Category Archives for "Podcast"

071 | 6 Quick Tips For Meeting Your Internal Deadlines

6 Quick Tips For Meeting Your Internal Deadlines

In this episode, I explain the deadly origin of deadlines, the consequences of consistently pushing back or missing them, and how to create external accountability for your internal deadlines.

I also discuss ways your team and family can support you in meeting your deadlines, my recent mind shift about deadlines in my business, and a bonus tip that works wonders toward holding yourself accountable for your business success.

I hope you enjoy my episode on tips for meeting your internal deadlines and encourage you to start holding them more sacred. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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070 | Making Your Business Run Like Clockwork With Mike Michalowicz

070 Making Your Business Run Like Clockwork With Mike Michalowicz

In this episode, I sit down with Mike Michalowicz whose book Profit First changed the way I see money in my business, how I look at profits, and how I pay myself. Mike talks about his new book Clockwork, his mission to serve underdog entrepreneurs, why he had to scrap three years of work and start over, and his goal of eradicating entrepreneurial poverty.

We also dive into the common thread between all businesses that make them efficient, why you must pay yourself first, how your relationship with your business is similar to that of conjoined twins, and what would change in your business after implementing the Clockwork methodology.

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

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069 | Sidestepping Distractions Dressed Up As Opportunities

069 Sidestepping Distractions Dressed Up As Opportunities

In this episode, I lay out how many great opportunities are really just distractions in disguise. I name the main ones to watch out for and address ways to stop falling prey to such distractions, so you can stay focused on what really matters.

I also discuss what you should be doing with your ideas, which opportunities to go after full-throttle, the next step to take when you’re not getting anticipated traction, and the best ways to gracefully say no to time-wasting coffee dates.

I hope you enjoy my episode on distractions dressed up as opportunities and encourage you to be more discerning with the opportunities that pop up in your business. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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068 | Standing Up To Your Biggest Critic With Judi Moreo

068 Standing Up To Your Biggest Critic With Judi Moreo

In this episode, I sit down with international best-selling author and speaker Judi Moreo. Judi breaks down how being self-critical and allowing negative self-talk to take your thoughts captive will hold you back from where you want to go. She weighs in on the best ways to combat that negative self-talk and turn it into the kind of talk that will foster your success.

We also talk about ways to recognize when you’re sabotaging yourself or your business, anchoring in daily affirmations to make them become solid beliefs, and how Judi’s self-limiting beliefs screwed her out of a trip to Europe.

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

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067 | 5 Things You’re Doing That Threaten Your Success

067 5 Things You’re Doing That Threaten Your Success

In this episode, I discuss some acts of self-sabotage you might be engaging in unknowingly. These activities not only negatively affect aspects of both your business and personal life, but they hinder your overall success as well.

I also cover asking for help in the right places, setting yourself up to slay each day, what happens when you choose to follow someone else’s path, the most important thing you can do to prevent burnout, and the single, negative affirmation I strongly stand behind because it’s incredibly empowering.

I hope you enjoy my episode on self-sabotage and encourage you to stop being the saboteur of your success today. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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066 | The Devil’s In The (Lack Of Systems) Details With Josh Fonger

066 The Devil’s In The (Lack Of Systems) Details

In this episode, I sit down with business performance architect and co-founder of Work The System, Josh Fonger. Josh discusses investing in systems, how a mechanical shift can save you time and make you money, how to make documenting processes less overwhelming, and ways to build the freedom to chase shiny objects.

We also talk about the amount of time you should spend working on your systems each week, your biological prime time, mindset shifts, process diagrams and outlines, and why “getting it” is so important.

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

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064 | The Biggest Cover-Up In Productivity History With Demir Bentley

064 The Biggest Cover-Up In Productivity History With Demir Bentley

In this episode, I sit down with the co-creator of Lifehack Bootcamp, Demir Bentley, as he walks us through how an illness forced him into systems, automation, and productivity which helped him go from working the 9 to 5 to working the 5 to 9. We discuss why you need all four pillars of the F.A.S.T. Time Management Model to excel in time mastery, why occasional acts of radical self-care is absolutely necessary, and why you need to lean into a scarcity mindset with your time.

We also talk about how removing distractions will help you “fall” into focus, how your attitude acts as the operating system of your day, the concept of extreme ownership, and the zombie effect you may be suffering from.

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

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063 | Live From My Summer Travels: How To Be Productive On The Road

063 Live From My Summer Travels How To Be Productive On The Road

In this episode, I divulge some of the hiccups I’ve been experiencing during my month on the road and how I coped with them in order to achieve balance and keep plugging away at my goals. I also offer my favorite strategies for staying productive in any zip code and provide tips on how to apply them.

Finally, I weigh in on the important aspects of planning, expectations, boundaries, checklists, batching, and so much more!

I hope you enjoy my episode on staying productive on the road and encourage you to try out my tips the next time you travel. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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062 | Nailing Down Your ONE Thing With Geoff Woods

062 Nailing Down Your ONE Thing With Geoff Woods

In this episode, I sit down with Geoff Woods, Vice President of The ONE Thing, one of highest-rated business books in the world. We dive into the meaning of the book, the limiting beliefs that almost held him back from his destiny, and the pain in his life that compelled him to take action and achieve his dream. 

We also talk about why you must get comfortable being uncomfortable, leveraging the different roles people serve in your life, and how I’ve set myself up for possible humiliation. Finally, Geoff turns the tables and coaches me through pinpointing my ONE Thing.

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

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061 | An Insider’s Look In My Toolbox: The Tech, Tools, & Tips I Use To Run My Business

061 An Insider's Look In My Toolbox

In this episode, I give you a behind-the-scenes tour of my productivity toolbox so you can benefit from the awesome tech, tools, and tips I use to run my business.

I also give you the straight talk on why apps don’t make you productive, discuss the important difference between efficiency, organization, and productivity, make suggestions on implementing new apps and programs, and offer tips to help you take advantage of some lesser known functions of my favorite tools.

I hope you enjoy this episode about my toolbox and encourage you to implement apps that will increase your effectiveness in your business. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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