Archive: Productivity

#096 – Pareto Principle: 80/20 Rule
On this episode of Success 2.0, we’re taking a deeper look at how us overachievers can focus more on what’s important to us by applying the Pareto Principle, aka ‘The 80/20 Rule’. For those who aren’t familiar, the 80/20 Rule...
#095 – Planning A New Year
“If you could do last week over, what would you not do?” – C.J. on the Success 2.0 Podcast It was the fall of 2006, and I’d just completed a handful of books about Goal Setting. Of course, I knew...
#065 – Week Planning Strategies
“Give me a place to stand, and a lever long enough, and I will move the world.” –Archimedes The other day I was scrolling through my Twitter account, and saw this quote. Usually, my instinct is to look past these...
#062 – Leave Your Laptop at the Office
In the spring of 1997, I was hired by the global accounting and consulting firm, Arthur Andersen. Less than a couple of hours into my first day, I was led to a small office and handed my first laptop –...
#051 – Manage Your Inbox Like Your Mean It
This week our topic involves….WORK EMAILS! Email is one of the biggest causes for work related stress because: It creates unimportant distractions It starts unneeded anxiety because you’re not sure how to get all the work done in the time...
#050 – What Facebook & Google Are Getting Wrong
Sure, open office layouts are great for collaboration, BUT…. Have you ever had the one person in your office who overshares their every life story? They’re pretty easy to spot once you know what to look for. This person usually...
#048 – Conquer Procrastination
What do you not like to do each day that you should get done first thing?  To phrase the same question another way… What is outside your comfort zone and you hate thinking about? These questions have fascinated me for...
#005 – How to Double Workplace Productivity
  “A mind too active is no mind at all” – Henri-Frederic Amiel There are 2 GIGANTIC reasons why being distracted, even momentarily, is a big deal. First, when you are working on a task that requires concentration, you can’t...
#004 – Productivity Hacks for Entrepreneurs
“Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite” – Paul Gauguin If you Google productivity hacks for entrepreneurs, chances are you’ll be overwhelmed with a list of apps or...