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If you’re an entrepreneur who wants to power up your productivity, maximize your profits, and make time for what matters most, this podcast is for you! Amber De La Garza, The Productivity Specialist gives you the straight talk on what it takes to be productive and grow your business. In addition to dishing out her own favorite productivity tips, tools, tech, and anecdotes, Amber interviews experts and entrepreneurs just like you about their top productivity techniques, productivity challenges, and how they overcame them to take their business to new levels. Amber is a sought-after coach, trainer, and speaker for entrepreneurs who are eager to excel in business. She is passionate, direct and sometimes a little sarcastic but always gives you the Productivity Straight Talk you need to succeed!

If you’re an entrepreneur who wants to power up your productivity, maximize your profits, and make time for what matters most, this podcast is for you! Amber De La Garza, The Productivity Specialist gives you the straight talk on what it takes to be productive and grow your business. In addition to dishing out her own favorite productivity tips, tools, tech, and anecdotes, Amber interviews experts and entrepreneurs just like you about their top productivity techniques, productivity challenges, and how they overcame them to take their business to new levels. Amber is a sought-after coach, trainer, and speaker for entrepreneurs who are eager to excel in business. She is passionate, direct and sometimes a little sarcastic but always gives you the Productivity Straight Talk you need to succeed!
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Las Vegas, NV

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If you’re an entrepreneur who wants to power up your productivity, maximize your profits, and make time for what matters most, this podcast is for you! Amber De La Garza, The Productivity Specialist gives you the straight talk on what it takes to be productive and grow your business. In addition to dishing out her own favorite productivity tips, tools, tech, and anecdotes, Amber interviews experts and entrepreneurs just like you about their top productivity techniques, productivity challenges, and how they overcame them to take their business to new levels. Amber is a sought-after coach, trainer, and speaker for entrepreneurs who are eager to excel in business. She is passionate, direct and sometimes a little sarcastic but always gives you the Productivity Straight Talk you need to succeed!

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Episodes

138 | How To Stop Your Clients From Trampling Your Boundaries With Melissa Morris

1/20/2020
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In this episode, I sit down with Melissa Morris, a Business Operations Consultant who specializes in client processes, including client onboarding, management and offboarding. Melissa walks us through creating effective boundaries, communicating them in a way that ensures they’re understood and respected, and enforcing them. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ The Crucial Boundaries To Have With Your Clients ✔ How To Communicate Your Boundaries During Onboarding ✔ How To Stay...

Duration:01:00:57

137 | Keeping Your Business & Personal Goals Complementary

1/13/2020
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I dive into the topic of sabotaging yourself by creating goals that fail to align with each other and how you can work to create holistic goals that complement each other instead. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Why Some Of Your Goals Are Drowning ✔ The Importance Of Having Holistic Goals ✔ How To Create Goals In Alignment With Each Other ✔ So Much More! To Access Resources And Links From This Episode, Click On Show Notes. Register for my Time Management Made Simple...

Duration:00:13:49

136 | Make This Your #1 Business Goal

1/6/2020
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I dive into the topic of topic of setting your sights on a financial goal above all else because in the end, success in business is measured by your ability to stay in business and you must have the profitability to do so. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Why Profitability Should Be Your Ultimate Goal ✔ How Profitability Affects Your Impact ✔ The Book That Changed My Business’ Profitability ✔ Insight Into The Great Purge Of 2019 ✔ So Much More! To Access Resources And Links...

Duration:00:18:35

135 | 3 Presents To Gift Yourself This Holiday Season

12/16/2019
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I dive into the topic of why the holiday season can be so stressful both inside your business and out. I go on to discuss ways to create a holiday experience that feels lot less overwhelming and a lot more merry and bright. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Suggestions For Devising A Holiday Plan ✔ Why Some Traditions Are Meant To Be Broken ✔ Tips For Embracing The Unexpected ✔ Ways To Create The Balance You Desire ✔ So Much More! To Access Resources And Links From This...

