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.

Happiness

I run every day and right now, I’m listening to the audiobook, 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.

Sleep

I talked about this before but it needs repeating because the data shows so...

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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...

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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...

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What Notifications You Need Enabled on Your Phone productivity smartphone May 03, 2019

I get asked about notifications a lot.

So in this post, I’m going to share my thoughts of what notifications you should and should not have enabled on your phone.

How many notifications should you have enabled?

Short answer: as few as possible.

Translation: not all of them!

Notifications are distractions.

Think about how many times your phone dings, bings, swooshes, or vibrates over the course of a day.

Let me ask it another way: what would other people think? If you...

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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 named 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...

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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.

In this episode with Peter Bregman: having hard conversations, the power of the fear of success can be greater than the...

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Vision and Accountability - Mark O'Donnell podcast 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...

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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...
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How to Win with Digital Marketing - Janine Capaldi podcast Apr 17, 2019

Janine Capaldi is a 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...

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The Power of SEO and What NOT to Do - Deepak Shukla podcast Apr 15, 2019

Deepak Shukla is the founder of Pearl Lemon, a multi-award-winning SEO agency in London.

He bootstrapped the business from his mum’s house to a £275k company in less than 24 months. He’s since gone on to invest in algorithmic trading, launch 5-figure online courses and continues to grow.

Deepak has been featured in TEDx, SEMrush, BBC, Chelsea FC, Appsumo, Bright Talks & more.

When he's not running his agency, you'll find him running marathons, completing Ironmen,...

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How to Deal With Email Like a Boss email podcast productivity Apr 12, 2019

In 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 email like a boss.

  • How long it takes for you to get your focus back after you’re interrupted
  • How to spend LESS time in email
  • How to efficiently ask for feedback on something
  • How to set up a meeting with someone
  • How to deal with the dreaded carbon copy or, ugh, reply...
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