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.
If “overwhelmed” seems like the best way to describe your day, listen in. Because the leading authority on personal organization, David Allen, joins us to discuss how to get things done. This best-selling author shares new insights on personal productivity and how you can become more effective, organized and focused, plus how you can plan projects like a pro. Links … [Read more...] about #184: David Allen—Getting Strategic With Personal Productivity
In today’s world with all of its diversions, it’s harder than ever to concentrate. But don’t give up! It’s still possible to focus intensely on cognitively demanding tasks, says this week’s featured guest, Cal Newport. The author and professor joins us to share his tips on a better way to avoid all those disruptions and transform your mind and habits. Links mentioned in … [Read more...] about #182: Cal Newport—Focused Success in a Distracted World
It’s the beginning of a new year, and you’re super fired up about it. This is THE YEAR you’re going to grow your business like never before. Nothing will stand in your way. But before you know it, you’re back to the same day-to-day routine, and the chance of doing anything new is about as likely as the Titans reaching the Super Bowl this year. If this sounds like you, take … [Read more...] about 6 Tips to Start the New Year Right
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Charles Duhigg returns to the podcast for a cutting-edge look at the science of productivity. He explains how we can improve at the things we do now and how to get more done without sacrificing what we care about most. This is a fascinating conversation. Also on tap, Dave discusses one of our core values: crusading. And always, we’re … [Read more...] about #166: Charles Duhigg—New Ways of Thinking About Productivity