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Beyond the To-Do List

Beyond the To-Do List

Erik Fisher

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If you're often finding yourself overwhelmed by your to-do list, your obligations, and all the hats you wear in your career and at home, listen and learn as Host Erik Fisher talks with real people who implement practical productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. We explore all aspects of productivity, including getting the right work done, getting good work done, and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life.

Latest Episodes

Ashley Whillans on Being Time Smart, How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life

Ashley Whillans Is an assistant professor at Harvard Business School and author of TIME SMART: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. In this conversation, Ashley talks about finding time, spending time, funding time, Happiness dollars and how we can reframe our decisions around time and money to make happier choices. This episode is brought to you by: Athletic Greens Betterhelp

49 min4 d ago
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Ashley Whillans on Being Time Smart, How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life

Top 5 Personal Productivity Books

This week Erik counts down his top five personal productivity books! The Top 5 Personal Productivity Books: The Getting Things Done Workbook - David Allen Free to Focus: A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less - Michael Hyatt Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life - Nir Eyal Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones - James Clear The Motivation Code: Discover the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work - Todd Henry Honorable Mentions: The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery - Ian Morgan Cron Now, Discover Your Strengths - Don Clifton Reading Tools: Brain.fm Blinkist Deeper Listening: David Allen on Developing the Skill of Outcome and Action Thinking Michael Hyatt on Energy, Clarity and Focus Michael Hyatt on Achieving the Freedom to Focus and Eliminating Distractions Through Digital Minimalism Nir Eyal on Overcoming Internal and External Distractions James Clear on Building Good Habits...

18 min1 w ago
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Top 5 Personal Productivity Books

Rob Hatch on Time, Attention, Information Overload and Focus

Rob Hatch is the co-founder and President of Owner Media Group, providing strategies and skills for the modern business. He is also a highly sought after business coach and advisor serving executives and owners of organizations large and small. Rob's new book is 'Attention!: The Power of Simple Decisions in a Distracted World'. In this conversation Rob talks with Erik about creating a flexible approach that gives you the space to focus your attention on what is important, the power to make decisions aligned with your goals, and the ability to take action. This episode is brought to you by: Brain.fm Betterhelp

48 min2 w ago
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Rob Hatch on Time, Attention, Information Overload and Focus

Dave Delaney on Technology and Focus, Relationships and Networking

Dave Delaney is a recognized leader, consultant and keynote speaker on digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. His book is New Business Networking and his Newsletter is The Nice Maker. Dave recently took two months off social media. In this conversation, Dave and Erik talk about the lead up to that, the steps he took, and lessons learned. This episode is brought to you by: Athletic Greens Woven Textexpander

55 min3 w ago
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Dave Delaney on Technology and Focus, Relationships and Networking

Todd Henry on Motivation and Discovering the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work

Todd Henrywrite books, podcasts and speaks internationally on creativity, leadership, productivity, and passion for work, and help people and teams generate brilliant ideas.Todd has been on the show three times previously. In this conversation, Todd talks with Erik about his new book The Motivation Code: Discover the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work Help me improve the show for you by going to PodcastListenerSurvey.com! This is episode is brought to you by: Green Chef Woven

49 minSEP 29
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Todd Henry on Motivation and Discovering the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work

Julie Morgenstern on Productivity in Parenting and Relationships

Julie Morgenstern is a well known expert on organization and time management. The author of five best-selling books, Morgenstern has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, and helped thousands of people transform their homes, businesses, and attitudes about every kind of clutter. Her new book is called Time to Parent:Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You. In this conversation Julie and Erik talk about: Simple strategies to stay truly present and focused, whether you’re playing with your kids, enjoying a meal with your significant other, or getting ahead on that big proposal for work. Clever tips to make the most of in-between time―Just 5-15 minutes of your undivided attention has a huge impact on kids. Permission to take personal time without feeling guilty, and the science and case studies that show how important self-care is and how to make time for it. This episode is brought to you by: Woven Betterhelp Mentioned in this episode: Time to Parent:Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You Time to Parent Podcast

43 minSEP 22
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Julie Morgenstern on Productivity in Parenting and Relationships

