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.
“Look for Levers” with Robert Stover

Robert Stover talks about looking for levers in finding solutions to the challenges us in front of us. Looking for leversis the idea of looking for resources that already exist, or momentum that already exists, jumping on it and creating your own ideas. This Game Changer principle is more powerful than if you try to go from a cold start, create a hundred ideas, and then start to execute your way through the list.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Robert_Stover_-_Episode_232.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

"Know What You Want" with Robert Stover

Most of us are not clear of what we really want. Or, we are afraid to admit what we want for fear of being labeled as greedy or too ambitious. Robert Stover shares how a key principle of becoming a game changer is to articulate clearly what we want and focus on the end objective. Your creativity is exponentially increased when you focus on end objectives rather than on the problem.

Direct download: Episode_231_-_Robert_Stover.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“How To Work a Room” with Susan RoAne

Weve all been to a convention or party where we are surrounded by strangers. Susan RoAne shares tips for overcoming the roadblocks that prevent us from communicating freely and comfortably with strangers and working a room with confidence.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Susan_RoAne_-_Episode_230.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Get IN and OUT Of Conversations Graciously” with Susan RoAne

Author Susan RoAne shares practical advice on how to get in and out of conversations graciously, and in a way that is memorable and respectful to others. She gives three immediate strategies to exit a conversation graciously as well as some simple techniques for joining a conversation without offending the person or the group.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Susan_RoAne_-_Episode_229.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“The BEST Way to Introduce Yourself” with Susan RoAne

Susan RoAne talks about how to prepare an appropriate self-introduction that will help others connect with you. Her method will make you memorable to those you meet.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Susan_RoAne_-_Episode_228.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“How to Work a Room Like a Boss!” with Susan RoAne

Author Susan RoAne talks about how working a room is a different skill than being a good networker. Working a room is really socializing, circulating, mingling and engaging. Susan teaches that before you even go to an event, you should have conversation planned and backup topics that can make you more confident.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Susan_RoAne_-_Episode_227.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“How to Talk to Strangers” with Susan RoAne

Author Susan RoAne talks about the five major roadblocks that prevent us from communicating freely and comfortably with strangers. She offers some practical and simple methods to help us expand our opportunities and possibilities when we go to an event full of people we dont know.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Susan_RoAne_-_Episode_226.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Communicating and Connecting as Entrepreneurs” with Kare Anderson

In this modern world of technology and its challenges, it has become increasingly important to communicate more clearly and add an element of humanity to our communications. Kare Anderson is an expert in human connection and communication, and she shares her insights in this recap of Episodes 221-224.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Kare_Anderson_-_Episode_225.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Attract Smarter Support Sooner” with Kare Anderson

Author Kare Anderson talks about how to attract smarter support sooner. She teaches to develop a mindset that genuinely demonstrates value for the other person, thinking of what would make it better for each of us and all of us. With that mindset, other people are more likely to approach us at times and say, This could be good for you,because they understand me and my concerns.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Kare_Anderson_-_Episode_224.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“The Power of Connection” with Kare Anderson

Author Kare Anderson teaches us to identify the kinds of people with whom we can leverage the most value and opportunity for them and ourselves. She talks about a click momentor "aha moment" with some people, and if it keeps on clicking, theres trust, competence, and a sense of mutuality that builds. And if you give enough for other people what they need, you sometimes get what you need, even before you need it, from people you didnt know could provide it.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Kare_Anderson_-_Episode_223.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Turn More Situations into Opportunities to Cultivate Beneficial Relationships” with Kare Anderson

Author Kare Anderson talks about how to turn more situations into opportunities to cultivate beneficial relationships. She shows how some of the strongest relationships have come where people find a way to be specific and mutually beneficial. When we seek connection and mutuality, it actually can be more efficient, more innovative, and we make fewer mistakes.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Kare_Anderson_-_Episode_222.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“How to cut through the noise” with Kare Anderson

