As host of NPR’s What We Do, Doug Fraser is not afraid to dive deep and follow his curiosity. Today we learn about the craft of clarity.
Today’s guest works 25 hours per week since she had kids 10 years ago. Tune in to find out about her impactful approach to productivity.
We’re much closer to success than we think we are. Today’s guest Greg Reid will help you see what's possible.
Seth Godin is a consistent player in the entrepreneurial space, influencing millions to embrace their inner-creative and best serve their audience. In today’s episode we uncover how you can make that impact.
Delegation is overwhelming. But it’s an essential part to any business, so expert Barbara Turley joins the show to explain where to begin.
We face many hurdles as entrepreneurs which is why today’s guest, Kara Goldin, has a mission to help people get unstuck in order to move forward.
What is it that ultimately drives you? It’s key to know this across all areas of your life, so I’m excited to speak with Todd Henry again on the show as we uncover the Motivation Code.
Distraction-free writing: a process that all writers seek. Find out how today’s guest, Adam Leeb, has made it that much easier for you.
After reading a comment on YouTube about how to earn a good income without a boring job, today’s guest, Joe Barnes, made it his mission to find a framework that enables this. Hint: there are three ways.
Deep work can easily feel overwhelming, so we put it off. In this episode we dissect how you can make it meaningful to you, and apply it to any area of your life.
We’ve all experienced social media overwhelm – what would it be like if you removed it from your marketing strategy? John Meese joins the show to share what he’s learnt from having no social media.
We all need to write more crappy first drafts – that’s the way to truly get unstuck from writing. In this episode I learn from Daphne Gray-Grant about her inspiring writing process.
After decades of following his own interests, today’s guest Derek Sivers has gone down many interesting rabbit holes. With an ambitious title for his new book, ‘How To Live’, we explore what makes a good life.
On this solo episode of the podcast I talk about I'm ending one year and starting another – as well as everything that comes along with that.
It’s a topic so rarely discussed, but as you’ll learn on the show, tuning into your own daily and monthly astrological rhythms gives you permission for when you need to rest, work, and grow.
On this solo episode of the podcast, I talk about the importance of slowing things down and how that can make your productivity even better than before.
Since the early 00s boom in productivity optimization, today’s guest John Zeratsky has seen how much our relationship with time has evolved. As a writer and speaker, John is on a mission to help people make time for what matters.
I usually alternate between interviews and solo episodes, but I decided to mix things up a bit this time around. Why? Because this conversation with Lex Latkovski is one I've wanted to get out into the world for a while now. And I felt that there was no better time than now to do so.
Today’s guest, Peter Kozodoy, has seen time and again how much transparency and honesty in our work and personal lives lead to lasting results. Peter is an Inc. 5000 entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and author of Honest to Greatness.
On this episode of the podcast I talk about the importance of planning – and why August is the month that I give planning my overarching focus.
On this episode I'm joined by Justin DiRose, a productivity expert and remote work consultant from northern Minnesota. He has a passion for becoming better, the distributed workforce, being a great dad and husband, and music.
On this episode of the podcast, special guest Phil Simon sticks around with me to talk about our thoughts on Basecamp’s foray into the world of email, HEY.
Phil Simon returns to the program to talk about a service that more people have started using in 2020... some whether they wanted to or not: Zoom.
Benjamin Spall returns to the podcast to share three more things.
On this episode I'm joined once again by Laura Vanderkam, a fellow productivity specialist. Laura is the author of several books, including "The New Corner Office: How the Most Successful People Work from Home."
I've had an "on again, off again" relationship with apps during my career as a productivity strategist. Right now, it's back on again. I share some of my insights on apps during this episode.
Vicki McLeod joins me on this episode of the program. Vicki McLeod is a writer, author, coach, consultant and an award-winning entrepreneur. She is an advocate for mindful business, everyday happiness and living a life rich with meaning. She's here to talk about her book "You and The Internet of Things."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, "In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity." I couldn't agree more. So I decided to share my thoughts on the quest for simplicity on this episode.
My guest is Marta Zaraska, a Polish-Canadian science journalist published in the Washington Post, Scientific American, New Scientist, the Atlantic, Discover, and more. She's the author of the book "Growing Young: How Friendship, Optimism, and Kindness Can Help You Live to 100."
