130 - A Practical Way to 10X Your Team at Work Using Agile (Part 3 of 3)

130 - A Practical Way to 10X Your Team at Work Using Agile (Part 3 of 3)

Brittany and Nick take all the jargon and principles discussed in the last episode and turn it into real life. We talk about how to actually use agile at work.

We get really down to earth with practical stories and advice for how to implement agile and get buy-in from your team, then we dive into some more advanced strategies for using agile to maximize your team’s performance. Of course, we talk about why you don’t want to introduce too much at once - that’s not the agile way! Then we end the episode with a challenge for you to start on right away to start seeing improvements in your life, thanks to agile.

129 - Unpacking the Benefits of Agile Thinking (Part 2 of 3)

129 - Unpacking the Benefits of Agile Thinking (Part 2 of 3)

In this episode we talk about the benefits of using agile and how it can help your team to be more efficient AND effective.

The biggest benefit is ensuring that you’re building the right thing and not wasting time or energy, but there are many other benefits that come along with that. You’ll find customers and employees to be more excited because they’ve got buy in.

126 - Practical Ways to Make Small, Incremental Improvements

126 - Practical Ways to Make Small, Incremental Improvements

The show is back, and we have a new co-host!  We start this episode by talking about why incremental improvements are so important. It’s easy to get caught up what’s the latest and greatest fad in productivity, but in reality, it’s those small 1% improvements that end up moving the needle and creating real lasting improvements in productivity.

125 - The Big Comeback - Make it Snappy is Here to Stay!

125 - The Big Comeback - Make it Snappy is Here to Stay!

There’s no better way to celebrate two years of making it snappy…

Then to re-lauch the show! it’s been six-months since we’ve been on hiatus and TWO YEARS since we first launched at midnight on Christmas Day of 2015. It’s been a really interesting year and I’m super-excited to kick off the podcast and keep it going for good! 

124 - Announcing Our New Co-Host!!!

124 - Announcing Our New Co-Host!!!

It’s been a little over 30 days since our last check-in and we listened to you Snappy Nation! You completed our poll when we asked you what you were looking for from our podcast and you told us what you wanted. 

123 - Check-in: What's Snappening w/The Messengers?

What’s Snappening Snappy Nation?

Just a quick check-in while on hiatus to let you know I miss ya...


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SHOW NOTES

  • Check-in productivity tip! [0:50]
  • The Quote [1:47]
  • The Challenge [2:41]
  • The Snappier.com [3:25]
  • The Messengers Podcast going live! [5:00]
  • The Messengers Podcast zero marketing [6:15]
  • Claire Diaz' message [8:15]
  • Who is the co-host? [10:00]
 

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122 - The Gauntlet Throwing Hiatus - Is This the End? (Feat. Ralph & Carol Lynn Rivera)

122 - The Gauntlet Throwing Hiatus - Is This the End? (Feat. Ralph & Carol Lynn Rivera)

Is this the end of Make it Snappy?

I’ve been podcasting for over 18 months and this episode unpacks my lessons learned from the tremendous experience. We’re taking 90 days off to regroup and comeback stronger than ever, so what will this look like for The Make it Snappy Productivity Show?  Listen to find out...

121 - From Six Figures to Seven (and Vice Versa - w/Dave Mooring)

121 - From Six Figures to Seven (and Vice Versa - w/Dave Mooring)

If you’ve ever thought about what it takes to go from a 6 to 7-figure business…

It would help to have someone who’s been on the inside, of both sides, right? My guest this week, Dave Mooring has done just that. Dave and I dive into the mindset of both types of founders and his experience working over 18 years in marketing, management and customer service in the startup world.  

120 - From Near-Death to Mindful Life (w/Dan LeFave)

120 - From Near-Death to Mindful Life (w/Dan LeFave)

Near-Death brings life…

Dan LeFave transformed his near-death experience into an entirely new way of experiencing life. Would you gain value from reading a book 30 times?  From stepping into uncertainty? From redefining your boundaries?  Dan gives us practical examples of applying mindfulness to the every day.  

After surviving a fatal car accident at the age of 7, Dan LeFave received what he calls “a warning shot,” life’s second chance. Inspired by his near death accident, Dan began to see the world differently and understand people at a deeper level.  At the end of each day, Dan recommends we ask ourselves “Did I love, Did I laugh, Did I learn, Did I serve?”

