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5 Things You’re Doing That Threaten Your Success

067tps 5 Things You're Doing That Threaten Your Success

Glance around a room full of entrepreneurs and everywhere you look you’ll see a saboteur. That’s because all entrepreneurs, no matter how kind-spirited and well-meaning, engage in various forms of self-sabotage that hold them back from reaching new heights in business. The entrepreneurs who recognize where they’re making those missteps and change their ways, are the ones who continuously reach their goals and go on to set and achieve bigger ones. The road to entrepreneurial success is hard enough. Stop adding your own twists, turns, and obstacles to your path by engaging in these five forms of self-sabotage, so you can go on to achieve your own vision of success.

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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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048 | Schedules: Unlocking The Key To Having It All With Katie Krimitsos

048 Schedules Unlocking The Key To Having It All With Katie Krimitsos

In this episode, I sit down with Katie Krimitsos, Founder of Biz Women Rock, as she walks us through her entrepreneurial journey and the purposeful scheduling that has led her to enjoy three-day work weeks running a phenomenal business. Katie discusses her passion for lifting women up, her low tolerance for unhappiness that launched her into entrepreneurship, and how she schedules the hell out of her life to ensure she can be fully present and achieve balance.

We also talk about task batching according to energy levels, living and breathing calendars, the value of planning, and how you can utilize time blocks to reduce worry, stress, and guilt.

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

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013 | Conquer Your Day Using The 5 Daily Planning Pavers

013 Conquer Your Day With The 5 Daily Planning Pavers

Planning your day does not have to be a huge, fully orchestrated, drawn out event. When done right, planning your day will save you hours of time and relieve loads of stress.

In this episode, I walk you through the 5 Daily Planning Pavers that will help you pave your way to a successful day every day. I touch upon why your well-intentioned plans might not be coming to fruition, what happens when you let your day depend on your feelings, and how I utilize mind sweeping and triggers to aid in my daily review.

I also clue you in to the advice you may have received from other productivity “experts” that are absolutely pointless and the secret to making your plans really stick. I go on to divulge what I keep at my fingertips throughout the day so I can swiftly tackle my daily review and the appropriate length of time you should commit to planning each day.

I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on the 5 Daily Planning Pavers and encourage you to start planning each of your days utilizing them. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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011 | How To Get Sh!t Done: Time Blocking Strategies That Work

011 How To Get Shit Done-Time Blocking Strategies That Work

In this episode, I introduce the seven steps to creating a time blocking success schedule along with my top eight tips to aid in its creation, discuss the foundational strategies to maximize productivity, and talk about why it’s important to go slow to go fast when it comes to productivity.

I also reveal the secret to not double-book yourself, what you need to hold sacred in order to be successful with time blocking, and which activities you absolutely need to plan for because they tend to creep in and take over your entire day.

Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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008 | The Truth About Time Management with Mr. Work Smarter

008 The Truth About Time Management

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!

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007 | Tackling Your Goals With Tactical Precision

007 Tackling Your Goals With Tactical Precision

In this episode, I introduce the relationship between strategic goals and tactical plans, discuss why you may be failing to reach your yearly goals, and instruct on how to create a bullet-proof plan for accomplishing your big goals so there is no way you can fail.

I also talked about identifying what you should be focusing on each quarter, one of the most useful keys I’ve found to using a tactical plan, how I dealt with my latest bad day and turned it around for the better, and what tends to happen when you really put yourself out there.

I hope you enjoy my episode on tactical plans and encourage you to take the initiative and create your own tactical plan. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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006 | Unselfishly Letting Go To Make Your Business Grow with Mike Rayburn

#006 Unselfishly Letting Go To Make Your Business Grow

In this episode, keynote artist Mike Rayburn takes us on a walk through a day in his life and his entrepreneurial journey. We discuss how his performance and innovation-driven business turns a profit, how he utilizes a casita to increase his productivity, and the three things time management comes down to for Mike.

We also talk about how majoring in minor things affects your business, Mike’s greatest personal challenge that he battles daily, and the tasks that give him the greatest payoff.

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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005 | Creating BIG Goals Worth Pursuing

#005 Creating BIG Goals Worth Pursuing

In this episode, I expand upon the well-known SMART criteria for goal setting by introducing my SMART2 method. It addresses some variances of the easy-to-remember acronym and incorporates my top 10 characteristics of great goals worth pursuing into the SMART acronym.

I also discuss how to not overthink or overcomplicate your goals and instead, how you can easily simplify the process of goal setting.

I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on creating goals and encourage you take the initiative to create your own BIG goals worth pursuing. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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002 | The Silent Profit Thief w/ Darren LaCroix, WCPS, AS, CSP

002 The Silent Profit Thief Darren LaCroix

Are you being robbed of your time, money, and opportunities without even knowing it?

Improving your productivity will bring you more peace, more enthusiasm, more momentum, and more money. In this episode, I sit down with World Champion of Public Speaking winner, speaking coach, and the brains behind the very successful Stage Time University, Darren LaCroix as he walks us through his entrepreneurial journey, the tactics he has used to keep himself on the fastest path to achieving his goals, and why it's important to embrace organization.

We also talked about an easy way to gain credibility in your industry, spending time on your highest value activities, and Darren’s daily routine that sets him up for success. This was an awesome discussion with Darren that I know you’ll enjoy. Now let’s get to the straight talk!

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