On this solo episode of the podcast, I'm doing something a little different: I'm hosting a guest. Jeff Sheldon joins me on the program to talk about simplicity, productivity, and the story behind Analog.
My guest this time around is Jill McAbe. Jill is a business coach, high-performance expert and Amazon best-selling author of It’s Go Time: The ALL-IN System For Unstoppable Success in Business and Life.
I took a Clarity Day this week. Not sure what a Clarity Day is? I explain its value on this episode... as well as how I know it's going to help me with my productivity and prioritization moving forward.
On this episode I'm joined by Jonathan Levi. Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur, published author, and podcaster born and raised in Silicon Valley.
Three big days that happen over a three week period are incredibly meaningful to me. I share my thoughts on all of them in this episode.
This episode of the podcast delves into the concept of curation with the author of Curating Your Life, guest Gail Golden.
KC Procter returns to the podcast to share three more things.
My guest for this episode of the program is digital strategist, renowned speaker, and good friend Bosco Anthony. When we decided to have this conversation initially, we had a different set of topics in mind. But based on the current climate of the world when we recorded this episode – early June 2020 – the discussion went in a different direction.
Judy Machado-Duque returns to the podcast to share three more things.
Phil Simon joins me on this episode to talk about his book, Slack for Dummies. If you've ever wanted to get more out of Slack then you'll get a lot out of this conversation.
On this episode of the podcast, I've decided to share with you the most productive thing I've done today. And it's been a long time coming.
I'm beyond thrilled to bring you this episode of the podcast featuring guest Keith Ferrazzi. Keith is the author of the best-selling book Never Eat Alone and our conversation centers around his latest book – a book I had the pleasure of devouring in advance – Leading Without Authority: How the New Power of Co-Elevation Can Break Down Silos, Transform Teams, and Reinvent Collaboration.
Matt Bodnar returns to the podcast to share three more things.
On this episode of the program, I'm joined by Amy Woods. Amy has become known as a leading expert and true visionary when it comes to content repurposing, and is the author of Content 10x: More Content, Less Time, Maximum Results.
Erin Acton returns to the podcast to share three more things.
My guest for this episode of the program is Ron Tite, the author of Think Do Say: How to Seize Attention and Build Trust in a Busy Busy World.
On this episode I share and further explore the insights on productivity that I gathered through watching a rather unlikely source.
This week I'm joined by fellow productivity enthusiast/specialist/strategist, Matt Ragland. This is a conversation I've wanted to have for some time and I'm glad I'm able to deliver it as my 300th episode of The Productivityist Podcast.
Social media and productivity seem to be strange bedfellows. But in the right hands, they can coexist better than you might think.
On this episode of the program, I'm joined by Dr. Melanie Katzman, the author of Connect First: 52 Simple Ways to Ignite Success, Meaning, and Joy at Work.
This was not the episode I had planned. I've shelved that planned episode for now but while sitting with the dilemma of what episode to deliver to you this time around, I believe I've come up with something will do the trick. A series called TimeCrafting Tactics.
I'm excited to welcome Thomas Frank to this episode of the podcast. Thomas is an author, YouTuber, musician, and podcaster who is passionate about helping people become more capable and productive.
On this episode of The Productivityist Podcast I'm sharing with you insights from my inactive daily podcast "3 Minutes of TimeCrafting", which concluded after this run of episodes in April 2019.
On this episode of the program I'm joined by David Marquet, best-selling author, student of leadership and organizational design, former nuclear submarine Commander, and named one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers by Inc. Magazine.
I've tried my fair share of fitness programs and plans over the years and have always found them to be more of a challenge than I've been willing to deal with. But the time has come for me to face the challenge that fitness presents and conquer it once and for all.
I'm joined by David Allison on this episode of the program. David Allison is the founder of The Valuegraphics Database, the world’s first database that can predict and influence behaviour for anything on earth. He is a pioneer of ‘Values Thinking’ as the new best practice for organizational decision-making.
On this episode of the podcast I fly solo! I talk about why I've added a second episode to the podcast each week and present (nearly) all of the story of how I've built my business as per a request from a podcast listener.
