Modern Mentor

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Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.

Episode Date
632 - How to Succeed as an Introvert at Work
00:08:51
Surprise! Working from home hasn't been easier on introverts. Here are some tips to boost your comfort, confidence, and success, even if you're "the quiet one." Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/succeed-introvert-work https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Jan 18, 2021
631 - How to Explain a Gap in Your Résumé
00:08:17
Worried that a gap in employment will hold you back in your job search? No way! Here's how to turn that résumé gap into a compelling part of your story that makes you uniquely qualified. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-explain-a-gap-in-your-resume https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Jan 11, 2021
630 - The 2021 Career Wisdom You Need from Ruth Bader Ginsburg
00:08:52
Ruth Bader Ginsburg left behind a legacy of wisdom that feels more relevant in 2021 than ever. Here are a few lessons we should all carry into the new year. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/lessons-ruth-bader-ginsburg https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Jan 04, 2021
629 - How to Make a Great Impression in a Virtual Interview
00:08:28
Are you thinking that a pandemic is no time to start a job search? Think again! Here's how to show up as the must-have candidate in a virtual interview! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/virtual-interview https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Dec 28, 2020
628 - How to Be Confident, Not Arrogant
00:07:59
The struggle to exude confidence at work is real, but sometimes the quest for confidence slides into arrogance. Rachel shares her own hard-earned lessons with four tips to help you project confidence without being a jerk. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-confidence-not-arrogance https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Dec 21, 2020
627 - How to Become Open to Change
00:08:52
The urge to stay in your comfort zone is perfectly normal. But being ready to roll with change has also become a business-critical skill. Here are five easier-than-you-think strategies to help you embrace the unknown. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-become-open-to-change https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Dec 14, 2020
626 - How to Make Professional Resolutions You'll Actually Keep
00:09:40
About 80% of New Year's resolutions fail, including the ones we make about our work lives. That's because most of us approach them all wrong. Here's the right way to make professional resolutions for 2021 that you can actually stick to ... and celebrate! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/set-professional-resolutions-2021 https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Dec 07, 2020
625 - How to Run a Virtual Brainstorm that Actually Works
00:09:03
Are you thinking that brainstorming just won't work in a virtual world? Think again! Here's how to prepare and run a brainstorm that inspires a flood of creative ideas. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/run-a-brainstorm-in-a-virtual-world https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Nov 30, 2020
624 - Being a Giver Is the Secret to Getting Ahead
00:09:51
Givers have got an edge! Research shows that some of the most successful people are also generous with their time, wisdom, and insight. Here's why being a giver at work gives you a competitive advantage, along with some strategies to help you wisely distribute your gifts. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/be-a-giver-to-get-ahead https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Nov 23, 2020
623 - Prepare Yourself for the Future of Work
00:24:02
In 2020, a global pandemic and a powerful social justice movement have brought the future of work hurtling toward us. We talked to Vice President of People and Communities at Cisco Systems, Elaine Mason, about what to expect and how to prepare for professional success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/prepare-yourself-for-the-future-of-work https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Nov 16, 2020
622 - Why Vulnerability Is a Misunderstood Professional Superpower
00:10:43
No matter how much you may want to, you can't be amazing at everything. Enter the most misunderstood workplace superpower around—vulnerability. Here's how to use it to propel yourself to personal and professional success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/vulnerability https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Nov 09, 2020
621 - How to Use The Five Apology Languages
00:08:37
A disingenuous apology is worse than none at all. When you make a mistake, the five apology languages can help you step up and own it with grace. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/5-apology-languages https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Nov 02, 2020
620 - Can Your Craft Become Your Livelihood? A Conversation with Grant Ginder
00:15:11
Many of us believe (or we've been told by well-meaning others) that our creative passions aren't the stuff careers are made of. Novelist Grant Ginder says that's wrong. The road to turning your creative loves into a career may be a winding path, but it's a path nonetheless. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/writing-creative-career-grant-ginder https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Oct 26, 2020
619 - Creative Talents Languishing at Your Job? Be an Intrapreneur
00:09:41
If you love to create and innovate, and you also love the comfort and security of working for a company, then it's time to consider Intrapreneurship, the perfect blend of both worlds! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-be-an-intrapreneur https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Oct 19, 2020
618 - How to Get Referrals and Fuel Your Success
00:09:03
Whether you're looking to grow clients or get promoted at work, a referral can be your most powerful path to success. But how do you get people motivated to refer you? Here's your simple roadmap to building a referral network that works for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/get-referrals https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Oct 12, 2020
