Beyond the To Do List | Personal Productivity Perspectives

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Routines: Benjamin Spall on Morning Routines, Evening Routines and Habits – BTTDL227
Jun 13 • 45 min
Benjamin Spall is a writer and the founding editor of the website My Morning Routine, with co-founder Michael Xander. Their book of the same name is out now: My Morning Routine – How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired. In this episode Benjamin and…
Quitting: Kelli Wood on Quitting, Failure and Self-Awareness – BTTDL226
Jun 7 • 40 min
Kelli Wood is the Provost of altMBA, an online leadership and management workshop founded in 2015 by bestselling author Seth Godin. The altMBA uses digital tools like Slack, Discourse and Zoom to engage more than 100 students in an intense four-week…
Creativity: Allen Gannett on Genius, Talent and Creativity – BTTDL225
May 31 • 46 min
Allen Gannett is the founder and CEO of TrackMaven, a marketing insights platform whose clients have included Microsoft, Marriott, Saks Fifth Avenue, Home Depot, Aetna, Honda, and GE. He has been on the “30 Under 30” lists for both Inc. and Forbes. He is…
Organizing: Rolanda Lokey on Space, Clutter and Cleaning- BTTDL224
May 30 • 33 min
Rolanda Lokey’s career in fashion led her to years of living abroad and international travel where she began a very deep and ongoing examination of the concept of “space.” Moreover, she explored the various ways cultures around the world address space…
Side Hustle: Anna Sabino on Passion, Creativity and Business – BTTDL223
May 14 • 37 min
Anna Sabino is a co-active coach and designer behind the jewelry brand Lucid New York. After having left her Wall Street career more than a decade ago, she started Lucid out of her apartment and quickly became self-taught on how to make it as a creative…
Mindfulness: Robert Plotkin on the Benefits and Distractions of Technology for Productivity – BTTDL222
May 8 • 60 min
Robert Plotkin is the Founder of Technology for Mindfulness, a leading blog and Top 40 iTunes podcast on science, technology, and mindfulness. In his Tap Into Mindfulness program, he teaches people how to be less distracted by their smartphones and how to…
Time: Laura Vanderkam on Perspective and Stewardship of Time – BTTDL221
Apr 30 • 43 min
Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management and productivity books, including Off the Clock, I Know How She Does It, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, and 168 Hours. Her work has appeared in publications including the New…
Mike Vardy on Frameworks, Themes and Modes – BTTDL220
Apr 23 • 52 min
Mike Vardy is a writer, speaker and podcaster on productivity. His main site is Productivityist.com. He’s given talks on productivity and technology, as well as several featured keynotes and workshops related to time, task, project, and goal management.…
Connections: Scott Gerber on Networking vs. Connecting in Business Relationships – BTTDL219
Apr 16 • 41 min
Scott Gerber is CEO of The Community Company, an organization that builds and manages community-driven programs for media companies and global brands. He is the founder of YEC, an invitation-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young…
Roadblocks: Lauren Zander on Excuses, Self-Sabotage and Facing the Truth – BTTDL218
Apr 9 • 54 min
Lauren Zander is a life coach, university lecturer, and public speaker. As Co-Founder and Chairman of Handel Group, an international corporate consulting and private coaching company, she has coached countless private clients: professors, politicians,…
Creativity: Phil Rosenthal on Family, Food and Fun – BTTDL217
Apr 2 • 45 min
Phil Rosenthal is an American television writer and producer who is best known as the creator, writer, and executive producer for the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. In Phil’s new show ‘Somebody Feed Phil’ he travels around the world sampling food and…
Meetings: Mamie Kanfer Stewart on Making Meetings More Effective, Engaging and Enjoyable – BTDL216
Mar 19 • 54 min
Mamie Kanfer Stewart founded Meeteor, a global venture providing meeting management solutions. Through consulting and technology, Meeteor enables teams and organizations to develop a healthy and productive meeting culture. In this episode Made talks about…
Calm: Jess Ostroff on Relegating, Automating and Delegating with Virtual Assistants – BTTDL215
Mar 12 • 57 min
Jess Ostroff is a writer, speaker, and proud Director of Calm. Her company, Don’t Panic Management, is the agency that embodies a people-first approach to virtual assistant success. Since 2011, she’s been making the best possible matches between chaotic,…
Efficiency: Allison Schaaf on Efficiency, Preperation and Balance – BTTDL214
Mar 5 • 46 min
Allison Schaaf is a food, nutrition & culinary expert and founder of Prep Dish, a subscription-based gluten-free and paleo meal plan service. Allison has helped people achieve their nutrition goals for over fifteen years and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in…
Reputation: Chris Ducker on Priority, Strategy, Reputation and Relationships – BTTDL213
Feb 19 • 46 min
Chris Ducker is Known as the “Virtual CEO” and regarded as the number-one authority on the subject of virtual staffing and personal outsourcing. Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur who owns and operates three businesses in the Philippines, amounting to…
Focus: Jeff Sanders on Focus, Free Time and Priority – BTTDL212
Feb 12 • 51 min
Jeff Sanders is a productivity coach, personal development junky, and avid trail runner. Jeff writes and speaks through his blog and podcast about healthy habits, personal development, high energy, and rockin’ productivity. Jeff’s new book is The…
Timing: Daniel Pink on Optimizing Your Day With Daily Rhythms, Optimal Timing for Tasks and Maximizing Breaks – BTTDL211
Feb 5 • 38 min
Daniel H. Pink is the author of several bestselling books about business, work, and behavior. His newest book is When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. His other books include the long-running New York Times bestseller A Whole New Mind and the #1…
Creativity: Todd Henry on Challenge, Stability and Leading Creatives – BTTDL210
Jan 29 • 45 min
Todd Henry write books, speak internationally on creativity, leadership, productivity, and passion for work, and help people and teams generate brilliant ideas. Todd has been on the show previously twice: * Doing Good Work: Todd Henry on creativity,…
Brain Function: Doctor Steven Masley on Sharpening Cognitive Function and Avoiding Memory Loss – BTTDL209
Jan 22 • 39 min
Steven Masley MD is a physician, nutritionist, trained-chef, author, and the creator of the #1 all-time health program for Public Television, 30 Days to a Younger Heart. His new book The Better Brain Solution: How to Start Now–at Any Age–to Reverse and…
Priorities: Shane and Jocelyn Sams on Intentionality, Priority and Family – BTTDL208
Jan 8 • 50 min
Shane and Jocelyn Sams are former school teachers. After years of bad bosses, job losses, and frustration at work, they started an online business. That business made it possible to quit their jobs, spend more time with family and earn millions in passive…
Self-Awareness: Ian Cron on Overcoming Productivity Hurdles of The nine Enneagram Types – BTTDL207
Jan 1 • 51 min
Ian Morgan Cron is a bestselling author, Enneagram teacher, nationally recognized speaker, psychotherapist, and Episcopal priest. In his new book The Road Back to You, Ian presents an approachable and practical path to access the wisdom of the Enneagram.…
Persistence: Brian Falchuk on Mindfulness, Motivation, and Persistence – BTTDL206
Dec 24, 2017 • 42 min
Brian Falchuk is a Certified Personal Trainer and Behavior Change Specialist who has coached many people to improve their lives. In his professional career, Bryan has been a management consultant and executive in the Financial Services sector for nearly…
Priorities: Perry Marshall on The 80/20 Principle, Delegation and Dunbar’s Number – BTTDL205
Dec 18, 2017 • 53 min
Perry Marshall is one of the world’s most expensive and sought-after business consultants. He’s endorsed by FORBES, INC Magazine, and the most respected entrepreneurs in the world. Clients seek his ability to integrate engineering, sales, art and…
Happiness: Annie McKee on How To Be Happy At Work – BTTDL204
Dec 11, 2017 • 36 min
Annie McKee is an advisor to leaders of Fortune 500 companies, governments, and NGOs around the globe. She is a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. Her new book ‘How To Be Happy At Work‘ talks about how to…
Pacing: Ryan McRae on Hygge, Lists and Holidays – BTTDL203
Dec 4, 2017 • 41 min
Ryan McRae has had Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder all of his life, but he wasn’t going to let ADHD run him down. He has worked to figure out how to take all the benefits and cancel out all the drawbacks. In this episode, Ryan returns to the show…
Personality: Anne Bogel on the Benefits and Differences of Personality Assessments – BTTDL202
Nov 27, 2017 • 53 min
Anne Bogel is a blogger at Modern Mrs. Darcy and author of Work Shift: How to Create a Better Blend of Work, Life, and Family Anne produces the ‘What Should I Read Next?’ Podcast. Erik was a guest on that show here. Anne’s new book, Reading People: How…
Priorities: Tonya Dalton on Priorities, Balance and the Productivity Paradox – BTTDL201
Nov 20, 2017 • 40 min
Tonya Dalton is a Productivity strategist and coach. Tonya’s personal goal is to help you live the best life you can. She believes productivity needs to be customized and personalized to you, your personal goals, and the way you want to live. In her…
Impact: Ray Edwards on Efficiency, Effectiveness and Impact – BTTDL200
Nov 13, 2017 • 45 min
Ray Edwards is an author, speaker, copywriter, and fellow-podcaster on his successful podcast ‘The Ray Edwards Show’. Ray has many creative insights in entrepreneurship and productivity. Ray has been on the show once before. In this episode, Erik and Ray…
Opportunities: Frank Ford on Improv, Opportunities and Saying Yes – BTDL199
Nov 6, 2017 • 51 min
Frank Ford has had a successful career in the entertainment industry for the last 25 years and is one of the founding members and owner of Four Day Weekend, a comedy institution in Texas. He has also studied at the renowned Second City Conservatory in…
Technology: Erik Fisher on overcoming Smartphone Addiction – BTTDL198
Oct 30, 2017 • 25 min
Erik Fisher talks about the symptoms and ways to overcome Smartphone addiction. Mentioned in this episode: * Formstack * Freshbooks Use code ‘Beyond The To-Do List’ in the ‘How Did You Hear About Us Section’ * Focus: Cal Newport on Distractions, Focus and…
Time: Jeff Sieh on Einstein Time, The Zone of Genius and The Big Leap – BTTDL197
Oct 23, 2017 • 48 min
Jeff Sieh is the host of the Many Pinterest Tips podcast where he is always adding testosterone, one pin at a time. In this episode, Erik and Jeff talk about the book The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks, Einstein Time and The Zone of Genius. Jeff has been on…
