#136: How To Set Yourself Up For A Lean, Mean 2015 [Podcast]

It’s not too early to start getting ready for 2015. In fact right now is the perfect time to assess how this year has gone, and what you’d like to see happen in 2015. In my case, 2014 started off a little “bloated” – both physically and mentally. I want 2015 to be lean & mean (in the most fun sense of that word).

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That’s what today’s episode is all about: how to set yourself up for a lean, mean 2015.

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#135: How to Live with Joy, Lead with Passion, and Prosper with Purpose [Podcast]

The tag line in my logo says “Live with Joy, Lead with Passion, and Prosper with Purpose”. Occasionally someone asks me, “So how to do you that?”

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That’s what today’s episode is all about: answering that question.

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#134: Five Bad Habits That Will Wreck Your Life [Podcast]

The quality of your life is directly impacted by the quality of your habits. The problem is, most of us did not consciously choose to habits we currently possess. We drifted, stumbled, or otherwise accidentally acquired most of our habits.  Not all of those habits support the outcomes we truly want for ourselves or the ones we love.

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In today’s episode, we will examine five common habits that will completely wreck your life and how to get rid of them.

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#133: Day Job To Dream Job [Podcast]

Many people in our modern society are prisoners. Prisoners of a job they hate, of a profession they despise, or even of a business that owns them (instead of the other way around.) It doesn’t have to be this way.

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Today’s podcast is devoted to the idea that you can break free of that prison. That you can escape your “day job” and start living in the reality of your “dream job.”

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#132: If You Don’t Have Your Health… [Podcast]

Have you ever heard the phrase, “If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything”? I think this is a stupid thing to say, and in today’s episode I will explain why – and what to say instead.

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And for those who don’t have your health, I’ve got a newsflash: you also don’t have a free pass to whine, complain, and make excuses.

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#131: Interview With Podcast Answer Man Cliff Ravenscraft [Podcast]

This week I have my good friend Cliff Ravenscraft on the show – yes, the Podcast Answer Man himself will join us and we’ll discuss the future of podcasting and what it means for those building a platform.

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I know you were expecting Five Destructive Habits That Will Wreck Your Life, but this is a good programming change. Trust me. We have a BIG announcement, and I’ll get you those Five Destructive Habits That Will Wreck Your Life in a couple of weeks!

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#130: Ten Ways To Un-Busy Yourself This Week [Podcast]

We are busy. Too busy, it seems; if I ask ten friends what their biggest challenge is, five will answer with some variation of, “I’m just too busy.”

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In this episode I will share 10 specific tactics to help un-busy yourself.

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#129: Write Faster, Write Better [Podcast]

For the longest time, when asked how quickly I can turnaround a writing project, my answer has been: “I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.”

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I recently discovered the person who originally penned that phrase: American journalist A.J. Liebling, who wrote primarily for The New Yorker. The reason I think this  quote rings true for many writers is actually a secret of the trade. Writing faster makes you a better writer.

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#128: Self-Propelled Productivity [Podcast]

The power of momentum is hard to overestimate. A productive person is likely to remain productive, and the opposite is also true. We can intervene in our own lives.

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What if there was a way to turn yourself into self-propelled productivity machine?

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