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Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.

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Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.

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These useful and thoughtful podcasts are really worth listening to.
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The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show

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Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.

Rank #1: Why You Need Atomic Habits with James Clear

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This episode is brought to you by Gusto. Gusto is a payroll provider that you might fall in love with. It does everything you need from automatically filing and paying your taxes to organizing employee documents. It is easy to use – you can add benefits and HR support to help take care of your team and keep your business safe. It’s loyal, it’s modern, and you can get three months free when you run your first payroll by visiting gusto.com/timecrafting.

On this episode, James and I had a really productive discussion on a range of topics from the journey of putting the book together, how alarm clocks fail me (or I fail alarm clocks), turning off the internet router at 10 PM to keeping the beer at the back of the fridge and Crossfit.

Here are a few highlights of our conversation:
  • Designing and Defining Atomic Habits: Two main lenses to look the book through (02:08)
  • The two-minute rule in scaling down a habit and actually making it stick (05:09)
  • Importance of slowing down and awareness for effective behavioral change (08:11)
  • Having a variety of small things organized toward the same goal (11:53)
  • Solutions for setting up efficient timing (17:02)
  • Strategies for building good seasonal habits (21:29)
  • Tools to make habits stick and break through biases (28:58)
  • The three reasons/meanings behind the use of the term “atomic” (32:42)
  • Creating a journal that makes it easier to build habits that is useful but not fixed (37:24)

“Many of our behaviors are socially reinforced… When the social reinforcement is so strong, we overcome the obstacles in our environment. The key insight there is you want to join a tribe, a group where your desired behavior is the normal behavior. Because if it's normal in that group, then it's going to seem attractive to you to do it even if it's not convenient.” ~ James Clear

Relevant Links I learned a lot from reading Atomic Habits and through my conversations with James and I’m sure you will too. And make sure to catch the next episode where I have Joey Cofone as my guest for a back-to-back habit tracking and intentionality goodness. 

If you do get valuable insights out of our discussion, you may leave us a rating and review for this episode in Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. I also encourage you to subscribe to the podcast so that you don't miss a single weekly episode. You can do that by visiting the podcast subscription page on Transistor.fm.

Thanks for your time. See you later.
Jan 23 2019
46 mins
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Rank #2: Building The Best Planner Ever with Jennifer Dawn

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I welcome Jennifer Dawn, creator of the Best Planner Ever, to the podcast this time around. Jennifer is a serial entrepreneur who has grown two multi-million dollar businesses and serves high-achieving entrepreneurs through private business coaching helping to take their companies further, faster.

Since I've got a "mild" obsession with paper planners I wanted to talk with Jennifer about what went into building the Best Planner Ever. We discuss how it got its name, the elements that are unique to the planner, and why she thinks it's important to bring what's important to you into the planner that you use and how you can do that.

Relevant LinksJennifer and I could have kept going for much longer but there'll (hopefully) be another time for that. Right now it's time for you to check out her planner (linked above) and check out The Productivityist Playbook as well. You can get The Productivityist Podcast at a discounted price by clicking here.

Thanks again for joining me on The Productivityist Podcast. Until next time, remember to define your day, filter your focus, and make every moment matter. See you later.
Nov 21 2018
36 mins
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Rank #3: 15 Time Secrets with Kevin Kruse

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Joining Mike this week on the podcast is the author of 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management. They talk about why Kevin wrote this book, how to wrap your work day responsibly, the importance of awareness when it comes to productivity, the importance of routines, and much more.

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Oct 22 2015
37 mins
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Rank #4: Getting Things Done with David Allen

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In this episode Mike Vardy talks with David Allen, author of Getting Things Done. They discuss the pull of email, how to wrap your head around working by context, and what's different in the 2015 edition of Getting Things Done.

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Want to send us an app, book, or something similar to discuss on the show? Email us at info@productivityist.com and we'll give it a look. Want to listen on Stitcher? Click here.

Support The Productivityist Podcast by becoming a patron! Click here to visit The Productivityist Podcast's Patreon page and see what perks await those who pitch in a buck or more.

Mar 17 2015
29 mins
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Rank #5: Everything Evernote with Andrew Sinkov

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Mike has an in-depth conversation with Andrew Sinkov, Vice President of Marketing and Brand at Evernote. They talk about where Evernote has been, where it's headed, and they even dive into some of the decisions the company has made (and the markets it has entered) over the years.

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Want to send Mike an app, book, or something similar to discuss on the show? Email Productivityist at info@productivityist.com and we'll give it a look. Want to listen on Stitcher? Click here.

