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.
“Become an INFLUENCER” with Kerry Patterson

At it’s most basic level, leadership is about creating change. It’s about having the influence to move everyone in the same direction toward the same goal. Learn how in this recap of episodes 251-254, where guest Kerry Patterson shared insights from his book, “Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change.”

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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CST

“Building an Environment for Success” with Kerry Patterson

Author Kerry Patterson talks about how to foster and maximize a pleasant and effective working environment within your company, organization, or small group. Kerry says that form follows function. Change their space by identifying what you are trying to achieve, and then look at the design that will get you there.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CST

“Build a Culture of Motivation” with Kerry Patterson

Author Kerry Patterson teaches us how to use social motivation to create change within our organization. Kerry talks about the social interactions present in every team, and how leaders among the tribe can lead toward more engagement and motivation or less. He teaches leaders to make sure those leaders are motivating and providing encouragement.

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“Help Them Do What They Can’t” with Kerry Patterson

Author Kerry Patterson teaches us how and why we must train employees based on their personal ability. Kerry says that really good leaders are good coaches. Good coaches identify the specific behaviors the employee needs to enact, they break them into small parts and have people practice those parts. They then give them feedback that helps them achieve those standards, and they prepare them for setbacks.

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“Help Them Love What They Hate” with Kerry Patterson

Author Kerry Patterson talks about mastering the skill of personal motivation of each person in your company. When you become a successful influencer in your business, it results in satisfied and productive employees. Kerry says that the single best predictor of your job as a supervisor is frequency of interaction. Sit down and talk to your employees.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CST

“Take the Big Leap” with Gay Hendricks

Author Gay Hendricks wants to see you break through your upper limit problem and continually live in your zone of genius. In this recap of episodes 246-249 Gay will show you how with tips from his book,The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level

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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CST

“Ten Minutes For Your Genius” with Gay Hendricks

Author Gay Hendricks explains the importance of making that big leap into your zone of genius because thats where the big-time happiness and success live. He wants us all feeling a vibrant sense of well-being while we do what we love to do. His recommendation is to take ten minutes a day and devote it to living in our zone of genius.

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

“Living in Einstein Time” with Gay Hendricks

We often speak and believe as if we live as the victims of time, but author Gay Hendricks says the truth is we have the power to master time. Gay teaches us to quit using time as the sledgehammer we use to beat on ourselves and instead be the master of time. Say, Im going to make the time I need to do the things I most want to do.Thats the attitude that turns every moment of life into pure magic. Thats living in Einstein Time.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Gay_Hendricks_-_Episode_248.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“The Zone Of Genius” with Gay Hendricks

Gay Hendricks talks about how to successfully make a breakthrough to your "Zone Of Genius," and stay there. Every human being has a birthright to find the place where they can spend their days and nights doing the things that are most satisfying, and make the biggest contribution to the world around them. That's your zone of genius.

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“The Upper Limit Problem” with Gay Hendricks

Author Gay Hendricks talks about something he calls the upper limit problem.Its like a thermostat that cools us down when we think we are experiencing more than we need or deserve in a certain area of our lives. It causes us to sabotage the success we are currently enjoying in our finances, family, or health. Gay teaches us how to notice when we bump against our upper limit, and make sure we are not sabotaging ourselves in any of those three areas.

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

“Cage The Tiger of Stress” with Dr. Pete Sulack

Stress is the silent but dangerous enemy of our modern lives. Many of our physical, relationship, and emotional problems have stress as their root cause. Dr. Pete Sulack says its time to start treating the disease instead of the symptoms. He gives great tips and strategies from his book, Unhealthy Anonymous: Exposing the Greatest Threat to Your Health and Happinesson this recap of episodes 241-244.

