Category Archives for "Podcast"

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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060 | The Automation Advantage: Letting Robots Take Care Of The Rest So You Can Focus On Your Best With Zachary Sexton

060 The Automation Advantage Letting Robots Take Care Of The Rest

In this app-heavy episode, I sit down with Zachary Sexton, a business productivity coach who specializes in helping entrepreneurs create simple systems to save time at work. Zachary and I discuss how you can use automation as a powerful tool to gain leverage, how to automate routine processes using simple software, and why you can’t just keep doing things with brute force, the old-fashioned way.

We also talk about Zachary’s favorite automation apps that save him time, money, and energy, the effectiveness of theme days and batching activities, and tips for using automatic scheduling, follow-up, and lead capture.

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

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059 | Email Inbox Insanity: How To Tame It Then Maintain It

059 Email Inbox Insanity How To Tame It Then Maintain It

In this episode, I aim to help you solve the problem of feeling overwhelmed every time you open your inbox. I explain the main difference between checking versus processing your emails, talk about the mistakes that prevent successful processing, and offer tips for using the 5 Simple Email Decisions effectively.

I also talk about the assumptions people make when you don’t respond to their emails, the insane number of emails you’re sending and receiving every day, the types of folders you should include in your email filing system, and so much more!

I hope you enjoy my episode on inbox organization and encourage you to commit to maintaining an organized inbox. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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058 | From Victim To Victor: Methods To Manipulate Your Time To Work For You With Jeff Sanders

058 | From Victim To Victor: Methods To Manipulate Your Time To Work For You With Jeff Sanders

In this episode, I sit down with productivity author, speaker, and host of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast, Jeff Sanders. Jeff walks us through how practicing productivity by default forced him to transition from being a “last minute guy” to a productivity expert. He dives into his mental shift that made him look at his time, calendar, tasks and projects differently. He goes on to discuss how he reverse-engineered his schedule to accomplish more and his strong opinion on our abundance of free time.

We also talk about methods to take back control of your time, ways to take advantage of theme days, and how taking care of yourself will result in taking better care of your business and everything else in your life by default.

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

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057 | Finding The Right Support To Grow Your Business: Deciphering The World Of Courses, Trainings, Masterminds, Coaching, And Mentorship

057 | Finding The Right Support To Grow Your Business: Deciphering The World Of Courses, Trainings, Masterminds, Coaching, And Mentorship

In this episode, I decipher the different types of business support to help you gain clarity on the type of support that would best serve you and your business based on the stage of business you’re in, your current challenges, and your personality.

I also deep dive into my personal journey of finding support, lay out the seven-step method I use to choose who I obtain support from, and discuss why the best support with the highest ROI in the world...  may not be the right support for you.

Finally, I mention an awesome opportunity to buy my business coach Todd Herman’s 90 Day Year online program IF it’s a good fit for you and with the FREE added bonus of bi-weekly Execution Masterminds facilitated by me throughout the duration of the program.

I hope you enjoy my episode on the different kinds of business support and encourage you to thoughtfully consider all your options, so you can choose the right support for where you’re at in your business. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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056 | Unveiling The Myth Of Multitasking With Dave Crenshaw

056 Unveiling The Myth Of Multitasking With Dave Crenshaw

In this episode, I sit down with productive leadership author and speaker, Dave Crenshaw, as he walks us through his previous struggles with ADHD, productivity, organization, and time management. We go on to discuss the inherent problem with multitasking, how to tell if you’re suffering from Short Attention Span Syndrome, and the effect of multitasking on the amount of work you get done, the quality of your work, and your stress level.

Dave also offers his best advice for content creation, explains why writer’s block is just an excuse, and reveals what you’re really admitting when you say you’re a good multitasker.

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

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055 | Exploiting Your Productivity Sweet Spot To Get The Most Out Of Every Day

055 Exploiting Your Productivity Sweet Spot To Get The Most Out Of Every Day new

In this episode, I introduce the concept of your productivity sweet spot and walk you through how to exploit its different components so you can consistently show up as your best, most productive self in your business and life.

I also talk about time blocking techniques, working within the confines of your unique zone of genius, maintaining a degree of balance, and creating a schedule in alignment with your energy levels and natural tendencies.

I hope you enjoy my episode on exploiting your productivity sweet spot and encourage you to start doing so today. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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