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.
"How to Multiply Your Time" with Rory Vaden

Time is a limited resource.  You can't add more time to your day, but bestselling author Rory Vaden says you can multiply it. Find out how in this recap of episodes 121-124 featuring Rory Vaden and his new book "Procrastinate on Purpose."

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Procrastinate On Purpose” with Rory Vaden

Rory Vaden talks about what it truly means to Procrastinate On Purpose. There is a massive difference between waiting to do something because you don't feel like doing it, versus waiting to do something because you are deciding now is not the right time. Procrastinating on purpose is about how you can start living a life of significance by multiplying your time and purposely utilizing your greatest asset, one that is worth more than even money – your time.

 

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Rory_Vaden_-_Episode_124.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“The Focus Funnel” with Rory Vaden

Rory Vaden talks about the segments of the “Focus Funnel”: Eliminate, Automate, Delegate, and Concentrate. The Focus Funnel guides you in multiplying your time for the long term and also helps you focus on whatever your next most significant priority is. Multipliers realize that 70% done by someone else today is better than 100% done by me, and anything that you can create a process for today saves you time tomorrow.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Rory_Vaden_-_Episode_123.mp3
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"The Emotions of Time Management" with Rory Vaden

Rory Vaden says everything you know about time management is wrong. Time management isn't logical, it's emotional. It's not about fitting more in and doing more, or doing less, it's about accomplishing results that matter to you. It's about a life of significance, spending my life doing things today that will really matter tomorrow.

 

Direct download: Rory_Vaden_-_Episode_122.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Become a Time Multiplier” with Rory Vaden

Rory Vaden talks about the problem with most time management strategiesthat prioritizing doesn't create more time. You can't solve today's time management problems with yesterday's time management thinking. The old way of thinking only fosters an inappropriate amount of weight on urgency - what matters now - which then puts us in a state of stress from the start. Rory introduces a new, innovative concept of learning how to multiply your time today, and create even more time for you tomorrow.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Rory_Vaden_-_Episode_121.mp3
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"How to Boost Your EQ" with Edie Varley

Today is a recap of Episodes 116-119 where our guest Edie Varley describes and explains the 4 elements of Emotional Intelligence.

 

Direct download: Edie_Varley_-_Episode_120.mp3
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“How to Be Your BEST YOU” with Edie Varley

Edie Varley talks about what it means to make a greater individual commitment count. Today, everything in this world can be copied and imitated, except you. You stop being a commodity when you decide to live up to the fullness of your promise, be at your best, and make a greater individual commitment count. I am going to commit to being at my best self today for every person, at every interaction, every time.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Edie_Varley_-_Episode_119.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“The Power of Being Present” with Edie Varley

Edie Varley talks about living in the present, not living in the past where resentment and bitterness rule our life, or living in the future where anxiety and stress dominate our existence. When we live in the present, we experience more freedom, contentment, joy, and love, and are better able to deal with the risks of everyday living.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Edie_Varley_-_Episode_118.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

"The Power of  Your Word" with Edie Varley

In todays episode Edie Varley talks about the importance of honoring your word by saying what you mean and meaning what you do. Honoring your word is not only the promises you give to others, but also includes what we say to ourselves. Every time we break our word to ourselves and to others we are injuring our honor, our spirit, and our self-esteem, which puts us last on every list. Your word is sacred, so honor it.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Edie_Varley_-_Episode_117.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

"How Words Create Worlds" with Edie Varley

 

Edie Varley talks about how our words create worlds. We seldom realize how our choice of words has a profound effect on ourselves and the people we interact with. Often times we unwittingly approach a situation with negativity and fear due to the wrong frame of mind and motivation. Edie wants us to change the words we think and speak to ones that are motivated by love. That has a positive, energizing, and empowering effect, not only in our personal lives, but also empowers and energizes every conversation we have with others.

 

Direct download: Edie_Varley_-_Episode_116.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

"Making Friends With Your Money" with Chris Hogan

In this recap of Episodes 111-114 Chris Hogan talks about the importance of successfully managing your finances through proper budgeting, management of debt and planning for our retirement.