Paul Casey on Time Management and Maximizing Every Minute

Paul Casey is the owner of Growing Forward Services, and has partnered with his corporate and individual clients to transform their vision, their habits, and their lives. In this conversation Paul talks with Erik about time management as an aspect of productivity, make better use of our calendars and blocking out time. Make sure to check out Paul's 'Control My Calendar Checklist'! This episode is brought to you by: Podcast Movement Virtual - Use Code BEYOND for a great discount! Woven

36 minSEP 14
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Paul Casey on Time Management and Maximizing Every Minute

Andy Andrews on Having the Proper Focus, The Power of Thought and Being Truthful with Yourself

Andy Andrews is an author of over 20 books and sought after corporate speaker. Andy Andrews is the author of the New York Times bestsellers How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, The Noticer, and The Traveler’s Gift, and is also an in-demand speaker for the world’s largest organizations. In this conversation, Andy talks about his New book Just Jones, the third book in The Noticer Trilogy. Andy and Erik talk about lessons from that book including the power of thought, having the proper focus, changing perspective, and being truthful with yourself This episode is brought to you by: Athletic Greens Betterhelp

32 minSEP 8
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Andy Andrews on Having the Proper Focus, The Power of Thought and Being Truthful with Yourself

Andy Andrews on Perspective

Andy Andrews is an author of over 20 books and sought after corporate speaker. Andy Andrews is the author of the New York Times bestsellers How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, The Noticer, and The Traveler’s Gift, and is also an in-demand speaker for the world’s largest organizations. In this conversation, Andy talks about his book The Noticer Returns and the topic of perspective and how powerful changing perspective can be. This episode is brought to you by: Podcast Movement - Use Code BEYOND for a great discount! Textexpander

33 minSEP 1
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Andy Andrews on Perspective

Bruce Tulgan on The Art of Being Indispensable at Work

Bruce Tulgan is a leading expert on young people in the workplace and one of the leading experts on leadership and management. Bruce is a best-selling author, an adviser to business leaders all over the world, and a sought-after keynote speaker and management trainer. His latest book is The Art of Being Indispensable at Work: Win Influence, Beat Overcommitment, and Get the Right Things Done. In this conversation Bruce talks about how to beat overcommitment, understand Influence and when to say no, and how to say yes. This episode is brought to you by: Woven Betterhelp

32 minAUG 25
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Bruce Tulgan on The Art of Being Indispensable at Work

Latest Episodes

Ashley Whillans on Being Time Smart, How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life

Ashley Whillans Is an assistant professor at Harvard Business School and author of TIME SMART: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. In this conversation, Ashley talks about finding time, spending time, funding time, Happiness dollars and how we can reframe our decisions around time and money to make happier choices. This episode is brought to you by: Athletic Greens Betterhelp

49 min4 d ago
Comments
Ashley Whillans on Being Time Smart, How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life

Top 5 Personal Productivity Books

This week Erik counts down his top five personal productivity books! The Top 5 Personal Productivity Books: The Getting Things Done Workbook - David Allen Free to Focus: A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less - Michael Hyatt Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life - Nir Eyal Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones - James Clear The Motivation Code: Discover the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work - Todd Henry Honorable Mentions: The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery - Ian Morgan Cron Now, Discover Your Strengths - Don Clifton Reading Tools: Brain.fm Blinkist Deeper Listening: David Allen on Developing the Skill of Outcome and Action Thinking Michael Hyatt on Energy, Clarity and Focus Michael Hyatt on Achieving the Freedom to Focus and Eliminating Distractions Through Digital Minimalism Nir Eyal on Overcoming Internal and External Distractions James Clear on Building Good Habits...

18 min1 w ago
Comments
Top 5 Personal Productivity Books

Rob Hatch on Time, Attention, Information Overload and Focus

Rob Hatch is the co-founder and President of Owner Media Group, providing strategies and skills for the modern business. He is also a highly sought after business coach and advisor serving executives and owners of organizations large and small. Rob's new book is 'Attention!: The Power of Simple Decisions in a Distracted World'. In this conversation Rob talks with Erik about creating a flexible approach that gives you the space to focus your attention on what is important, the power to make decisions aligned with your goals, and the ability to take action. This episode is brought to you by: Brain.fm Betterhelp

48 min2 w ago
Comments
Rob Hatch on Time, Attention, Information Overload and Focus

