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6 Quick Tips For Meeting Your Internal Deadlines

6 Quick Tips For Meeting Your Internal Deadlines

Having deadlines is necessary for your business and critical to your success. Deadlines are basically goals with due dates that keep your business moving forward. They should be held sacred and viewed as unchangeable. The magic of deadlines is they require you to focus because they leave no other option.

The problem is, as entrepreneurs, we are our own bosses and generally have no one to answer to when we don’t meet our deadlines. As such, it becomes a tendency to miss our deadlines or continually push them back when we get “busy” or “sick” or “overwhelmed” or “just don’t feel like doing it.” And that is no way to charge forward toward your goals and vision of success.

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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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The Fast Track To Achieving That Elusive Entrepreneurial Balance

The Fast Track To Achieving That Elusive Entrepreneurial Balance

If you’re struggling with work-life balance, you’re hardly alone. Nobody has it all figured out. Nobody has it down perfect. And if you ever do get it perfect, it will only be for a moment because your life is going to change or your business is going to grow and your balance is going to be thrown out of whack. While 100% work-life balance is far from attainable, there are strategies you can implement to get you on the fast track to achieving your unique, ideal balance. And you should want to get on that fast track as creating more balance will leave you more fulfilled than just sinking all your time and energy into your business alone or any single category of your life

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053 | The Fast Track To Achieving That Elusive Entrepreneurial Balance

053 The Fast Track To Achieving That Elusive Entrepreneurial Balance

In this episode, I discuss how to create and maintain entrepreneurial balance so you can lead a more well-rounded, fulfilling, and rewarding life plus rock your business. I offer two actionable strategies for achieving entrepreneurial balance, provide tips for ensuring certain aspects of your life don’t bleed into the rest of your activities, and uncover why saying yes is a must.

I also weigh in on what you’re likely doing that’s anything but sustainable, how your plan for creating balance might not work, and why having a passion outside of your business is vitally important.

I hope you enjoy my episode on entrepreneurial balance and encourage you to pursue creating and maintaining your unique vision of balance. 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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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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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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035 | Productivity + Profitability: Why You Need Both To Succeed In Business

035 Productivity + Profitability Why You Need Both To Succeed In Business

In this episode, I unpack the relationship between productivity and profitability, introduce the three “buckets” you need to invest your time in in order to be profitable, and discuss the big problem with living in the “other bucket.”

I also divulge why the proverb “Time is money” is not exactly true, the effects of failing to protect your mindset, and ways I keep my business in check for profitability that if implemented, could have a huge impact on your business’ ability to make money.

I hope you enjoy my episode on profitability and encourage you to take the first step toward making your business more sustainable. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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