The One Thing

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...

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.

110 - What Should I Be Working On, Really? (with Jeff J Hunter)

110 - What Should I Be Working On, Really? (with Jeff J Hunter)

Have you ever felt a little stuck? Like you’re not working on the right things? If there’s ever been anyone I’ve known in my life who knows how to spend his time working on only the 10% of things that actually matter it’s Jeff J Hunter.  He’s the founder of the 9010 Life program, because it’s not 80/20 anymore, it’s actually 9010, where 90% of the things we do, we shouldn’t actually be doing…

108 - How to Leverage LIVE Events

108 - How to Leverage LIVE Events

How can you make the most out of a live event you’re attending? This episode is jam-packed with tips from the pros. It includes a snippets from my experience at the best live event I’ve ever attended, Podfest Multimedia Expo and my lessons learned not only from Podfest, but on how to deal with a storm of adversity the week before launching a product.

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?  

89 - Optimizing Your ONE Thing (with Jay Papasan)

89 - Optimizing Your ONE Thing (with Jay Papasan)

If you don’t know Jay Papasan, author of the Wallstreet Journal’s Best Selling book, The One Thing, you either haven’t been listening to this show or you’re not all that keen on reading phenomenal books on business…

Either way, author, executive, corporate speaker, Jay Papasan is not only a best-selling author, he serves as Vice President and executive editor at Keller Williams Realty International, the worlds largest real estate company. 

We took a full hour, but it was jam-packed with some truly once-in-a-lifetime content.

 

88 - ALL the One Things! (Panel w/ Steve Cunningham & Joe Girard)

88 - ALL the One Things! (Panel w/ Steve Cunningham & Joe Girard)

You can’t expect to just work 10x harder and get 10x the results…

Life and business just don’t work that way and my guests on my “All the One Things” Panel, Steve Cunningham and Joe Girard confirm this concept in a big way.

I don’t think I could have hand-picked a better ONE Thing expert panel than we put together for you in this episode.  These guys are two of the most enthusiastic ONE Thing enthusiasts I’ve ever met.  

87 - The Guru's are Wrong: This is Your Perfect Day (with Craig Ballantyne)

87 - The Guru's are Wrong: This is Your Perfect Day (with Craig Ballantyne)

Many great concepts are born from unlikely places…In the case of Craig Ballantyne, he started from a place of anxiety.  How does it feel to hear your alarm clock go off only to flip to your side and check your email? 

Not good.  Is this the life you want to live? Of course not. Craig’s been helping people get after it so they can get more done, make more money and still get home on time for dinner since the 90’s.  Craig Ballantyne is a Productivity & Success Transformation Coach from Toronto and the author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life. 

86 - Just Keep Swimming (with Dave Chesson)

86 - Just Keep Swimming (with Dave Chesson)

When all else fails, just keep swimming…

Dave Chesson is the man!  He’s an 11-year veteran who’s been a nuclear engineer, a military diplomat and even an International Arms Dealer for the US Government.  

These days he spends his time sipping tea with princesses, chasing the boogie man out of closets and running Kindlepreneur, a website devoted to teaching people advanced book marketing…not to mention being a super-cool guest on Make it Snappy!

85 - From Dumpster Diving to Monetizing (with Joshua Lisec)

85 - From Dumpster Diving to Monetizing (with Joshua Lisec)

Desperate situations require focus and process...

My ONE Thing guest today is freelance writer and freedom enthusiast, Mr. Joshua Lisec. Joshua helps men and women with a marketable skill stand on their value and escape what he calls “cubicle slavery” and become the Go-To Freelancer of their niche.  

As Joshua scaled up his side gig into a full-time business, he discovered the power of a “ONE Thing, ONE Focus” mindset — spend time only on what’s going to get you home runs in your business while brutally cutting away all those "good ideas" that just take you in circles.

84 - This is How You Let it Flow! (with Clem Harrod)

84 - This is How You Let it Flow! (with Clem Harrod)

How do you let it flow?

No one does it better than my guest, Dr. Clem “Let if Flow” Harrod, who I’ve been wanting to bring back on my since way back on Episode 5.  Not only does Clem join me every month on our panels to help answer your burning questions, but he’s also the video projectionist for the best of us…

Come flow with us on this monumental episode of Make it Snappy!

83 - Rolling with Your Wheel of Life (with Erik Fisher)

83 - Rolling with Your Wheel of Life (with Erik Fisher)

Everyone has a wheel of life… In this wheel there are spokes for the various areas we experience…but what I learned is that if you’ve nailed your ONE thing, it will serve as the axle to keep the wheel on the truck so everything rolls smoothly. 

My guest today is one of my favorite podcasters in the productivity space, and he’s been doing this for a really long time.  His name is Erik Fisher, and he has one of the best podcasts out there…Beyond The To-Do List.  

82 - Unleashing ONE Beast at a Time (with Benjamin Tyler)

82 - Unleashing ONE Beast at a Time (with Benjamin Tyler)

Benjamin Tyler is the man who helps you stand in your power and have the confidence to create the life you want...

I like Ben because he’s a fellow-engineer geek and process guy...he’s the creator of Unleash Yourself and the 66-Day No Alcohol Challenge.  He doesn't hold back and you can tell from our conversation how passionate he is about serving others.

81 - How to Swing Your ONE Thing (with Nazach Snapp)

81 - How to Swing Your ONE Thing (with Nazach Snapp)

Have you had enough of me talking about The ONE Thing yet? I hope not!  Because this month we’re diving into the details; we’ll be really getting into why I’m such a huge proponent of this methodology, examine how to practically apply the concepts to every day business, and learn who else is lives The ONE Thing lifestyle.

This month we’ll also be talking to entrepreneurs who are applying The One Thing to their business.  I’m excited to learn other people’s tactics, routines and the habits they have developed around The One Thing and see where I can apply these things to my own business to take it to the next level.