#104: What I Learned From 2 Years of Doing This Podcast [Podcast]

Two years ago this week, I did the very first episode of this podcast. I didn’t realize I was making a commitment to cranking out show every week, but that’s what happened. It hasn’t always been easy.

Crossing-Haven web

I took this photo with my new Nikon D5200.

In this episode, I  am taking some time to review the lessons I’ve learned after doing 104 episodes, week after week. I will also talk about a very important decision I’ve made-whether to continue doing the show or not. Also coming up…

  • The best way to get clean audio recordings of your speeches on your iPhone.
  • Stu McLaren with the Lifestyle Business Report.
  • A free video training series for you.
  • Now let’s get on with it…

#103: The Difference That Gets Stuff Done [Podcast]

Ever feel like you just need to get more stuff done? I think we all feel that way at some point.

In this episode, I interview Robert Plank on getting things done. Also coming up…

  • The app that prevents long-windedness.
  • Stu McLaren with the Lifestyle Business Report.
  • The one-word Copywriting shift you can make today
  • Now let’s get on with it…

Why I Ditched the Sony NEX-7 Mirrorless Camera System

I recently began a serious pursuit of digital photography. My first investment in a “real camera” was the Sony NEX-7. I bought it primarily on the recommendation of Trey Ratcliff, who is responsible for the popularity of HDR photography. He offers an incredibly helpful and thorough video tutorial on how he creates his stunning photographs. Check it out here.

I took this photo of Spokane's Riverfront Park using my Sony NEX-7

I took this photo of Spokane’s Riverfront Park using my Sony NEX-7

Here’s the spoiler: while I loved my Sony NEX-7, one crucial flaw caused me to send it back. I will explain…

The Person You’re Afraid to Be

Most of us have two faces we wear. The “public face”, which is carefully cultivated to give the best impression possible, and the “secret face”. The secret face is the person we really are, when no one is watching.

One man, with two faces on the mirror

Most of us are afraid to show our secret face in public. So our public faces are polished, and present a carefully crafted fiction of who would and what we are.

#102: 5 Reasons To Simplify [Podcast]

My “one word” for this year is: simplify. Why did I choose that word, and what does it mean to you?


In this episode, I will share five good reasons why you should consider simplifying, too. Also coming up…

  • How to write like Hemingway.
  • Stu McLaren with the Lifestyle Business Report.
  • The One Copywriting Rule That You Must Follow.
  • Now let’s get on with it…