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How To Review Your Year w/ Mike Vardy – ABR046

By Zachary Sexton

Learning from past actions is one of the most effective ways to make improvements to your personal and business productivity. Today productivity strategist Mike Vardy is on the podcast to give you a simple game plan to review your year. By listening, you’ll get some fun strategies to help you: celebrate your successes learn from…

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Productive Personality Types w: Devin Ambron

What’s Your Productivity Personality Type? w/ Devin Ambron – ABR045

By Zachary Sexton

What would a perfect year look like for you? Mentally? Physically? Spiritually? With your finances? Devin Ambron put on a workshop this December to help Austin entrepreneurs build, plan and live their best year. We go over some of the strategies he used to help attendees kick butt in 2018. Including: reflecting on the past…

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Making Action Easy w: Habits Zachary Sexton

Making Action Easy w/ Habits – ABR044

By Zachary Sexton

Humans are creatures of habit. If we do something one way on Wednesday, odds are we’ll do that same thing the same way on Thursday. Sometimes that helps us. Think about those who exercise regularly and can’t imagine otherwise. Other times, not so much. Think about those who arrive home each night and unthinkingly switch on…

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Creating Bulletproof Goals – ABR043

By Zachary Sexton

Goals have an impact beyond the obvious. Specific goals are connected to more important life goals. These higher goals reflect your most important ideas. The specific goal of losing 20 pounds, for example, may be an element of a more important life goal of being healthy or attractive to your (potential) romantic partner. For the…

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NEXT BIG GOAL WITH ZACK

How to Choose Your Next Big Goal – ABR042

By Zachary Sexton

In this episode we cover: How to make a new year’s resolution that lasts How to prioritize your goals to make the most positive change Quotables: “You can anything, but you can’t do everything.” Links and resources mention: YNAB – You Need A Budget How to use the wheel of life: Print out the above…

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Contactually-Zvi Band

How To Generate More Revenue w/ Contactually – ABR041

By Zachary Sexton

New, repeat and referral business all come from one place. Your relationships. Contactually CEO Zvi Band comes on the podcast to show us how to take the heavy lifting out of reaching out to and following up with your important business relationships. In this episode we cover: How to use a game to sort and…

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How to build your community with Stephen Warley

How To Build Your Community w/ Stephen Warley – Rebroadcast

By Zachary Sexton

My good friend Stephen Warley and I discuss how to create a community to support your life and business goals. We recorded this episode just shy of a year ago and his words ring even more true today after my first year of self-employment. By listening, you will learn: How to build a community that wants to…

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How To Turn Google Chrome Into A Bad Ass Productivity Machine – ABR040

By Zachary Sexton

Imagine this scenario. You sit down at your desk with a cup of coffee. Open up your computer to a blank desktop screen. You move your cursor to the bottom doc where your most used applications live. Click on the colorful, beachball looking Chrome icon. Your browser fires up, and all of this happens instantly:…

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Lisette Sutherland Online Meetings Remote Teams

Mastering Online Meetings w/ Lisette Sutherland – ABR039

By Zachary Sexton

Lisette Sutherland helps people work from anywhere online. She came on the podcast to talk about some of the challenges and opportunities of working in virtual teams. In this episode we cover: Why you should invest in rocking internet and good headphones. The best way to start every meeting (especially for introverts). When you should turn the…

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Email Mastery Matt Cowdroy

Getting To Inbox Zero w/ Matt Cowdroy – ABR038

By Zachary Sexton

Is your email inbox count in the 3, 4 or 5 digit range? This podcast will give you the exact step-by-step process for getting that number down to zero in 2 hours or less. Roll up your sleeves, we are going to work on your inbox! In this episode we cover: How to make email…

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LinkedIn Riches w/ John Nemo – ABR037

By Zachary Sexton

If you’re like me, you probably set up a LinkedIn account at some point during your career, then promptly forgot about it. That’s about to change. My guest John Nemo will have you looking at the professional networking site with a fresh set of eyes. Eyes with dollar signs in them. Coaches, consultants, small business…

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Mindfulness, Meditation and Productivity w/ Matt Cowdroy – ABR036

By Zachary Sexton

Matt Cowdroy and fellow Clean Slate members have a discussion on the effects a mindfulness practice can have on your personal productivity and stress levels. In this episode we cover: Why separate “boss time” and “worker time” How mindfulness training can help you become more productive. Strategies for dealing with the stress of the “never-ending to-do…

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Work The System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less w/ Josh Fonger – ABR035

By Zachary Sexton

Josh Fonger is a business systems specialist that came on to tell us the how, why and when of setting up business processes that will allow you to make more money while working less. In this episode we cover: Finding and documenting systems and that will help scale your business. How to exercise strategic restraint to…

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Entrepreneurial You w/ Dorie Clark – ABR034

By Zachary Sexton

I Googled the word ‘entrepreneurial‘ to make sure I spelled the word correctly for the podcast shownotes. (Hint: I didn’t.) Google thought I would like to know the definition of ‘entrepreneurial.’ It gave me the following as my first search result: Entrepreneurial – adjective – characterized by the taking of financial risks in the hope of profit. Entrepreneurship…

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How to Get the Most Out of a Conference – ABR033

By Zachary Sexton

In this episode we cover: 7 tips to get lasting results from a conference: Go solo Don’t “punk out” and go to all the events Listen more than you speak Choose workshops that scare or excite you Take time to connect deeper with fewer people Especially people you wouldn’t normally meet Brain dump on the…

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