Really like the show and want it to flourish even more? Support The Productivityist Podcast by becoming a patron! Click here to visit The Productivityist Podcast's Patreon page and see what perks await those who pitch in a buck or more.

Aug 13 2015
38 mins
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Rank #6: What Happy Successful People Do Differently with Marc and Angel Chernoff

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On today’s episode, I spent time again with Marc and Angel Chernoff. Marc and Angel Chernoff are New York Times bestselling authors, professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their blog, books, course and coaching, they’ve spent the past decade writing about and teaching proven strategies for finding lasting happiness, success, love, and peace.
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Millions of readers turn to Marc and Angel Chernoff as they wrote 1000+ Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently for fresh, intimate insights for a fulfilled life. In this pithy and empowering guide, they collect the very best advice they've discovered, on topics that include overcoming setbacks, letting go of what's holding us back, nurturing relationships, finding time for self-care, and cultivating passion in order to achieve our wildest dreams. 
Specifics that we covered on the show include:
  • On their new book: 1000+ Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently (3:10)
  • On the idea of the list in the book (11:15)
  • Revisiting the content of the book and choosing which applies to them now (13:30)
  • On writing the book as new parents (16:55)
  • The writer vs. the reader perspective (18:51)
  • On the process of editing the book (21:20)
  • The idea of the “little things” (26:53)
  • On the adding triggers to the “to-do list” (33:02)
"Keep doing what you are doing and you will keep getting what you are getting. That is how it works! You have to make a shift. You have to make changes. And the changes need to be small and consistent." ~ Marc and Angel Chernoff
Relevant Links:This episode teaches us that millions of people live their entire lives on default settings, never realizing they can customize everything and we should not be one of those millions of people. We should not settle for the default settings in life.
I appreciate the time you spend listening to the show. If you enjoyed this, make sure to never miss an episode by subscribing. Also, take a moment to give the podcast a rating and review on whatever platform use to listen to podcasts.
Thanks for listening and for your support. See you later.
May 22 2019
39 mins
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Rank #7: Emotional Time Management with Paula Mosher Wallace

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This episode is brought to you by Blinkist. It’s hard to find the time to sit down to read and learn more. When you don’t have free time, you can’t read or work on personal development. Blinkist is an incredible app that solves this problem and I highly recommend it. I've been a satisfied customer for years and I'd love for you to join me. Head to https://www.blinkist.com/timecrafting and start your 7 day free trial today!
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On this episode of the podcast, I spend time chatting with Paula Mosher Wallace. We spoke about the emotional component that needs to get considered when you're trying to manage your time. It's something that Paula feels gets cast aside in a world driven by the pursuit of productivity at all costs.

I met Paula at Jeff Goins's Tribe Conference and we spent a lunch break learning more about each other, something that led to me asking her to join me on the show. We touch on several of the discussion points we brought up during that lunch break but go deeper into things than we did on that day.

Specifics that we covered on the show include:
  • Paula shares her experience with productivity in business and her personal life (3:44)
  • Why (and how) Paula challenged me on my methodology and philosophy of TimeCrafting (6:03)
  • What Paula believes the "missing piece" is to most - if not all - time management systems (8:46)
  • When and where does the emotional time management piece come into play if one's day was mapped out (15:49)
  • We look at strategies that you can use to keep going even when emotional turmoil shows up (20:04)
  • Why does Paula think people fight off their emotions when it comes to this kind of thing? (22:32)
  • What Paula recommends people do to get started with taking emotional time management into account (28:32)
  • The importance of finding whatever you need to use to help you keep your intentions front and center (33:09)
  • What's one thing that someone can do right to get started with emotional time management? (37:34)
  • The things you can do to help you either work through or offset the toll that emotions can have on you (44:30)
  • Does Paula journal...and what are her thoughts on journaling? (51:17)
"It's understanding that I have long term and meaningful - kind of what I call 'eternal' goals - like my relationship with my children that is not a task." - Paula Mosher Wallace
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You'll find that I thought we'd be wrapping up this episode at about the 30 minute mark but Paula and I kept going. This episode is definitely more of a back-and-forth conversation than I usually deliver. I was so involved in the conversation because I feel the piece Paula is bringing to light is that crucial. Honestly, the big takeaway from this episode is that taking and making time to take emotional time management into account is important. Really important.

If you enjoyed the episode, please leave a rating and/or review wherever you listened to the episode. And if you want to have easy access to the archives of the show and ensure you don't miss the new episodes to come then subscribe to the podcast in the app you're using – or you can do so on a variety of podcast platforms by clicking here.