119 - Building a Routine that Sticks (w/Romain Derrien)

119 - Building a Routine that Sticks (w/Romain Derrien)

You’ve tried again and again to develop new habits…

What’s the issue? What do you need to make them stick? I could go on and on for hours but I really like the approach my guest Romain Derrien takes in the frustrating world of creating habits that sticks.  Romain has developed one of the best apps on the planet for making your morning routine, or any routine for that matter effective! It’s a brand new way to look at routines and I’m excited to share the knowledge with you.

118 - Automate Anything with Bots (Special Guest Seth Louey)

118 - Automate Anything with Bots (Special Guest Seth Louey)

Did you know you can automate almost anything with these things called “bots?”

Make it Snappy guest Seth Louey is on the cutting edge and is showing us how to do it.  Seth is the CEO and Co-Founder of BotList.com, connecting humans to bots. He’s a lifetime entrepreneur and the 2016 Product Hunt Maker of the Year Nominee.

117 - Practical Tips on Showing Up 100% (with Josh Cheetham)

117 - Practical Tips on Showing Up 100% (with Josh Cheetham)

What does it take to show up 100% in all areas of your life?

It first takes a mindset shift.  Then, it takes a good look in the mirror.  My guest today, Josh Cheetham will give us some really cool insight on how to show up 100% in everything you do by learning how to be your true self.

116 - How to Stop Slacking Off at Home (w/Nazach Snapp)

116 - How to Stop Slacking Off at Home (w/Nazach Snapp)

Why do we avoid taking action on important stuff at home?

My wife Nazach and I dissect how we think at home and get to the bottom of what it’s taken us to move things forward at home that could easily get neglected for months on end. Our goal is for you to stop getting caught up in the trap of talking without doing on our commitments at home.

115 - How to Save an Unproductive Content Creator (w/Brian Musial)

115 - How to Save an Unproductive Content Creator (w/Brian Musial)

Do you create content? Any kind of content at all?

So today is a really cool episode…you know how I’ve been talking about how much time the podcast has been taking since I changed to this new format? Well, if you create content of any kind, and you really want get the most out of all your hard work then storyboarding is your answer. My guest today is Brian Musial of the Health Geeks podcast, he’s not only a health expert but a true renaissance man, a jack of all trades who’s mastered the art of storytelling through video and now, he’s helping people tell better stories whether they’re blogging, podcasting, posting on social media or writing a landing page…Brian will get you where you need to go.

114 - New Month, New Consistency, New Gauntlet Throwing

114 - New Month, New Consistency, New Gauntlet Throwing

Have you ever had the gauntlet throw down on you?

My good friends and fellow-podcasters Ralph and Carol Lynn Rivera of the Carbon Based Business Units podcast threw it down and gave me a business challenge…I responded to their challenge and raised them my own challenge! It’s like dueling podcasts or something. We’re also making a cool little announcement. Be sure to listen for the full story...

 

113 - A Super-Easy Delegation Tool That Actually Works (Solo-pisode)

113 - A Super-Easy Delegation Tool That Actually Works (Solo-pisode)

I have the tool you need…a Google Sheet will simplify all your problems. It will help you stay organized and delegate tasks to you Virtual Assistant or to your team exceedingly well (click here to grab it absolutely free).  It’s a little “how-to” solo-pisode that I’m really excited to have you listen to…I’ve been talking to A LOT of online entrepreneurs lately, especially with all the influence I’ve had from Jeff J Hunter and there are A LOT of you, entrepreneur or corporate, who just DON’T KNOW how to delegate tasks effectively. 

Listen to this episode and I’ll give you some ways to simplify things, because here’s the thing…

112 - Your Big Ideas with a Side of Pancakes (w/ Arseny Kostenko)

112 - Your Big Ideas with a Side of Pancakes (w/ Arseny Kostenko)

Maybe you have a big idea…maybe you need to turn your big idea into a plan and you don’t know how? 

My guest this week can help you…his name is Arseny Kostenko and not only is he a self-proclaimed pancake enthusiast...he’s also an expert in turning your big ideas into actionable steps. There are a lot of people out there, you may be one of them, who just don’t know how to put together action plans that work and Arseny not only helps put these plans together but he eliminates the WASTE in the plan.

111 - Growing Your Platform & Rockstar Days (w/ Dr. Rob Garcia)

111 - Growing Your Platform & Rockstar Days (w/ Dr. Rob Garcia)

So are you ready for some REAL accountability?  Why does accountability not work in the early stages of Entrepreneurship?

Because you need an employee and a boss and early stage Entrepreneurs who are solo have to be both so who holds who accountable?