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The Productive Woman

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Rank #101 in Self-Improvement category

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A podcast intended to help busy women find the tools and the encouragement to manage their lives, their time, their stress, and their stuff so they can accomplish the things that matter most to them.

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A podcast intended to help busy women find the tools and the encouragement to manage their lives, their time, their stress, and their stuff so they can accomplish the things that matter most to them.

iTunes Ratings

261 Ratings
Average Ratings
199
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7
12

Incredible

By tommye w-c - Mar 20 2020
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Amazing advice! Incredible podcast!

Very knowledgeable

By cheri1088 - Feb 03 2020
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I love the advice, perspective, insight and motivation. Great podcast, I listen over and over

iTunes Ratings

261 Ratings
Average Ratings
199
26
17
7
12

Incredible

By tommye w-c - Mar 20 2020
Read more
Amazing advice! Incredible podcast!

Very knowledgeable

By cheri1088 - Feb 03 2020
Read more
I love the advice, perspective, insight and motivation. Great podcast, I listen over and over
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The Productive Woman

Latest release on Jul 08, 2020

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A podcast intended to help busy women find the tools and the encouragement to manage their lives, their time, their stress, and their stuff so they can accomplish the things that matter most to them.

Rank #1: My Top 10 Tips for Managing Your Day – TPW003

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Little things can make a big difference in managing the demands on our time. This episode is a quick flyover of the things that help me on a daily basis.

Jul 24 2014

34mins

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Rank #2: 10 (or so) Ways to Stay Focused – TPW194

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What can we do to stay on track when we're struggling to stay focused? This week we look at some possible reasons for that struggle, and some ideas that might help.

Jun 13 2018

38mins

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Rank #3: Clutter, Minimalism, & Convenience – TPW235

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Decluttering is a hot topic these days. For some, the logical outcome of decluttering is minimalism. But who we are matters more than what (or how much) we own. Finding a balance between clutter and convenience can contribute to a productive life.

Mar 27 2019

35mins

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Rank #4: Things That Make Life Easier – TPW206

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What apps, tech, tools, and services do you rely on to make your life easier? I share a few of mine in this episode.

Sep 05 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #5: 5 Small Things to Do Every Day This Year – TPW275

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Big changes are impressive, but great progress can be achieved by taking small actions consistently. Consider 5 small things to do every day for a more productive year.

Jan 01 2020

37mins

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Rank #6: The Big Picture: Priorities & Guiding Principles – TPW002

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When people think about productivity, they often think about calendars and to-do lists and project management, and all of those things are a big part of what we will discuss in coming episodes. But there's a big difference between being busy and being productive. True productivity requires a purpose to guide the activity. In this episode we talk about a process for coming up with principles to guide our decisions in such a way that our activity is consistent with our true values.

Jul 17 2014

24mins

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Rank #7: Favorite Tips from Professional Organizers – TPW291

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As a longtime organization nerd, I've gathered some great tips from professional organizers whose books, YouTube videos, podcasts, and articles I've learned from over the years.

Apr 22 2020

45mins

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Rank #8: 13 Areas to Declutter in Our Homes – TPW203

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Want to reduce stress, boost productivity, and enjoy your home more? Let's talk about why, how, and where to declutter our homes.

Aug 15 2018

48mins

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Rank #9: 10 Small Changes You Can Make to Boost Productivity (& One Bonus Tip) – TPW098

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You don't have to completely overhaul your life to make progress toward your goals. Small changes can reap big rewards in making a meaningfully productive life.

Jul 13 2016

56mins

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Rank #10: ADHD & Productivity, with Emily Prokop – TPW080

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I think you'll enjoy my conversation with wife, mom, editor, and podcaster Emily Prokop, who shares how attention deficit (ADHD) affects her as an adult, and the tools and techniques she uses to stay on task and accomplish the things that matter to her.

Mar 09 2016

40mins

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Rank #11: Making the Most of Your To-Do List – TPW145

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How well does your to-do list work for you? This episode features 10 tips for making the most of whatever tool you use to manage your tasks.

Jun 21 2017

36mins

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Rank #12: Remember This: 10 Productivity Principles – TPW247

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Some productivity principles are worth being reminded of from time to time. Here are a few that I think are important.

Jun 19 2019

38mins

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Rank #13: Workplace Productivity – TPW258

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What can we do to maximize our productivity at work, wherever our workplace might be?

Sep 04 2019

47mins

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Rank #14: How I Get Work Done – TPW252

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Sometimes when we're looking for ways to get work done, it helps to hear about tools and techniques that have been effective for other people. This week I'm sharing a bit about the tools, systems, and approaches I use to get work done.

Jul 24 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #15: How to Renew Your Motivation – TPW227

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Are you making progress on your goals for this year, or has progress slowed because you're not consistently taking action? This episode offers ideas on how to reignite your fading motivation so you can keep moving forward to accomplish what matters most to you.

Jan 30 2019

41mins

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Rank #16: 7 Things to Stop Doing This Year – TPW224

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Last week we talked about resolutions and goals--things we plan to start doing this year. This week, let's consider some things to stop doing (and what to do instead).

Jan 09 2019

47mins

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Rank #17: There’s Nothing Wrong with You – TPW238

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Making a life that matters has its challenges--for all of us. Can I encourage you to believe there's nothing wrong with you if you struggle sometimes to make it all work the way you think it should?