On this very special episode of the podcast I'm joined by Chase Reeves in front of a live audience at the event I hosted on February 29, 2020... The BIG Ready. Chase co-founded Fizzle.co — the first education platform designed for modern indie entrepreneurship — as well as the Chase Reeves YouTube channel, where he makes 60 minute reviews of backpacks that somehow people love watching.
As we head towards the end of March, I wanted to share another bonus episode of the podcast featuring every episode from March 2019 of my inactive daily podcast 3 Minutes of TimeCrafting.
Michael Hyatt returns to the show for this excellent episode of the program. Michael is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Michael Hyatt & Company. He is also the author of several New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling books, including Platform, Living Forward, Your Best Year Ever, Free to Focus, and his newest book The Vision-Driven Leader.
Another week, another bonus episode! This time I'm sharing with you all of the episodes I delivered on my discontinued 3 Minutes of TimeCrafting podcast from February of 2019.
On this episode I'm joined by Pete Mockaitis. Pete is, among plenty of other things, the founder of How to Be Awesome at Your Job and he hosts the popular podcast of the same name.
This bonus episode contains all of the episodes published in my first go-round with the "3 Minutes of TimeCrafting" podcast series from March 2018.
On this episode of the podcast I'm joined by J. Elise Keith, co-founder of Lucid Meetings and author of Where The Action Is: The Meetings That Make or Break Your Organization. We dive into an area of our work lives that can have a direct impact on our overall productivity both individually and organizationally. That area is... meetings.
I'm excited that my friend Courtney Carver returns for this episode of the program. We focus our conversation around her book Project 333: The Minimalist Fashion Challenge That Proves Less Really is So Much More, which is a project I've undertaken and am still committed to several years later!
I'm happy to welcome to Chris Krimitsos as the guest for this episode. Chris is a father, husband, community builder and ever-evolving innovator. He loves people and their stories and has leveraged his gifts of connecting others to build communities around entrepreneurship, podcasting, and multimedia.
On this episode of the program I'm joined by Grant Baldwin. Grant is the founder of The Speaker Lab, a training company that helps public speakers learn how to find and book speaking gigs. He's also the author of the book The Successful Speaker: Five Steps for Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your Platform.
On this episode, I'm joined by my good friend Mike Pacchione. Mike is a speaking expert who helps presenters find their voice on stage. Hint: putting yourself in your speech, while scary, is a bit of a secret weapon for making your speech memorable.
On this episode, I'm joined "in studio" by Adam Kreek. A two-time Olympian, Adam holds 60 international medals, including Olympic Gold, and multiple hall of fame inductions. Adam’s new book, The Responsibility Ethic, teaches us the how of self-leadership, driving personal and professional results in individuals and organizations.
On this episode I chat with Mridu Parikh, founder of Life Is Organized and author of Accomplish It: 7 Simple Actions to Get the Right Things Done and Achieve Your Goals.
On this episode of the podcast, I welcome Dr. Wayne Baker as my guest. A frequent guest speaker and management consultant, Dr. Baker is a cofounder and board member of Give and Take Inc., developers of the collaboration technologies based on principles in his book “All You Have to Do Is Ask.”
On this episode of the program I’m joined by Zvi Band. Zvi is the cofounder and CEO of Contactually, a leading CRM platform for relationship-oriented businesses, and author of "Success is in Your Sphere." An engineer, developer, entrepreneur, and startup advisor, Zvi has been named a Washingtonian Tech Titan four times.
This week on the program I'm joined by a guest I've been looking to chat with for a long time. Francesco D'Alessio runs Keep Productive, a YouTube show dedicated to helping people find the most suitable productivity software for their work and life needs. From helping decision making to curbing switching, Keep Productive is passionate about helping you make long-term decisions about your software.
On this episode of the podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Samantha Brody. Dr. Samantha is a licensed naturopathic physician and acupuncturist, and the founder of Evergreen Natural Health Center in Portland, Oregon. For decades in her private practice and virtual consulting business Dr. Samantha has helped thousands of people transform their lives with her innovative, personalized approach. She is the author of Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out.