an awesome discussion with Danny I know you’ll enjoy. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
In this episode, I sit down with Erik Fisher, host of the Beyond The To Do List podcast, as he walks us through the importance of focus, the habits he’s implemented to keep his focus and energy up, and the solution that kept him from occasionally crashing.
We also talk about the productivity philosophy that keeps Erik feeling competent and confident, the lesson he learned from the most stressful period in his life, and the tool he uses to kill his fight or flight mechanism so he can maintain focus.
I know you’ll enjoy our interview on focus and hope you’ll decide to heed Erik’s great advice. To find out about and his hidden agenda to begin podcasting and more, let’s get to the straight talk!
In this episode, I sit down with Denis Asamoah who is better known as Mr. Work Smarter. He is an international speaker on the topic of time management, a consultant, and a productivity coach who left the world of banking to embark on his entrepreneurial journey. Most recently, Mr. Work Smarter wrote his first book in only three weeks!
We discuss how he used a learning difficulty as a catalyst to work smarter instead of letting it hold him back, why winning a contest and Instagram gave him the confidence to build his career, and how being a fan of learning insightful and valuable information sabotages his productivity. We also talk about the well-known time management strategies of getting up early, working from to-do lists, and strategic planning and how those strategies can actually prevent you from being productive.
I know you’ll enjoy our interview on productivity myths and hope you’ll strive to only implement productivity tips, tools, and strategies that are true to your working style. To find out about the snowball effect that creates opportunities and more, let’s get to the straight talk!=> Continue Reading
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!