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

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

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036 | Putting The Right People And Processes In Place With Josh Haynam

In this episode, I sit down with co-founder of Interact Quiz Builder, Josh Haynam, to discuss how putting the right people and processes into place in his company led to them helping over 40,000 brands create lead generation platforms in the form of quizzes, assessments, and giveaways. We talk about how the recession forced him into entrepreneurship and got him hooked on building things, a typical day as CEO over in-house, remote, and flexible employees, and what he refused to let go of that...

Duration: 00:53:19

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

In this episode, 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. I...

Duration: 00:40:33

034 | Why Your New Year’s Resolution Is Sure To Fail

In this episode, I delve into why your New Year’s resolution is destined to fail and address how you can fix it so you can beat the odds and achieve your resolution in 2018. I discuss the specific criteria a well-designed resolution should meet, why trying to accomplish your resolution on your own and your finances could be the biggest obstacles to its success, and why it’s so important to vocalize your resolution to others. I hope you enjoy my episode on New Year’s resolutions and...

Duration: 00:26:17

033 | The 12 Gifts Of Entrepreneurship

In this episode, I run through many of the awesome benefits of entrepreneurship so you can run your business with the ultimate confidence that no matter how hard it gets, you chose the right career path when you embarked on your entrepreneurial journey. I also discuss the many challenges of working a conventional job that you might have forgotten, tapping in to your unlimited potential in numerous areas, and how being an entrepreneur ultimately makes both you and your family members better...

Duration: 00:21:05

032 | Creating Your Own Time Management Magic With Lee Cockerell

In this episode, I sit down with former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort, Lee Cockerell, as he walks us through his journey of being farm boy and college drop-out to becoming a leader of 40,000 cast members at Disney. Lee goes on to share his strong stance on time-blocking and routines, the tools he uses to stay organized, and why he is adept at technology but continues to use a paper planner. We also discuss the agreement Lee had in place that...

Duration: 00:41:13

031 | How To Make The Holiday Season Or Any Sizable Work Project Less Stressful And Chaotic

In this episode, I lay out workable solutions to avoid unnecessary holiday stress so you can relax and enjoy the season with your loved ones. We discuss the likely root cause of your stress, creative ways to eliminate it, and strategies to refrain from putting unnecessary pressure on yourself which never fails to heighten stress and anxiety. I go on to talk about how my strategies to avoid holiday stress can also transfer to helping you minimize work project stress and chaos. I hope you...

Duration: 00:11:48

030 | Productivity Hacks To Turn Entrepreneurs Into Sales Ninjas

In this episode, I sit down with business growth strategist Kelly Roach of Unstoppable Success Radio as she talks about why she quit her corporate job as a Sr. Vice President with a huge income to start her entrepreneurial journey. Kelly goes on to offer hacks to get on the fastest, most efficient path to making gigantic leaps in your business without compromising your quality, sanity, relationship, or bank account in the process. We also discuss why hiring untapped and untrained talent may...

Duration: 00:39:55

029 | Top Time-Saving Tools I Use To Run My Business

In this episode, I take you on a tour through my toolbox and share my top time-saving tools I can’t live without. I discuss the key functions of each program, their unique features, ways to customize them to meet your unique needs, and discuss why I absolutely love using these particular tools in my business. I also talk about the solution to wanting to read more, the problem with Frankensteining your processes and tools, and the must-have program that can turn any small business owner...

Duration: 00:41:26

28 | Productivity Amplified: Doing What It Takes To Put Butts In Seats The Smart Way with Jeff Civillico

In this episode, I sit down with successful entertainer and show producer Jeff Civillico as he walks us through his journey from doing shows for his parents in their kitchen to headlining on the Las Vegas Strip and offers insight into his creative thinking process and productive routines that enable his numerous skillsets, passions, and projects to functionally overlap. We also discuss how Jeff leveraged his network to found and manage the non-profit Win-Win Entertainment, the top three...

Duration: 00:50:49

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

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