617 - How to End 2020 with a Bang, Not a Whimper
00:09:04
2020 hasn't been the year you planned for. But with one quarter of the year remaining, this is the perfect time to reflect on and learn from what's transpired so far, and to create a plan for closing out this year with a bang. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/how-to-successfully-close-out-2020 https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Oct 05, 2020
616 - A Fresh Approach to Managing Burnout
00:27:31
Burnout is more than just a feeling—untamed, it can pose a real medical risk. Dr. Greg Hammer, an intensive care physician, Stanford University professor, and author of the book GAIN Without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Medical Professionals, shares his simple, medically-backed framework for conquering burnout and finding your healthier, happier place. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/managing-burnout-GAIN https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Sep 28, 2020
615 - 5 Steps to Kick Imposter Syndrome to the Curb
00:11:55
I'm not good enough. I'm not ready for this. I've got everyone fooled into thinking I'm competent. That nasty inner critic some of us have? It's imposter syndrome. Here's how to show it the door and make your dreams a reality. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/beat-imposter-syndrome https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Sep 21, 2020
614 - How to Defend Yourself Without Being Defensive
00:11:22
Being wrongly accused of something at work feels awful. Your instinct is to defend yourself, but you don't want to be perceived as defensive. Follow this road map for mounting a mature, professional, and effective defense. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/defend-yourself https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Sep 14, 2020
613 - How to Have a Conversation with Your Critical Boss
00:10:27
An overly critical boss can turn your dream job into your worst nightmare. But whatever your career path, you deserve to feel safe, respected, and valued at work. Learn what you can do to turn a bad boss situation around. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-manage-a-critical-boss https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Sep 07, 2020
612 - Don’t Label Me: A Conversation on Diversity, Humanity, and the Workplace
00:33:28
Conversations about diversity are essential, but engaging in them can be confusing and intimidating. Irshad Manji, the author of "Don't Label Me," shares tips for participating in a meaningful dialogue. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/talk-diversity-workplace https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Aug 31, 2020
611 - How to Check Out Other Careers without Losing the One You've Got
00:09:01
You're bored. Uninspired. Stuck. You can't walk away from your job, but you need a change. Give these low-risk alternatives a try and explore a new career. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/explore-alternative-career https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Aug 24, 2020
610 - How Can You (and Your Workplace) Embrace Intentional Integrity
00:18:58
Everyone talks about having integrity, both individually and at the company level. But what does it mean to act with integrity? How can we be more intentional about it? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/intentional-integrity-rob-chestnut https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Aug 17, 2020
609 - How to Give a Remote Presentation with Confidence
00:09:30
If public speaking makes you nervous, the uncertainty of presenting remotely can be a real recipe for cold sweats. Use these strategies to prepare and present with confidence. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/remote-presentation-confidence https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Aug 10, 2020
608 - How to Manage Meeting Overload with Style
00:08:05
Meetings are part of doing business, but if you're not careful, they can take over your professional life. These meeting strategies will keep you from getting overwhelmed. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/manage-meeting-overload https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Aug 03, 2020
607 - How to Build a Secret Circle of Mentors
00:08:42
A mentor can be a huge advantage on your journey to career success but finding and maintaining mentor relationships can mean a lot of work and pressure. Building a secret circle of mentors is an amazing way to find coaching and support without ever having to ask for it. Here's who to look for and how to make it happen. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/build-a-secret-circle-of-mentors https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
Jul 27, 2020
606 - How to Pull Out of a Work Slump
00:08:58
Experiencing highs and lows at work is totally normal. But a low that's too low and long-lasting may just be a slump. You don't want to ignore a slump—you want to climb out. Here's how I climbed out of mine. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/work-slump https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Jul 20, 2020
605 - Fire Up Your Personal Brand: An Interview with Dorie Clark
00:30:14
You can work hard and still not be successful. The key to catapulting forward in your career is standing out and harnessing your unique expertise. Personal branding expert Dorie Clark offers inspiration and simple tips to help you create big wins at work. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/personal-brand-dorie-clark https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Jul 13, 2020
604 - You Need a Career Development Plan
00:08:49
You can't navigate your way to career success without first plotting a course. This career development plan strategy will help you figure out where you want to go and exactly how to get there. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/career-development-plan https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Jul 06, 2020
603 - Digital Detox—The Key to Unplugging from Work on Vacation
00:09:00
