Stop Trusting Your Brain and Be More Productive

podcast Oct 30, 2019
 

As a productivity expert, I have a lot of tips for how to become more productive. But without a doubt, my #1 tip is to help your brain by capturing everything you need to remember to do someplace…immediately.

Why is it so important to capture thoughts immediately?

You’ve probably heard of Murphy’s Law: whatever can go wrong, will. But my productivity version of this is: that which you need to remember the most is the first thing you’ll forget.

Am I saying that you’ll always forget these important things? Of course not. But what I am saying is that the risk is there. Why take a chance?

Here are four ideas for helping your brain out so that your productivity doesn’t suffer.

USE ONLY A NOTEBOOK/PLANNER OR AN APP ON YOUR PHONE

Whenever any idea pops into your brain, I want you to capture it either in a dedicated notebook or a planner immediately. I can’t say this strongly enough: don’t wait to do this. The longer you wait, the likelihood...

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Mindsets, Scooby-Doo and You - Joshua Reid

podcast Oct 24, 2019

Joshua is a Transformational Mindset Coach and Business Consultant. He has over 25 years of study, practice and teaching in Personal Development, Mind and Body Coherence, Leadership Cultivation and Optimal Mindset Development. 

On this episode: what mindsets are, defined versus undefined, getting in our own way, lessons from Scooby-Doo and exercise to help you discover yourself.

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How to be Productive When Working Remotely

podcast Oct 23, 2019
 

A May 2018 study by Zug, a Switzerland-based serviced office provider IWG found that 70 percent of professionals work remotely at least one day a week, while 53 percent work remotely for at least half of the week.

A survey by Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs indicates that remote work has grown 91% over the last 10 years, and 159% over the last 12 years.

There’s working from home and there’s working from home and being productive. There is a difference.

Here are seven ideas for how to be productive while working remotely.

1. HAVE DEDICATED WORK AREA

If you went to work at a “real job” (whatever that means) in a corporate office, you’d have a dedicated area in which to work. This may be an office, a cubicle or an area.

You need the same for when working remotely – like at home.

This could be a spare bedroom converted into an office or a corner of a room such as a dining room or kitchen.

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Conscious Human Performance - Jon Christian

podcast Oct 22, 2019

Jon Christian is a Management and Learning Consultant, Certified Professional Coach (CPC), Energy Leadership Index™ Master Practitioner (ELI-MP), Customer Acquisition Specialist, and a Certified Top Producer Consultant Sales and Leadership Coach. He specializes in teaching conscious human performance techniques, and strategies that game-changing companies and individuals can use to immediately increase performance, engagement, sales, leadership, health, and high-value connections.

On this episode: 7 levels of consciousness, the power of self-awareness, fight or flight response and energy management.

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No Excuses Real Estate Entrepreneur - Ryan Narus

podcast Oct 17, 2019

Ryan Narus is a Wake Forest University double graduate with an undergrad degree in Psychology / Statistics and an MBA. He's also a real estate entrepreneur who started with nothing: no money, no experience, and no network. Productivity hacks allowed me to make my side hustle become my full time gig.

On this episode: why being clever is better than being smart, victim mentality, lies he was told, sacrifice & patience and value buckets.

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How to Have Energy to Be Productive

podcast Oct 16, 2019
 

Have you ever had one of the those days when it feels as if you’re dragging concrete blocks around all day?

No matter what you try to do to get more energy – drink an absurd amount of caffeine, splash cold water on your face or jump up and down shaking your arms, nothing seems to work.

That’s because you’re too late.

The time to create energy is before you need it.

Here are five ideas for you to get more energy so you can be more productive.

GET MORE SLEEP

The experts recommend 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night.

Not sometimes.

Not whenever you can “fit it in”.

Every night.

Your body needs 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night.

There is a lot of research out there for how to get a good night sleep but instead of me summarizing it here, do yourself (and your productivity) a favor and go grab Arianna Huffington’s book, The Sleep Revolution (affiliate link). It’ll rock your world…and help you get the sleep your body needs.

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Suicide Prevention Speaker and Trainer - Frank King

podcast Oct 15, 2019

Frank King, Suicide Prevention speaker and Trainer was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years.

Depression and suicide run his family. He’s thought about killing himself more times than he can count. He’s fought a lifetime battle with Major Depressive Disorder and Chronic Suicidality, turning that long dark journey of the soul into five TEDx Talks and sharing his lifesaving insights on Mental Health Awareness with associations, corporations, and colleges.

A Motivational Public Speaker who uses his life lessons to start the conversation giving people permission to give voice to their feelings and experiences surrounding depression and suicide.

And doing it by coming out, as it were, and standing in his truth, and doing it with humor.

He believes that where there is humor there is hope, where there is laughter there is life, nobody dies laughing. The right person, at the right time, with the right information, can save a life.

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How to Fuel Your Legacy with Samuel Knickerbocker

podcast Oct 10, 2019

Samuel Knickerbocker specializes in 21st century financial strategies focused on helping you establish a legacy of meaning. His passion is to empower high achieving men and women like you with the financial foundation essential to maximize fulfillment in your life and create your legacy. He is the Host of the Fuel Your Legacy Podcast where he teaches the foundational habits, mindsets and behaviors essential to create a legacy that lasts.

On this episode, we talk about what legacy is and what it is not, questions you should ask yourself on a daily basis and an exercise to discover your legacy.

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How to F.O.C.U.S.

podcast Oct 09, 2019
 

According to a 2015 study from Microsoft Corp., people generally lose concentration after eight seconds.

I read that last sentence out loud in what I consider average speed and it took me eight seconds.

Eight seconds is not a lot of time.

I decided to search what can be accomplished in eight seconds and I discovered that most people can tie a tie, run up 25 steps and insert their debit card into an ATM and enter their PIN.

I also discovered that I could throw our 16-month old and very active puppy her tennis ball to the other side of our yard and have her bring it back to me.

No matter how you slice it, eight seconds is not a lot of time.

But your attention (focus) is needed in order for you to be productive.

Here is how you can become more focused and therefore more productive.

CALM YOURSELF

Throughout your day, take a few moments, close your eyes and take several deep breaths. Don’t think about what you just did or what comes next…just be still for 2-3 minutes (you...

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Tighten the Lug Nuts with Rocky Romanella

podcast Oct 08, 2019

Currently, Founder, President and CEO of 3Sixty Management Services, LLC. And author of the book Tighten the Lug Nuts. 3Sixty Management Services is a complete management services company with seasoned professionals focused on, Thought Leadership, Leadership Development and Process Improvement.

 

Prior, Rocky served as CEO and Director of UniTek Global Services based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. UniTek Global Services is a provider of engineering, construction management and installation services to companies specializing in the telecommunications field. In this role, Rocky was responsible for leading restructuring and sales efforts along with rapidly building the enterprise brand and developing a culture needed to integrate past acquisitions, while creating a unified company with one vision and brand.

 

On this episode, we talk about consistency, tightening the lug nuts, nice to do versus nice to have and how doing nothing is not an option.

 

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