How to Deal with “Got 5 Minutes?” productivity Jun 13, 2019

Has this ever happened to you?

You’re sitting at your desk, working away. Perhaps you are “in the zone”. You are getting so much accomplished you are rockin’ it!

Suddenly there is a knock on your door (or door frame or window).

You look up, make eye contact with them and say “hey!” (Oops! You just encouraged the start of a dialogue! Drats!)

“Hey, uh, got 5 minutes?”, they ask.

You sigh the moment the words leave their mouth knowing that you have...

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Disney Customer Service in Your Business - Vance Morris podcast Jun 12, 2019

Vance Morris is a Walt Disney World Resort Management Alumni, having spent 10 years as a leader in the Resorts. Not only does he own a bricks-n-mortar business, but he also runs the only Disney Service & Direct Response Marketing business on the planet. Here he coaches companies to create Disney Style Service Systems and then monetize them through direct response marketing.

 

On this episode with Vance Morris:

  • Why you need to create a grand opening feeling every day
  • The power of...
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Why You Are Struggling to be Productive productivity Jun 11, 2019

You have the best of intentions.

After all, who wouldn’t want to be more productive?

You read books, blogs, social media posts and attend webinars, conferences and live streams about how to be more productive. 

You’ve even found and followed productivity thought leaders. Maybe subscribed to their email newsletter.

And yet, you are still struggling to get things done.

Why?

Perhaps you are making things complicated.

You’re taking simple concepts to getting things done and...

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Email Management - Donna Hanson podcast Jun 10, 2019

Donna Hanson works with organizations and their teams who want to increase productivity, performance and profits and get them OFF technology and back to the things that matter. Donna is one of only 5 people outside the US accredited to deliver an email productivity program to Microsoft’s own staff. She is the author of 2 books, RECLAIM Your Inbox & Control + Alt + Delete – Reboot Your Productivity.

On this episode with Donna Hanson:

  • How productivity used to be measured
  • Why...
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5 Ways to Eliminate Distractions From Your Life productivity Jun 09, 2019

Got distractions?

Wait. That's probably the wrong question to ask. Let me try again.

What distractions are you dealing with?

Social media?

Email?

People?

Those are the top three distractions I've been helping people deal with a lot these days.

In this article, I'm going to give you some tips on how to beat back these distractions so you can get back to the business of doing what you need to.

Social Media

Tip #1: turn off notifications. You don't need to be alerted every time someone posts...

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10 Ideas for Productive Meetings productivity Jun 08, 2019

Meetings.

What emotions do you feel when you hear that word?

Or when you’re invited to one?

Anger?

Frustration?

Overwhelm?

Or maybe you experience physical issues like pain in your neck, head or elsewhere?

You’re not alone.

We’ve all been to meetings that we felt were a waste of time. And that’s because the meeting planner didn’t know what they were doing. Maybe they weren’t trained correctly.

Here are 10 ideas to consider if you want to make your meetings...

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The Truth About Productivity podcast Jun 07, 2019

It's time to go back to the basics of productivity. Yes, it's time to go back to school. Time to clarify a few things about productivity. Truths, if you will. Productivity is a big buzz word today. But let's make sure we're reading from the same page in the same book.

SUMMARY

• How productive are you? Today. Right this moment. Rate yourself on a scale of zero to 10. But don't rate yourself a ten or a zero because no one is productive all the day and no one procrastinates all the time...

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Attention Management - Maura Thomas podcast Jun 05, 2019

Maura Nevel Thomas is an award-winning international speaker and trainer on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. She is a TedX speaker, founder of Regain Your Time, author of 3 books, and was named a Top Leadership Speaker for 2018 in Inc. Magazine. Maura is frequently featured and cited as an expert in major business outlets including Forbes and NPR, and she’s also a regular contributor to the Harvard...

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Heart Led Living - Sue Dumais podcast Jun 03, 2019

Sue Dumais is a Global Impact Visionary Leader answering the call to heal the world. She is a best-selling author, an international speaker, an ordained minister, a gifted intuitive healer, and a global voice of HOPE and inspiration for the “Heart YES Movement.” Sue brings the gifts of insight, awareness, and self-empowerment to her global audience, creating a shift in consciousness from head to heart. Her mission is to ignite our hearts to uplift humanity and unify us in love...

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3 Strategies for Taming Instagram instagram podcast May 31, 2019

I love Instagram.

When it was released to the world on October 6, 2010 exclusively on iOS devices (it came to Android in April 2012), not many took notice. In the beginning, it was only a square photo sharing service. Its growth was steady and in April 2012, Facebook forked over one billion dollars for it.

To say that Instagram can be highly addictive (keeping you from being productive) is an understatement. Instagram, like every other social media platform out there, is specifically...

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Ghost Writing Explained - Mike Sahno podcast May 29, 2019

Mike Sahno is an author, speaker and publisher with over seventeen years of professional writing experience. He launched his own publishing company in 2015, and has released four full-length works of fiction since that time. Mike also ghostwrites books and articles for business owners who want to expand their authority, reach, and influence, and his most recent client’s business book became a #1 Amazon bestseller within two weeks after it came out. His new novel, Whizzers, is slated...

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How to Market Effectively - Sara Carty podcast May 27, 2019

Sara Carty is the founder of Marketbound, a boutique marketing company specializing in startups. With almost 10 years of experience, Sara focuses her time on building high impact, low cost strategies. Originally from Montreal and now in London, Sara launched the very first LinkedInLocal Women's event that included topics like mental health and imposter syndrome. Sara also recently launched a podcast called Not So Dirty Thirty which focuses on the transformations women experience moving into...

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