Your Summer 2020 getaway plans may be canceled, but that doesn't mean you don't need a break. A true digital detox benefits your energy, creativity, and productivity. Here's how to unplug strategically so you're not overwhelmed when you get back to work. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/digital-detox https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Jun 29, 2020
602 - How to Use LinkedIn to Be a Rockstar at Work
00:08:54
LinkedIn can so much more than a virtual Rolodex. Find cutting-edge insights, test ideas, be a brand ambassador, and claim your rockstar status. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter, and get even more tips on LinkedIn. Links: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/linkedin-rockstar https://quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast
Jun 22, 2020
601 - Listen Up! Not Listening Is Holding Your Career Back
00:29:38
The ability to listen isn't just an admirable trait; it's essential to your career. And according to author Kate Murphy, author of "You're Not Listening," we're all pretty bad at it. Here's how to do better. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/not-listening-holding-career-back https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Jun 15, 2020
600 - How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Failed”
00:07:26
"Tell me about a time you failed" is no one's favorite interview question. Understanding what the interviewer is really asking, choosing the perfect example, and having a template will set you up for success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/how-answer-time-you-failed https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Jun 08, 2020
599 - Bullet Journaling—My Secret to Productivity, Creativity, and Balance
00:08:46
When I was stressed and overwhelmed, I discovered Bullet Journaling and it changed everything. Here's how I use my Bullet Journal to stay on track and achieve my goals. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/bullet-journaling https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
May 31, 2020
598 - Productive, Happy, Focused—How Small Habits Bring Big Success
00:26:06
Can small habit changes really lead to a more productive, focused, and happy life? They can! Author and podcaster Jeff Sanders's shares his secrets to forming habits that lead to success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/small-habits-big-success https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
May 25, 2020
597 - Everything's Changed—Is It Time to Reset Your Goals?
00:08:16
Goal-setting doesn't typically happen in May. But as the world has changed, so have your priorities. Here's how to revisit your goals and decide where to stick, pivot, or renegotiate to keep you inspired and motivated. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/reset-goals https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
May 18, 2020
596 - You Can Land that Dream Entry-Level Job—Yes, Even Now
00:25:02
If you just got your degree or just entered the job market, the landscape right now looks frightening. Take heart! Your dream job is out there; you just have to know how to chase it down. #ENTRYLEVELBOSS author Alexa Shoen shares strategies for success.
May 11, 2020
595 - Manage Burnout at Work with These Simple Strategies
00:09:15
You're juggling your professional and family life, taking up slack for absent colleagues, and worrying about your job security. It's a lot. But you've got this. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/manage-burnout-strategies https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
May 04, 2020
594 - How to Think Positive to Be More Productive
00:08:47
In times of crisis, negative thoughts lurk around every corner. Use these techniques to rediscover your optimism and bump up your productivity. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Modern Mentor! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/think-positive-productivity https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/modern-mentor-15676
Apr 27, 2020
593 - How to Be a Leader During a Crisis
00:07:49
Whether you're leading a team, family, community, or just yourself, leadership is complicated in a moment of crisis. These simple strategies can help you support yourself and those relying on you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Modern Mentor! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/lead-during-crisis https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/modern-mentor-15676
Apr 20, 2020
592 - Pause and Reflect—Now Is the Time to Take Stock of Your Career
00:07:38
If an unexpected career pause has taken you by surprise, here's how to use the time to take a breath, assess your career, and set yourself up for success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/take-stock https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Apr 13, 2020
591 - Struggling to Manage Anxiety and Work? Give Yourself a Break
00:09:00
When you're anxious and afraid, getting work done is hard. Give yourself a break, find your purpose, and make it through your work life in this "new normal" with this sage advice. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/anxiety-work https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Apr 06, 2020
590 - 5 Thoughtful Ways to Build Relationships Virtually
00:08:15
When you can't forge in-person relationships, connecting virtually can be a powerful tool. Here are powerful tips to make it work for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/build-relationships-virtually https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Mar 30, 2020
589 - How to Communicate Successfully When Working Remotely
00:09:27
Many of us suddenly find ourselves working from home—a familiar landscape with some unfamiliar work-life problems. Here's how to get your message across effectively even when you're working in your pajamas. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/communicate-remotely https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Mar 23, 2020
588 - How to Be More Resilient at Work
00:08:59
Resilience means being able to recover from setbacks, adapt to change, and keep on rolling. That's great, but ... how do you do it? Modern Mentor explains. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/more-resilient https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Mar 16, 2020
587 - Can You Still Be Successful If You Don't Want a Promotion?
