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Questions for Finding Focus w/ Ricardo Palomares – ABR018

By Zachary Sexton

Ricardo Palomares is a speaker/coach/author/explorer/filmmaker helping dreamers bet on themselves to achieve what seems impossible and become powerful, mindful leaders. Zack talks to Ricardo about taking massive, focused actions in the areas that give you the most action. In this episode we cover: Ricardo’s recent project titled Pedal South- where four storytellers cycled 18,000 miles, from…

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Mental Mind Sweep

Mind Sweep w/ Zachary Sexton – ABR017

By Zachary Sexton

This podcast is designed to get all the would, could, should, ought to’s: out of your head off your psyche written down in black and white so you can have a visual snapshot of all your obligations. It’s the first step overcommitted folks need to take to slow down and make fewer better commitments. In…

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Simplify Your Life with Courtney Carver – ABR016

By Zachary Sexton

Courtney Carver is the author and photographer behind the website Be More With Less. In this episode we talk about how embracing minimalism helped Courtney transition from feeling overworked, overstressed, and overwhelmed to a healthier, happier version of herself. In this episode we cover: How to listen to your personal cues to process information and respond more…

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Unrollme

Is Unroll.me Safe?

By Zachary Sexton

A few Able Business Radio listeners wrote in with concerns about privacy issues with Unroll.me. Here’s what I’ve found: 1. If you are not the customer, you are the product. 2. They recently sold anonymous data to Uber.  3. A paid alternative is SaneBox. 4. Unroll.me disclosed the fact that they sell your meta data in…

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Stop Checking Your Email w/ Zachary Sexton – ABR015

By Zachary Sexton

This week, Zack goes solo to help you with tackle email overwhelm to effectively respond to the people you need to respond to. In this episode we cover: How to control the flow of emails Strategies to reduce the flow of emails Why you should stop checking your email (and what to do instead) Is this…

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The Power of Listening w/ Meredith M Bell – ABR014

By Zachary Sexton

For the past 30 years Meredith Bell has helped people become better leaders by showing them how to be more effective communicators. In this episode we cover: The five questions you can ask to: foster independence of team and family members develop deeper relationships analyze and move on from negative situations reflect and learn from…

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Going Paperless w/ Brooks Duncan – ABR013

By Zachary Sexton

You want to take your paper and turn it into electronic documents. You also want to be able to find those electronic documents when you need them. And it would be nice if those electronic documents are backed up and secure. How do you do that? In this jam-packed episode, paperless expert Brooks Duncan shows…

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Michael E Gerber Able Business Radio

Why Most Small Businesses Fail and What To Do About It w/ Michael E Gerber – ABR012

By Zachary Sexton

Micheal E Gerber is the author of the mega-bestseller “The E-Myth Revisited” and 28 other business coaching books. Michael has been teaching small business owners how to be more effective for the past 40 years. This interview is no exception. In this episode we cover: How small businesses are failing the same way they failed in…

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Long Term Thinking w/ Michael Motta- ABR011

By Zachary Sexton

Michael Motta is a professor of political science that studies path dependency. Path dependency is a way of stepping back and looking at how the choices you make today will play out in the long run. In this episode we cover: What decisions restrict future options. How to find balance between ‘too loose’ and ‘too…

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TextExpander and writing automation w/ Greg Scown – ABR010

By Zachary Sexton

Greg Scown is the co-founder of Smile Software. Smile specializes in making productivity tools that save time and make your digital life easier. Greg came on Able Business Radio to talk about Smile’s popular writing automation tool TextExpander. TextExpander is one of my favorite applications. The software has transformed how accurately and fast I am…

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How to be a Productivity Ninja w/ Matt Cowdroy – ABR009

By Zachary Sexton

Matt Cowdroy is in the happiness business. He uses productivity and mindfulness as tools to help people manage their attention at work so they can be more present, accomplish more, and stress less.

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Organization: Sexy Evernote Settings w/ Stacey Harmon – ABR008

By Zachary Sexton

People love Evernote for its ability to store reference files like recipes and notes. But sometimes Evernote can turn into a black hole of “stuff.” Luckily, Stacey Harmon is here to show us how to get our settings right so you can organize and quickly access your entire Evernote archive in seconds. In this episode…

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5x Your Energy w/ Zack Arnold – ABR007

By Zachary Sexton

In this episode you’ll learn: How to overcome afternoon brain fog. Why movement is necessary for creativity. Simple ways to add movement into the day. What are telomeres and why you don’t want short ones. How staying in the “zone” too long will cause burn out. When making your office less efficient is a good thing. Zack’s Quotables:…

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Making Time w/ Jackie Vecchio – ABR006

By Zachary Sexton

Jackie Vecchio is a writer and coach who helps women take care of themselves and their own happiness. She does this by helping her clients fill their own cup first, so they are ultimately able to give more to the world. In this episode of Able Business Radio, Jackie and Zack talk about 6 baby steps you…

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Capture Everything, Regret Nothing w/ Mike Vardy-ABR005

By Zachary Sexton

In this wide ranging conversation, productivity strategist Mike Vardy and I talk about new years resolutions, theming your days, months and years, using modes to get your best work done at the right time and much more. In this episode you’ll learn: How to use simple frameworks to be more consistent. How to be productive…

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