Attention: Eric Tivers on Focus, Capture and Attention – BTTDL196
Oct 15, 2017 • 49 min
Eric Tivers has the unique perspective of being both a clinician who specializes in ADHD and an adult who has it. Eric is the host and producer of the ADHD Rewired Podcast. As a psychotherapist and coach in private practice, Eric talks openly about his…
Sabbath: Marilyn Paul on Taking Time to Rest, Recharge and Recalibrate – BTTDL195
Oct 9, 2017 • 38 min
Marilyn Paul is an explorer of time management and well-being. She helps people find their path to balancing the inner, intuitive spaciousness of oasis time with the pleasures and efficacy of getting the right things done. Her new book ‘An Oasis in Time’…
Action: Gregg Krech on Procrastination, Momentum and Taking Action – BTTDL194
Oct 2, 2017 • 44 min
Gregg Krech is an author, poet, and one of the leading authorities on Japanese Psychology in North America. His work has been featured in THE SUN magazine, Tricycle, SELF, Utne Reader, Counseling Today, Cosmopolitan and Experience Life. Krech and his wife…
Simplicity: Brooke McAlary on Rhythms, Rituals and Routines – BTTDL193
Sep 26, 2017 • 47 min
Brooke McAlary of The Slow Home Podcast talks about creating Rhythms, Rituals and Routines to slow down and have more simplicity in your life. Her new book is Destination Simple: Everyday Rituals for a Slower Life. Brooke has previous been on the show…
Choices: Peter Shankman on Decision Fatigue, Boundaries and ADHD – BTTDL192
Sep 19, 2017 • 32 min
Peter Shankman is an American entrepreneur and author. He is best known for founding HARO (Help A Reporter Out). His new book is Faster Than Normal: Turbocharge Your Focus, Productivity, and Success with the Secrets of the ADHD Brain. In this episode…
Focus: Michael Hyatt on Energy, Clarity and Focus – BTTDL191
Sep 12, 2017 • 55 min
Michael Hyatt is a virtual mentor who helps overwhelmed, high achievers get the clarity, confidence, and tools they need to win at work and succeed at life. Michael has been on the show four previous times. In this conversation, Erik and Michael discuss…
Habits: Gretchen Rubin on Expectations, Habits and Happiness – BTTDL190
Sep 12, 2017 • 51 min
Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. Her new book is The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How…
Balance: Jeff Goins on the Balance Between Creating Your Art and Building Your Business – BTTDL189
Sep 5, 2017 • 59 min
Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and kids. He has authored three other books: The In-Between, Wrecked, and You Are a Writer. This is Jeff’s 5th time on this show! Jeff’s latest book Real…
Traveling: Erik Fisher on being productive before, during and after traveling – BTTDL188
Aug 29, 2017 • 25 min
In this episode, Erik walks through things to consider in order to maintain or boost your productivity for the time before during and after a trip. Mentioned in this episode: Away Travel – Get $20 off by using promo code ‘BTD’ Hoo Too Portable Wi-Fi…
Overlap: Sean McCabe on Career Transitions, Strategy and Intention – BTTDL187
Aug 28, 2017 • 48 min
Sean McCabe enjoys helping other people make a living from work that fulfills them. His goal is to demystify the path to building a sustainable, profitable, audience-driven business. His new book is book called Overlap: The Ultimate Guide to Turning Your…
Self-Awareness: Ian Cron on The Enneagram, Motivations and Actions – BTTDL186
Aug 22, 2017 • 40 min
Ian Morgan Cron is a bestselling author, Enneagram teacher, nationally recognized speaker, psychotherapist, and Episcopal priest. In his new book The Road Back to You, Ian presents an approachable and practical path to access the wisdom of the Enneagram.…
Bravery: Adam Kirk Smith on Overcoming Fear to Do Brave Work – BTTDL185
Aug 15, 2017 • 47 min
Adam Smith is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and speaker and has been named a top industry influencer by American Genius. Adam writes on relationships, leadership, communication, focus, time management, and creativity. His new book is The Bravest…
Impact: Erik Fisher on Planning, Acting and Reviewing – BTTDL184
Aug 8, 2017 • 20 min
In this week’s solo episode, Erik answers a listener question and talks about planning out goals according to the 12 Week Year plan, following through on those goals with discipline and the help of accountability, and doing a daily and weekly review to…
Goals: Jon Acuff on Finishing, Fighting Perfectionism and Completing Your Goals – BTTDL183
Jul 31, 2017 • 41 min
Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author of six books including his most recent, Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. This is Jon’s third appearance on the show. For 19 years he’s helped some of the biggest brands in the world tell their…
Accountability: Carey and Demir Gjokaj on Discipline, Habits and Accountability – BTTDL182
Jul 25, 2017 • 53 min
Carey and Demir Gjokaj are the founders of Lifehack Bootcamp, whose mission is to help their students do their most productive work so they can create space for the life of their dreams. In this episode they talk with Erik about Discipline, Habits and…
Rest: Erik Fisher on the Necessity of Breaks and Recharging – BTTDL181
Jul 18, 2017 • 25 min
Erik Fisher talks about the concept of taking a Sabbath, rhythms, routines, breaks and recharging. Even if you think you get enough rest, make sure to listen to this to see if that is really true. Mentioned in this episode: * Seth Godin’s AltMBA * Sleep:…
Optimizing: Noah Kagan on testing, optimizing and perspective – BTTDL180
Jul 11, 2017 • 51 min
Noah Kagan is the Chief Sumo at Sumo.com and AppSumo.com. Before that he worked at Intel, and was employee #30 at Facebook and #4 at Mint. In this episode Noah and Erik talk about stepping back from your work to gain new perspective, test your routines,…
Artistry: Jeff Goins on Thriving in Your Work and Collaborating With Others – BTTDL179
Jun 30, 2017 • 44 min
Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and kids. He has authored three other books: The In-Between, Wrecked, and You Are a Writer. This is Jeff’s 4th time on this show. Jeff’s latest book Real…
Productivity Retreat: Ryan McRae on Taking a 3 Day Productivity Retreat – BTTDL178
Jun 19, 2017 • 34 min
Ryan McRae has had Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder all of his life, but he wasn’t going to let ADHD run him down. He has worked to figure out how to take all the benefits and cancel out all the drawbacks. In this episode, Ryan and Erik discuss…
Workspaces: Daniel J. Lewis on Designing a Workplace of Focus – BTTDL177
Jun 12, 2017 • 40 min
Daniel J. Lewis creates resources for podcasters, such as the SEO for Podcasters training, the My Podcast Reviews global-review aggregator, and the Podcasters’ Society membership for podcasters. As a recognized authority and influencer in the podcasting…
Focus and Energy: Erik Fisher on Recalibrating Morning and Evening Routines – BTTDL176
Jun 4, 2017 • 22 min
This week Erik talks through some of the changes he has made due to recent episodes. Make sure to check out Seth Godin’s altMBA to level yourself up! Mentioned in this episode: * Cal Newport on Distractions, Focus and Deep Work * Amy Blankson on Attention…
Rest: Crystal Paine on hitting pause to evaluate the right activities – BTTDL175
May 23, 2017 • 36 min
Crystal Paine is the founder of the popular blog MoneySavingMom.com. The mission of the blog is talking about Intentional Finance, Intentional Family, and Intentional Business. Crystal has been on the show twice before. You can find those episodes here:…
Intentionality: Allison Schaaf on Batch Processing, Decision Fatigue and Efficiency – BTTDL174
May 16, 2017 • 34 min
Allison Schaaf is a food, nutrition & culinary expert and founder of Prep Dish, a subscription-based gluten-free and paleo meal plan service. Allison has helped people achieve their nutrition goals for over fifteen years and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in…
Discipline: Rob Hatch on Ownership, Systems and Discipline – BTTDL173
May 9, 2017 • 52 min
Rob Hatch is the President and co-founder of Owner Media Group Inc. He is the author of three courses, including one of our most popular course on productivity, Work Like You’re On Vacation. He is also an executive coach and speaker. Rob writes a weekly…
Mentoring: Claire Diaz-Ortiz on being mentored and mentoring others – BTTDL172
May 2, 2017 • 39 min
Claire Diaz-Ortiz is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur who has been named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. She was an early employee at Twitter, and has been on the show three times before: * Mornings: Claire Diaz-Ortiz…
Focus: Leslie Samuel on Productivity vs. Distraction on Social Media – BTTDL171
Apr 25, 2017 • 35 min
Leslie Samuel is the owner of Become A Blogger and the host of the Learning With Leslie podcast, where he helps people create their own blogging experience by taking advantage of the technology we have today. He is the head of training for the Social…
Technology: Amy Blankson on Attention and Intention while using Technology – BTTDL170
Apr 19, 2017 • 38 min
Amy Blankson is one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between positive psychology and technology. Amy is dedicated to discovering how we can leverage the many technological advances, apps and gadgets, in a way that helps us be more…
Focus: Cal Newport on Distractions, Focus and Deep Work – BTTDL169
Apr 12, 2017 • 54 min
Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, and the author most recently of Deep Work, a book which argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the modern workplace, and So Good They Can’t Ignore You, a book which debunks…
Work Spaces: Cesar Abeid and Dustin Hartzler on Balancing Home, Family and Work – BTTDL168
Mar 31, 2017 • 52 min
Cesar Abeid is a Project Management Professional, author of Project Management for You, professional speaker, business coach and consultant, and entrepreneur. He is also a Happiness Engineer at Automattic. This is Cesar’s 2nd appearance on the podcast.…
Family: Mark Timm on Ownership and Leadership and Family – BTTDL167
Mar 21, 2017 • 39 min
Mark Timm is most importantly the CEO of his own family, as well as the President and CEO of Ziglar Family. Erik and Mark talk about something everyone struggles with these days: Work Life Balance. Make sure to take this FREE Challenge from Ziglar Family…
Time: Amber De La Garza on Priorities, Daily Planning and Time Blocking – BTTDL166
Feb 28, 2017 • 30 min
Amber De La Garza works with business owners who are ready to transform the way they work so they can reduce stress, maximize time, and grow their business. Amber joins Erik in this episode to talk about conflicting priorities, daily planning and time…
Remote Working: Intentionality, Starting and Finishing Strong – BTTDL165
Feb 22, 2017 • 48 min
This week Erik is joined again by his long time friend Todd Bushong to talk more about the pitfalls and strategy remote working. On the last episode they talked about ‘The Productivity Pub Crawl’.
