Category Archives for "Podcast"

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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039 | Cut The Sh!t To Simplify Your Business And Life

039_Cut The Shit To Simplify Your Business And Life

In this episode, I introduce the concept of eliminating tasks and activities from your life to reclaim your time. I reveal the best way to figure out how much your time is worth, help you discover what you should eliminate, and explain three simple methods of effectively cutting your sh!t without suffering any repercussions.

I also discuss simple ways to service your clients better, increase your efficiency, lighten your workload, leverage the talent of others, and increase your profits.

I hope you enjoy my episode on eliminating and encourage you to start cutting your sh!t immediately. Now let’s jump right in and get to the straight talk!

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038 | Strategies To Activate Your Productivity Daily With Rachel Wenman

In this episode, I sit down with Rachel Wenman, Co-Founder and Vice President of Urban Seed Inc., a startup that is reinventing and repositioning not just the way we grow food, but the way we provide it from produce to packaging, across the world. Rachel discusses how to activate life flows that lay the groundwork for increased productivity, her typical day wearing many hats in a startup, and ways she effectively sets boundaries as it pertains to her time.

We also talk about how feeling bogged down motivated Rachel to seek life flows activation, the morning routine she slowly cultivated over time that helps her prepare for each day, and how she utilizes intentionally programmed music to activate her motivation and energy and get in the zone.

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

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037 | Setting Boundaries To Grow Your Business While Keeping Your Sanity

037 _Setting Boundaries To Grow Your Business While Keeping Your Sanity

In this episode, I discuss how creating and consistently implementing business boundaries can help you reduce feeling overwhelmed and get you closer to the elusive work/life balance you crave along with so many other benefits.

I also provide help on creating boundaries during the different seasons of your life, reveal who you should convey your boundaries to, explain the importance of theme days when it comes to creating effective boundaries, and offer proven methods for implementing boundaries.

I hope you enjoy my episode on business boundaries and encourage you to start implementing the right ones for the current season in your life. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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036 | Putting The Right People And Processes In Place With Josh Haynam

Putting The Right People And Processes In Place

In this episode, I sit down with co-founder of Interact Quiz Builder, Josh Haynam, to discuss how putting the right people and processes into place in his company led to them helping over 40,000 brands create lead generation platforms in the form of quizzes, assessments, and giveaways. We talk about how the recession forced him into entrepreneurship and got him hooked on building things, a typical day as CEO over in-house, remote, and flexible employees, and what he refused to let go of that had him banging his head against the wall for two years.

We also cover Josh’s stark realizations that allow him to get more done, developing processes to increase efficiency, and how he transitioned from being the doer to being the person creating the processes then delegating them.

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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