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.
“Ways to Instantly Boost Your Productivity” with Angela Proffitt

Angela Proffitt talks about the strategies she uses in her business to boost productivity and lower stress. She talks about the importance of using technology as a tool to reduce paperwork overload, and how backing your files up is a key to being sure you are always prepared.

Direct download: Episode_528_-_Angela_Proffitt.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

The Secret to ALWAYS Communicating Effectively with Angela Proffitt

Angela Proffitt talks about establishing a communication strategy to separate yourself from the competition. When you determine the personality of your team and the personality of each client, you can better match clients with someone who will relate and communicate with them more effectively. This requires you to pre-qualify and analyze each client, then match them with the ideal member of your team to maximize the effectiveness of your communications.

Direct download: Episode_527_-_Angela_Proffitt.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:00pm CDT

“Three Ways to Improve Communication Before Saying a Word” with Angela Proffitt

Angela Proffitt talks about 3 ways to improve communication before saying a word. Reframing is the most important take away; understanding how to customize your message for each client type is imperative to success.

Direct download: Episode_526_-_Angela_Proffitt.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

“A Plan for Living” with Michael Weinberger

Michael Weinberger was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 17 and for many years lived with instability, out of control emotions and upheaval as a result of his condition. Through medication, therapy and his own desire, he put his life back on track using the strategies he has now built into his app, “A Plan for Living.”

On this episode, Dave recaps his conversations from episodes 521-524 with mindfulness expert Michael Weinberger and his new app, “A Plan for Living.”

Direct download: Episode_525_-_Michael_Weinberger.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

“Thriving With Mental Illness” with Michael Weinberger

Michael Weinberger talks about his battle and journey with mental illness. Michael was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 17 and for many years lived with instability, out of control emotions and upheaval as a result of his condition. Through medication, therapy and his own desire, he put his life back on track using the strategies he has now built into his app, “A Plan for Living.”

On this episode, Michael has great advice for entrepreneurs or anyone who is trying to live a productive, meaningful life while also trying to navigate the challenges of depression, bipolar disorder or other mental conditions.

Direct download: Episode_524_-_Michael_Weinberger.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

“The Importance of Mindfulness” with Michael Weinberger

Michael Weinberger talks about the third element of what he calls “the big three” of our emotional health: mindfulness. Mindfulness is connecting my thoughts, my feelings, and my body to bring me into the present moment. So literally it’s as simple as slowing your mind down and being able to be present. Mindfulness is also about creating distance between the time I have a thought and the time I react to it.

Direct download: Episode_523_-_Michael_Weinberger.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

“The Peace of Spirituality” with Michael Weinberger

Michael Weinberger talks about the second of what he calls “the big three” of our emotional health: spirituality. Spirituality is anything that occurs in the universe that you can’t possibly explain or understand. Some things happen around us, and we don’t know why or how they happen, but they happen for a reason. And spirituality is to let go of those things and trust God to take over the things over which I have no control.

Direct download: Episode_522_-_Michael_Weinberger.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

“The Power of Gratitude” with Michael Weinberger

Michael Weinberger was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 17 and for many years lived with instability, out of control emotions and upheaval as a result of his condition. Through therapy and his own desire, he put his life back on track using the strategies he has now built into his app, “A Plan for Living.”

On this episode, Michael talks about gratitude and its impact on our psyche. Gratitude is appreciating and gaining perspective for what you have. When you spend time looking around and being grateful for seeing the sky or just waking up that day, starting with gratitude helps reframe how you interact with your day.

Direct download: Episode_521_-_Michael_Weinberger.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 10:00am CDT

“How to Lose Your Emotional Obesity” with Laura Coe

Our culture is emotionally obese. 

We are unhappy, we are unfulfilled, we are resentful, and we harbor the emotional issues - from childhood till now - that keep us from achieving our dreams. Whether we know it or not.

From selling her multi-million dollar business to the Fortune 500 to writing her latest book, it's been a journey for Laura Coe. Now she’s here to tell us her story and why we need to address our issues if we ever have a shot at regaining agency over our lives again.

On today’s episode, Dave recaps episodes 516-519 where Healthcare Entrepreneur Laura Coe talks about her book, “Emotional Obesity: A Philosophical Guide to Lighten Your Life.”

Direct download: Episode_520_Laura_Coe.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

“Workouts for Your Emotional Health” with Laura Coe

Laura Coe says "Workouts for Your Wellbeing" are the key to staying in great emotional shape. And take heart, there’s no physical sweating required. We all have problems in our lives that we’d like to fix. But the first step to addressing those issues, as hard as they are to admit, is to get a realistic assessment of where the pain points are. You are not alone with the crazy thoughts in your head. Getting emotionally healthy is the most meaningful and worthwhile exercise you can do because you’ll live a life that is authentic.

Direct download: Episode_519_Laura_Coe.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:00am CDT