productivity podcast

137 - A First-Time Virtual Summit Experience (w/Sharlene Sobrepeña)

137 - A First-Time Virtual Summit Experience (w/Sharlene Sobrepeña)

Have you ever had any pushback when trying to develop a new idea? Andrea Fryrear, agile marketing expert knows how to overcome resistance to change. When implementing something new at work, like agile methodology, the old dogs can get cranky! They don’t like to be taught new tricks, but what they don’t know is that agile is not a trick. It’s a method for getting results.

136 - Overcoming Agile Pushback (with Andrea Fryrear)

136 - Overcoming Agile Pushback (with Andrea Fryrear)

Have you ever had any pushback when trying to develop a new idea? Andrea Fryrear, agile marketing expert knows how to overcome resistance to change. When implementing something new at work, like agile methodology, the old dogs can get cranky! They don’t like to be taught new tricks, but what they don’t know is that agile is not a trick. It’s a method for getting results.

132 - Getting Personal with Agile (with Maria Matarelli)

132 - Getting Personal with Agile (with Maria Matarelli)

It’s not as hard to create the lifestyle you want as you may think it is.

 

Maria Matarelli is baaaack! Last time we talked about corporate agility - using agile at work. But this time we discuss so many things you can use agile for and how it’s a useful tool in your personal life, too. Maria shares her journey with personal agility and how it fueled her to where she is today, while still growing.

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! 

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?”

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.

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?  

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…

109 - Beauty in the Beta Test

109 - Beauty in the Beta Test

Have you ever had one of those weeks? The launch of the second beta test group for my Real Accountable platform was filled with dramatic missteps. Yet, we made it! What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger and there is plenty to learn from here.

If you dig productivity and you want some real hacks on how to launch a startup, you’ll learn quickly from my mistakes this week!