00:09:12
Congratulations—you're awesome! Your company wants to promote you. But what happens when what you want is to stay exactly where you are? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/successful-not-promoted https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Mar 09, 2020
586 - 4 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Creativity and Be More Productive
00:08:29
Sometimes, productivity is about being creative enough to bring big projects to the finish line. These creativity tips will help you make that happen!  Read the transcript of this episode.  Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links below:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/boost-creativity https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe
Mar 02, 2020
585 - How Listening Makes You Smarter, Faster, Better
00:08:22
Listening effectively is one of the hardest things to do. But investing in it pays off. Learn how it makes you smarter, faster, and better at your job.  Read the transcript here. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows at QuickandDirtyTips.com. Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook.
Feb 24, 2020
584 - How to Love Your Job Even When It Isn't Perfect
00:09:29
Not every job is a perfect fit, but that doesn't mean you can't love the one you're with. Your job can be a whole lot more than just a means to a paycheck. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/love-your-job | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Feb 17, 2020
583 - Leadership is Everyone—Jocko Willink on Owning Your Success
00:22:27
Your career is what you make of it. Retired Navy SEAL and Leadership expert Jocko Willink shows us how lessons learned on the battlefield can help us achieve success at work. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/jocko-willink-interview | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
Feb 10, 2020
582 - The Awesome Power of "No"
00:09:45
Saying "no" is actually makes you more successful at work. These essential strategies will help you set workplace boundaries with grace. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/boundaries-work | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/ModernMentor
Feb 03, 2020
Get-it-Done Guy is now Modern Mentor!
00:02:31
With a new host, a new look, and an exciting direction focused on productivity, problem-solving, communication, leadership, and so much more ... Get-It-Done Guy has become Modern Mentor! 
Feb 03, 2020
581 - How to Increase Your Productivity by Managing Your Energy
00:09:20
Running all-out all the time is the sure path to burnout. Productivity happens when you know how to use your energy wisely. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/productivity-manage-energy | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy
Jan 27, 2020
580 - How to Make Idea Curation Your Workplace Superpower
00:09:38
Great ideas are everywhere. You can become a hero by curating the best of them instead of reinventing a perfectly good wheel. Here are three ways to get started. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/idea-curating | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy
Jan 20, 2020
579 - How To Self-Promote at Work Without Feeling Icky
00:08:03
Self-promotion can feel awkward and sleazy, but it doesn't have to! Here are five ways to toot your own horn without raising your colleagues' eyebrows. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/self-promote | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtgetitdoneguy
Jan 13, 2020
578 - How to Be Productive when the Organization Isn't
00:12:45
What do you do when your personal productivity is high but the company you work for is dragging its feet? Anything but nothing. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/organizational-productivity | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy
Jan 06, 2020
577 - Top Tips from My Time as Get-It-Done Guy
00:08:42
As Stever Robbins draws his time as Get-It-Done Guy to a close, he recounts his favorite tips from 12 years as host of the Get-it-Done Guy podcast. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/top-tips-get-it-done-guy | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy
Dec 30, 2019
576 - 9 Pro Secrets to Perfect Podcasting
00:24:16
What do you get when you put two award-winning podcasters with nearly a quarter-century of combined experience together for an interview? Nine pro tips for making your podcast sensational. TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/podcasting-secrets | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 23, 2019
473 - How to Measure Progress and Achieve Goals
00:07:32
Measuring progress is second nature to most people. But it's not second nature to measure progress well, which can lead to some real misjudgments. Put more thought into your progress checks, to make them a consistent source of good. TRANSCRIPT: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-measure-progress-achieve-goals | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 16, 2019
575 - How to Memorize Anything with Ultimate Memory Magic
00:31:54
Author of the book Ultimate Memory Magic, Jim Karol, teaches us how to use and strengthen our memory so we can remember anything! TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/memorize-anything-jim-karol | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 09, 2019
476 - 'Growth Mindset' Tips to Boost Your Performance
00:07:39
Viewing traits as innate make coping with failure and success much harder. With a "growth mindset" you learn more, persist more, and overcome obstacles. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/growth-mindset-vs-fixed-mindset| Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 02, 2019