Apr 17 2019

40mins

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Rank #18: Get Organized Head First, with Claire Kellems – TPW263

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Working mom Claire Kellems' search for order in her chaotic life has led to a blog, a business, and more peace of mind. How she got organized (and how you can too) is the subject of our conversation in this week's episode.

Oct 09 2019

42mins

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Rank #19: The Lies We Tell Ourselves – TPW068

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It's not unusual to face obstacles in the pursuit of our dreams or goals. But how many of those obstacles do we create ourselves? In this episode, I examine some of the lies we tell ourselves and offer some suggestions for counteracting the lies to help you accomplish your goals, no matter how big or difficult they may be.

Dec 02 2015

44mins

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Rank #20: Productivity Tools – TPW268

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What are your favorite productivity tools? I'm sharing 10 of mine on this week's episode.

Nov 13 2019

50mins

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Reclaiming Your Creativity, with Majo Molfino – TPW302

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This week, Majo Molfino and I talk about the 5 Good Girl Myths, reclaiming your creativity, and finding your purpose.

Jul 08 2020

51mins

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Favorite Productivity Tips & Tools – TPW301

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As we celebrate 6 years (!!) of The Productive Woman podcast, here are a few productivity tips and tools from the TPW community and from me!

Jul 01 2020

48mins

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Meaningful Productivity – TPW300

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It's not enough to just get lots of stuff done. We want to make lives that matter--we want our productivity to be meaningful. In this milestone episode, we discuss what meaningful productivity means and how we can order our lives so as to maximize our positive impact on the world.

Jun 24 2020

38mins

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Using Your Voice, with Eva Jannotta – TPW299

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This week, Eva Jannotta and I chat about being the most productive version of yourself and boldly using your voice to advocate for what you want.

Jun 17 2020

55mins

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Getting Back On Track – TPW298

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Even those of us who usually practice productive habits get off track sometimes. What do you do to get back on track when everything gets away from you?

Jun 10 2020

39mins

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What I Do to Make Time – TPW297

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With all the hats we wear and our never-ending to-do lists, it's important to use our time wisely so we can focus on the things that truly matter. This week I'm sharing a few things I do to make time for what matters most to me.

Jun 03 2020

46mins

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Deconstructing Wellness, with Kris Rice – TPW296

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Kris Rice and I chat about how she prioritizes wellness and tends to her most important priorities. (And don't miss the freebie she's offering TPW listeners--see the link in the show notes!)

May 27 2020

46mins

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Productive Reading: A Few Recommendations – TPW295

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Good books can be a source of entertainment, education, and inspiration, helping us make meaningfully productive lives. Here are a few of my favorites.

May 20 2020

47mins

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Things I Know For Sure – TPW294

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What do you know for sure? The older I get, the less certain I am about many things, but there are a few things I know for sure about productivity and making a life that matters.

May 13 2020

34mins

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Overcoming Impostor Syndrome, with Dr. Lisa Orbé-Austin – TPW293

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Psychologist, executive coach, and author Dr. Lisa Orbé-Austin has focused her career on helping women (and men) overcome Impostor Syndrome and make meaningfully productive lives.

May 06 2020

37mins

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Trauma and Productivity – TPW292

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How can you be productive during, or in the aftermath of, trauma?

Apr 29 2020

35mins

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Favorite Tips from Professional Organizers – TPW291

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As a longtime organization nerd, I've gathered some great tips from professional organizers whose books, YouTube videos, podcasts, and articles I've learned from over the years.

Apr 22 2020

45mins

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Incremental Steps to your Goal, with Merrily Orsini – TPW290

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Healthcare executive Merrily Orsini is an advocate for home healthcare--and for taking small incremental steps to achieve your most cherished goals.

Apr 15 2020

50mins

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Friends, Mentors, and a Life that Matters – TPW289

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Meaningful productivity is about making a life that matters. For me, a life that matters centers on people that matter. Aside from family, friends and mentors have perhaps the most influence on our meaningfully productive life.

Apr 08 2020

40mins

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Adjusting to Working from Home – TPW288

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Working from home can be great, but if the decision to do so was made for you by outside circumstances and with little time to prepare, it comes with unique challenges.

Apr 01 2020

50mins

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Life During a Crisis – TPW287

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This week I'm sharing a few thoughts about life and productivity during a time of crisis, including a few suggestions for adjusting to a new reality.

Mar 28 2020

45mins

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11 Time Wasters to Eliminate – TPW286

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What time wasters can we eliminate to make more time for what matters most? We're talking about a few of them in this week's episode.

Mar 18 2020

56mins

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Setting Goals that Matter – TPW285

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Setting goals that matter starts with knowing what's most important to you. This week we're reviewing some principles of setting meaningful goals.

Mar 11 2020

37mins

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Thoughts About Work-Life Balance – TPW284

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Is work-life balance really a thing? Some thoughts about what it means (and what it doesn't mean) on this week's episode.

Mar 04 2020

45mins

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Presence and Productivity, with Mayda Poc – TPW283

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This week's episode features my conversation with former investment banking professional Mayda Poc about how she intentionally incorporates being present in the moment into her productive life.

Feb 26 2020

54mins

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iTunes Ratings

261 Ratings
Average Ratings
199
26
17
7
12

Incredible

By tommye w-c - Mar 20 2020
Read more
Amazing advice! Incredible podcast!

Very knowledgeable

By cheri1088 - Feb 03 2020
Read more
I love the advice, perspective, insight and motivation. Great podcast, I listen over and over