3 Easy Strategies for Improved Productivity

podcast May 10, 2019

In this episode, I discuss three things you can do to improve your productivity. And these are easy to understand but whether or not they are easy to implement is up to you.


I run every day and right now, I’m listening to the audio book, The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor (affiliate link). Get this book! How happy are you? Now what you tell your friends. Not what you tell yourself. The truth.


I talked about this before but it needs repeating because the data shows so many people around the world are not getting enough sleep. Minimum is 8. I’ve read estimates up to 10 hours. You need to sleep as long as you need to … as long as it is at least 8 hours. Read Arianna Huffington's The Sleep Revolution (affiliate link).


You gotta move. Every day. No excuses. I don’t care what you do to move…just move.

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How to Conduct Effective Meetings - Ruth Pearce

podcast May 08, 2019

Ruth Pearce is a project motivator, author, speaker, and coach. She also conducts research into the role of the project manager and their strengths. Her passion is studying and experimenting to understand what makes teams tick. She created her book Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-based Project Management to give project managers the kickstart they need to transform their teams and projects. Ken Blanchard said of her book, “Read Be a Project Motivator and watch your project teams thrive.”

On this episode with Ruth Pearce:

  • Challenges of projector managers
  • How to REALLY hold effective meetings
  • The different kinds of meetings
  • The power of having a single purpose



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How to Succeed in Business with Jaime Masters

podcast May 06, 2019

Jaime Masters has been featured on Yahoo's homepage 6 times, and in Inc, Entrepreneur, and Business Insider. She's been a top Business Coach for over 10 years and has helped hundreds of 6 & 7 figure Entrepreneurs and Business Owners optimize every area of their business.

Jaime is also the host of the online show - Eventual Millionaire, where she's interviewed over 400 self made millionaires. She's also a tech geek, has two kiddos - and even has a sword wall in her house - Plus she loves creating automated systems and talking business growth.

On this episode with Jaime Masters:

  • The power of mastermind groups
  • How Jaime got her start (don't do what she did!)
  • How to start and grow your side hustle
  • A simple strategy she learned from interviewing over 400 self-made millionaires
  • What mistakes entrepreneurs make when they start out
  • How to build a team
  • The power of batching
  • How Jaime stays productive

Books mentioned on the show (these are affiliate links):

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What Notifications You Need Enabled on Your Phone

podcast May 03, 2019

I get asked about notifications a lot so today, I’m going to be sharing my thoughts of what notifications you should and should not have enabled on your phone.

  • Fewer notifications is better!
  • Notifications are distractions.
  • Types of notifications
  • The No-notification movement
  • What notifications I have enabled
  • What I don’t have enabled
  • A notification cleanse


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Can You be Productive on Social Media? - Cathy Wassell

podcast May 01, 2019

Cathy Wassell is a Lead Generation Strategist specializing in LinkedIn and Facebook Ads who helps coaches and consultants build a pipeline of new clients. She runs a digital agency, Socially Contented, co-founded a membership for new businesses, Go With The Pro, and trains entrepreneurs and new businesses on how to get more clients with her Leads Machine courses. She lives in Stratford upon Avon, UK, about 2 minutes' walk from Shakespeare's house. She has two teens and two crazy spaniels and isn't sure which are more trouble.

On this episode with Cathy Wassell:

  • How social media stifles our productivity and how we can beat it
  • How to use Facebook ads to boost your business.
  • Mistakes people make when using Facebook ads

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Talking about Human Behavior with Richard Flint

podcast Apr 29, 2019

Richard Flint has been on the national lecture circuit for 34 years, doing an average of 125 events a year. His expertise is Human Behavior and his gift is taking what is confusing to people and showing them the pathway to clarity. He is the author of 19 books!

On this episode with Richard Flint: what the breakdown of the American farm has to do with human behavior today, emotions travel in 3s, his thoughts on failure and doubt and the accountability circle.



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How to Have Hard Conversations - Peter Bregman

podcast Apr 24, 2019

Peter Bregman is CEO of Bregman Partners, a company that helps senior leaders create accountability and inspire collective action on their organization’s most important work. Best-selling author of 18 Minutes, his most recent book is Leading with Emotional Courage: How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability, and Inspire Action on Your Most Important Work.

On this episode with Peter Bregman: having hard conversations, the power of the fear of success can be greater than the fear of failure, Peter's 5 steps to accountability and why you need a big arrow.

Bregman Partners website

Emotional Courage Challenge

Leading With Emotional Courage: How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability, And Inspire Action On Your Most Important Work (affiliate link)

Four Seconds: All the Time You Need to Replace Counter-Productive Habits with Ones That Really Work (affiliate link)

18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done (affiliate link)


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Vision and Accountability - Mark O'Donnell

Uncategorized Apr 22, 2019

Mark O'Donnell is an entrepreneur, high growth strategist, & Certified EOS® Implementer. He started his first business in 2007 with his brother Tommy. That business grew to over 250 people & $25,000,000 in revenues. They completed multiple M&A transactions creating a partnership that manages 10+ portfolio businesses.

Mark’s passion is launching ideas with strategies & plans, removing obstacles, influencing & inspiring achievement through the creation of goals in order to create movement towards a better future.

On this episode with Mark O'Donnell: the eight questions you need to ask yourself to bring your vision into focus, the power and danger of social accountability.

Where you can find Mark:

His website


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Dealing with People, Chairs, Glass Walls and Stress

podcast Apr 19, 2019

On this episode, I’m sharing part of a recent presentation I did at the 2019 Texas Bay Area SHRM Conference (the Society of Human Resource Management).

In this part of the presentation, I talk about:

  • How to deal with people
  • Setting boundaries
  • Dealing with the dreaded, “got a minute?”
  • The problem with chairs in your office
  • Setting boundaries when you work in a cubicle
  • Retraining co-workers
  • Offices that have glass walls and doors
  • Stress and your productivity
  • The importance of sleep


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How to Win with Digital Marketing - Janine Capaldi

podcast Apr 17, 2019

Janine Capaldi is Co-founder of digital marketing agency Capaldi Marketing. She started as a coach and then began consulting; specializing in getting coaches & businesses high value leads and sales on LinkedIn.

Janine has one philosophy & one common goal that all her work revolves around - relationships. Relationship marketing is the key to high value long term business relationships.

On this episode with Janine: where you should be on social media (not everywhere), endless scrolling on social media, have a plan with social media plus the mistakes people make on social media.

Where you can find Janine:



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