574 - How to Find Anything On Google
00:08:22
With advanced search engine techniques, you can find relevant results that get just the information you want, while filtering out the noise. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/find-anything-Google Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 25, 2019
573 - How to Measure What Matters On the Job
00:07:28
How to measure success is easy in some jobs, and very difficult in others. Here’s how to choose your performance indicators. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/measure-performance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 18, 2019
572 - How to Prioritize Your Tasks—One Little Question, Big Results
00:09:00
The Eisenhower Matrix is a tried-and-true way to prioritize your tasks. You can double its effectiveness by asking just one simple question! TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/secret-prioritize-tasks Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 11, 2019
495 - How to Tame Your Distractible Mind
00:07:46
Do you know how to focus when distractions are constantly competing for your attention? It starts by simply picking up a pencil. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-tame-your-distractible-mind Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 04, 2019
571 - Manage Complex Projects and Connections with This Simple System
00:08:47
Managing complex projects with many people and connections? Here's a simple note-taking system to help you take over the world. Probably. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/complex-project-note-system Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 28, 2019
570 - Prospect Like a Pro in 5 Easy Steps
00:08:57
In business and life, prospecting can be the key to your success. This simple system will take your prospecting to the next level. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/small-business/5-step-prospecting Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: https://quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 21, 2019
569 - The Art of Reading Minds with Henrik Fexeus
00:27:06
Henrik Fexeus, the author of The Art of Reading Minds, shares his techniques for developing social skills and using nonverbal communication. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/art-of-reading-minds Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 13, 2019
568 - 5 Simple Steps to Mastering a New Skill in 30 Days
00:07:41
Learn a new skill by developing a 30-day program of incremental, bite-sized progress. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/master-new-skill-30-days Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 07, 2019
567 - Five Essential Rules for Changing Careers
00:21:30
Changing careers is a leap of faith, but with a little preparation and groundwork, you're sure to stick the landing. Fast Company editors Kate Davis and Anisa Purbasari Horton share their advice in this week's episode. Read the show notes at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/changing-careers-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Sep 30, 2019
566 - How to Use Colored Pens to Organize Absolutely Everything
00:06:04
If you've got an eye for color, using erasable colored pens for note-taking might just change your life. Here's how to use them to organize all the things!   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/organize-colored-pens Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy  
Sep 23, 2019
565 - How to prepare to make great video
00:08:56
How do you prepare for a video shoot? Good preparation makes great video. Use this six-step pre-flight checklist so everything goes off without a hitch.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/prepare-video-shoot Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy  
Sep 16, 2019
564 - Use multiple schedules to keep your life under control
00:06:46
When the way you work changes depending on which phase of a project you’re in, design multiple templates to help you manage your time.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/multiple-schedules Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy  
Sep 09, 2019
563 - How to Write Faster with Successive Drafts
00:07:05
Don’t try to get everything down on paper at once. Use the development process itself to create the piece you’re writing.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/writing/boost-writing-speed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy  
Sep 03, 2019
562 - Use online nonverbal communication
00:08:12
Are your grammar, spelling, punctuation, and structure making a good impression online? How you say things is as important as what you say.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/good-impression-writing Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy  
Aug 26, 2019
561 - Use Michael Port’s Technique to Rock Your Persuasive Presentations
00:07:34
Getting your ideas across is simple: structure your pitch so it hits every base the audience expects. Here's how. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/persuasive-presentations/  Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Aug 19, 2019
560 How to Create and Use an Ideas File
00:07:43
Geniuses don’t have better ideas than you—probably—they just remember them better. Here’s how you can remember them, too, with an ideas file. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/ideas-file Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Aug 12, 2019
559 - How to Admit Your Mistakes and Take Responsibility
00:07:53
When you’ve screwed up, the quickest way to move on is to admit what went wrong and apologize. When you do it right, it can even boost your reputation.
