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Productivity Straight Talk | How To Improve Personal Productivity & Time Management To Maximize Profits For Entrepreneurs

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027 | Pushing Past Your Breaking Point

In this episode, I dive into why it’s so important for entrepreneurs to take breaks even when you feel like you don’t have the time, how breaks actually increase your productivity, and ways you can fit breaks into your schedule. I also discuss the types of breaks that best serve your energy levels and divulge my top tips and creative techniques for taking productivity-increasing breaks. As a bonus, previous Productivity Straight Talk guest Mariah Secrest Comer chimes in to offer some...

Duration: 00:21:31

026 | Why Fitness For Entrepreneurs Is Essential For Success Professionally + Personally with Mariah Secrest-Comer

In this episode, I sit down with Mariah Secrest-Comer, host of the Wellthy Boss Show and owner of the online wellness company. Mariah walks us through how she works to create healthy self-care and fitness practices for entrepreneurs just like you so you can have more energy for your ambitions. We also discuss how your level of activity directly affects your productivity, the best way to work new behaviors into your paradise zone of automated habits, the effect of surrounding yourself with...

Duration: 00:43:18

025 | The Art Of Multitasking: Friend or Foe?

In this episode, I reveal the truth about multitasking, introduce the concept of switchtasking, and offer suggestions to complete your workload with the utmost efficiency. I also talk about the effects of multitasking, the best way to power through your tasks effectively, and how to combat natural triggers that lead you off a productive path. I hope you enjoy my episode on multitasking and encourage you to examine your methods of maintaining efficiency to see if changes are needed. Now...

Duration: 00:19:34

024 | Transforming Your Mindset To Reach Your Full Business Potential with Holly Worton

In this episode, I sit down once again with author, podcast host, and business mindset alchemist Holly Worton. This time, however, we dive into the immense power your mindset can have over your results and discuss how to transform your mindset to start showing up in your business and the world the way you want to. We also talk about what working in flow should be like and a technique called Psych K that helps reprogram your self-conscious beliefs. Finally, Holly reveals how starting her...

Duration: 00:35:34

023 | The Practice Of Guilt-Free Self-Care

In this episode, I venture a little outside the topic of productivity to talk about an essential activity entrepreneurs need to spend more time indulging in – self-care. I discuss what happens when you don’t take care of yourself consistently, the snowball effect that occurs when you do, and the smart investment that has a priceless ROI every time. I also lay out examples of self-care that could provide you the rejuvenation you need, how to recognize when you need to switch gears and...

Duration: 00:28:23

022 | Time Management Techniques For Every Personality Type with Brianna Berner

In this episode, I sit down with Brianna Berner of Spiked Parenting as she unpacks the different 16 personality types, unfolds what we don’t know about how they influence our time management, and shares how she uses Myers Briggs as a tool in her business. Brianna also dissected my personality type and instructed how to use your personality strengths and weaknesses to obtain the results in time management you desire. This was an awesome discussion with Brianna I know you’ll enjoy. Now...

Duration: 00:36:57

021 | Digital Task Lists: 9 Reasons You Need To Make the Switch

In this episode, I lay out the top features of digital task lists that make them the right choice for entrepreneurs, discuss how they can make you more effective and efficient, share useful tips for getting the most out of your digital task list, and divulge how using one can lead you to refocus your efforts on revenue generating activities. I also offer recommendations for productivity enhancing task management programs and encourage you to stay away from a popular one that is not worth...

Duration: 00:22:19

020 | Workcations: Disconnecting To Hypercharge Your Focus Powers with Holly Worton

In this episode, I sit down with author, podcast host, and business mindset alchemist Holly Worton as she walks us through how she went from being an Eco Hotel owner to a successful business coach. She discusses her initial struggle to figure out why her business wasn’t working at first, helping people achieve their goals and release energy blocks, and her favorite method to hyperfocus and get important work done: taking workcations. Holly further discusses what she does the day before...

Duration: 00:31:12

019 | 12 Time Maximizers To Capitalize On Your Most Precious Resource

In this episode, I introduce my top 12 time management strategies that can help you improve your productivity, increase your profits, and provide you with more time for the people and things you cherish most. I discuss ways to best tackle incorporating these Time Maximizers into your work, how creating boundaries can help you improve your productivity, and what you absolutely must do every day to help you refresh and rest. I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on Time Maximizers and...

Duration: 00:29:25

018 | 7 Simple Tips For A Stress-Free Return From Vacation Or A Conference

In this episode, I provide insight into how I juggled being gone from my office for two weeks. I lay out seven great strategies to keep traveling from significantly disrupting your schedule, workflow, and things at home, as well as causing you an abundance of undue stress. I also introduce seven podcasts I recently tuned in to that could offer you a wealth of incredible and relevant information, discuss the specific goals I set and attained at the Podcast Movement Conference, and divulge...