 

Direct download: Chris_Hogan_-_Episode_115.mp3
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"The ENEMY of Your Financial Health" with Chris Hogan

Chris Hogan teaches us the proper motivation and mindset to effectively rid ourselves of debt permanently. If debt is a major issue in your life today, Chris will show you a simple plan you can implement today to start you on the proper path towards eliminating debt from your life once and for all.

 

Direct download: Chris_Hogan_-_Episode_114.mp3
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"Why Money REALLY Matters" with Chris Hogan

Chris Hogan talks about how couples can properly communicate together about their family’s finances. Statistics show that money fights are the #1 cause for divorce in North America, and a lot of couples unfortunately only talk about money when there's not enough. Chris gives some practical advice how to avoid unwanted tension between you and your spouse and operate under the banner of love regarding money.

 

Direct download: Chris_Hogan_-_Episode_113.mp3
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"You Can Retire INSPIRED" with Chris Hogan

Chris Hogan reminds us that retirement is not the end or final chapter of our lives. Instead Chris wants you to realize that retirement is the best phase of your life because you have more money than you've ever had, and you also have more time than you've ever had. We've got to have a plan on how to spend our time as well as our money and retire inspired.

 

Direct download: Chris_Hogan_-_Episode_112.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

In today’s episode Chris Hogan talks about the importance of successfully managing your finances through proper budgeting, and understanding that money decisions we make today will certainly impact us far into the future. Without a proper cash flow system in place to help monitor savings and expenses becomes very difficult to gain full control of our paychecks.

 

Direct download: Chris_Hogan_-_Episode_111.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

"Turn Your DREAMS into ACTION" with Dr. Julie Connor

Today is our Friday recap episode with Dr. Julie Connor. She'll give us practical advice on defining our dreams and goals with razor-sharp clarity that will lead us to overcome fear and procrastination, and help give us the confidence we need to transform our resolutions into attainable goals this year.

 

Direct download: Julie_Connor_-_Episode_110.mp3
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"Creating SMART Goals that Work" with Dr. Julie Connor

In today’s episode Dr. Julie Connor teaches us how to create tangible S.M.A.R.T goals, and how to confidently plug those goals into our schedule with the purpose of achieving them starting today.

 

Direct download: Julie_Connor_-_Episode_109.mp3
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"Success Without Selling Out" with Dr. Julie Connor

In today’s episode Dr. Julie Connor talks about how our core values should help guide the types of goals we set for ourselves and how we go about trying to achieve those goals.

 

Direct download: Julie_Connor_-_Episode_108.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

"The POWER of a Purpose Statement" with Dr. Julie Connor

In today’s episode Dr. Julie Connor talks about the value of having a powerhouse personal purpose statement. A personal purpose statement is a statement that defines who we are and what it is we want to accomplish in this lifetime. This helps guide our goal setting priorities as we establish our legacy – how we will be remembered for the life we’ve lived.

 

Direct download: Julie_Connor_-_Episode_107.mp3
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"How to Discover Your DREAMS" with Dr. Julie Connor

In today’s episode Dr. Julie Connor gives us practical advice on defining our dreams and goals with razor-sharp clarity that will lead us to overcome fear and procrastination, and help give us the confidence we need to transform our [annual] resolutions into attainable goals this year.

 

Direct download: Julie_Connor_-_Episode_106.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

Get Organized TODAY

Organization. For some of us it sends chills of excitement down our spine, others want to run away as quickly as possible. But there's no question that organization has a major impact on our productivity. The Organizing Pro Marcia Ramsland talks about organization, how it can contribute to greater productivity and help us get more done.

 

Direct download: Episode_01_-_Marcia_Ramsland_01-02-15.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:48pm CST

Finding CONTENTMENT in a World of Comparison

Business and life coach Christy Wright shares a powerful message of choosing to find contentment in a culture of comparison. If we can realize that the finish line always moves and we're never gonna get “there,” then we can choose to be thankful in our current circumstances and find a deep sense of contentment.

 

Direct download: Episode_02_-_Christy_Wright_01-01-15.mp3
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