1 Simple Thing Podcast | Build a Better Business by Building a Better You!
Welcome to the 1 Simple Thing Podcast, where we help you "build a better business by building a better you." 5 days a week we feature guests who are experts in life...marriage and family, health and fitness, emotional spiritual and mental health. You know...the things that we often overlook, but can have a dramatic impact on our quality of life. Each day you’ll get 1 Simple Thing you can do to start down the road to change. No big list, no unattainable goals. Just 1 Simple Thing.
“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 2 - Mike Vardy”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today is number 2 on the list. Episode 194: Measuring Your Productivity. We hope you enjoy it and Happy Holidays!

 

You can't manage what you don't measure. On this episode author and productivity expert Mike Vardy talks about conducting regular reviews so you can move forward in the right direction. Mike shares how we can start to review more regularly so that we can make greater progress beyond today.

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“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 3 - Derek Coburn”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today is number 3 on the list. Episode 312: Networking 3.0. We hope you enjoy it and Happy Holidays!

 

Author Derek Coburn helps us upgrade our networking efforts to what he calls Networking 3.0.Instead of handing out business cards and looking to benefit yourself, Derek teaches a change of mindset constantly places the focus on your existing clients, and people in your network. In Networking 3.0 you are always mindful of and spotting those win-win connections that would benefit them, not you when you are meeting new people at events.

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“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 4 - Pat Williams”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today is number 4 on the list. Episode 202: The Key to Influence. We hope you enjoy it and Happy Holidays!

 

Pat Williams talks about how our character is the key by which we influence others on a personal level. It is also our character that ultimately becomes the guiding force that results in genuine success throughout our lives. Pat reminds us that we all are role models, and we can never rest on our oars in these areas of character: honesty, integrity, responsibility, humility, hard work, perseverance, and courage.

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“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 5 - Dr. Bill Dyment”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today is number 5 on the list. Episode 206: Don’t Try Harder, Get More Connected. We hope you enjoy it and Happy Holidays!

 

Author and speaker Dr. Bill Dyment talks about how we often try to do things by ourselves through sheer willpower. He teaches that, through support, we can begin to burn those changes into our psyche, even in our emotional DNA. Therefore, we must strategically choose those people closest to us. This process is an extremely critical step in getting to the goals and successes we want to achieve.

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“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 6 - Maura Thomas”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today is number 6 on the list. Episode 309: Tools are only half of the solution. We hope you enjoy it and Merry Christmas!

 

Maura Thomas teaches that we need more than just a set of tools to be productive. We also need a workflow management process to understand how to use these tools and how are they going to serve us, rather than adapting to some tool somebody told us was useful.

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“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 7 - Derek Coburn”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today is number 7 on the list. Episode 311: How to Stand apart from your competition. We hope you enjoy it and Merry Christmas!

 

Author Derek Coburn talks about how we often look at networking as a means to get new customers. But he says our biggest opportunity is to grow our network to better serve our existing clients. The key is to be mindful in helping your clients expand their horizons to help them grow their business.

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“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 8 - Maura Thomas”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today is number 8 on the list. Episode 306: Stop Sabotaging Your Productivity. We hope you enjoy it and Merry Christmas!

 

Author Maura Thomas explains that focus is like a muscle; the more you work it, the stronger it becomes. The problem is our typical daily behavior weakens our focus muscle because we’re constantly distracted. And the more constantly distracted we are, the shorter our attention span and ability to focus becomes.

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“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 9 - Robert Stover”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today is number 9 on the list. Episode 234: Your Ideas Need a HERO. We hope you enjoy it and Merry Christmas!

Author Robert Stover says if you have ideas in life it’s going to be risky. You don’t know if they’re going to work or not. But if you don’t passionately fight for why it will work, or accept the first brush aside comment like, “that won’t work,” then you’re never going to change the game. So you have to dig in and fight for it.

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“Top 10 of 2015 - Number 10 - Hal Elrod”

We’re counting down the top 10 episodes of 2015 on the 1 Simple Thing podcast. Today’s is number 10 on the list. Episode 331: Why You Want What You Want. We hope you enjoy it and Merry Christmas!

In part 1 of the 4 Keys to Achieving Extraordinary Goals, bestselling author and success coach Hal Elrod teaches us that the first step in achieving extraordinary goals is to first have clarity. Listen and learn how to develop the clarity to know what you want and why you want it.

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“Living Life Intentionally” with Jeff Sanders

Are you the kind of person who hopes things happen? Or are you the kind of person who makes things happen? On today’s show Dave Kirby reflects on conversations with Jeff Sanders on episodes 351-355. He also shares his own thoughts on living life intentionally.

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