Leadership Productivity Tips on “Leaders in the Trenches”

Are you on a never-ending journey to get more done and be more productive? Leadership productivity tips is a collection of interviews with experts in the domain of productivity. It includes best selling authors and renowned leaders that want to have a greater impact in the work they do.

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321 | Improving Employee Engagement Takes Intention with Kevin Kruse

When you set out to improve employee engagement, you have to first understand what it is and what it is not. Most people confuse that it is all about working environment and benefits. However, our guest, Kevin Kruse with LeadX.org, shares that 70% of employee engagement comes down to one key factor. You might not like it, but it is the driving factor to improving employee engagement.

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291 | Next Level Productivity with Peter Shankman

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Being overstimulated is no excuse to compromise our productivity. Peter Shankman, author of Faster Than Normal: Turbocharge Your Focus, Productivity, and Success with the Secrets of the ADHD Brain shares with us the keys to channeling our overstimulated brains. Try not to see distraction as a curse, but an opportunity. After all, at the root of distraction is the desire to access dopamine levels (the feel good hormone). Find out ways to increase your happiness and motivation in productive ways.  

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232 | Valuating Your Business with John Shumate

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John Shumate

Do you know the valuation of your company?  I think that if even if you were not planning to sell your company soon or even in the next decade that you should know the valuation. My main reason is that understanding what increases the value of the company you have now will make it more profitable now.  I interview John Shumate who specializes in valuations for technology and healthcare companies. He shares the essentials to valuations.  Check out this episode to understand how to put a value on your company.

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211 | Narrowing It Down to the Essential with Greg McKeown

 

Greg McKeown

Are you busy? Are you pushing yourself to get it all done? Well, most of us a struggling to keep up with the opportunities we have now. And if we are not careful those good opportunities will keep us from what is most essential. Today I talk with Greg McKeown, author of NY Best Selling book, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.  This is a call to maximize effort and productivity by eliminating the superfluous. We talk about narrowing down your life to the essentials.

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189 | Getting in State for Peak Performance with Ryan Walsh

Ryan WalshWhen you lay in bed at night after a long day, what do you think about? Are you beating yourself up over what you didn’t do? Our guest today
is Ryan Walsh. What he shares with us could make or break your business. Listen in to find out why you may want to shift your perspective on what you think you “SHOULD” be doing vs. going with what your passion and purpose is.

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172 | Working Hard Is Not The Answer with Michelle Bersell

Michelle Bersell When you have to make more money or launch a new project, do you immediately think you have to work harder? Well working harder is rarely the right answer. Today’s guest is Michelle Bersell who shares insights about what is really going on behind getting more done. Listen to this episode to discover the power of emotional blocks in your life.

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162 | Busyness is The Enemy To Your Business with Coach John Brubaker

John BrubakerWe are all busy. We are all trying to fit in all that we can in a day. The more we do, the more productivity we feel. But what if “busyness is the enemy to your business?” I had the honor to interview Coach Bru or to some John Brubaker. Coach Bru shared his insights on focusing on what matters and about the importance of being a role model to others. A great concept to understand is “Everything you do is contagious” – meaning that what you do others will also do. I think it also applies to what you do presently and how that has a ripple effect for later.

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144 | Successful People Have a Morning Routine with Hal Elrod

Hal ElrodMost people wake up and rush around to “get it done.” Well, this is mostly a reactive mode that has you chasing your tail and just doing what comes up. There is another way. There is a better way. It is establishing a repeatable routine that positions your day for maximum effectiveness. Today’s guest is best selling author of “The Miracle Morning” and all around amazing guy, Hal Elrod. Hal shares his framework for waking up on purpose with a purpose. Get the six elements of Hal’s morning routine to improve the first minutes of your day to make the rest of your day amazing.

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Hal’s Target Audience: Hal’s audience is quite universal. His impactful book The Miracle Morning has touched everyone from college students, (who’ve reported getting off of medications for anxiety and depression) to CEO’s (who increased their revenue) to network marketers, to stay at home moms. His speaking engagements and coaching services are for a more narrowed audience including mostly professionals, entrepreneurs, and CEO’s.

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135 | Making the Shift from Overwhelmed and Overworked with Chris Atley

Chris AtleyIt seems like we are surrounded with work and cannot find a way to create barriers between work and life. There is always so much to do and the stress that comes with life is just accepted as “the way it is”. In the interview with Chris Atley, we discuss balance and burnout. Chris has worked with entrepreneurs to make the shift from overwhelmed and overworked to peace and freedom. Discover what Chris had to work through so she could serve her audience.

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Chris’s Target Audience: Chris works with small business owners and entrepreneurs who feel overwhelmed by their workload. This includes coaches, consultants, health practitioners, service based professionals. Her goal is to helps them to find a work- life balance.

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123 | Being Productive on Purpose with Erik Fisher

Erik FisherProductivity is a must in our busy, busy world. It seems to be a continuous struggle to get it all done. Do you start the day with a list and end the day with more on it than when you started? Our guest today is Erik Fisher who is the host of “Beyond the To Do List” podcast. Erik shares wisdom to getting more done in less time. Listen in to get more out of your day.
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Erik’s Target Audience: Includes anyone who wants to stop going crazy when they have an immense to-do list that just seems to just keep snowballing.

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108 | Why Listening to Podcasts is Hurting You with Cliff Ravenscraft

Cliff RavenscraftPodcasts are awesome.  Podcasts are informative. Podcasting is one of the most intimate and transformational forms of content. Yet podcasting (and other ways of learning) are keeping you from your success.  Cliff Ravenscraft, founder of PodcastAnswerMan.com  and Podcasting A to Z, shares his views of the power of podcasting and the dangers of consuming too much.  Cliff talks about being intentional with your time and how that will help you achieve your goals and dreams.  Consuming too much of anything will hurt your success (even podcasts).

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Cliff’s Target Audience: Cliff works with small to medium sized business owners, solopreneurs and leaders of organizations where he helps them through training, coaching and consulting on how to create their own audio podcasts.

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