Aug 05, 2019
503 - Want to Change Someone's Mind? Lead with Emotion
00:08:41
Convincing people and changing their minds begins by meeting them emotionally. Then and only then, can you begin to promote your agenda. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/want-to-change-someones-mind-lead-with-emotion Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jul 29, 2019
558 - Visualizing Will Help You Turn Dreams to Results
00:09:18
Wishing can't make things happen by magic, but it can make them happen by motivation. Gabrielle Oettingen’s WOOP method shows you how.
Jul 21, 2019
557 - How to Deal with People Who Are Late to Meetings
00:07:29
When someone is chronically late, don’t coddle them. Give them consequences, and shape their behavior so they don’t impact the rest of the team. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/people-late-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jul 15, 2019
556 - More Texting Tips for Better Communication
00:06:32
Texting isn't complicated ... and yet, it is. Here are some more texting tips from Get-It-Done Guy to help you do it even better.
Jul 08, 2019
555 - When Prospecting, Have a Strong Process in Place
00:09:06
Sometimes outreach is a numbers game. When it is, be systematic and you’ll find it easy to hit those numbers. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/ FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY On Facebook: facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy On Twitter: twitter.com/getitdoneguy
Jul 01, 2019
471 - How to Be Persuasive Using the Right Language Cues
00:09:06
Not everyone communicates the same way. If you want to move people to action, you need to reach them in a way they understand: Use both abstract thinking and concrete examples to persuade them the smart way. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-be-persuasive-using-the-right-language-cues Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 24, 2019
554 - 5 Steps to Deal With Being Overloaded at Work
00:08:59
There's no app or life hack that will let you fit 25 hours of work into a 24 hour day. Here's what to do when there's too much on your plate. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/deal-with-overloaded Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 10, 2019
553 - How to manage two projects at once
00:08:33
Trying to manage two teams at once can be a nightmare. With a little finesse, you can arrange your calendar, tasks, and notes to give each project the focus time it deserves. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/manage-two-projects Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 09, 2019
552 - 5 Effective Ways to Manage People's Strengths
00:08:18
Understanding your team’s strengths can help you mix and match a group of high-performers to achieve results far above what you could otherwise reach. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/manage-strengths Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 03, 2019
551 - Make the Most of Your Online Reading With a Learning Plan
00:07:55
Reading any interesting and informative article that crosses your path could be a huge waste of time. Focus your energies with a learning plan, instead.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/online-learning-plan Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy  
May 27, 2019
550 - Don't Micromanage: 6 Tips to Keep Your Team Happy
00:09:39
Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/micromanage-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy  
May 20, 2019
549 - Networking Tips for College Grads - Part 2
00:07:11
More tips on networking to build strong, lifelong relationships. Start now. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/networking/networking-tips-for-new-college-grads-part-2/ Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
May 13, 2019
548 - Networking Tips for College Grads - Part 1
00:09:20
Get-It-Done Guy has six must-have tips to get you started on building your professional network.
May 06, 2019
547 - Make Your Presentations Evergreen
00:07:46
Get-It-Done Guy explains how to make your presentations reusable from the start so you don't have to reinvent the wheel each time and save time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/make-your-presentations-evergreen Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 29, 2019
546 - How to Organize Reference Files
00:08:08
When you have years’ worth of files and bookmarks, you can organize them for quick reference using a mix of the cloud, shortcuts, folders, and sharing. Get-It-Done Guy has a simple way to unify your scattered files and bookmarks to create a comprehensive reference system. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-organize-reference-files Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 22, 2019
545 - Free to Focus: An Interview with Michael Hyatt
00:37:50
In this conversation between Michael Hyatt and Get-It-Done Guy, Stever Robbins, Michael covers a wide range of tools to make you more productive, more relaxed, and help you achieve the highest of all goals: freedom. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/free-to-focus-an-interview-with-michael-hyatt Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 15, 2019
544 - What Do Managers Do, Anyway?
