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Come meet the people behind the productivity, not just lists and techniques. Erik Fisher talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. You'll be refreshed and inspired after hearing how others fail and succeed at daily productivity and continue to lead successful and meaningful lives.

Come meet the people behind the productivity, not just lists and techniques. Erik Fisher talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. You'll be refreshed and inspired after hearing how others fail and succeed at daily productivity and continue to lead successful and meaningful lives.

Location:

Marion, IN

Description:

Come meet the people behind the productivity, not just lists and techniques. Erik Fisher talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. You'll be refreshed and inspired after hearing how others fail and succeed at daily productivity and continue to lead successful and meaningful lives.

Twitter:

@erikjfisher

Language:

English


Episodes

Jess Cording on Managing Stress and Anxiety

2/4/2020
Jessica Cording (https://amzn.to/2OF4sUV), MS, RD, CDN, INHC is a registered dietitian, health coach, and writer with a passion for helping people streamline their wellness routine and establish a balanced relationship with food and exercise. Through her writing, consulting, public speaking, and counseling, she works with individuals, corporations, and the media to help make drama-free healthy living approachable and enjoyable. Her new book is The Little Book of Game-Changers: 50 Healthy...

Duration:00:38:17

John Jantsch on Becoming a Self-Reliant Entrepreneur

1/28/2020
John Jantsch (https://amzn.to/2RM90uY) is a marketing consultant, speaker and best selling author Duct Tape Marketing, Duct Tape Selling, The Commitment Engine, The Referral Engine and SEO for Growth. He is the creator of the Duct Tape Marketing System and Duct Tape Marketing Consulting Network that trains and licenses small business marketing consultants around the world. John's new book is 'The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur: 366 Daily Meditations to Feed Your Soul and Grow Your Business...

Duration:00:46:41

Amber De La Garza on Productivity for Business Owners

1/21/2020
Amber De La Garza (http://amberdelagarza.com) works with business owners who are ready to transform the way they work so they can reduce stress, maximize time, and grow their business. She is also the host of the Productivity Straight Talk Podcast (https://amberdelagarza.com/podcast/). In this conversation, Amber talks with Erik about putting your best time towards your best activities and the four buckets every business owner needs to be filling. Mentioned in this episode: Brain.fm...

Duration:00:49:02

Bonus: The Next Big Idea by Wondery

1/21/2020
What would you do with an extra $1,000 of FREE MONEY every single month? Would you start a savings account for retirement? Would you go back and finish your degree? Or would you just spend it on your dream vacation? We explore this- and other ideas- on The Next Big Idea Podcast. Listen to Wondery’s The Next Big Idea at wondery.fm/TheNextBigIdea3

Duration:00:08:26

Donald Miller on How the Principles of a Good Story Can Lead to a Meaningful Life

1/14/2020
Donald Miller (https://buildingastorybrand.com) is all about story. He is the author of several books, including multiple New York Times Best Sellers. After studying story for years and successfully using the elements of story to engage customers, Don created StoryBrand, a process any business owner or marketing team can go through to create a communication script that will increase sales. In this conversation Donald talks with Erik about how the principles of a good story can lead to a...

Duration:00:29:30

Rob Bell on Being Present in the Here and Now Through Rhythms, Routines, Rituals, and Sabbath

1/7/2020
Rob Bell (https://robbell.com) is a New York Times bestselling author and top Podcaster (https://robbell.com). He’s been profiled in The New Yorker, he’s toured with Oprah on her Life You Want Tour, and in 2011 Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People In The World. In this conversation, Rob and Erik talk about Rob's book Be Here Now (https://amzn.to/2NtvTAO) and how to gain the proper perspective and awareness of ‘being here now’ through practicing rituals, routines,...

Duration:00:37:53

Ryan McRae on Setting and Keeping New Years Resolutions

12/31/2019
Ryan McRae has had Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder all of his life, but he wasn’t going to let ADHD run him down. He has worked to figure out how to take all the benefits and cancel out all the drawbacks. Ryan has been on the show previously to talk about ADHD, But in this conversation he and Erik talk about Setting resolitions and sticking to them. Mentioned in this episode: Sun Basket (http://sunbasket.com/beyond) Blinkist (http://blinkist.com/beyond)

Duration:00:45:13

Ryan McRae on Hygge, Pacing and Rest

12/24/2019
Ryan McRae has had Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder all of his life, but he wasn’t going to let ADHD run him down. He has worked to figure out how to take all the benefits and cancel out all the drawbacks. Ryan has been on the show previously to talk about ADHD, But in this conversation he and Erik talk about Hygge, Pacing and Rest. Mentioned in this episode: UCI (http://ce.uci.edu/beyondtodolist) MetPro (http://metpro.co/beyond)

Duration:00:34:16

Daniel Clark on Using Music for Better Focus, Relaxation, Sleep and Meditation

12/17/2019
Daniel Clark is the CEO of Brain.fm (http://beyondthetodolist.com/brainfm). Brain.fm (http://beyondthetodolist.com/brainfm) makes music to help you do what you need to do, better. The company uses a patented AI engine to generate music backed by scientific research to help listeners focus, relax, and sleep. While “normal,” everyday music is primarily made to sound good and evoke feelings, Brain.fm (http://beyondthetodolist.com/brainfm) works with a team of music composers backed by PhD-led...

Duration:00:50:27

Joel Comm on the Formula for Making Work Fun

12/10/2019
Joel Comm (https://joelcomm.com) is an entrepreneur, NY Times bestselling author, and new media innovator. Joel is a sought-after public speaker who leaves his audience inspired, entertained, and armed with strategic tools to create a new media campaign that will explode their business. Joel's latest book is 'The Fun Formula: How Curiosity, Risk-Taking, and Serendipity Can Revolutionize How You Work' (https://amzn.to/38JFhZR). In this conversation Joel and Erik talk about The Fun Formula...

