If you regularly struggle to get to the bottom of your to-do list and think the solution is finding more hours in the week, best-selling author Michael Hyatt says you’re wasting your time. Instead, the leadership and personal growth expert insists that the key to achieving more is to actually do less. Tune in as Michael shares his three-step process for taking control of the … [Read more...] about #313: Michael Hyatt—Finding Freedom to Focus
While it may not be possible to eliminate all the daily distractions (we’re looking at you, 24/7 emails, social media notifications, and nonstop text messages!) in our lives, best-selling author Curt Steinhorst says we can all become measurably more focused by being intentional about what we pay attention to. Tune in as Curt details the four elements that affect your focus and … [Read more...] about #276: Curt Steinhorst—Can I Have Your Attention?
According to WhiteSpace at Work CEO Juliet Funt, oftentimes the key to accomplishing more is to momentarily do less. A strategic pause, what she calls “whitespace,” taken between activities to recalibrate and recuperate can help you reclaim lost productivity, creativity, time—and money. Juliet estimates that mindless busyness (such as pointless meetings, endless emails, … [Read more...] about #263: Juliet Funt—Thriving in the Age of Overload
Whether you’re an electrician or an analyst, a brain surgeon or a salesperson, New York Times best-selling author Daniel Pink has discovered a universal truth: When we do our work is just as important as how we do it. Turns out even the brightest minds aren’t at their best at certain times of the day. Luckily, it’s possible to decipher your own patterns of performance—i.e., … [Read more...] about #261: Daniel Pink—Secrets of Perfect Timing
Author Jan Jones, who is also the founder and president of Jan Jones Worldwide Speakers Bureau, has found a way to save what no one can ever get enough of: time. Her solution—a can-do-it assistant—may seem like an unnecessary or even a too-expensive luxury, but Jan insists the right assistant doesn’t have to cost a lot and is worth every penny. The bottom line? Time is money. … [Read more...] about #242: Jan Jones—Want More Time? Here’s How.