00:07:45
Being a manager is a whole different game from being an employee. But if you manage the transition well, the sky’s the limit. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/what-do-managers-do-anyway Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 08, 2019
543 - How to Collaborate on Multiple Documents with Multiple People
00:09:17
If you're working on a group project, it can be hard to keep all your documents organized and accessible. Get-It-Done Guy has a few simple tricks to help you stop wading through shared files aimlessly and get to the business of collaboration. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-collaborate-on-multiple-documents-with-multiple-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 01, 2019
469 - How to Critique a Colleague's Bad Decisions in 4 Steps
00:07:07
When you frame it the right way, your feedback can get your colleague on your side. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to criticize without making enemies. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-critique-a-colleagues-bad-decisions-in-4-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Mar 25, 2019
542 - Don’t Get the Varsity Blues
00:09:17
Don’t try to game the system to get your kid into college. That may lead to gun-wielding FBI agents storming your home. Instead, encourage your kid to become an applicant worth admitting. Get-It-Done Guy explains how. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/tweens-teens/don-t-get-the-varsity-blues Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Mar 18, 2019
541 - How to Protect Your Digital Files (Part 2)
00:10:15
As more and more of our lives are stored on computers, it's easy to rely on technology and forget that a small glitch can lead to catastrophe. Get-It-Done Guy has more tips on keeping your work safe (Hint: It involves regular backups). Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/computers/how-to-protect-your-digital-files-part-2 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Mar 12, 2019
540 - How to Protect Your Digital Files (Part 1)
00:09:39
As more and more of our lives are stored on computers, it's easy to rely on technology and forget that a small glitch can lead to catastrophe. Get-It-Done Guy has tips on keeping your work safe. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Mar 04, 2019
345 - How to Take Care of Your Smartphone
00:07:49
Choosing, maintaining, and backing up your smartphone smartly will help insure that it serves you faithfully throughout the years. Get-It-Done Guy has the tips to take care of your beloved mobile device. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1ukZnhl
Feb 25, 2019
BONUS: Introducing One Plus One
00:10:20
Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One Plus One, the show about the spark that drives two original thinkers to ultimate success. We’ll unearth the stories of Paul McCartney & John Lennon, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Beyonce & Jay-Z, Shaq & Kobe, and many more, and learn what it is about their chemistry that led them to greatness. Subscribe to One Plus One today at wondery.fm/OPO
Feb 21, 2019
539 - How to Find and Fix Relationship Blind Spots
00:09:52
What’s your greatest weakness? Knowing it can become a strength. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to find and address the blind spots that can sabotage your relationships. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-find-and-fix-relationship-blind-spots Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Feb 18, 2019
538 - Consolidate Your To-Do List With a Weekly Review
00:08:55
If your task list is scattered over numerous pages and you’re bogged down with too many items, use a weekly review to consolidate. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to cull your task lists, project lists, and someday/maybe lists into one streamlined master plan. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/consolidate-your-to-do-list-with-a-weekly-review Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Feb 11, 2019
537 - What to Do When Employees Aren't Performing
00:09:54
Just because you have minions, doesn’t mean they’ll do your bidding. Get-It-Done Guy explains what to do when employees aren't performing. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/what-to-do-when-employees-arent-performing Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Feb 04, 2019
536 - How to Prepare for a Conference
00:07:51
Get the most out of your next conference with a little advanced planning. Get-It-Done Guy explains and gives tips to make every opportunity work for you. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/networking/how-to-prepare-for-a-conference Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jan 28, 2019
535 - How to Deal with Overwhelming Overload
00:08:46
You can find and fix your sources of overload by using your calendar to track, allocate, and flex your time. Get-It-Done Guy Stever Robbins gives you the tools to get the most productivity out of every day. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-deal-with-overwhelming-overload Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jan 21, 2019
534 - 3 Steps to Perfectly Organized Files
00:07:47
When you need to organize your files, each paper you touch can become a complicated decision. The solution: don’t triage! Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jan 14, 2019
533 - How to Quit Facebook and Instagram
00:12:52