Remote Working: The Productivity Pub Crawl – BTTDL164
Feb 14, 2017 • 48 min
This week Erik is joined by his long time friend Todd Bushong to talk about remote working, working from anywhere, and the idea of a ‘Productivity Pub Crawl’. They walk through how they came up with the idea, how they planned for it, the implementation,…
Networking: Dave Delaney on Networking Productivity Online and Offline [FIXED] – BTTDL163
Feb 8, 2017 • 34 min
Dave Delaney is a recognized leader, consultant and keynote speaker on digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. His book, New Business Networking, is available from Pearson Publishing. Dave has been on the show twice before:…
Principles: Laura McClellan on being a productive Woman – BTTDL162
Jan 31, 2017 • 39 min
Laura McClellan is a wife, mom, lawyer, writer and host of The Productive Woman podcast. She joins Erik on this episode to talk about tips, tricks, tools and have to have a proper perspective on productivity. Mentioned in this episode: * Mac Power Users *…
Three Words: Erik Fisher on Minimalism, Being Intentional and Present – BTTDL161
Jan 24, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode, Erik talks through the three words he has chosen for this year, and his perspective on the whole process of choosing three words. Chris Brogan is the originator of this method. Mentioned in this episode: * Hitting Pause to gain…
Resolutions: Ryan McRae on Progress, Consistency and Change – BTTDL160
Jan 1, 2017 • 47 min
Ryan McRae has had Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder all of his life, but he wasn’t going to let ADHD run him down. He has worked to figure out how to take all the benefits and cancel out all the drawbacks. Discover what Ryan has found to help you…
Sleep: Erik Fisher on Chronotypes, Screens, Exercise and more – BTTDL159
Dec 27, 2016 • 29 min
This episode is the third part in a three part series on sleep. Erik Fisher, host of the show goes on a solo walk around the neighborhood to cover what he has learned from the last two episodes on sleep, as well as a follow up on the last solo episode.…
Sleep: Shawn Stevenson on Caffeine and Screen Curfews to get better Sleep – BTTDL158
Dec 19, 2016 • 47 min
Shawn Stevenson is an author of Sleep Smarter: 21 Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success. He is also the creator of The Model Health Show, featured as the #1 Health podcast in the country on iTunes. A graduate of…
Sleep: Dr. Michael Brues on Chronotypes, Timing and Rhythms – BTTDL157
Dec 6, 2016 • 40 min
Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Michael joins Erik in this episode to talk about discovering your chronotype, and the…
Hacking Corporate: Nick Snapp on agreements, expectations and hacking your work environment – BTTDL156
Oct 29, 2016 • 40 min
Nick Snapp is an entrepreneur who uses project management and continuous improvement methodology in coaching overwhelmed entrepreneurs to remove bottlenecks, save time and increase profitability. He is obsessed about helping entrepreneurs uncover their…
Investing: Jonathan Fields on Vitality, Connection and Contribution – BTTDL155
Oct 26, 2016 • 46 min
Jonathan Fields is a dad, husband, serial entrepreneur, growth strategist and award-winning author. He currently runs mission-driven media and education venture, Good Life Project®, where he and his team lead a global community in the quest to live more…
Consistency: Srinivas Rao of The Unmistakeable Creative talks about consistency, comparison, the resistance and focus – BTTDL154
Oct 17, 2016 • 51 min
Srinivas Rao is the creator and host of The Unmistakeable Creative Podcast where he has conducted over 600 interviews with thought leaders and people from all walks of life. He has also written multiple books including the Wall Street Journal bestseller…
Progress: Mike Vardy on Competition, Overwhelm and Priorities – BTTDL153
Oct 5, 2016 • 51 min
Mike Vardy is a husband, father, writer, productivity strategist, and the founder of Productivityist. Mike has been on this podcast more than any other guest! This episode is part one of a two part conversation between Mike and Erik. Listen to the second…
Seasons: Jeff Sieh on Seasons, Rhythms and Change – BTTDL152
Sep 29, 2016 • 39 min
Jeff Sieh is the host of the Many Pinterest Tips podcast where he is always adding testosterone, one pin at a time. In this episode, Erik and Jeff talk about working on the internet, spending time offline, using time intentionally, and making changes in…
Pivoting: Laura Roeder on Personal Pivoting, Delegation and Distraction – BTTDL151
Sep 20, 2016 • 40 min
Laura Roeder is the founder of Edgar, a tool that instead of publishing your social media updates just once and throwing them away, carefully catalogues them in a library that you build over time. In this episode we talk about how she went from being a…
Being vs. Doing: Chase Reeves on Journaling, Meditation and Mindfulness – BTTDL150
Sep 14, 2016 • 68 min
Chase Reeves is a self proclaimed ‘creative-y type’, one of the cofounders of Fizzle.co — honest business training for online entrepreneurs. He podcasts on The Fizzle Show — A podcast for creative entrepreneurs. He regularly contributes to The Sparkline —…
Progress: Jason Van Orden on Habits, Impostor Syndrome and finding your Best Self – BTTDL149
Sep 6, 2016 • 50 min
Jason Van Orden helps influencers and thoughts leaders turn their expertise and ideas into courses, content and and automated systems that amplify their income and impact. In this episode, Jason talks with Erik about forming the right habits, dealing with…
Margin: Dana Byers on Automation, Minimalism and Margin – BTTDL148
Aug 29, 2016 • 42 min
Dana Byers knows how to maintain a calm home and schedule so she can focus on what matters most to her: spending time with her family and helping others. Dana has a new book out: ‘Become Your Own Personal Assistant: How to Hack Your Task Lists Once and…
Momentum: Jason and Jodi Womack on Teamwork, Delegation and Priorities – BTTDL147
Aug 23, 2016 • 39 min
Jason Womack is a WILEY author, TEDx Speaker, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Triathlete and more. Jodi Womack coaches women entrepreneurs on how to be seen, be heard and be hired. Together they have written Get Momentum – How To Start When You’re Stuck. In…
Work Style: Carson Tate on discovering your personal productivity style – BTTDL146
Aug 17, 2016 • 31 min
Carson Tate is a dynamic teacher and coach known for personal transformation and simple, powerful actionable content. She is a nationally renowned expert on productivity. She is the author of Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity…
Mindmapping: Capture, Creation and Clarity w/ Steve Dotto and Mike Vardy – BTTDL145
Aug 11, 2016 • 28 min
Steve Dotto, Mike Vardy and Erik Fisher discuss the benefits and application of Mindmapping. Mentioned in this episode: * Mindmeister * Mindnode * iThoughts * X Mind * MindJet * Mohio map * MindMup * Scrivener * Scapple * Meister task * Asana * DigiSpoke…
Digital Sanity: Julia Roy on work spaces and places, and digital clutter – BTTDL144
Jul 31, 2016 • 36 min
Julia Roy is a Certified Gmail Ninja, amatuer neuroscientist, personal trainer for productivity, maker of awesome online productivity courses and lover of life hacks. Julia the host of the ‘How We Work Now’ Podcast. Mentioned in this episode: * How We…
Mission: Amir Salihefendic on crafting your personal productivity system – BTTDL143
Jul 24, 2016 • 36 min
Amir Salihefendic is the Founder & CEO of Doist, the company behind Todoist. Doist specializes in productivity software, creating tools that simplify and organize your day. Mentioned in this episode: * Task List Zero * Eat That Frog! * iaWriter * Evernote
Clarity: Hitting Pause to gain perspective, plan and re-commit – BTTDL142
Jul 19, 2016 • 33 min
In a rarity up till this point on the Beyond The To-Do List Podcast, Erik takes to the mic solo. Covered in this episode: Erik talks about some health experiments he did in June, the process of that experiment, the results, and what he is doing moving…
Processes: Pamela Wilson on systems, processes and collaboration – BTTDL141
Jul 7, 2016 • 35 min
Pamela Wilson is the Executive VP of Educational Content at Rainmaker.fm and the director of the Copyblogger blog. She is also the owner of Big Brand System. Mentioned in this episode: * Trello * Zero to Book * Rainmaker.fm * The 12 Week Year * Big Brand…
Social Media: Steve Dotto, Erik Fisher and Mike Vardy on Productivity in Social Media – BTTDL140
Jun 27, 2016 • 59 min
Erik Fisher, Steve Dotto and Mike Vardy do a semi-reuglar live show on Productivity. This is an excerpt from one of our more recent shows. In this episode we cover: Why Erik deleted his Google+ sccount, Sitting down to look at your social accounts and ask…
Presence: Rob Bell on Being Present with Rhythm, Routines and Rituals – BTTDL139
Jun 21, 2016 • 37 min
Rob Bell is The New York Times bestselling author – his most recent book is How To Be Here. iTunes named his podcast, The RobCast, Best of 2015. He’s been profiled in The New Yorker, he’s toured with Oprah on her Life You Want Tour, and in 2011 Time…
Peak Productivity: Charles Duhigg on becoming Smarter, Faster and Better – BTTDL138
Jun 18, 2016 • 32 min
Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer prize-winning reporter at the New York Times and author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and spent more than 90 weeks on New York Times’…
Life Planning: Roger Whitney on making the right sacrifices to create the life you want – BTTDL137
Jun 9, 2016 • 40 min
Roger Whitney is a practicing Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) helping people like walk the journey toward and into retirement. Roger is also known as the Retirement Answer Man. Roger says that retirement is not about managing money, it’s about managing…
Minimalism: Joshua Becker on paying the proper attention to the right things – BTTDL136
Jun 2, 2016 • 42 min