Dave Delaney on Technology and Focus, Relationships and Networking

Dave Delaney is a recognized leader, consultant and keynote speaker on digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. His book is New Business Networking and his Newsletter is The Nice Maker. Dave recently took two months off social media. In this conversation, Dave and Erik talk about the lead up to that, the steps he took, and lessons learned. This episode is brought to you by: Athletic Greens Woven Textexpander

55 min3 w ago
Comments
Dave Delaney on Technology and Focus, Relationships and Networking

Todd Henry on Motivation and Discovering the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work

Todd Henrywrite books, podcasts and speaks internationally on creativity, leadership, productivity, and passion for work, and help people and teams generate brilliant ideas.Todd has been on the show three times previously. In this conversation, Todd talks with Erik about his new book The Motivation Code: Discover the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work Help me improve the show for you by going to PodcastListenerSurvey.com! This is episode is brought to you by: Green Chef Woven

49 minSEP 29
Comments
Todd Henry on Motivation and Discovering the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work

Julie Morgenstern on Productivity in Parenting and Relationships

Julie Morgenstern is a well known expert on organization and time management. The author of five best-selling books, Morgenstern has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, and helped thousands of people transform their homes, businesses, and attitudes about every kind of clutter. Her new book is called Time to Parent:Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You. In this conversation Julie and Erik talk about: Simple strategies to stay truly present and focused, whether you’re playing with your kids, enjoying a meal with your significant other, or getting ahead on that big proposal for work. Clever tips to make the most of in-between time―Just 5-15 minutes of your undivided attention has a huge impact on kids. Permission to take personal time without feeling guilty, and the science and case studies that show how important self-care is and how to make time for it. This episode is brought to you by: Woven Betterhelp Mentioned in this episode: Time to Parent:Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You Time to Parent Podcast

43 minSEP 22
Comments
Julie Morgenstern on Productivity in Parenting and Relationships

Paul Casey on Time Management and Maximizing Every Minute

Paul Casey is the owner of Growing Forward Services, and has partnered with his corporate and individual clients to transform their vision, their habits, and their lives. In this conversation Paul talks with Erik about time management as an aspect of productivity, make better use of our calendars and blocking out time. Make sure to check out Paul's 'Control My Calendar Checklist'! This episode is brought to you by: Podcast Movement Virtual - Use Code BEYOND for a great discount! Woven

36 minSEP 14
Comments
Paul Casey on Time Management and Maximizing Every Minute

Andy Andrews on Having the Proper Focus, The Power of Thought and Being Truthful with Yourself

Andy Andrews is an author of over 20 books and sought after corporate speaker. Andy Andrews is the author of the New York Times bestsellers How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, The Noticer, and The Traveler’s Gift, and is also an in-demand speaker for the world’s largest organizations. In this conversation, Andy talks about his New book Just Jones, the third book in The Noticer Trilogy. Andy and Erik talk about lessons from that book including the power of thought, having the proper focus, changing perspective, and being truthful with yourself This episode is brought to you by: Athletic Greens Betterhelp

32 minSEP 8
Comments
Andy Andrews on Having the Proper Focus, The Power of Thought and Being Truthful with Yourself

Andy Andrews on Perspective

Andy Andrews is an author of over 20 books and sought after corporate speaker. Andy Andrews is the author of the New York Times bestsellers How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, The Noticer, and The Traveler’s Gift, and is also an in-demand speaker for the world’s largest organizations. In this conversation, Andy talks about his book The Noticer Returns and the topic of perspective and how powerful changing perspective can be. This episode is brought to you by: Podcast Movement - Use Code BEYOND for a great discount! Textexpander

33 minSEP 1
Comments
Andy Andrews on Perspective

Bruce Tulgan on The Art of Being Indispensable at Work

Bruce Tulgan is a leading expert on young people in the workplace and one of the leading experts on leadership and management. Bruce is a best-selling author, an adviser to business leaders all over the world, and a sought-after keynote speaker and management trainer. His latest book is The Art of Being Indispensable at Work: Win Influence, Beat Overcommitment, and Get the Right Things Done. In this conversation Bruce talks about how to beat overcommitment, understand Influence and when to say no, and how to say yes. This episode is brought to you by: Woven Betterhelp

32 minAUG 25
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Bruce Tulgan on The Art of Being Indispensable at Work

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