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Being an Entrepreneur During COVID-19 - Jarie Bolander

podcast Mar 19, 2020

Jarie is an engineer by training and an entrepreneur by nature. He has over 20 years of experience bringing innovative technology products to the market. This gives him a unique perspective on the power of storytelling for businesses since the best story, not technology, wins. He has published six books with his latest being a Big Idea Nonfiction book called The Entrepreneur Ethos which shows how to build a more ethical, inclusive, and resilient entrepreneur community.

On this episode, we talk about how entrepreneurs can deal with COVID-19 including over 12 ideas you can do during the downtime.

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How to Increase Productivity and Get a Massive Amount of Stuff Done Each Day

podcast Mar 18, 2020

Being more productive is possible. And, quite frankly, not that difficult once you know how.

Here are three ideas for increasing productivity and getting a massive amount of stuff done each day.

Get serious

What does this mean? According to Google, “demanding careful consideration or application” or “acting or speaking sincerely and in earnest, rather than in a joking or halfhearted manner”.

Question: do you want to get serious? I'm guessing the answer is yes or else why would you be reading this post?

Then...how do you get serious?

Think about what lights you up. What are you passionate about or obsessed about?

For me...it's this! Writing, talking, posting, etc. about productivity. I wake up every day excited about doing what I do.

Are you doing what you love to do, where you love to do it?

If not, address this first.

Maybe you don't like the commute to your job or your boss or...the wallpaper!

Or perhaps you're doing what you do...

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How to Get & Stay Calm - Kim Ades

podcast Mar 17, 2020

Kim Ades is the President and Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching™ and JournalEngine™ Software. Author, speaker, entrepreneur, coach, and mom of 5, Kim has 15 years of experience coaching many of North America’s most respected leaders. Recognized as an expert in the area of thought mastery, Kim uses her unique philosophy and quirky coaching style to help her clients deal with core issues and shift their thinking in order to yield extraordinary results.

On this episode, we talk about state of balance, core values, anchoring and 3 ways to get and stay calm during any situation.

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7 Habits to Supercharge Your Productivity

podcast Mar 16, 2020

It is possible to supercharge your productivity but it will require work and intentionality.

Here are 7 habits to adopt into your life to do just that.

1 - Work smart

  • Are you doing too much?
    • What can you outsource, delegate, automate and/or eliminate?
    • Make a list of all that you do and that outsource, delegate, automate and eliminate what you can.
  • Are you working too many hours?
    • You need balance. You need to work but you also need to enjoy life.
    • If you love what you do and you don’t consider it work, great. But still take time to see the flowers, hang out with friends for no reason, watch a game, etc.
  • Are you doing what you really want to do with your life?
    • If yes, great! Commit to getting better at it every day.
    • If no, then what do you want to do?
    • Figure that out and go get some training.
    • It may take time but you might actually be able to do this full-time.

2 - Keep your cell phone use to a minimum

  • Enable Screen Time if you have an iPhone or download an app to...
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The Mindset Side of Growth - Jarrod Haning

podcast Mar 12, 2020

Jarrod's clients normally double their income as a result of using a Nobel Nominated process that teaches them how to think at a higher level. After all, it's true: a breakthrough in your business will first happen as a breakthrough in your thinking.

On this episode, we talk about 3 things you can do to triple your time in half the time, doing non-expert things and traps of getting things done.

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How to Live Above the Line - Stephen and Mara Klemich

Uncategorized Mar 11, 2020

Heartstyles co-founders Stephen and Mara Klemich are a husband and wife duo who've dedicated their professional lives to understanding how we can harness our minds to tap into the best of our hearts. The Heartstyles Indicator, the tool they created to measure effective thinking and behaviors, has helped individuals, teams and organizations all over the world to unlock their potential. Now, their book Above the Line: Living and Leading with Heart is doing the same.

On this episode, we talk about above the line vs below the line, we are all an AND, the S+T=B formula and inner vows.

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The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs and Their Parents - Fredrik Sandvall

podcast Mar 10, 2020

Fredrik Sandvall, a financier, investor, serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, and a former special forces Captain from Swedish who spent many years running a business even before leaving the military. He spent over twenty years gaining experience within management and consulting, working at senior levels within the world’s largest organizations to create growth. Fredrik has since focused on his passion of helping other individuals to achieve their own financial goals by mentoring other aspiring entrepreneurs, multiply the business value with several having gone on to create or raise multiple millions.

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From Digital to Analog Productivity (The Bullet Journal)

podcast Mar 06, 2020

I have a confession to make.

When I first got into the wonderful world of productivity, I really thought it was all about calendar, to-do and notes apps.

Yeah, I know. Silly, clueless me!

Then I came to my senses! (Thankfully!)

First, some context

At 54 years young, I can remember a time when there were no cell phones (let me know if you remember even before there were cordless phones...when the phone was hard-wired to the wall!).

And then technology came of age.

This was followed very quickly by the Internet and apps.

It's no secret that in our day and age, we’re obsessed with all forms of technology (including social media and all the other apps).

Personally, I believe technology can be a blessing and a curse. The key is we get to choose. We have to be the human and in control of technology instead of the other way around.

Tough question: how many minutes, I’m sorry…HOURS, are you on your phone each day?

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Sleep Is A Skill - Mollie McGlocklin

podcast Mar 05, 2020

Mollie is the creator of Sleep Is A Skill, a company that optimizes how people sleep through a unique blend of technology, accountability, and behavioral change. The company was born from “scratching her own itch” after a lifetime of poor sleep habits culminated into a mega-challenging bout of insomnia for months without end. With a background in psychology & human behavior, she went down the rabbit hole to solve her own sleep disturbances without sleeping aids. She became fascinated with chronobiology, and by extension, its practical applications to restore a state of homeostasis not only to her sleep but also to her life as a whole. Knowing the difference between a life with sleep and without, she’s now dedicated her life to sharing the forgotten skill set of sleep.

On this fast-paced episode, Mollie and I talk about the misunderstanding of melatonin, sleep architecture, sleep tracking, naps, getting too much sleep and so much more!

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How to Defeat Overwhelm

podcast Mar 04, 2020

Overwhelm is a part of life. Everyone has experienced it and everyone will continue to. But how do you deal with it?

Here are four ideas for defeating overwhelm.

Recognize when you start to feel it

According to an article on Achievetv(dot)com, “Overwhelm is the body’s way of reacting to any type of threat or requirement. When you feel danger–whether it is real or imagined–the body’s defenses kick into high gear in a quick, automated process called the fight-or-flight” response or the ”stress response. The stress response is the body’s way of protecting you.”

Symptoms include:

  • Memory problems
  • Inability to focus
  • Poor judgment
  • Seeing just the negative
  • Anxious or racing thoughts
  • Constant worrying
  • Emotional symptoms

When you are experiencing overwhelm, it’s important to avoid the temptation to push through or think that this is a weakness of you and that you should be better.

Feeling overwhelmed is a real thing and everyone...

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