Joshua Becker is on a mission to inspire others to live more by owning less. Joshua is a blogger at Becoming Minimalist and is the bestselling author of Simplify and The More of Less. In this episode Erik and Joshua discuss: * What minimalism IS, and what…
Breaks: Planning, Executing and Re-acclimating after time off work – BTTDL135
May 25, 2016 • 48 min
Steve Dotto, Mike Vardy and Erik Fisher do a live Blab show on Productivity. This is an excerpt from one of our more recent shows. In this episode we cover the multiple aspects of taking a planned or unplanned break from work. We talk about planning…
Efficiency: Zachary Sexton on Systems, Tools and Teams – BTTDL134
May 16, 2016 • 37 min
Zachary Sexton is a writer, podcaster, teacher, meditator, skier and non-recovering business, caffeine and productivity junkie. He is just one of the members of the super efficient team over at Asian Efficiency. This episode is one part of a two part…
Priorities: Claire Diaz-Ortiz on doing less and achieving more – BTTDL133
May 9, 2016 • 36 min
Claire Diaz-Ortiz is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur who has been named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. She was an early employee at Twitter, and has been on the show twice before: BTTDL15 BTTDL64 Claire is the author…
Procrastination: Chris Bailey on Time, Focus and the Rule of Three – BTTDL132
Apr 12, 2016 • 52 min
Chris Bailey turned down lucrative job offers to pursue a lifelong dream—to spend a year performing a deep dive experiment into the pursuit of productivity, a subject he had been enamored with since he was a teenager. After obtaining his business degree,…
Action: Chris Brogan on taking action on the right things – BTTDL131
Mar 30, 2016 • 50 min
Chris Brogan is the CEO of Owner Media Group. I’m also the New York Times bestselling author of eight books and counting, including the forthcoming Insider: Strategies and Secrets for Business Growth in the Age of Distractions. This episode is a…
Mastery: Brett Kelly on Learning from Failure, Mastering Your Mac and Evernote – BTTDL130
Mar 23, 2016 • 55 min
Brett Kelly writes about technology, efficiency, business and Evernote. You can spend hours and hours of your precious free time on experimentation and trial-and-error, trying to find the best way to make Evernote work for you. Or you can pick up Evernote…
Routines: Dave Delaney on Structure, Routines and Flexibility – BTTDL129
Mar 14, 2016 • 46 min
Dave Delaney is a recognized leader, consultant and keynote speaker on digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. His book, New Business Networking, is available from Pearson Publishing. In this episode we talk about: * Dave’s…
Attention: Ryan McRae on Focus, Procrastination and Productivity with ADHD – BTTDL128
Mar 7, 2016 • 51 min
Ryan McRae has had Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder all of his life, but he wasn’t going to let ADHD run him down. He has worked to figure out how to take all the benefits and cancel out all the drawbacks. Discover what Ryan has found to help you…
1Password: Aleen Simms on digital organization and security w/ 1Password – BTTDL127
Feb 29, 2016 • 42 min
Aleen Simms from AgileBits joins Erik this episode to talk about one of his top productivity tools: 1Password. You can learn more about Aleen here. 1Password creates strong, unique passwords for all of your sites and logs you in with a single tap. It’s…
Life Planning: Michael Hyatt on how to stop drifting, course correction and lifestyle design – BTTDL126
Feb 26, 2016 • 30 min
Michael Hyatt is the author of Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World and the co-author of the forthcoming book, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want with Daniel Harkavy. Michael is also founder of 5 Days to Your Best…
Change: Mike Vardy, Steve Dotto and Erik Fisher on Resolutions and Rules – BTTDL125
Feb 24, 2016 • 55 min
Steve Dotto, Mike Vardy and Erik Fisher have been doing a Blab show on Productivity. This is an excerpt from one of our more recent shows. In this episode we cover where we are with goals, resolutions, and rules and how we approach the new year and…
Testing: Pat Flynn on Onboarding, Testing, and Balancing – BTTDL124
Feb 11, 2016 • 36 min
Pat Flynn is a beloved thought leader in the areas of online entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and lifestyle businesses. Pat has been featured in The New York Times and Forbes Magazine for his accomplishments, and has recently been enjoying talking…
Work from anywhere: Michael Sliwinski on Remote Management, iPad Only, and Apple Watch – BTTDL123
Jan 31, 2016 • 51 min
Michael Sliwinski is an entrepreneur, speaker, author and blogger. Michael helps busy and overworked professionals, startups and teams learn to implement the latest productivity solutions so they can achieve success by getting things done better. Michael…
Editing: Alli Worthington on Editing, and Breaking Busy – BTTDL122
Jan 30, 2016 • 54 min
#Alli Worthington is a wife, mother to 5 boys, speaker and executive director of Propel Women. She is author of the new book Breaking Busy: How to Find Peace and Purpose in a World of Crazy. In this episode we have a conversation about: * Learn how to…
Recalibration: Andrew Mason and Erik Fisher on experience, changes and growth – BTTDL121
Jan 22, 2016 • 42 min
Erik Fisher, host of the show is interviewed by guest host Andrew Mason of The Pro Guide and the official Getting Things Done Podcast. Andrew took this opportunity to get to ask Erik any questions he wanted about productivity and podcasting and the…
TextExpander: Greg Scown of Smile on the Productivity benefits of Textexpander – BTTDL120
Jan 12, 2016 • 46 min
Greg Scown is the cofounder of Smile. Smile develops productivity software for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Smile makes of one of my favorite productivity tools: Textexpander. This episode is a conversation about how Textexpander helps you type more with less…
Email: Mike Vardy, Steve Dotto and Erik Fisher talk about Email productivity and Inbox Zero – BTTDL119
Dec 7, 2015 • 63 min
Steve Dotto, Mike Vardy and Erik Fisher have been doing a Blab show on Productivity. This is an excerpt from one of our more recent shows. In this episode we cover our Email workflows, desktop as well as workflows, organization and tips. Make sure to…
Creativity: Kent Sanders on what creativity really is, and how you can tap into it – BTTDL118
Nov 30, 2015 • 57 min
Kent Sanders is a Writer, Musician and Professor. Kent helps people unlock their creative potential. In this episode Kent and Erik discuss feeling lost as an artist, being stuck in your creative life, finding inspiration, figuring out your priorities, and…
Hustle: Justin Wise on the true meaning of Hustle – BTTDL117
Nov 22, 2015 • 49 min
Justin Wise is content marketing practitioner living in Des Moines, Iowa. He helps build Social Media Systems for businesses with his company Think Digital. Justin returns to the show this time to talk about what the true meaning of the word ‘Hustle’ is,…
Energy: Jeff Sanders on Time, Energy and Equilibrium Zero – BTTDL116
Nov 17, 2015 • 55 min
Jeff Sanders is a productivity coach, personal development junky, and avid trail runner. Jeff writes and speaks through his blog and podcast about healthy habits, personal development, high energy, and rockin’ productivity. This is Jeff’s second…
Evernote: Workflows, Organization and Starting Over – BTTDL115
Nov 1, 2015 • 51 min
Steve Dotto, Mike Vardy and Erik Fisher have been doing a weekly Blab show on Productivity. This is an excerpt from one of our more recent shows. In this episode we cover our Evernote workflows, organization and tips. Make sure to check out the sponsor of…
Lifestyle Design: Clark Vandeventer on portfolio income, priorities and reinvention – BTTDL114
Oct 28, 2015 • 56 min
Clark Vandeventer ran for Congress once upon a time. He is now a Pro ski bum who raises money for nonprofits, blogging at FamilyTrek.org and is the author of the new book unWorking. By the time he was 26-years-old, Clark Vandeventer was the deputy…
Project Management: Cesar Abeid on what projects really are, and how to manage them – BTTDL113
Oct 23, 2015 • 47 min
Cesar Abeid is a Project Management Professional®, author, professional speaker, business coach and consultant, and entrepreneur. As the host of the Project Management for the Masses Podcast and the Construction Industry Podcast, Cesar reaches audiences…
Task Managers: Roundtable with Mike Vardy and Steve Dotto – BTTDL112
Oct 19, 2015 • 56 min
Steve Dotto, Mike Vardy and Erik Fisher have been doing a weekly Blab show on Productivity. This is an excerpt from one of our more recent shows. In this episode we do a run down of some of the most popular Task management software available. Mentioned in…
Email: Robby Slaughter on The Battle for your Email Inbox – BTTDL111
Oct 17, 2015 • 29 min
Robby Slaughter of Accelawork joins Erik to talk about email. Robby Slaughter is a workflow and productivity expert. His consulting practice assists a wide variety of organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, regional non-profits, small businesses,…
Transition: David Sparks on Transition, Travel and the Apple Watch – BTTDL110
Sep 3, 2015 • 49 min
David Sparks is an Orange County, California business attorney, geek, podcaster on the Mac Power Users podcast, blogger, and author who writes about finding the best tools, hardware, and workflows for using Apple products to get work done. David also…
Honing: Todd Henry on Honing your voice, practice and creative work – BTTDL109
Aug 16, 2015 • 42 min
Todd Henry is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams generate brilliant ideas. He regularly speaks and consults with companies about how to develop practices and systems that lead to everyday brilliance. His…
Systems: April Perry on Learning, Doing, becoming and the power of moms – BTTDL108
Jul 6, 2015 • 51 min
April Perry is a Co-Director at Power of Moms and Co-Host of Power of Moms Radio. She is the creator of the “Mind Organization for Moms” program, Co-Author of “Deliberate Motherhood” and “Motherhood Realized,” and a blogger at Power of a Family. Make sure…