Duration:00:27:46

134 | Hardwired To Multitask

12/9/2019
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I dive into the topic of how most of us are hardwired to multitask and how our submission negatively affects our focus and productivity. I also discuss ways to stop multitasking in its tracks and execute the antidote. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Why You’re Hardwired To Multitask ✔ The Damage It’s Causing In Your Business ✔ How To Recognize Your Triggers ✔ The Antidote To Multitasking ✔ So Much More! And now, let’s get to the straight talk! To Access Resources And Links...

Duration:00:20:42

133 | Ask Amber: How Do I Get My Employee To Stop Interrupting Me?

12/2/2019
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I dive into the topic of managing employee interruptions effectively so you can stop getting hammered with questions throughout your day when totally inconvenient and reclaim time for the money-making activities you SHOULD be focusing on. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ A Necessary, Often Overlooked Element To Set Yourself Up For Success ✔ Tips For Establishing Boundaries With Your Employees ✔ The Underlying Reason Your Employees Keep Interrupting You ✔ How To Train...

Duration:00:14:40

132 | Ask Amber: How Much Time Should I Spend On Training?

11/25/2019
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I dive into the topic of what you should be spending your time on in order to maximize profits and propel yourself toward achieving your business goals. I also focus upon on how much time and effort you should be putting into training and support. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Where You Should Be Spending Your Time ✔ What Bucket Support Belongs In ✔ Why I Rely On Just In Time Learning ✔ How You Should Focus On Closing Your Gaps ✔ So Much More! To Access Resources And Links...

Duration:00:14:42

131 | Make It A NO-vember To Remember

11/18/2019
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I explore the idea that you should say no to anything that’s not serving you so you can free up your time and energy for the activities that do! What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔ Why Embracing Opportunities Can Be Detrimental To Your Pursuit Of Success ✔ How Overcommitting Outside Your Business Prevents You From Showing Up In It ✔ What Activities You Should Consider Saying No To ✔ So Much More! And now, let’s get to the straight talk! To Access Resources And Links From This...

Duration:00:25:04

130 | Breakin’ All The Rules And Flourishing With Maggie Patterson

11/11/2019
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I sit down with communications strategist, business growth consultant, founder of content marketing agency, Scoop Studios, and creator of Small Business Boss, Maggie Patterson. We discuss how she’s breakin’ all the productivity “rules” and lovin’ it because being her authentic self and leaning in to her uniqueness (despite what productivity gurus say), is helping both of her businesses flourish. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔️ When Productivity Rules Are Meant To Be Broken ✔️How...

Duration:00:57:21

129 | Examining The Productivity-Comfort Connection

11/4/2019
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I take a look at the close relationship between your comfort and productivity and how your output is affected. I walk you through steps you can take with little effort to eliminate your discomfort while working so you can more easily get in your zone, stay focused, and be productive. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔️ How Discomfort Affects Your Productivity ✔️ Why The Issue Of Comfortability Is Two-Fold ✔️ What NASA Has To Say About the Productivity-Comfort Connection ✔️ Why You...

Duration:00:21:01

128 | ClickUp Unveiled: A Look At The One App That Replaces Them All With Zeb Evans

10/28/2019
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I sit down with the Founder and CEO of ClickUp, Zeb Evans. ClickUp is my preferred time management software and after tuning in to this week’s episode, it might be yours too. Zeb takes us through his journey of dropping out of college, entering the tech field not even knowing how to code, starting several software companies with over $100 million in revenue, and launching ClickUp because there was an internal need for it in one of his businesses, and scaling his new found baby. We dive into...

Duration:00:54:15

127 | TIME: Is It A 4-Letter Word?

10/21/2019
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I lead you on a path of examining your relationship with time so you can determine how you’re investing it, how that’s affecting your business, and how you can improve your relationship with time so you can invest it more wisely and see significant returns in your business in and life. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔️ How Effective Time Management Starts With Your Mindset ✔️ Why You Must View Every Minute As An Investment ✔️ How Your Relationship With Time Affects Your Ability To...