Duration:00:51:47

Jonathan Levi on Learning, Speed Reading and Memory Palaces

12/3/2019
Jonathan Levi grew up struggling with learning disabilities, low self esteem, bullying, and severe depression. Today he helps others as an author (The Only Skill that Matters: The Proven Methodology to Read Faster, Remember More, and Become a SuperLearner (https://amzn.to/36agRXg)) and podcaster (THE SUPERHUMAN ACADEMY PODCAST (https://superhumanacademy.com/podcasts/)) to overcome their personal battles & become the person they dream of being. In this episode Jonathan talks about learning,...

Duration:00:48:03

Eric Zimmer on Mindfulness, Meditation and Momentum

11/26/2019
Eric Zimmer (https://www.oneyoufeed.net) is a behavior coach, podcast host, and author inspired by the quest for a greater understanding of how our minds work and how to intentionally create the lives we want to live. Eric is the host of 'The One You Feed (https://www.oneyoufeed.net)'. The show features conversations with experts across many fields of study about how to create a life that has less suffering and more fulfillment and meaning. Mentioned in this episode: * The EarlyBird...

Duration:00:52:02

Michael Dietrich-Chastain on Reducing Stress, Accomplishing Goals, and Mastering Adaptability

11/19/2019
Michael Dietrich-Chastain (http://thechangesbook.com) is a psychotherapist, an executive coach, and an organizational consultant at his firm Arc Integrated. He is also the author of the book CHANGES: The Busy Professional’s Guide to Reducing Stress, Accomplishing Goals, and Mastering Adaptability (https://amzn.to/37yWyV4). Mentioned in this episode: * Blinkist (http://blinkist.com/beyond) * Creditrepair.com (https://www.creditrepair.com/?tid=15619) * UCI (http://ce.uci.edu/beyondtodolist)

Duration:00:47:09

Craig Jarrow on Time Management Ninja Tools for Productivity

11/12/2019
Craig Jarrow is the author of Time Management Ninja. The mission of his site is to help individuals and companies reclaim their time. His new book is Time Management Ninja: 21 Rules for More Time and Less Stress in Your Life (https://amzn.to/35bdjng). In this episode Craig talks with Erik about the productivity tools to make more time and get rid of stress Mentioned in this episode: * Honeybook (http://honeybook.com/beyond) * Textexpander...

Duration:01:05:10

Megan McNealy on Achieving Optimal Productivity Through Well-being

11/5/2019
Megan McNealy (https://www.meganmcnealy.com) has devoted her career to helping others achieve their highest potential-- by helping clients attain financial freedom through her Wealth Management career, and by helping readers and audiences master total well-being through her impactful work as a Well-Being and Success thought leader. In Reinvent the Wheel (https://amzn.to/2O1fYZJ), McNealy takes on the mistaken belief, pervasive in our workplaces, that doing well is more important than being...

Duration:00:50:54

Charlie Gilkey on How to Start Finishing Projects in Your Life and Go From 'Idea' to Done!

10/29/2019
Charlie Gilkey (http://startfinishingbook.com) is the founder of Productive Flourishing (https://www.productiveflourishing.com), a website that helps changemakers (creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs) start finishing the stuff that matters. Productive Flourishing is routinely placed in the Top 50 websites for planning, productivity, creativity, and team development for creative folk. Charlie's new book Start Finishing (https://amzn.to/34fQw9t) presents a 9-step method for converting an...

Duration:00:58:51

John Meese on NOT using Social Media For Business or Personal Use

10/22/2019
John Meese (https://johnmeese.com) helps leaders build an online audience around their message as the Dean of Platform University (https://platformuniversity.com), and helps entrepreneurs systemize success so that they can get more results from less effort on his personal blog. In this conversation John and Erik talk about: * Why John doesn't have any social media accounts * The thought process he and his wife went through to leave social media * The personal and professional benefits of not...

Duration:00:49:04

Stanley Robertson on Why Quitting is the Last Principle of Success

10/15/2019
Dr. Stanley G. Robertson is the author of the book 'Quit: The Last Principle of Success (https://amzn.to/2P9PIif)'. In this conversation, Stanley and Erik discuss: * The stigma of quitting * The steps of qutting well * Bad reasons to quit things * Why our brain can't let it go Mentioned in this episode: * MetPro (http://metpro.co/beyond) * Ned (http://helloned.com/beyond) * Eyeconic (http://eyeconic.com/beyond) * Ziprecruiter (http://ziprecruiter.com/beyond)

Duration:00:55:15

Tim Campos on Overcoming the Productivity Pitfalls of the Calendar

10/7/2019
Tim Campos is former Chief Information Officer at Facebook, and is now the co-founder and CEO of Woven (https://woven.com). The Woven (https://woven.com) calendar app makes shared scheduling much easier, a first step along the way to better managing your time. The app pulls together every stage of the calendar lifecycle – planning, scheduling, preparation, meeting, and follow-up – and puts it into a smart, cohesive view. In this conversation Tim talks with Erik about overcoming the...

Duration:00:52:26

Testing: David Hauser on Experimenting for Optimal Diet, Physical Activity, Sleep and More

10/1/2019
David Hauser (https://amzn.to/2n1iLZB) is a serial entrepreneur who launched several companies before he began high school. David spent his youth working more than one hundred hours a week, until he realized the toll it was taking on his mind, body, and life. After failing to see results from conventional wisdom, he decided to do what he does best: innovate. His unique journey to wellness has helped him realize his life's purpose of empowering others to optimize their own lives by reclaiming...

Duration:00:45:25