Coaching: Tony Stubblebine of Coach.me on the impact of coaching, priorities and grit – BTTDL107
Jun 30, 2015 • 56 min
Tony Stubblebine is a startup nerd, human potential nerd and CEO and Founder of Coach.me. Tony has been on the show once before. You can check that episode out here. After this episode and that one, I know you will want to join Coach.me and follow Tony on…
Organization: Mystie Winckler on brain dumps, organizing your attitude and your life – BTTDL106
Jun 23, 2015 • 38 min
Mystie Winckler works to provide practical & encouraging solutions for real moms living a full life. She runs the site ‘Simplified Organization’ where she teaches how to change the way you think about your responsibilities, improve your mood and devise…
Curation: Joel Zaslofsky on simplicity and curating your life and experiences – BTTDL105
Jun 16, 2015 • 58 min
Joel Zaslofsky of The Value of Simple joins Erik to talk about the concept simplicity and curating your life and experiences. This is an episode to listen to if you are ready to change the way you eat, exercise, work, prioritize, organize, and think about…
Having it all: Laura Vanderkam on success in career, family and self investment – BTTDL104
Jun 9, 2015 • 40 min
Laura Vanderkam is a nationally recognized writer who questions the status quo and helps her readers rediscover their true passions and beliefs in pursuit of more meaningful lives. Laura is the author of 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think, What…
Discovery: Grant Baldwin on gaining the confidence to find the work you should be doing – BTTDL103
Jun 2, 2015 • 43 min
Grant Baldwin, host of the ‘How Did You Get Into That?‘ Podcast, is a podcaster, speaker and family man. Grant has spoken at hundreds of events and have given literally thousands of presentations in conferences, assemblies, conventions and other events.…
Projects: Jessica Rhodes and Corey Coates on the process of creating The Podcast Producers – BTTDL102
May 26, 2015 • 56 min
Jessica Rhodes is the founder and President of Entrepreneur Support Services Inc. (ESS), a virtual assistant firm offering a variety of client support and graphic design services to busy entrepreneurs. ESS is the parent company to the wildly popular…
Finishing: Cliff Ravenscraft on creating and crossing a finish line every day – BTTDL101
May 19, 2015 • 78 min
Cliff Ravenscraft creator of GSPN.tv the Generally Speaking Production Network returns to the show to talk about some major changes in his life. This is Cliff’s second full episode on the show, and third appearance overall. Make sure to go back and listen…
Apple Watch: Craig Jarrow (@TMNinja) and @MikeVardy @Productivityist debate the #Apple Watch – BTTDL100
May 12, 2015 • 57 min
Craig Jarrow – The Time Management Ninja and Mike Vardy of Productivityist debate the productivity pros and cons of the new Apple Watch. Both have been on the show before in their own episodes, and also in the special 50th episode on tools. Check out…
Mindset: John Michael Morgan (@JohnMorgan) on Mindset, Self-Sabotage and The Grind – BTTDL099
May 5, 2015 • 69 min
John Michael Morgan is the bestselling author of Brand Against The Machine, which spent 9 months atop Amazon’s Top-Rated Marketing books list and has been labeled “the new definition of branding”. John is an in-demand public speaker on the topics of…
Tools: Ben Elijah @InkandBen on Information Overload and Choosing Tools – BTTDL098
Apr 28, 2015 • 37 min
Ben Elijah is an independent writer, speaker and coach; based in London. Ben studies how our relationship with information affects the way we live and work. By mastering this relationship, we can promote productivity, creativity, and well-being.
Habits: Charles Duhigg on how habits are formed and changed – BTTDL097
Apr 21, 2015 • 25 min
Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer prize-winning reporter at the New York Times and author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and spent over 90 weeks on New York Times’ best seller…
Time: @AmyLynnAndrews on Roles and Goals, Time Chunking and Information Overload – BTTDL096
Apr 14, 2015 • 44 min
Amy Lynn Andrews shares bite-sized tips about social media and blogging. She talks about making money online, productivity, self-publishing and working from home. She wades through the internet so you don’t have to. Make sure to check out Amy’s weekly…
Honesty: @DonaldMiller on quitting performing and being honest with yourself and others – BTTDL095
Apr 7, 2015 • 32 min
Donald Miller is a student of story. He’s the author of New York Times Best Sellers: “Blue Like Jazz,” “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years,” and his new book “Scary Close.” “Scary Close” is a book about the risk involved in choosing to impress fewer…
Creation: @TrippCrosby and @TylerStanton on creativity, ideas and execution – BTTDL094
Mar 31, 2015 • 46 min
Tripp and Tyler are a sketch comedy duo most known for their hilarious and viral YouTube videos. They started creating original material in 2006, and since have amassed over 40 MILLION YouTube views and over 130,000 subscribers. Each year they host live…
Work Ethic: @ChrisBrogan talks about Batman, Motivation and Discipline #WEareBATMAN – BTTDL093
Mar 24, 2015 • 31 min
Chris Brogan returns to the show to talk about Batman. We talk about why this character means something to us, how awesome he is, why we wear Batman T-Shirts, and much more. We also spend some time talking about the documentary ‘Legends of The Knight’…
Time Hacking: Julie Sheranosher (@ImJulieTweets) on how you should look at time- BTTDL092
Mar 17, 2015 • 50 min
Julie Sheranosher was a Captain in the army and had absolutely no choice but to get REALLY good with time management. She found out that she had a talent for understanding people’s needs and routines and matching them with custom-tailored time management…
Creativity: Paul Jarvis (@pjrvs) on creating, freelancing, and what work really is – BTTDL091
Mar 10, 2015 • 49 min
Paul Jarvis is a web designer, best-selling author, & gentleman of adventure. Paul has a reputation as the designer whose vision and web design strategy is the prime catalyst for building multi-million dollar businesses. He’s worked with Silicon Valley…
Hustle: Nick Loper (@nloper) of side-hustle nation on hustle – BTTDL090
Mar 3, 2015 • 41 min
Nick Loper is the Chief Side Hustler at Side Hustle Nation. Nick used to work full-time for a giant corporation, but built his business nights and weekends. Shout out to Nick for being a finalist in the business section of the 2015 Podcast Awards!…
Sacrifice: @JohnRichardBell on how to ‘Do Less Better’ through strategic sacrifice – BTTDL089
Feb 24, 2015 • 35 min
John Bell is a retired consumer packaged goods CEO and global strategy consultant to some of the world’s most respected blue-chip organizations. A prolific writer, John’s musings on strategy, leadership, and branding have appeared in various marketing…
Calling: @JeffGoins on Journeys, Paths and Discovering Your Calling – BTTDL088
Feb 20, 2015 • 42 min
Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, son, and border collie. He has authored three other books: The In-Between, Wrecked, and You Are a Writer. His website, Goinswriter.com, has been visited by…
Procrastinate on Purpose: @RoryVaden on discipline, procrastination and priority dilution – BTTDL087
Dec 23, 2014 • 43 min
Rory Vaden is the world’s leader on defining the psychology around modern day procrastination, called Priority Dilution™ – in fact, he coined the term. He speaks and consults on how to say no to the things that don’t matter, and yes to the things that do.…
GTD: David Allen (@GTDGuy) on how “creative types” can get things done with #GTD – BTTDL086
Dec 12, 2014 • 54 min
David Allen is the originator of GTD. GTD is the shorthand brand for “Getting Things Done“. GTD enables greater performance, capacity, and innovation. It alleviates the feeling of overwhelm—instilling focus, clarity, and confidence. Listen to David’s…
Goals: @MichaelHyatt on permission to dream, limiting beliefs and writing a new chapter – BTTDL085
Dec 8, 2014 • 47 min
Michael Hyatt returns to talk more about setting goals, barriers to dreaming, limiting beliefs and writing a new chapter in your story. Michael and Erik previously talked about setting goals in a previous episode, but a lot has happened since then. This…
Going Slow: Brooke McAlary (@SlowYourHome) on simplicity, rhythms and tilting – BTTDL084
Oct 1, 2014 • 43 min
Brooke McAlary of Slow Your Home is all about living more simply. Whether you call it simple living, or call it minimalism, living a life with less stuff gives you more time and energy for the things that are important. Her blog covers the how and why of…
Pinterest: Cynthia Sanchez (@OSPinteresting) on @Pinterest as a #Productivity Tool – BTTDL083
Sep 23, 2014 • 36 min
Cynthia Sanchez is addicted to Pinterest. She started to use Pinterest in 2011, discovering things online that she would’ve never found before. She found websites and blogs that inspired her to do things, make things and even buy things. She was so amazed…
Persistence: Jamie Masters (@EventualMillion) on Work Ethic, Intense Focus and Absolute YES – BTTDL082
Sep 16, 2014 • 36 min
Jaime Masters of Eventual Millionaire is not a millionaire yet, but she is debt free and is building her million by making conscious choices in life and business. She produces the Eventual Millionaire Podcast, and has written the book The Eventual…
Bottlenecks: Scott Stratten @Unmarketing + Alison Kramer @UnAlison on priorities, scaling – BTTDL081
Sep 9, 2014 • 79 min
Scott Stratten and Alison Kramer: Hosts of the ‘UnPodcast’ join me for this packed episode! None of us needs another list of what we should be doing. “TheUnPodcast” tells you what not to do first, so we can discuss what you really need to do to succeed in…
KC Procter (@KCProcter of @DadLifeRules) on parenting, hustling and seasons – BTTDL080
Sep 2, 2014 • 38 min
