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If you're often finding yourself overwhelmed by your to-do list, your obligations, and all the hats you wear in your career and at home, listen and learn as Host Erik Fisher talks with real people who implement practical productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. We explore all aspects of productivity, including getting the right work done, getting good work done, and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life.

If you're often finding yourself overwhelmed by your to-do list, your obligations, and all the hats you wear in your career and at home, listen and learn as Host Erik Fisher talks with real people who implement practical productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. We explore all aspects of productivity, including getting the right work done, getting good work done, and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life.

Location:

Marion, IN

Description:

If you're often finding yourself overwhelmed by your to-do list, your obligations, and all the hats you wear in your career and at home, listen and learn as Host Erik Fisher talks with real people who implement practical productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. We explore all aspects of productivity, including getting the right work done, getting good work done, and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life.

Twitter:

@erikjfisher

Language:

English


Episodes

Jon Acuff on Finishing, Fighting Perfectionism and Completing Your Goals

1/19/2021
Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author. In this conversation Jon talks with Erik about his book Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done (http://amzn.to/2uQOWKv) about completing goals. Jon also has a new podcast called 'All It Takes Is A Goal (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/all-it-takes-is-a-goal/id1547078080)'. This episode is brought to you by: Mint Mobile (http://mintmobile.com/todo) Brain.fm (http://beyondthetodolist.com/brainfm)

Duration:00:39:59

Dr. Samantha Brody on Overcoming Overwhelm

1/12/2021
For decades, Dr. Samantha has helped people to transform their lives with her innovative approach. Now you can use the same tested tools and guidance to experience the freedom of better health, greater resilience, and peace of mind. Samantha's new book is Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out (https://amzn.to/2Lu8wsK). In this episode she and Erik talk about overcoming overwhelm, dismantling stress and achieving greater resilience. This episode is brought to you by:...

Duration:00:36:01

Cait Flanders on Opting Out of Expectations and Living With Intentionality

1/5/2021
Cait Flanders (https://caitflanders.com) is the author of Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Year of Less (https://amzn.to/2MqIc2T). Her new book is Adventures in Opting Out: A Field Guide to Leading an Intentional Life (https://amzn.to/395SeOC). In this conversation Cait and Erik talk about how to opt-out of expectations and live a more intentional life. This episode is brought to you by: * Textexpander...

Duration:00:52:18

David Smith and Brad Johnson on How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace

12/29/2020
David G. Smith and W. Brad Johnson (http://workplaceallies.com) are gender-in-the-workplace experts. Their new book is Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace (https://amzn.to/2WZC1F8). In this conversation they talk about: * How men can partner with their female colleagues to advance women's leadership and equality * Overcoming unconscious biases * Creating productive and respectful working relationships with women This episode is brought to you by: * Setapp...

Duration:00:44:42

David Shar on Identifying, Preventing and Dealing with Burnout

12/22/2020
David Shar (https://www.illuminatepmc.com) is a keynote speaker, consultant, and trainer specializing in helping organizations improve their leadership and culture, combat burnout, and design meaningful work. In this conversation David talks with Erik about identifying the signs of burnout, ways to prevent it, and dealing with burnout when you have it. Make sure to check out David's Burnout-Proof Culture Model (http://zc.vg/d2taz). This episode is brought to you by: * ExpressVPN...

Duration:00:48:52

Melissa Steginus on Mindfulness, Intention and Attention

12/15/2020
Melissa Steginus (https://melissasteginus.com) is a mindfulness teacher and productivity coach helping people structure their work and lives to be intentional, empowering, and fulfilling. With a background in social work and over a decade of experience as a counsellor, coach, yoga instructor, and world traveller, Melissa has helped thousands of people transform their personal and professional lives. Her new book is 'Everyday Mindfulness: 108 Simple Practices to Empower Yourself and Transform...

Duration:00:49:21

John Jantsch on Resilience, Perseverance and Perspective

12/8/2020
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 Returns to the show this time to talk about specific entries in the month of August from the book centered around...

Duration:00:45:31

Holiday Gift Suggestions 2020

12/1/2020
In this episode, Erik runs through his top suggestions for holiday gifts to give or ask for in 2020. Kiwi Co - Promo code: beyond (http://kiwico.com) Fight Camp (http://joinfightcamp.com/beyond) Setapp (https://setapp.com/?utm_source=sponsorship&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=beyon dthetodolist) Textexpander (https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=beyond-the-to-do-list&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=t extexpander-Nov-2020) X-Stand - Portable Standing Desk (http://etsy.me/2HlXKTw)...

Duration:00:27:00

Greg Audino on Control, Ownership, and Mindset

11/24/2020
Greg Audino (https://gregaudino.com) is the host of the Optimal Living Advice podcast. In this conversation Greg talks with Erik about the concept of control, ownership, agency and mindset. This episode is brough to you by: NuCalm (http://beyondnucalm.com) KiwiCo (http://kiwico.com/) Use code 'beyond' to get 50% off your first month and free shipping!

Duration:00:48:31

Firdaus Kharas on Creativity as a Key to a Remarkable Life

11/17/2020
Firdaus Kharas (http://chocmoose.com) is an Author, Speaker and Founder of Chocolate Moose Media. His new book is 'Creativity: The Key to a Remarkable Life (https://amzn.to/32Wd3K7)'. In this conversation, Firdaus talks with Erik about what creativity is and is not, how to tap into it, how to use it through focus and distraction, and how to lead a creative life. This episode is brought to you by: ExpressVPN (http://expressvpn.com/todo) Athletic Greens (http://athleticgreens.com/beyond)...

