Rank #1: EP24: The Daily Habits of the Most Productive People
Ever wonder how your coworker gets so much done in so little time? They know the secret to being your most productive self. In this episode Josh and Shelby talk with productivity expert and author Laura Vanderkam about taking advantage of your weekends and how tracking your time can be a difference maker. Plus they share the three myths that are killing your productivity, and what you can do to overcome your limited time.
Rank #2: EP41: Tony Robbins Lives a Beautiful Life
The first issue of SUCCESS for 2017 is available and Josh and Shelby are diving into some behind the scenes of this special edition, featuring Tony Robbins. They discuss the Netflix documentary on Robbins, I am not Your Guru, and get the 411 from contributing editor Michael Mooney on what it was like to spend a day with the man himself. We hear an exclusive clip from our SUCCESS Talks interview with Robbins and point out some of the best takeaways he had to share. Plus we end with a big announcement about SUCCESS Talks and SUCCESS magazine.
Rank #3: EP2: Don't Take It Personally
How to break bad habits (and beat a Diet Coke addiction) by making this change. Josh and Shelby share tips for dealing with personal criticism. Wisdom from Nelson Mandela: “There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.”
Rank #4: EP85: What Type of Procrastinator are You?
On this week’s episode we tackle a beast of a topic, procrastination. Shelby fesses up to her last minute tendencies and we talk with Mary Lamia, author of What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions and Success, to learn why so many people are procrastinators. And we discuss the different types of procrastination and some seemingly counterintuitive advice for beating them all.
Rank #5: EP88: Step One to Becoming an Influencer
We can’t control everything in our lives but we can use the power of influence to sway things in our favor. But before you can influence those around you, you must first learn to influence yourself. This week speaker and trainer Michael Bernoff shares some essential questions we should ask ourselves regarding self-influence, in a clip from his popular speech at SUCCESS Live Long Beach. Plus, Josh and Shelby discuss 5 ways smart people influence themselves.
Rank #6: EP3: Relationship Boot Camp
3 tips for being more likable at work. Josh and Shelby channel Dr. Drew “Loveline” to discuss relationship faux pas they’ve made. Plus, a SUCCESS reader who’s been married 20 times and says you should follow this piece of advice.
Rank #7: EP39: Tips for Great Gift Giving
This week we are giving you the gift of gifting. Giving and sharing are important parts of not just the holiday season but a well-rounded and successful life. Shelby and Josh explore the power of gift giving with author and found of The Ruhlin Group, John Ruhlin. They discuss benefits you can get from the careful practice of gift giving and we ask you to share your best gifts.
Rank #8: EP38: The Power of Gratitude
As we close in on the Thanksgiving holiday, Josh and Shelby home in on the power of gratitude. They discuss how being grateful is actually scientifically proven to be good for you. The Happiness Guy Shawn Achor joins in to give his take on why we should be grateful. And Josh and Shelby express their gratitude for a few small things in their own lives.
Rank #9: EP9: Networking 101
Can you talk your way to the top? Learn why being an introvert can actually be helpful when it comes to networking, and the power of a good conversation from author Sophia Dembling. Plus get tips for making the most of your next event or networking opportunity.
Rank #10: EP37.5: Boost Your Energy
Four quick and easy tips that will help you boost your energy midday when you hit that mid afternoon slump or whenever you just need a pick me up to ramp up your productivity.
Rank #11: EP16: Boost Your Energy Now
Instead of managing your time, what if you managed your energy? In this week’s episode, Shelby and Josh look at ways you can boost your energy to be more effective in every day life. We discuss how sleep, exercise and food affect us with Michael Hyatt, co-author of Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want, and we take a look at some proven sleep tips for a better night’s rest.
Rank #12: EP19: SUCCESS Chat with Mel Robbins
Uber, Etsy, Upwork, eBay—if you’ve transacted on one of these platforms, then this episode is for you. In this month’s SUCCESS magazine, the editors tackle the growing entrepreneurship trend of what’s been called the gig economy or sharing economy. Shelby and Josh explain why we’re calling it the YouEconomy and what it means to the way we work, play and live our lives. Plus we get time with best selling author and SUCCESS contributing editor Mel Robbins who knows a thing or two about taking control of your life and mapping your own destiny.
Rank #13: EP93: 25 Successful People Who'll Change Your Life
Learning from those who have come before is a critical part of SUCCESS. We’re sharing some of those lessons on this week’s episode from personalities on the SUCCESS 25 from the January issue of SUCCESS magazine. We go to the archives for some sage advice from prior podcast interviews, and we sit down with list first-timer Tom Bilyeu to get his perspective on it all.
Rank #14: EP67: Boost Self-Belief with These 10 Steps
What do you believe in? Belief is the foundation for so many things in our lives. On this week’s episode, Josh and Shelby give you a sneak peak at this month’s issue of SUCCESS focused on the power of belief. They sit down with cover figure Bishop T.D. Jakes for a quick chat. Associate Editor Jamie Friedlander reads an excerpt from her moving story Me of Little Faith. And Josh and and Shelby go through some action steps you can take to bolster your self-belief.
Rank #15: EP7: Inspire and Be Inspired
Need to get inspired? Gather inspiration from the late Jim Rohn, the legendary motivational speaker and author, whose words are an inspiration to millions. Also learn the origins of inspiration, what researchers believe is the key to finding it and how one reader used an inspirational moment to change his life.
Rank #16: EP34.5: Apps for Success
Download these 4 must have apps on your smart phone or tablet to get the help you need to be your best self.
Rank #17: EP66: 5 Keys to a Healthier Brain
True health and wellness starts with a healthy brain. On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby focus on the brain. They chat with Dr. Daniel Amen, one of the world’s foremost experts on brain research, about why a healthy lifestyle starts with the brain and how we can practice good brain health daily. Plus, Josh and Shelby share how a simple 5-minute exercise can be your key to a healthier brain.
Rank #18: EP42: 3 Ways to Set the Perfect New Year’s Resolution
The new year is approaching fast and that means New Year’s resolutions. This episode is part one of a two part series aimed at helping you set and keep the perfect New Year’s resolution. In part one, Josh and Shelby share some of the most common resolutions people set and some tips for making sure you have the right resolution for you. They talk about the goals Drs. Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen suggest you set, and we ask around to see what our team’s resolutions for 2017 are, as well as your own.
Rank #19: EP12: How to Learn Something New
Research suggests it takes at least 10,000 hours to develop and master a new skill. But who has that kind of time? Listen in as Josh and Shelby talk with one SUCCESS staffer challenged to become a self-taught chef - and it didn’t take 10,000 hours. Plus we share a few principles that can be your guide to self-improvement.
Rank #20: EP27: 15 Ways to Ask for What You Want
Do you have a hard time asking people for things? Whether its in life or business negotiating your way through the world and asking for things is crucial. On this episode Shelby and Josh share ideas on ways that you can get what you want in your career and a formula for asking for things in a SMART way. Plus we hear from Leadership editor John Addison on how great leaders encourage their team to stand up for themselves.