Productivity Straight Talk | How To Improve Personal Productivity & Time 
Management To Maximize Profits For Entrepreneurs

Productivity Straight Talk | How To Improve Personal Productivity & Time Management To Maximize Profits For Entrepreneurs

It is a growing epidemic that entrepreneurs are overwhelmed, out of time, and unable to tackle their daily demands. Sound like you? Do you dream of growing your business but are unsure what next step to take? If you’re an entrepreneur who wants to reduce your stress and take consistent, massive, focused action in business and life, this podcast is for you! In this weekly show, Amber De La Garza, The Productivity Specialist gives you the straight talk on what it takes to be productive and grow your business. In addition to dishing out her own favorite productivity tips, tools, tech, and anecdotes, Amber interviews experts and entrepreneurs just like you about their top productivity techniques, productivity challenges, and how they overcame them to take their business to new levels. Amber is a sought-after coach, trainer, and speaker for entrepreneurs who are eager to excel in business. She is passionate, direct and sometimes a little sarcastic but always gives you the Productivity Straight Talk you need to succeed!... Show More

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In this episode, I sit down with lawyer and shareholder with the Nevada based law firm Holley, Driggs and the founder of the Center for Conscious Business Law, Glenn Meier. Glenn displays insight and perspective on how your business can transcend the sum of its parts by using tools to successfully navigate workplace conflict and having a great organizational structure. He offers tips on creating rules for conflict that will help... Read more

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I discuss how your self-limiting thoughts are holding you back from success and suggest ways you can challenge your thinking and reframe it with questions so there will be nothing holding you back from making monumental moves in your business.

What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

✔️ How To Identify Self-Limiting Statements

✔️ Ways To Use Questions To Reframe Negative Affirmations

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I sit down with self-proclaimed master bitmoji maker and the owner of Life Unscripted Counseling, Anna Osborn. She dismantles some myths around therapy for entrepreneurs, gets to the bottom of why having conversations about your business with your partner can be so frustrating, and offers real advice for transforming those tough conversations into healthy, productive ones where you leave feel heard and supported.

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September 19, 2019 4 min

Easily reclaim 5 hours each and every week, so you never have to say “I wish I had more time” again!

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  •   Debunk the 6 common productivity myths that have kept you and other business owners on a constant hamster wheel of overwhelm despite the number of apps, lists, calendars, planners, and trainings you've tried in the past
  •   Easily create an envi... Read more

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  • The goal of this super #straighttalk episode is for you to realize how productivity has such a bigger impact on your business and life than you could ever have imagined. I get to the bottom of why I am so incredibly fired up about productivity and why you should be, too!

    What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

    ✔️ Why Being Productive Has Little To Do With Apps, Planners, And Task Lists

    ✔️ What... Read more

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    I sit down with Studio Design Consultant, Owner of Emerald City Productions, and my Podcast Producer, Danny Ozment. We discuss how to make podcasting a powerful marketing tool for your business, how you can use it to build trust with your listeners, and what podcasting has the ability to do for your business and bottom line. We also dish out numerous tips for getting the most of your podcast, making it profitable, and making pro... Read more

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    I unpack the relationship between productivity and profitability, introduce the three “buckets” you need to invest your time in in order to be profitable, and discuss the big problem with living in the “other bucket.” 

    I also divulge why the proverb “Time is money” is not exactly true, the effects of failing to protect your mindset, and ways I keep my business in check for profitability that if implemented, could have a h... Read more

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    I lay out how many great opportunities are really just distractions in disguise. I name the main ones to watch out for and address ways to stop falling prey to such distractions, so you can stay focused on what really matters.

    I also discuss what you should be doing with your ideas, which opportunities to go after full-throttle, the next step to take when you’re not getting anticipated traction, and the best ways to grace... Read more

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    I introduce a strategy I use every week like clockwork to clear my task list so I can have more focused time to invest in my highest value activities.