Duration:00:46:00

Edward Hess on Hyper-Learning and Adapting to Change in the Workplace

11/10/2020
Ed Hess (https://www.edhess.org) is a Professor of Business Administration, Batten Fellow and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is the author of 13 books and over 150 practitioner articles and over 60 Darden cases, etc. dealing with growth, innovation and learning cultures, systems and processes. The common themes of his work is high individual and organizational performance. In this conversation Ed talks with Erik about...

Duration:00:48:28

Bryan Falchuk on Building Better Relationships with The 50 75 100 Solution

11/3/2020
Bryan Falchuk (https://amzn.to/38fq3xM) is a Certified Personal Trainer and Behavior Change Specialist who has coached many people to improve their lives. In his professional career, Bryan has been a management consultant and executive in the Financial Services sector for nearly 20 years, having lead large teams, managed significant budgets, and turned around struggling operations. In this episode Bryan talks with Erik about the message of his book The 50 75 100 Solution: Build Better...

Duration:00:49:41

Ashley Whillans on Being Time Smart, How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life

10/27/2020
Ashley Whillans (https://amzn.to/2TxA9BU) Is an assistant professor at Harvard Business School and author of TIME SMART: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life (https://amzn.to/2TxA9BU). In this conversation, Ashley talks about finding time, spending time, funding time, Happiness dollars and how we can reframe our decisions around time and money to make happier choices. This episode is brought to you by: * Athletic Greens (http://athleticgreens.com/beyond) * Betterhelp...

Duration:00:49:40

Top 5 Personal Productivity Books

10/20/2020
This week Erik counts down his top five personal productivity books! The Top 5 Personal Productivity Books: * The Getting Things Done Workbook (https://amzn.to/3kkVo5A) - David Allen * Free to Focus: A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less (https://amzn.to/3jn7qKi) - Michael Hyatt * Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life (https://amzn.to/2IOnwjv) - Nir Eyal * Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones...

Duration:00:18:05

Rob Hatch on Time, Attention, Information Overload and Focus

10/13/2020
Rob Hatch (https://robhatch.com) is the co-founder and President of Owner Media Group, providing strategies and skills for the modern business. He is also a highly sought after business coach and advisor serving executives and owners of organizations large and small. Rob's new book is 'Attention!: The Power of Simple Decisions in a Distracted World (https://amzn.to/2GnwFyo)'. In this conversation Rob talks with Erik about creating a flexible approach that gives you the space to focus your...

Duration:00:48:39

Dave Delaney on Technology and Focus, Relationships and Networking

10/6/2020
Dave Delaney (https://www.davedelaney.me) is a recognized leader, consultant and keynote speaker on digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. His book is New Business Networking (https://amzn.to/3iB4iu4) and his Newsletter is The Nice Maker (https://www.davedelaney.me/nice-maker). Dave recently took two months off social media. In this conversation, Dave and Erik talk about the lead up to that, the steps he took, and lessons learned. This episode is brought to you...

Duration:00:55:02

Todd Henry on Motivation and Discovering the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work

9/29/2020
Todd Henry (https://amzn.to/36kc5Kn) write books, podcasts and speaks internationally on creativity, leadership, productivity, and passion for work, and help people and teams generate brilliant ideas. Todd has been on the show three times previously. In this conversation, Todd talks with Erik about his new book The Motivation Code: Discover the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work (https://amzn.to/36kc5Kn) Help me improve the show for you by going to PodcastListenerSurvey.com...

Duration:00:49:06

Julie Morgenstern on Productivity in Parenting and Relationships

9/22/2020
Julie Morgenstern (https://amzn.to/2QpV1XR) is a well known expert on organization and time management. The author of five best-selling books, Morgenstern has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, and helped thousands of people transform their homes, businesses, and attitudes about every kind of clutter. Her new book is called Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You. (https://amzn.to/2QpV1XR) In this conversation Julie and Erik talk about: This...

Duration:00:43:19

Paul Casey on Time Management and Maximizing Every Minute

9/14/2020
Paul Casey is the owner of Growing Forward Services, and has partnered with his corporate and individual clients to transform their vision, their habits, and their lives. In this conversation Paul talks with Erik about time management as an aspect of productivity, make better use of our calendars and blocking out time. Make sure to check out Paul's 'Control My Calendar Checklist (https://takebackmycalendar.com)'! This episode is brought to you by: * Podcast Movement Virtual...

Duration:00:36:30

Andy Andrews on Having the Proper Focus, The Power of Thought and Being Truthful with Yourself

9/8/2020
Andy Andrews (https://amzn.to/3lHCfvz) is an author of over 20 books and sought after corporate speaker. Andy Andrews is the author of the New York Times bestsellers How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, The Noticer, and The Traveler’s Gift, and is also an in-demand speaker for the world’s largest organizations. In this conversation, Andy talks about his New book Just Jones (https://amzn.to/3bKb1Qr), the third book in The Noticer Trilogy (https://amzn.to/3bKb1Qr). Andy and Erik talk about...

Duration:00:32:37