In a world where everyone has a message, author Kare Anderson talks about how to craft your message to gain traction and become quotable.  When you get more specific youre becoming more clear with yourself, and more credible, and more memorable with others.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Kare_Anderson_-_Episode_221.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Strategies for Mental Toughness” with Jennifer Touma

Life is full of obstacles, uncertainty, challenges and potential for failure. Its those who are mentally tough and resilient that have the best chance of rising above those challenges to reach their goals. In this recap of episodes 216-219 Dave talks with Jennifer Touma about how to develop mental toughness, based on her book, Moment of Impact: Harness the Explosive Power of Three to Maximize Your Mind, Life, and Business"

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Jennifer_Touma_-_Episode_220.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Turn Uncertainty into Confidence” with Jennifer Touma

Author and coach Jennifer Touma reminds us to be careful with uncertainty because it can lock us into becoming stagnant. Jennifer teaches how to check our attitude to make sure it is open to new ideas and unconventional approaches. Learning the skill of being creative in our thinking and being open to new ideas towards any obstacles can transform our uncertainty into confidence.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Jennifer_Touma_-_Episode_219.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“How to Keep Fear from Taking You Hostage” with Jennifer Touma

Author and coach Jennifer Touma reminds us that mentally strong people realize courage is not the absence of fear, but the determination to press on in spite of it. When fear causes a distraction, making focus difficult, take charge of the distraction by being focused on a single-defined purpose to achieve your desired result. Focus is your greatest asset in business and in life.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Jennifer_Touma_-_Episode_218.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“What To Do When You’re Afraid to Commit” with Jennifer Touma

Author and coach Jennifer Touma gives us some simple strategies we can go to when fear of commitment to our goals creeps in. Shell keep you on a line of sight between what you want and where youre going, as well as motivate you to develop a Can-Doattitude to move forward despite the obstacles.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Jennifer_Touma_-_Episode_217.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“How To Develop Mental Toughness” with Jennifer Touma

Author & Coach Jennifer Touma teaches the practice of mental toughness, which helps you take effective action in the face of adversity, overcome moments of uncertainty, and make the most of opportunities in your personal life and business.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Jennifer_Touma_-_Episode_216.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Perfect Time-Based Productivity” with Francis Wade

As the demands on our time increase, it becomes more and more important that we develop ways to capture and manage those demands. On this episode Dave recaps and highlights important insights Francis Wade shared throughout the week from his book, Perfect Time-Based Productivity: A unique way to protect your peace of mind as time demands increase.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Francis_Wade_-_Episode_215.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Find habit change difficult?” with Francis Wade

Author Francis Wade talks about the reasons we so often fail in our attempts to change habits, and why we find habit change difficult on our own. Francis recommends creating a habit change support environmentthat works for you because your ability to change your habits diminishes without significant help and support.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Francis_Wade_-_Episode_214.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Don't know where to start?” with Francis Wade

Author Francis Wade talks about how to develop the perfect personalized time-based productivity system. He suggests, when it comes to changing habits, your best bet is to change one or maybe two at a time and change these habits even as we are using them. Remember to be patient and remain persistent because habit change comes slowly.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Francis_Wade_-_Episode_213.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Don't Know What to Improve?” with Francis Wade

Author Francis Wade talks about how weve taught ourselves certain productivity systems since childhood that have become so complicated, or outdated by todays standards, that we now don't know what to improve to be at our best. He teaches how the magic starts when you understand the complications, simplify it and make simple improvements.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Francis_Wade_-_Episode_212.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Stuck in Overwhelm!” with Francis Wade

Author Francis Wade talks about developing the skill of automatically capturing the time demands we create for ourselves. Francis says the best in class behavior - what the real productive people do - is immediately capture the new time demand theyve created in order to ease the pressure on themselves and avoid being stuck in overwhelm.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Francis_Wade_-_Episode_211.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

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