Duration:00:29:04

126 | Boosting Productivity Through Transforming Workplace Conflicts With Glenn Meier, Esq.

10/14/2019
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In this episode, I sit down with lawyer and shareholder with the Nevada based law firm Holley, Driggs and the founder of the Center for Conscious Business Law, Glenn Meier. Glenn displays insight and perspective on how your business can transcend the sum of its parts by using tools to successfully navigate workplace conflict and having a great organizational structure. He offers tips on creating rules for conflict that will help everyone walk away from meetings feeling heard and not...

Duration:01:01:52

125 | How To Eliminate What’s Holding You Back

10/7/2019
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I discuss how your self-limiting thoughts are holding you back from success and suggest ways you can challenge your thinking and reframe it with questions so there will be nothing holding you back from making monumental moves in your business. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔️ How To Identify Self-Limiting Statements ✔️ Ways To Use Questions To Reframe Negative Affirmations ✔️ How To Transition From Problem Mode To Solution Mode ✔️ Tips For Becoming Solutions Focused...

Duration:00:17:54

124 | Navigating Conversations With Your Partner About Your Business With Anna Osborn

9/23/2019
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I sit down with self-proclaimed master bitmoji maker and the owner of Life Unscripted Counseling, Anna Osborn. She dismantles some myths around therapy for entrepreneurs, gets to the bottom of why having conversations about your business with your partner can be so frustrating, and offers real advice for transforming those tough conversations into healthy, productive ones where you leave feel heard and supported. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔️Tools For Conversating With Your...

Duration:01:02:03

123 | Why You Should Be Fired Up About Productivity!

9/16/2019
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The goal of this super #straighttalk episode is for you to realize how productivity has such a bigger impact on your business and life than you could ever have imagined. I get to the bottom of why I am so incredibly fired up about productivity and why you should be, too! What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔️ Why Being Productive Has Little To Do With Apps, Planners, And Task Lists ✔️ What One Choice Will Ultimately Make Or Break Your Business And Life ✔️ The Lie You’ve Been Told...

Duration:00:30:38

122 | Making Podcasting More Profitable With Danny Ozment

9/9/2019
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I sit down with Studio Design Consultant, Owner of Emerald City Productions, and my Podcast Producer, Danny Ozment. We discuss how to make podcasting a powerful marketing tool for your business, how you can use it to build trust with your listeners, and what podcasting has the ability to do for your business and bottom line. We also dish out numerous tips for getting the most of your podcast, making it profitable, and making production more efficient. What You’ll Discover In This...

Duration:00:45:16

121 | Productivity + Profitability: Why You Need Both To Succeed In Business

9/2/2019
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I unpack the relationship between productivity and profitability, introduce the three “buckets” you need to invest your time in in order to be profitable, and discuss the big problem with living in the “other bucket.” I also divulge why the proverb “Time is money” is not exactly true, the effects of failing to protect your mindset, and ways I keep my business in check for profitability that if implemented, could have a huge impact on your business’ ability to make money. What You’ll...

Duration:00:47:21

120 | Sidestepping Distractions Dressed Up As Opportunities

8/26/2019
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I lay out how many great opportunities are really just distractions in disguise. I name the main ones to watch out for and address ways to stop falling prey to such distractions, so you can stay focused on what really matters. I also discuss what you should be doing with your ideas, which opportunities to go after full-throttle, the next step to take when you’re not getting anticipated traction, and the best ways to gracefully say no to time-wasting coffee dates. What You’ll Discover In...

Duration:00:46:44

119 | How A Rapid Fire Power Hour Can Get You Back On Track

8/19/2019
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I introduce a strategy I use every week like clockwork to clear my task list so I can have more focused time to invest in my highest value activities. I dive deep into how you can keep low-value tasks from inundating you and running your week, discuss the immediate, positive effects of completing your weekly Rapid Fire Power Hour, and walk through the three questions to ask to determine which tasks should be completed during your Power Hour. What You’ll Discover In This Episode: ✔️ The...

Duration:00:19:36