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079: Intentional Scheduling with Jeff Sanders

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Jeff Sanders says: "You have to make some really tough calls and say no to a lot of things in order to guarantee the time to do the things you care about most."

Podcaster and speaker Jeff Sanders offers pro-tips to reaching your grandest goals, one good morning at a time.

You’ll Learn:

  1. 3 best practices that will sustain your energy all day
  2. Perspectives on when to handle email
  3. How to conquer your ultimate goal, one quarter at a time

About Jeff
Jeff Sanders is a keynote speaker, creator of the 47 Strategies Productivity Self-Assessment, and author of the best-selling and award-winning book on productivity, The 5 AM Miracle: Dominate Your Day Before Breakfast.
Jeff is also the host of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast, which has ranked #1 in iTunes in the Self-Help and Business categories, been nominated for 4 Podcast Awards, and exceeded 3 million downloads.
He is a 10-time marathon runner, personal development junkie, and passionate raw vegan. Every week you can find Jeff writing and speaking at JeffSanders.com.

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065: Super-Sizing Your Strengths with Lisa Cummings

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Lisa Cummings says: "Notice what works to get more of what works."

Strengths sleuth Lisa Cummings shows us how we can better leverage our strengths at work.

You’ll Learn:

  1. How focusing on your strengths can 6X your work engagement and 3X your quality of life
  2. Approaches  to discovering strengths hiding right under your nose
  3. A clever trick to trade tasks and boost fun

About Lisa
Lisa Cummings, the Founder of Lead Through Strengths, brings 20 years of experience (and experiments) into this practice. She lives to help people find and leverage their strengths at work.
Lisa has experience building strengths-based cultures both as a corporate executive and also from the academic side. She has an MBA and is a Certified Strengths Performance Coach with Gallup, Inc., the biggest catalysts for and analysts of the strengths revolution. She’s the host of the Lead Through Strengths podcast. Her top three talent themes are: Strategic | Maximizer | Positivity.

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063: The Optimal Time For Everything with Dr. Michael Breus

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Michael Breus says: "Everything you do, you do better with a good night's sleep."

Dr. Michael Breus fills us in on all things sleep and identifies the optimal time of day for each and every thing we do.

You’ll learn

  1. How to tell what your chronotype is – and how it determines the best time to do everything
  2. The optimal time to send emails, brainstorm, drink coffee, have meetings, and more
  3. How to make the most of your power nap

About Michael

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. With a specialty in Sleep Disorders, Dr. Breus is one of only 163 psychologists in the world with his credentials and distinction. Among his numerous national media appearances, Dr. Breus has been interviewed on CNN, Oprah, The View, Anderson, and The Doctors. He also appears regularly on The Dr. OZ Show and Sirius XM Radio. Dr Breus is dedicated to raising awareness of both medically diagnosed sleep disorders and the importance of quality sleep for all. He has become a widely recognized leader in the ever-evolving field of sleep medicine.

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061: Crafting Your Perfect Day with Craig Ballantyne

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Craig Ballantyne says: "Most people aren't massively successful in life because of the things that they do. It's because of the things that they're able to avoid."

Coach Craig Ballantyne shares how you can plan the perfect day that will enhance your productivity at work without letting your job take over your daily life.

You’ll Learn:

  1. How to plan “the perfect day”
  2. A simple time management trick to skyrocket your productivity
  3. Approaches to cultivating self-discipline now by creating a vision of your future

About Craig
Craig Ballantyne is a Productivity & Success Transformation Coach from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and the author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life. He has been contributing to Men’s Health magazine since 2000, and in 2001, Craig created the popular home workout program, Turbulence Training.
On his journey to success, Craig had to overcome crippling anxiety attacks, and he beat them with his 5 Pillars of Transformation. Today Craig shows men and women how to use the 5 Pillars to lose weight, make more money, and achieve other goals.
You can read his daily essays on success, productivity, and fitness at EarlyToRise.com.

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056: Conquering Procrastination with Rita Emmett

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Rita Emmett says: "The dread of doing a task often uses up more time and energy than doing the task itself."

Recovering procrastinator and professional speaker Rita Emmett lays out a handy framework for overcoming procrastination in the heat of the moment.

You’ll learn:

  1. How to tackle the fears that breed procrastination
  2. Approaches to turn procrastination into prioritization
  3. The 5-step STING method to overcoming procrastination

About Rita
Rita Emmett was once The World’s Greatest Procrastinator. Then she converted and is now a “Recovering Procrastinator”.

She is also a professional speaker, and author of: The Procrastinator’s Handbook, The Clutter-Busting Handbook, and Manage Your Time To Reduce Your Stress. The books have sold over 300K copies in 42 countries, garnering Rita hundreds of media appearances, including Katie Couric.

Rita’s customized presentations cover Procrastination, Clutter, Customer Loyalty, Burn-out, and Communication Skills have helped hundreds of organizations improve their performance, productivity and profitability, and head off burnout before it starts. Her clients include AT&T, Kraft Food, Mercedes Benz, Met Life, and The National Kidney Foundation.

She emails a free monthly “ANTICRASTINATION Tip Sheet” available at www.RitaEmmett.com with tips and ideas to help people blast away the procrastination habit.

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