Thanks for making and taking the time to listen to the show. I hope you enjoyed it. See you later.
Aug 14 2019
59 mins
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Rank #8: The Productivity Habits with Ben Elijah

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This episodes features an invigorating discussion between Mike and Ben Elijah. Ben is the author of "The Productivity Habits" and blogs over at Ink and Ben. They talk about how they look at productivity in general. But they didn't stop there. They also spent time conversing about importance, mode-based work, and even John Cleese's famous talk on creativity.

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Want to send Mike an app, book, or something similar to discuss on the show? Email Productivityist at info@productivityist.com and we'll give it a look. Want to listen on Stitcher? Click here.

Really like the show and want it to flourish even more? Support The Productivityist Podcast by becoming a patron! Click here to visit The Productivityist Podcast's Patreon page and see what perks await those who pitch in a buck or more.

Jun 23 2015
28 mins
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Rank #9: The Bullet Journal Method with Ryder Carroll

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Have you ever wanted to hear the story of how one of the most popular productivity methodologies came to be? Then you'll enjoy this episode as I'm joined by the creator of the incredibly popular Bullet Journal, Ryder Carroll. Ryder is also the author of the book – his first – The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future which goes deeper into the Bullet Journal phenomenon (as do we during our discussion).

Ryder and I speak about how his creation took off, the importance of patience, how to deal with one's own expectations, and more. It's a fascinating conversation that will go beyond the "how" of The Bullet Journal Method and into the "why."

Relevant LinksI had an absolute blast chatting with Ryder and am excited to share this episode with you. I hope you enjoy it!

Like the show? Share it far and wide and leave a rating and/or review. Want to hear more? Subscribe and never miss an episode.

Thanks for listening...and happy bullet journaling!
Oct 24 2018
38 mins
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Rank #10: Declutter Your Way to Success with Terri Savelle Foy

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Today’s guest is Terri Savelle Foy. Terri is a motivational speaker, Youtuber and cheerleader of dreams. Terri is also the author of a new book called Declutter Your Way to Success: the Keys to Organize Your Life. We spoke about how your environment affects your mindset, why it is important to define your definition of organization and how you can maintain a standard of excellence in your life.

Here are some highlights of the show:

  • Our homes reflect our inner state
  • Why unfinished tasks can stall deep work
  • The "laundry basket of success"
  • Why changing the world starts with making your bed
  • Building a momentum by using a timer
  • Using the "Don't Break the Chain" method with a calendar

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Enjoy the show and I'll see you again in a few days for a new bonus episode. Until next time remember to stop guessing…and start going!

This episode of The Productivityist Podcast is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people like runners, cyclist, weightlifters and vegetarians get lower rates on their life insurance. Go to healthiq.com/vardy to support the show and see if you qualify.

Mar 21 2018
25 mins
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Rank #11: The Art of Taking Action with Gregg Krech

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On this episode of the podcast, I welcome Gregg Krech to the program. Gregg is one of the leading experts on Japanese Psychology in the U.S. He is the author of 5 books including The Art of Taking Action: Lessons from Japanese Psychology, which has become an Amazon best seller and offer practical strategies for integrating ideas from Eastern philosophy with contemporary Western living.

Gregg and I spend time discussing how he got into Japanese psychology, why Eastern ways are appealing to Western cultures, perfectionism and being obsessed with the unfinished, and even look deeper into Kaizen. I had an incredible time chatting with Gregg and I trust you'll find this to be a rather compelling conversation.

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Thanks so much for listening. Enjoy the show!

Oct 11 2017
31 mins
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Rank #12: How to Be Great at Your Job with Justin Kerr