Duration: 00:25:07

017 | How Entrepreneurs Can Create Productive Routines

In this episode, I talk about the correlation between daily routines and experiencing productive, efficient, and organized days. I lay out my top tips for creating productive routines that align with your goals, maintaining focus, and achieving consistency and success with your routines. I also address the biggest challenge to having routines take hold, the rewarding habit that can make or break your following day, and the solution to failing routines that breed inconsistent results. I...

Duration: 00:24:32

016 | Habit Stacking To Make Routines Stick with Steve Scott

In this episode, I sit down with content machine Steve Scott who has authored more than 70 books, including more than 20 on the topic of habits! Steve shares his concept of habit stacking, how he built a following writing about his interests, and how to overcome the initial resistance and procrastination all people have when they have a goal that seems too daunting to tackle on a regular basis. Steve walks us through the 13 steps for building successful habit stacking routines, talks...

Duration: 00:36:19

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

In this episode, 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. I hope you enjoy my episode...

Duration: 00:17:00

014 | The Secret To Giving Yourself More Hours Each Day with Danny Phee

In this episode, I sit down with Las Vegas REALTOR® Danny Phee as he walks us through how he leverages his time, shares his journey of hiring a virtual assistant, and discusses the lesson he learned from thinking he was the best person for every job. We also talked about his task delegation system that works, the top three tasks he’ll never outsource, and how you can create something that will benefit others for years to come. This was an awesome discussion with Danny I know you’ll...

Duration: 00:35:53

013 | Conquer Your Day Using The 5 Daily Planning Pavers

Planning your day does not have to be a huge, fully orchestrated, drawn out event. When done right, planning your day will save you hours of time and relieve loads of stress. In this episode, I walk you through the 5 Daily Planning Pavers that will help you pave your way to a successful day every day. I touch upon why your well-intentioned plans might not be coming to fruition, what happens when you let your day depend on your feelings, and how I utilize mind sweeping and triggers to aid...

Duration: 00:30:59

012 | Planting The Seeds Of Tiny Habits® with Linda Fogg Phillips

In this episode, I sit down with my dear friend Linda Fogg Phillips as she walks us through her transition from consulting for Facebook to becoming the director of Tiny Habits Academy®, discusses her brother’s evidence-based, breakthrough method of creating habits without relying on willpower, and talks about exactly what you should attach to new habits to make them stick. We also discussed the steps to creating Tiny Habits®, the maximum length a habit should be, and the affirmation Linda...

Duration: 00:25:47

011 | How To Get Sh!t Done: Time Blocking Strategies That Work

In this episode, I introduce the seven steps to creating a time blocking success schedule along with my top eight tips to aid in its creation, discuss the foundational strategies to maximize productivity, and talk about why it’s important to go slow to go fast when it comes to productivity. I also revealed the secret to not double-book yourself, what you need to hold sacred in order to be successful with time blocking, and which activities you absolutely need to plan for because they tend...

Duration: 00:43:38

010 | Defeating Your Inability To Focus with Erik Fisher

In this episode, I sit down with Erik Fisher, host of the Beyond The To Do List podcast, as he walks us through the importance of focus, the habits he’s implemented to keep his focus and energy up, and the solution that kept him from occasionally crashing. We also talk about the productivity philosophy that keeps Erik feeling competent and confident, the lesson he learned from the most stressful period in his life, and the tool he uses to kill his fight or flight mechanism so he can...

Duration: 00:27:57

009 | Affirmations: Programming A Mindset Capable Of Success

In this episode, I share with you the power of affirmations and how they’re essential to reprograming your mind for success. I also share my own personal affirmations and elaborate more on why I have chosen those specific affirmations to reprogram my own negative self-talk. You will get to meet my son Erik as he shares with us his personal affirmations and how they have helped him in school and Jiu Jitu. I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on affirmations and I encourage you to take action...

Duration: 00:30:27

008 | The Truth About Time Management with Mr. Work Smarter

In this episode, I sit down with Denis Asamoah who is better known as Mr. Work Smarter. He is an international speaker on the topic of time management, a consultant, and a productivity coach who left the world of banking to embark on his entrepreneurial journey. Most recently, Mr. Work Smarter wrote his first book in only three weeks! We discuss how he used a learning difficulty as a catalyst to work smarter instead of letting it hold him back, why winning a contest and Instagram gave him...

Duration: 00:29:59

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