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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.

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...