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On today’s episode, I spent time with Justin Kerr. Justin is a self-described efficiency monster, He is the author of the rogue corporate playbooks How to Write an Email and How to Be a Boss. He is also the mouthpiece of the MR CORPO podcast and has been the youngest senior executive at some of the world's biggest apparel companies (Gap, Old Navy, Levi's, UNIQLO) running billion-dollar businesses while finding time to write 14 books, tour the country with his rock band and keep 100,000 bees on his roof. He is currently president of Imprint Projects in New York City. 
This episode is brought to you by GanttPRO. It is an interactive online Gantt chart software for planning and controlling multiple projects at once. You can split your projects into groups of tasks and subtasks. Aside from that, you can also organize and schedule tasks, set durations and dependencies between them. You can create a Gantt chart to set accurate estimates and manage your resources wisely. Go to https://ganttpro.com/go/TimeCrafting and get a $50 off when you sign up to GanttPRO today!
Justin Kerr climbed to the top of the corporate ladder before reaching age 40. His book, entitled How to Be Great at Your Job takes the guesswork out of career success and breaks down what it takes to excel at your job. It covers the basics, like the universal requirements of every workplace—working with other people, making stellar presentations, communicating effectively over email. And it also goes into how to get promoted sooner, impress the people high up on the corporate ladder, and do it all while maintaining your personal life and without working crazy hours. With helpful tips and simple advice, this professional guidebook is just right for someone new to the workplace or for a mid-life career changer.
Specifics that we covered on the show include:
  • Background on who Justin Kerr and how the book, How to Be Great at Your Job came to be (3:01)
  • On the term “efficiency monster” (4:50)
  • On being caught with the email trap (6:58)
  • The processes put in place to allow a person to be more efficient (7:49)
  • On how to over-communicate that works best for a company (9:35)
  • On building credibility over time (13:30)
  • On doing work by breaking them into smaller components (15:50)
  • On giving updates (17:30)
  • On getting so far ahead and in return getting more work thrust upon you (23:20)
  • How does Justin manages his time (26:40)
  • The best thing about the book (32:40)
“Always be giving the updates because keep in mind the people you worked with are human beings and a lot of us can lose the side of that. We get titles and VPs and assistants but they are human beings - they get nervous, they have their own concerns, they are worried about their own boss - all of these different things. So telling people what is going on is just gonna lower the temperature a little bit.” ~ Justin Kerr
Relevant Links:The key takeaways from this episode include: how to work with other human beings, how to balance life and work, what to do if someone at work hates you, and (of course) the critical skill of how to win an “email fight”.
I appreciate the time you spend listening to the show. If you enjoyed the show, make sure to never miss an episode by subscribing. Also, take a moment to give the podcast a rating and review on whatever platform you use to listen to podcasts.
Thanks for listening and for your support. See you later.
May 29 2019
35 mins
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Rank #13: Create Good Mornings with Craig Kulyk

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On this episode of the podcast, I spoke with Craig Kulyk. Craig writes about how to customize your morning to build better habits and be more productive. We spoke about intentionality, how routines set the tone for the day, how you can shift and adapt your rituals over time and more. 

Here are a few highlights from the show:


  • The power of routines
  • Building constraints (or you find yourself eating too many cookies)
  • Starting points at building a routine
  • The idea of sunk costs
  • The role fear of missing out (FOMO) plays in our decision-making process
  • Establishing breathing room or space into your mornings
  • Questions to ask that are causing challenges in your morning routine
  • Planning your day
  • The power of small changes
  • Different things Craig has tried in his morning routine such as meditation, fasting, etc.
  • Craig's experience with the Tribe Conference
Relevant Links:I hope you enjoy this episode. Thanks for listening and don't forget to subscribe to the show today!
Jun 06 2018
37 mins
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Rank #14: The Procrastination Conversation with Dr. Tim Pychyl

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In this episode, Mike has a candid conversation with Dr. Tim Pychyl about procrastination, strategic delaying, and what can get in the way of our productivity no matter what technology or approach we use.

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Want to send Mike an app, book, or something similar to discuss on the show? Email him at info@productivityist.com and he'll give it a look. Want to listen on Stitcher? Click here.

Support The Productivityist Podcast by becoming a patron! Click here to visit The Productivityist Podcast's Patreon page and see what perks await those who pitch in a buck or more.

Dec 17 2014
26 mins
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Rank #15: Order and Organization with Rashelle Isip

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On this episode of the podcast Mike is joined by Rashelle Isip of The Order Expert. Rashelle is a consultant, author, and founder of TheOrderExpert.com, a blog featuring organization, time management and productivity tips, ideas and inspiration to help people lead more balanced lives. She is author of “The Order Expert’s Guide to Time Management” and “How to Plan a Great Event in 60 Days.”

They talk about a wide variety of topics relating to order and productivity, including the importance of saying no, the idea of journaling, simple ways you can stay on track, and more.

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Thanks for listening and enjoy the show!

Aug 01 2016
31 mins
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Rank #16: Simplicity and Impact with Simon Tyler

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In this edition of The Productivityist Podcast Mike speaks with Simon Tyler, author of The Impact Code and The Simple Way. They talk about raising your impact level in business, simple ways to be more productive, and much more.

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Thanks again for listening - and happy holidays!

Dec 25 2015
34 mins
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Rank #17: Productivity for Dummies with Ciara Conlon

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In this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, Mike speaks with fellow productivity strategist Ciara Conlon. Ciara is the author of Chaos to Control: A Practical Guide to Getting Things Done and Productivity for Dummies.