KC Procter is a Dad, writer, coffee addict, lego fan and more. He is also a new podcaster at Dad Life Rules. In fact, I was just on episode #2! I borrowed this from the shownotes on my appearance on Dad Life Rules: Fatherhood requires sacrifice, but this…
Purpose: Chase Reeves (@chase_reeves) on career, community and comparison – BTTDL079
Aug 26, 2014 • 59 min
Chase Reeves is one of the cofounders of Fizzle.co — honest business training for online entrepreneurs. He podcasts on The Fizzle Show — A podcast for creative entrepreneurs. He regularly contributes to The Sparkline — The blog that accompanies the…
Attention: Chris Bailey on Time, Energy and Attention – BTTDL078
Aug 19, 2014 • 48 min
For exactly one year, May 1st, 2013 – May 1, 2014, Chris Bailey of ‘A Year of Productivity’ and ‘A Life of Productivity’ ran productivity experiments on himself. In this episode, he and Erik talk about some of the findings he had from those experiments,…
Energy: Jeff Sanders (@JeffSandersTV) on energy, rituals and ideal days – BTTDL077
Aug 12, 2014 • 35 min
Jeff Sanders is a productivity coach, personal development junky, and avid trail runner. He has completed six competitive marathons, two 50k ultra-marathons, two half marathons, and two 200-mile team relay races. Jeff writes and speaks through his blog…
Music: @FocusAtWill founders on music, distraction and focus – BTTDL076
Aug 9, 2014 • 43 min
Will Henshall and Jeff Straw of Focus at Will join Erik this time to talk about listening to the right kind of music to achieve better focus. Focus at Will is a new neuroscience based music service that helps you focus, reduce distractions and retain…
Tasks: Mike Vardy (@MikeVardy) on intention, attention, awareness and focus – BTTDL075
Jul 24, 2014 • 58 min
Mike Vardy is the Chief and founder of Productivityist, where he writes, speaks, coaches and podcasts on productivity and more. Mike and Erik cover a lot in this episode, and even mention their favorite Task Management Tool: ToDoist. ToDoist even…
Photography: David Molnar (@DavidMolnar) on simplicity, focus and family – BTTDL074
Jul 14, 2014 • 44 min
David Molnar is a husband, new daddy (again!), and music and advertising photographer. His work has been seen on Pepsi cans, in People Magazine, & in The New York Times. In addition to the entertainment industry, he is also focusing on advertising…
Energy: Farnoosh Brock (@ProlificLiving) on Energy, Smoothies and Focus – BTTDL073
Jun 15, 2014 • 46 min
Farnoosh Brock is a multi-passionate entrepreneur. She escaped her cushy 11-year corporate career to start her own company. Today she is a speaker, author, green juice expert, Ashtanga yogini, globe trotter, and oh yeah, just hired hubby into our company.…
Evernote: Brett Kelly (@Inkedmn) on Evernote, technology, efficiency and business – BTTDL072
May 30, 2014 • 55 min
Brett Kelly writes about technology, efficiency, business and Evernote. You can spend hours and hours of your precious free time on experimentation and trial-and-error, trying to find the best way to make Evernote work for you. Or you can pick up Evernote…
Reflection: Erik Fisher on adjusting workflows and the future of Beyond the To-Do List – BTTDL071
May 20, 2014 • 51 min
Erik Fisher is a Productivity Author, Broadcaster and Coach. He is also a bacon connoisseur, coffee student and comic book reader. This is the first time since the show started that Erik has gone solo on this podcast. Enjoy! Mentioned in this episode: *…
Networking: Derek Coburn on Networking 3.0, Generosity and @CadreDC – BTTDL070
May 14, 2014 • 42 min
Derek Coburn is the Co-founder of Cadre and a catalyst for connecting remarkable people. Derek is now a newly published author of Networking Is Not Working: Stop Collecting Business Cards and Start Making Meaningful Connections. Born out of Derek’s…
Procrastination: Alison Vesterfelt (@AllyVest) on building bridges + taking leaps – BTTDL069
May 6, 2014 • 41 min
Allison Vesterfelt quit her full time job to chase her dream of becoming a writer. Since that point she can’t help but write about what it looks like to live with less; to give up the things that aren’t important so she can chase the things that are.…
Self Education: Paul Jun on self mastery, motivation and understanding – #BTTDL068
Apr 29, 2014 • 65 min
Paul Jun is a writer and author at Motivated Mastery. He is all about connecting the dots between subjects like mastery, psychology, technology, philosophy, culture, self-awareness, and developing an understanding through self-education. Unstimulated by…
Time: @HughCulver on overcoming procrastination, dealing with interruptions and planning like a pilot – BTTDL067
Apr 22, 2014 • 35 min
Hugh Culver shows people how to work smarter and live better. As a teacher and mentor for other experts (speakers, seminar leaders, authors, and coaches) he helps entrepreneurs to serve more people, sell more products, and succeed more than they ever…
Smart Kids, Smart Money: @RachelCruze on teaching kids discipline and responsibility w/ money – BTTDL066
Apr 16, 2014 • 38 min
Rachel Cruze learned the basic principles of money at an early age. In the past year alone, Rachel has delivered those same principles, in a personal and passionate message of money and hope, to more than 100,000 teens, young adults, and small businesses…
Ownership: Chris Brogan on the owner’s mind, choices and goals – BTTDL065
Apr 8, 2014 • 32 min
Chris Brogan is Publisher and CEO of Owner Magazine, a business magazine helping you improve your worth by growing your capabilities and connections. He is the New York Times Bestselling author of six books and counting, including The Impact Equation,…
Breaks: @Claire Diaz-Ortiz shares tips to success and stay sane in an all access, always on age – BTTDL064
Apr 2, 2014 • 35 min
Claire Diaz-Ortiz returns to the show to share tips to stay sane in an all access, always on age. Claire first visited the show to talk about The Present Principle. Claire was an early employee at Twitter, where she was hired to lead social innovation,…
Marriage: Tony Dilorenzo on intentionality and intimacy in relationships – BTTDL063
Mar 31, 2014 • 37 min
Tony DiLorenzo and his wife Alisa created ONE Extraordinary Marriage to educate, entertain, encourage, and inspire people to have mind-blowing intimacy in their marriages. Tony & Alisa are experienced marriage coaches, podcasters, and speakers. They…
Delegation: Chris Ducker talks staffing and delegating for tasks, roles and team building – BTTDL062
Mar 20, 2014 • 45 min
In 2009, Chris Ducker was working 14-hour days, six days a week, spending very little time with family and working ‘in’ his business, instead of ‘on’ it and was tired in every possible way. He’s come a long way since then, creating the new business…
Breakthroughs: Dustin Riechmann of @EngagedMarriage talks about Money, Marriage and Fitness – BTTDL061
Mar 11, 2014 • 45 min
Dustin Riechmann is the creator of the site Engaged Marriage, where he seeks to help you live a married life you love. Dustin Riechmann is just a normal guy with a passion for marriage and life and a knack for helping others achieve big things. He’s an…
Pacing: Jim Woods on seasons, hustle and goals – BTTDL060
Feb 27, 2014 • 47 min
Jim Woods is a Writer, Coach, and Instigator. He is the co-author of ‘Ready Aim Fire! – A Practical Guide to Making and Achieving Goals’. The book is also co-authored by the host of this podcast, Erik Fisher. In this more raw episode than usual, Erik and…
Inboxes Zero: Merlin Mann on anxiety, relationships and expectations – BTTDL059
Feb 17, 2014 • 78 min
Merlin Mann is an Independent Writer, Speaker, and Broadcaster at MerlinMann.com and Cohost of Back to Work Podcast on the 5 by 5 Podcast Network with Dan Benjamin. You can find Merlin’s previous appearance on this podcast here. Covered in this episode: *…
Story: Donald Miller on Focus, Finish and living a meaningful story – BTTDL058
Feb 2, 2014 • 31 min
Donald Miller is all about story. He is the author of several books, including multiple New York Times Best Sellers. Donald is also the founder of Storyline, an organization that helps people live better stories. He’s helped thousands overcome a sense of…
Email: David Sparks on iPads, iBooks and Email – BTTDL057
Jan 28, 2014 • 46 min
David Sparks is an Orange County, California business attorney, geek, podcaster on the Mac Power Users podcast, blogger, and author who writes about finding the best tools, hardware, and workflows for using Apple products to get work done. David also…
Priorities: Crystal Paine on priorities, saying no, and saying goodbye to survival mode – BTTDL056
Jan 22, 2014 • 37 min
Crystal Paine is the founder of the popular blog MoneySavingMom.com. The mission of the blog is talking about Intentional Finance, Intentional Family, and Intentional Business. Her new book Say Goodbye to Survival Mode is aimed as a help to the super…
Do Awesome Work: Jon Acuff on routines, work spaces, and hustle – BTTDL055
Jan 17, 2014 • 28 min
Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author of four books including his most recent, Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average & Do Work that Matters. For 15 years he’s helped some of the biggest brands in the world tell their story, including…
Habits: Tony Stubblebine of @Liftapp on the habit of making habits – BTTDL054
Jan 13, 2014 • 38 min
Tony Stubblebine is the CEO and Co-founder of Lift. Before that he was the founder of CrowdVine, and contributor to Wesabe, Odeo, and O’Reilly Media. Lift is an app designed to help you unlock your potential and help you reach your goals. Lift provides…
Goals: Michael Hyatt on making this your #BestYearEver #BYE2015 – BTTDL053
Dec 31, 2013 • 57 min
New York Times best-selling author Michael Hyatt returns to the show to talk about his proven, five-step process to help you get clear, get motivated, and get started on the path toward achieving your most important goals. Between being the CEO of a major…
Personality Styles: Chris LoCurto on communicating between different personalities – BTTDL051
Nov 19, 2013 • 32 min
Chris LoCurto returns to the show to talk about understanding personality styles.