    I dive deep into how you can keep low-value tasks from inundating you and running your week, discuss the immediate, positive effects of completing your weekly Rapid Fire Power Hour, and walk through the three questions to ask to determine which tasks should be completed dur... Read more

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    I walk you through the 5 Daily Planning Pavers that will help you pave your way to a successful day every day. I touch upon why your well-intentioned plans might not be coming to fruition, what happens when you let your day depend on your feelings, and how I utilize mind sweeping and triggers to aid in my daily review.

    I hope you’ll enjoy my episode on the 5 Daily Planning Pavers and encourage you to start planning each o... Read more

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    I dive deep into a) how to find, select, and execute on a contact relationship management (CRM) program if you don’t have one and b) how to clean up and fully utilize your CRM if you do. Why? So you can make your database profitable by drumming up business for you.

    What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

    ✔️ The Benefits Of A Contact Management Database

    ✔️ How To Select The Best One For Your Bu... Read more

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    I sit down with Jamie Lieberman, the Owner & Founder of Hashtag Legal. A trailblazer of virtual law and having 15 years’ experience as a lawyer, Jamie knows a thing or two about negotiating. We discuss smart strategies to bring your A game to the negotiating table and walk away with what you wanted.

    What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

    ✔️ What You Need To Do Before Any Negotiation      

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    I explore the connection between the small choices you make and the results you see in your business. I go on to guide you through numerous ways to cultivate self-discipline so you can make all that time and labor you put into your business generate greater revenue.

    What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

    ✔️ What Being Self-Disciplined Entails

    ✔️ How It Affects Your Productivity And Overall Su... Read more

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    I sit down with Mary Baird-Wilcock who runs a team of virtual assistants from three countries as a division of her event management business. We discuss best practices for finding and hiring reliable and competent virtual assistants who will help up-level your business.

    What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

    ✔️ What To Outsource To Your V.A.s

    ✔️ Why You Need To See Your V.A.s As Partners, Not... Read more

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    Too many entrepreneurs over-complicate, over-organize, and over-create in their business which creates overwhelm and decreases efficiency. I discuss a few ways you should keep it stupid simple so you can run your business with a clearer head, feel less overwhelmed, and be productive.

    What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

    ✔️ Where You Might Be Stumbling When It Comes To Your Systems

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    I sit down with Facebook ad and Instagram strategist Brandi Mowles for an entrepreneurial case study in which we get a behind-the-scenes look at the innerworkings of her successful business. While only a year into being a business owner, Brandi is consistently having $10,000 months and helping her clients do the same. Her secret? Keeping her blinders on and going where the money is.

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    Completely overhaul your productivity during a full-day hybrid of private coaching & training followed by monthly coaching sessions with me to overcome your challenges and accelerate your success! Listen to find out more or let's get started! Schedule your VIP Accelerator today at http://TheProductvitySpecialist.com/VIP

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    June 24, 2019 34 min

    I encourage you to acknowledge we’re halfway through 2019 and you may not be on track to hit your goals this year. I lead you through the decision-making process of what to do next – whether that’s recommit to your goals, recreate your strategy, and refocus your efforts or reset your goals and create a strategy to attain them.

    What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

    ✔️ The Goals You Should Doubledown... Read more

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    I sit down with real estate broker Shelley Tappin for a one-on-one strategy session. We work through Shelley’s tendency to continue tweaking and tweaking projects which stalls them from generating revenue and prevents her from marking tasks off her growing to-do list.

    What You’ll Discover In This Episode:

    ✔️ The Downsides Of Tweaking

    ✔️ How To Know When Good, Is Good Enough

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    This episode is totally atypical as I step outside my comfort zone and move to the other side of the mic for an in-depth interview with my assistant Krystle. She asks personal questions about my upbringing, my college years, my family life, and strives to get to the bottom of who I really am. It’s an all access pass behind the curtains of my life and I was nervous! I was also really glad with how it turned out.

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