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

“More Balance, Less Stress” with Dr. Pete Sulack

Dr. Pete Sulack talks about strategies to start your day well balanced. When we live margin-less lives, we set ourselves up for failure. Dr. Sulack's strategy is to begin to set up boundaries with your relationships, your work, and with the foods you eat. Planning accordingly in advance will go a long way in helping you have a balanced life.  And its important to have balance so that our body can recover from the stresses of our lives.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Dr._Pete_Sulack_-_Episode_244.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Work Your Stress Away” with Dr. Pete Sulack

Dr. Pete Sulack teaches us how starting your day well-toned can help us overcome the effects of stress. When we live sedentary lifestyles, it puts our body into a stress response. But when were active it will stimulate the brain and cage the tiger of stress. Dr. Sulack encourages incorporating a little bit of exercise each day because exercise releases a chemical that stops the stress response and makes you feel better.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Dr._Pete_Sulack_-_Episode_243.mp3
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“Eat Your Stress Away” with Dr. Pete Sulack

Dr. Pete Sulack talks about how to start your day well fed. What we may not realize is that the quality of food we put into our body is one of the greatest deterrents to our health because it causes a stress response. Dr. Sulack's tip is to start adding some good healthy things to your diet. It will help create momentum and create a noticeable difference in your stress level.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Dr._Pete_Sulack_-_Episode_242.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Put Your Stress To Sleep” with Dr. Pete Sulack

Dr. Pete Sulack shares some tips about overcoming stress by starting your day well rested. When you sleep at night melatonin is released by your brain, which allows you to get into a deep sleep. It is in that deep sleep our body can recover from stress, heal, and grow, and so its very important that we get proper sleep every night.

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

“Getting Things Done” with David Allen

Bestselling author David Allen is the architect of the Getting Things Done method of productivity. For over 25 years he has taught everyone from executives to college students how to use his system to be fully engaged in their daily lives and reduce stress. In this recap of episodes 236-239 of the 1 Simple Thing podcast, David walks us through the five steps of his GTD system.

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

“Simply Getting It Done” with David Allen

Bestselling author David Allen talks about the final step in his Getting Things Done system, which is to Engagesimply do. Youre always going to be doing something (even doing nothing, is doing something) and David teaches us to make sure you feel comfortable about what youre doing.Thats really the whole point of the whole GTD methodology, become organized and focused so that you can be present with wherever you are, because thats your optimal state.

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

“Intentional Review & Reflection” with David Allen

Bestselling author David Allen talks about the fourth step in his Getting Things Done strategy, which is to Reflectreview frequently. Life changes, it changes fast, and your system can get out of date pretty quickly. David teaches us how to develop a weekly habit of reflection time. He suggests backing up slightly from your daily operational grind and taking a look from a little higher perspective what your system has been. Its from that perspective you can make sure it is current and cleaned up, plus add anything new so you can start fresh each week.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_David_Allen_-_Episode_238.mp3
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“Organize--put it where it belongs” with David Allen

Bestselling author David Allen talks about the third step in his Getting Things Done system, which is to Organizeput it where it belongs. Once you determine what something means and what you are going to do about it, you need to park reminders in strategic places, such as regular notepads or apps. Those reminders will organize your master list into clearly defined steps to achieving your desired experiences or outcomes.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_David_Allen_-_Episode_237.mp3
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“Peace of Mind Productivity” with David Allen

Author David Allen stops by to talk about the productivity principles contained in his classic book, Getting Things Done.The first steps are to capture & clarify, which is the process of getting your list out of your head and organized. David shares the big key to getting things done: defining what doinglooks like, what donemeans, and where it happens.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_David_Allen_-_Episode_236.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

“Becoming a Game Changer” with Robert Stover

As a leader, a game-changer, your mind is your most valuable asset. Your vision, your decisions, your insights, and your strategy send ripples of change throughout your business, your life and your world. Just as a simple lever can instantly multiply your strength by ten times, thought-levers can instantly multiply the power of your thinking. And ultimately you can multiply your results by 75%, 150%, 300% and more. In this recap of episodes 231-235, Robert Stover shares key principles in becoming a Game Changer.

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“Your Ideas Need a HERO” with Robert Stover

Author Robert Stover says if you have ideas in life its going to be risky. You dont know if theyre going to work or not. But if you dont passionately fight for why it will work, or accept the first brush aside comment like, that wont work,then youre never going to change the game. So you have to dig in and fight for it.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Robert_Stover_-_Episode_234.mp3
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“The MOST Powerful Source of Levers” with Robert Stover

Robert Stover talks about why advisers are the most powerful source of hidden leverage. Why? Because we don’t know what we don’t know. And if you don’t know what you don’t know then where are you going to find it? There’s one answer, and that’s advisers.

Direct download: 1_Simple_Thing_-_Robert_Stover_-_Episode_233.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CST

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