Episode021 – Counting backwards from ten!

In this short (seven minutes) solo episode, I talk through a really (and I do mean really!) simple technique for when you’re faced with overwhelm… how to deal with Learned Helplessness. What’s Learned Helplessness? It’s the belief that you can’t do anything, so you don’t try.  You can’t meet a deadline so you don’t even […]

Episode_020 – not working with Chris Huskins

Chris is the chilled out podcast man! Starting a young family and running four companies should drive him round the bend. Instead he’s cool, calm and cucumber-like! So what is it that allows him to be so chilled and yet so fantastically productive at the same time? In this episode, Chris and I chat about […]

Episode_019 Discipline! with Scott Beebe

Scott Beebe is head of MyBusinessOnPurpose.com and an absolutely awesome productivity-ist (Is that a real word?) Passionate about what he does (getting business owners out from the chaos of working in their business to being able to work on it) but as you’ll see in this interview, also massively passionate about his family life and […]

Episode018 – one down level down from The Big Idea

A short, solo episode where I share the thee Ts that make it more likely you’ll hit your big, strategic ideas. Strategy and Big Ideas are great. If you get them wrong nothing else matters, but all to often the Big Idea is there – but the execution isn’t. Things go wrong at the level […]

Episode017 – Dan Moyle – marketing manager and so much more

Dan Moyles is a busy, busy man. He’s the marketing manager for a fast-growing (and impressive) business in the states and yet he still has time to ride his motorbike for fun, be with his family and take an hour a day for just getting ready, praying and meditating. How does he manage that? Well […]

Episode016 – balancing planning with flexibility

A short, solo episode… looking at the trade off between planning a long time in advance and doing things at the last minute.  Both have advantages and both have disadvantages… …so is there a secret trick that balances the two?  Yes – sort of. It’s about planning the process, not the product, and this episode […]

Natalie Hailey

Natalie Hailey is one of those people who does it all… mum, wife and entrepreneur. She’s also fun, sane and one of the nicest people I’ve met online. So, at risk of making her sound like some kind of saint, in this episode I chat to her about: setting priorities setting targets using apps using […]

Episode 014 -Reflective Practice

We all want to be better next time. The key to doing that is looking at what we’ve done so far. It doesn’t take a genius to work that out, right? Reflective Practice is the formal name for thinking about how to make it better next time – and that might include ‘faster next time’. […]

Episode 013 – an accountant talks about experimenting

Jon Norton is an accountant. Don’t switch off! He’s an interesting accountant – honestly!  As you might expect from an accountant everything in Jon’s world is about proof and making sure it works. And by “everything” we include his personal productivity. We talk about his experimental approach – where you can’t lose! (And we mention […]

Episode 012 – Working from home and being a parent

Clare’s productivity is amazing. She’s a mum. She does other stuff. She works two days a week. She’s running her own business. Oh, and she’s a blast! What’s not to love with a combination like that? Clare and I chat about what she does to be so productive -hint, it’s a little bit about the […]