Tools: Special 50th episode of Beyond The To-Do List! – BTTDL050
Nov 8, 2013 • 84 min
50 episodes! Join host Erik Fisher as he speaks with 11 previous show guests about some of the most ‘can’t live without’ tools in their productivity toolbox. Special guests, their tool and previous episodes they appeared on in alphabetical order: Andy…
Focus: Ray Edwards on focus, progress and deadlines – BTTDL049
Oct 27, 2013 • 35 min
Ray Edwards is an author, speaker, copywriter, and fellow-podcaster on his successful podcast ‘The Ray Edwards Show’. Ray has many creative insights in entrepreneurship and productivity. Ray is also the author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller Writing Riches.…
Perspective: Andy Andrews on wisdom, knowledge and perspective – BTTDL048
Sep 30, 2013 • 33 min
Andy Andrews is an American author and corporate speaker, known for his 2002 bestselling book The Traveler’s Gift. He has written over 20 books and sold more than 3.5 million copies around the world. Andy Andrews is the author of the New York Times…
Doing Good Work: Todd Henry on creativity, productivity and passion – BTTDL047
Sep 23, 2013 • 31 min
Todd Henry, author of The Accidental Creative and the founder and CEO of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams be prolific, brilliant and healthy. He regularly speaks and consults with companies about how to develop practices…
Discipline: Rachel Cruze on taking control of your money and your life – BTTDL046
Sep 16, 2013 • 31 min
Dave Ramsey’s daughter Rachel Cruze learned the basic principles of money at an early age. In the past year alone, Rachel has delivered those same principles, in a personal and passionate message of money and hope, to more than 100,000 teens, young…
Social Media Serenity: Mari Smith on scaling, engaging and connecting – BTTDL045
Sep 11, 2013 • 46 min
Mari Smith is one of the world’s leading social media strategists and widely recognized as THE top Facebook marketing expert in the world. She is author of The New Relationship Marketing and coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day. Fast Company…
#UNPLUG: Baratunde Thurston talks about taking 25 Days OFF Social Media – BTTDL044
Aug 31, 2013 • 41 min
Baratunde Thurston is the CEO, co-founder, and hashtagger-in-chief of Cultivated Wit. He wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be Black and served for five years as director of digital for the satirical news outlet, The Onion. When he’s not…
What Successful People Do: before breakfast, at work, and on the weekend with Laura Vanderkam – BTTDL043
Aug 25, 2013 • 26 min
Laura Vanderkam is a nationally recognized writer who questions the status quo and helps her readers rediscover their true passions and beliefs in pursuit of more meaningful lives. Laura is the author of 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think, What…
Work Style: Susan Baroncini-Moe talks about designing your work style – BTTDL042
Aug 21, 2013 • 27 min
Susan Baroncini-Moe is the founder and CEO of Business in Blue Jeans™, a business and marketing consulting firm based in Indianapolis, Indiana. She has worked with clients on four continents, in both profit and non-profit industries, with startups and…
Waiting: Calling, Creativity and ‘The In-Between’ with Jeff Goins – BTTDL041
Aug 14, 2013 • 44 min
Jeff Goins is a writer, and a second time guest of the show. You can find listen to his first appearance almost a year ago here. His new book The In-Between is just out, and I am especially excited to talk to Jeff about how the subject of waiting impacts…
Lifestyle Design: Routines, Priorities, and Simplicity with Daniel and Vanessa Hayes – BTTDL040
Aug 11, 2013 • 42 min
Dan and Vanessa Hayes of SimpleLifeTogether.com join us this week to talk about lifestyle design. We touch on routines, priorities, simplicity and other topics. Sponsor: get an intranet you’ll actually enjoy with your teammates from Igloo. Dan provides…
Family: Healthy work life + home life, kids, and adventures with Michael Stelzner – BTTDL038
Jul 28, 2013 • 36 min
Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner and host of the Social Media Marketing Podcast returns to the show as the first repeat interviewee. Make sure to catch his first appearance on Beyond the To-Do List here. This episode was sponsored by BillGuard.…
Slumps: Justin Wise on slump recovery, Inbox Zero, and ADHD – BTTDL037
Jul 23, 2013 • 32 min
Justin Wise is content marketing practitioner living in Des Moines. He helps people and organizations tell their stories online. He started the podcast #THINKDIGITAL. It’s a fun way to talk about new media and play lots of 90s rap. Covered in this…
Creativity: Sandra McCracken shares about living a balanced life of music, creativity and family – BTTDL036
Jun 25, 2013 • 35 min
Sandra McCracken is an independent singer-songwriter. She currently resides in Nashville,Tennessee with her husband and fellow singer-songwriter Derek Webb. Hear my interview with Derek here. Sandra’s latest album is Desire Like Dynamite. Covered in this…
Managing Your Day-to-Day: Jocelyn Glei on creative work, and progress – BTTDL035
Jun 3, 2013 • 25 min
Jocelyn K. Glei is the Editor-in-Chief of 99U.com, Behance’s effort to provide the “missing curriculum” for making ideas happen. 99U has won two Webby Awards for “Best Cultural Blog”. Jocelyn is also the Exec Producer of the 99U Conference, and Editor of…
Motivation: Robert D. Smith on Motivation, Defeating Fear, and Doing the work – BTTDL034
May 28, 2013 • 34 min
Robert D. Smith has managed and overseen the career of Andy Andrews, a three-time New York Times best-selling author and in-demand speaker. He has served as a private consultant to numerous best-selling authors, speakers, entertainers, and cutting edge…
Batching: John Dumas on batching, launching, and high volume content creation – BTTDL033
May 21, 2013 • 49 min
John Dumas is the creator and host of the extremely popular podcast Entrepreneur on Fire inspiring people daily. John has interviewed a number of people that have been guests on Beyond the To-Do List as well like Chris Brogan, Dan Miller, Cliff…
Inbox Zero: Merlin Mann on Getting Things Done, Opportunity Cost and Sunk Cost Fallacy – BTTDL032
May 14, 2013 • 89 min
Merlin Mann is an Independent Writer, Speaker, and Broadcaster at MerlinMann.com and Cohost of Back to Work Podcast on the 5 by 5 Podcast Network with Dan Benjamin. Transcript of this episode provided by Rev Audio Transcription and Document Translation…
Doing Productivity: Mike Vardy on doing less productivity and being more productive – BTTDL031
May 9, 2013 • 53 min
Mike Vardy is a writer, speaker and podcaster on productivity. His main site is Productivityist.com. He’s given talks on productivity and technology, as well as several featured keynotes and workshops related to time, task, project, and goal management.…
Tribes: Bryan Allain on the what, why, and how of building tribes and pursuing your dream
May 1, 2013 • 57 min
Bryan Allain is a blog coach, author, humor writer and mammal. He also created and organized the Killer Tribes conferences in Nashville in 2012 and Atlanta in 2013, where people learn to find their voice, share their passions, connect with others, and…
Goals: Crystal Paine of Money Saving Mom on Stewardship, Goals, and Discipline – BTTDL029
Apr 25, 2013 • 41 min
Crystal Paine created MoneySavingMom.com in order to showcase ebooks, workbooks, seminars, and other materials challenge people to live beyond the status quo. The site is a huge resource for anyone who wants to thrive in life, business, and home, and time…
Leadership: Chris LoCurto on productivity in leadership, balanced living, and being there for hurting team members – BTTDL028
Apr 18, 2013 • 49 min
Chris Locurto, formerly one of Dave Ramsey’s key leaders over the past 12 years, Chris served as the Vice President of Live Events. Together, Chris and Dave developed and built EntreLeadership from their shared experiences. Through their close…
Networking: Dave Delaney on productivity in building your network before you need it – BTTDL27
Apr 15, 2013 • 31 min
Dave Delaney is recognized leader and speaker on digital marketing, social media strategy, and community enthusiasm. Moving to Nashville in 2007, he co-founded two annual unconferences, PodCamp Nashville and BarCamp Nashville. He also launched two monthly…
START: Jon Acuff on rescuing time, hustle, and his new book START – BTTDL026
Apr 1, 2013 • 29 min
Punch fear in the face. Escape average. Do work that matters. So begins the new book from Wall Street Journal best-selling author Jon Acuff, and it’s a call to which that millions of people have already responded. From the halls of the companies he’s…
Focus: Farnoosh Brock on focus, traveling, and the effects of health on productivity – BTTDL25
Mar 28, 2013 • 49 min
Farnoosh Brock was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. After leaving Iran at 11 and living in Turkey for 3 years, she moved to the United States. She studied electrical engineering and French at university and then entered the corporate world. In 2011, she…