They talk about the things she learned while writing Productivity for Dummies, the methods she returned to while writing the book (and kept using even after the book was completed), and more.

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Like the show? Be sure to give it a rating and review in iTunes or wherever you happen to listen. Thanks!

Apr 11 2016
34 mins
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Rank #18: The Power of Journaling with Zachary Sexton

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The guest for this week's podcast episode is Zachary Sexton (formerly of Asian Efficiency) whom together with host Mike Vardy discusses the science and art of journaling as a productivity practice. Listen as Zack shares his insights on journaling, and expounds on the medium and apps he uses, the structure of his journal, and the purpose it serves him to reflect on his past and plan for the future.

This episode includes narratives about:

  • The idea that journaling is a teenage girl thing, the reason why both Zack and Mike are doing this now (02:40), and how long has Zack been journaling (14:06).
  • How Facebook is basically public journaling and how to translate this into a private and personal log (05:43) for systems improvement, habit building, and daily planning (06:20, 11:57).
  • The structure Zack and Mike follow with their respective journals (03:17, 09:43).
  • Why Zack decided on using the digital medium for journaling (14:36) and his hacks to make it faster and more efficient (18:55).
  • The practice of reviewing journals by the end of the year (15:15), and how Zack maintains accountability to ensure he is moving towards the direction and objectives he has set (26:46).
  • Zack's tips for people contemplating to start journaling (15:54) and the benefits of the practice in terms of archiving, reflecting, planning, and decision-making (20:11).
  • Zack's journaling exercise together with his fiancée, who has always been interested in journaling but hasn’t just gotten around to doing it (23:50).

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If you enjoyed this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, provide a rating and review in iTunes or your podcasting platform of choice to help us learn how we can improve the show. Also check out The Productivityist Podcast on Patreon for exclusive content, perks for patrons, and bonus episodes.

Nov 14 2016
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Rank #19: Designing Your Mindset with Andy Murphy

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On this episode of the podcast I spoke with Andy Murphy, the founder of Mindset by Design. Andy has helped world champion athletes, multi-millionaire entrepreneurs, Hollywood producers and actors, and even royalty design their mindsets. We discussed what changing and designing your mindset can do for you, how NLP can help you when it is used for good, why it matters who is in your network, and more.

Here are a few highlights from the show:

  • Where most people get stuck regarding mindset
  • What neuro-linguistic programming is
  • Removing confirmation bias
  • Why it is important to train ourselves in each area of our life
  • Our default setting is whatever is safe
  • When we grow, our network changes as well

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This was a fun and informative conversation. I hope you enjoy it. Until next time, remember to stop guessing…and start going!

Apr 11 2018
27 mins
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Rank #20: Automating, Growing, and Selling with Joshua Latimer

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In today's podcast episode, my guest is Joshua Latimer – the man behind Send Jim and Automate Grow Sell, which help small businesses tap the power of relationship marketing.
A few years back, Joshua left his job as a banker at JP Morgan Chase and decided to open a cleaning business in Michigan, which he eventually sold in 2015. He is now based with his family in Costa Rica managing a company that creates more freedom fpr businesses through automation and systems.

Topics we’ve discussed are:

  • Joshua’s business background, the different business models that
    inspired him, his motivation to create Send Jim, and it's
    4-year run as a business (2:20; 3:19; 4:41).
  • The importance of relationship marketing in businesses and how
    Send Jim can help entrepreneurs harness its power (6:55).
  • How he applies theming in his personal life and even created themed days for each of his family member.
    (9:39; 11:18).
  • Joshua’s task management approach to the multiple
    projects he is running (12:33; 13:10; 14:00).
  • His fascination with different beliefs, points of view, and
    economic and business principles across cultures (18:50).
  • Books that captivated his interest and shaped
    the core paradigms he is applying in his business and life (20:16).
  • Why he turned down an offer to co-author a book, and a lesson on saying no. This resonated with me a lot.
    (22:50).
  • Other methods he has put into place like breaking his days into
    sprints, delegating, and turning things off (25:45).
  • What Send Jim does and why it's called Send Jim instead of Send Josh (27:21).

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It was a truly awesome conversation that Joshua and I had. We continued further on a bonus episode where he talked about the challenges faced and lessons learned starting up a SaaS company. If you want to hear more about this, I highly recommending subscribing to the Productivityist Podcast on Patreon. This gives you access to bonus episodes, exclusive content and products and first dibs to the weekly episodes.

You can also show your support by leaving the show a rating and review on iTunes - or whatever podcast platform you're listening to.

Thanks for listening!

Until next time remember to stop guessing...and start going.

Mar 06 2017
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