Lifstyle: John Saddington on the entrepreneur lifestyle, boundaries, email, and Pressgram’s Kickstarter – BTTDL24
Mar 22, 2013 • 29 min
John Saddington: Blogger since 2001, Editor in Chief @ WP Daily and Co-Founder of 8BIT, the team behind Standard Theme, talks about his new Kickstarter campaign for Pressgram, and his entrepreneurial lifestyle. Covered in this episode: * John’s…
Building: Daniel J. Lewis shares successes and failures in building a business without it controlling your life – BTTDL23
Mar 18, 2013 • 61 min
Daniel J. Lewis shares his successes and failures as a new entrepreneur. Daniel hosts several award-nominated podcasts: * Award-winning “how-to” podcast about podcasting and using Audacity * Once Upon a Time podcast * clean-comedy podcast Covered in this…
Talent: Derek Webb talks about creative talent and artistry, business and technology – BTTDL022
Mar 2, 2013 • 58 min
Derek Webb started his music career over 20 years ago as a founding member of the Texas-based folk/rock band Caedmon’s Call. After 10 years, Derek left to pursue a solo career that quickly garnered him a reputation for being a provocative…
Seasons: Christin Taylor on shipwrecks, seasons, and writing – BTTDL021
Feb 24, 2013 • 55 min
Christin Taylor is the author of Shipwrecked in L.A.: Finding Purpose in a Life Adrift. Most people encounter at least one “shipwreck” during their twenties. Everything you think you know about yourself, your life, your future, and even your faith…
Time: Craig Jarrow on Time Management, Email, and Motivation – BTTDL020
Feb 19, 2013 • 51 min
Craig Jarrow is the Time Management Ninja, and has been blogging about time management, Productivity, technology for the last 3 1/2 years. Covered in this episode: * Productivity is about getting done what’s most important to you in the face of everything…
Saying NO: Augusto Pinaud on saying NO, and saving minutes instead of hours – BTTDL019
Feb 11, 2013 • 42 min
Augusto Pinaud is a writer, a best selling author in the US, UK, Germany, Spain and France. In another life he was a Lawyer in recovery and a former Technology Consultant and Salesman. His passion is to write and has studied productivity and helping…
Failure: Alli Worthington shares how failure often primes the pump for success – BTTDL018
Dec 14, 2012 • 44 min
Alli Worthington is one of the most recognized names in social media and the Lifestyle-blogger community. She is the founder and publisher of Blissfully Domestic women’s magazine, one of the most trusted women’s destinations online. Blissfully Domestic…
Work Life Balance: Anne Bogel shares about work/life blending instead of balance – BTTDL017
Dec 7, 2012 • 50 min
Anne Bogel is a blogger at Modern Mrs. Darcy and author of Work Shift: How to Create a Better Blend of Work, Life, and Family Covered in this episode: The difference between work/life balance and work/life blending The path we’re on used to be the road…
Getting Things Done: David Allen shares GTD obstacles and secrets – BTTDL016
Nov 29, 2012 • 58 min
David Allen is the originator of GTD, and founder of David Allen Co. GTD is the shorthand brand for “Getting Things Done,” the groundbreaking work-life management system by David Allen that provides concrete solutions for navigating uncertainty into an…
Mornings: Claire Diaz-Ortiz on starting your morning out right and The Present Principle – BTTDL015
Nov 21, 2012 • 39 min
Claire Diaz-Ortiz leads social innovation at Twitter, where she has worked since 2009. She wrote Twitter for Good: Change the World one Tweet at a Time and is a frequent international speaker on social media, leadership, and social change and is known for…
Creative Styles: Christine Peel-Malkoff on collaborating productivity and creativity styles – BTTDL014
Nov 16, 2012 • 54 min
Christine Peel-Malkoff is much more than just a supporter of the crazy adventures of her comedian filmmaker Mark Malkoff (NOT Mark’s assistant!) She does a lot of the video work for their current project ‘The Bill Murray Show starring Mark Malkoff‘. My…
WORK: Jay Baer shares how productivity is more perspiration than inspiration – BTTDL013
Nov 9, 2012 • 36 min
Jay Baer is a hype-free, social media and content strategist, speaker, and author. He founded Convince & Convert in 2008. This is the fifth marketing services firm he’s started or managed. He’s co-author of The NOW Revolution, 7 Shifts to Make Your…
Get More Done: Chris Brogan on The Impact Equation and his recipe on getting more done – BTTDL012
Nov 1, 2012 • 32 min
Chris Brogan is CEO and president of Human Business Works, New York Times Bestselling co-author of The Impact Equation, and Trust Agents, and solo writer of Social Media 101 and Google+ for Business. He cofounded Podcamp with Christopher S. Penn. He…
Losses to Wins: Pat Flynn shares how failures help you reach your goals – BTTDL011
Oct 25, 2012 • 52 min
Getting laid off was the best thing that ever happened to Pat Flynn. Without his 9 to 5 job holding him back, he’s been able to earn more money and work less (and more flexible) hours, with Smart Passive Income, which allows him to be home and spend time…
Intention: Dan Miller on intentional use of time and five year goals – BTTDL010
Oct 16, 2012 • 36 min
Dan Miller is the author of the widely acclaimed 48 Days To The Work You Love, No More Dreaded Mondays and Wisdom Meets Passion. He hosts a weekly podcast that is consistently ranked #1 under Careers on iTunes. Dan works to integrate your dreams and your…
Michael Stelzner on social media and productivity in the workplace – BTTDL009
Oct 9, 2012 • 51 min
Michael Stelzner, Founder & CEO of Social Media Examiner, host of Social Media Marketing podcast, and creator of the upcoming Social Media Marketing World joins us to talk about social media and productivity. Covered in this episode: * Morning Buffer Zone…
Community: Anne-Sophie Reinhardt on avoiding comparisons and working past demotivation – BTTDL008
Oct 2, 2012 • 33 min
Anne-Sophie Reinhart‘s mission is to create insightful, motivating and relevant content that helps you reconnect with your true self and expose your potential, personally and professionally. It is you who stands in your own way of creating the life that…
Minimalism: Dana Byers shares key insights to minimalism – BTTDL007
Sep 25, 2012 • 52 min
Dana Byers is the President of BlueDoor.tv, which she co-founded with her husband in Europe in 2007. As the community Pastor for LifeChurch.tv Church Online, Dana seeks to help others form community around online ministry following her years of experience…
Calling: Jeff Goins shares how to claim your identity, stop stalling and start doing – BTTDL006
Sep 18, 2012 • 49 min
Jeff Goins, author, blogger, and speaker joins me this week. Jeff speaks on a variety of topics including writing and storytelling, as well as marketing and making a difference in the world. In 2011, his blog was voted one of the “Top 10 Blogs on Writing”…
Mark Malkoff on work ethic and workflows – BTTDL005
Sep 11, 2012 • 50 min
Mark Malkoff is a comedian, writer, and filmmaker who formerly worked for Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. His most famous exploits are: * Visited all 171 Starbucks franchises in Manhattan in a single day. http://youtu.be/CwYxuV2dVzw * Moved into an…
Michael Hyatt shares the importance of morning routines and scheduling and journaling – BTTDL004
Sep 4, 2012 • 32 min
This week I’m joined by Michael Hyatt, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. He is also the former Chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the seventh largest trade book…
Justin Lukasavige shares productivity secrets for entrepreneurs – BTTDL003
Aug 28, 2012 • 42 min
Justin Lukasavige joins us this week to talk about his transition from being an airline pilot, to financial coach, business coach, and podcaster. Justin Lukasavige coaches people to do business better by using the power of their personal stories. Justin…
Andy Traub on capturing ideas and priorities – BTTDL002
Aug 22, 2012 • 41 min
In 2009 he started his company to help businesses create audio content to build better connections with their customers. In 2011 he launched the Take Permission Media Network to consolidate his podcasts and offer a place for other content creators to post…
Cliff Ravenscraft shares how to optimize productivity workflows – BTTDL001
Aug 20, 2012 • 55 min
The Podcast Answer Man, Cliff Ravenscraft himself joins me for this official first episode. His ideal start to the day will blow some of you away! Covered in this episode: * Ideal Morning Routine * Nice Timer * Pomodoro Method * Tweetbot * Workflowy *…
Erik Fisher on starting a productivity podcast – BTTDL000
Aug 20, 2012 • 10 min
Listen to get the backstory on why I decided to create this podcast, or skip ahead to Episode #001. Connect with me: * Twitter * Facebook * Google+ * Pinterest * Linked In