Social media screws up your brain, gives you the illusion of connection, profiles you psychologically, and might be something worth no longer doing. If you decide to leave Facebook, here’s how to do it while retaining some of the good things. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-quit-facebook-and-instagram Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jan 07, 2019
532 - How to Focus Better: A Guide in 6 Steps
00:10:07
Focus is not one skill. It’s a whole set of skills. Master them all and you’ll be able to accomplish far more than you ever thought possible. Unless you already focus, of course. In which case you’ll accomplish as much as you ever thought possible. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-focus-better-a-guide-in-6-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 31, 2018
487 - Forget Multitasking! How to Get Things Done with Parallelism
00:06:13
Get more done by understanding which of your tasks depend on which others, and sequence them to take the least amount of time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/forget-multitasking-how-to-get-things-done-with-parallelism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 24, 2018
531 - 9 Ways URL Shorteners Make You Memorable
00:12:22
URL shorteners can make long URLs easy to deal with. But they can be used for so much more: bookmarks, audible ads, and links that change their destination. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/software-apps/9-ways-url-shorteners-make-you-memorable Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 17, 2018
BONUS: Introducing Time To Parent
00:23:53
Are you a parent? Then there’s a good chance you might be feeling disorganized. You’re in luck. Check out the new podcast, Time to Parent, from organizing expert Julie Morgenstern. Subscribe to the show here: https://us.macmillan.com/podcasts/podcast/time-to-parent/
Dec 13, 2018
530 - A Guide to Escaping a Politically Feisty Holiday
00:11:45
How to disagree politely is a lost art in the age of online divisiveness. In this episode, Stever shares some tips for disagreeing, having real conversation, and not ending up at each other's throats. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/friendships/a-guide-to-escaping-a-politically-feisty-holiday Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 10, 2018
529 - 2 Easy Ways to Manage Multiple Email Accounts
00:16:09
Create a single unified place—your email client, or a single inbox—where you can receive and respond to email from any of your email accounts. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/email/2-easy-ways-to-manage-multiple-email-accounts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 03, 2018
528 - Shoot the Messenger: How Chat Apps Are Security Hellholes
00:12:12
There are dozens of texting options available. Here are several options with different capabilities. Unfortunately, many of the apps (or their parent companies) can be used for terrible evil. Sadly, I'm not joking. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/mobile/shoot-the-messenger-how-chat-apps-are-security-hellholes?page=3 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 26, 2018
527 - 5 Powerful Tips for Productive Meetings
00:08:56
Too much time is wasted on meetings that don't do anything. In this episode, Get-it-Done Guy shares five tips (and a bonus) to fix your meetings so they work for you! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/meetings/5-powerful-tips-for-productive-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 19, 2018
526 - Find real work/life balance by getting Back to Human
00:25:45
Millennial leader Dan Schawbel shares tips for using technology wisely, using humanity wisely, and when to know the difference. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-balance-technology-and-your-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 12, 2018
525 - 3 Ways to Use Doorways as Learning Tools
00:07:21
Stepping across a threshold is more than just walking. You can use doorways (yes, doorways) to help your brain learn better. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/3-ways-to-use-doorways-yes-doorways-as-learning-tools Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 05, 2018
524 - The Benefits of Routine (or Why Being Boring Has Its Upside)
00:07:58
Don't let yourself be treated like a cog! Be boring for an old-fashioned personal touch. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/deals-coupons/the-benefits-of-routine-or-why-being-boring-has-its-upsides Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 29, 2018
523 - 4 (Science-Backed) Tips on Being More Lucky
00:08:51
Richard Wiseman's book "The Luck Factor" gives four major principles about becoming more lucky. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/4-science-backed-tips-on-being-more-lucky Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 22, 2018
445 GID How to De-Addictify Your Technology
00:11:33
Your devices are made to addict you. Literally. But you can reduce their addictive seductions. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mpFVmG
Oct 15, 2018
522 - How to Start a Huge Project in 4 Simple Steps
00:09:34
Doing something perfectly is great, except when it keeps you from starting. First, make a cheap plan, then a fast plan, then a perfect plan, and then merge your plans into something actionable. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-start-a-huge-project-in-4-simple-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 08, 2018
521 - To-Do List Essentials: How to Recruit Your Subconscious Mind
00:08:45
Time management expert Mark Forster's Fast Final Version Plus will help you manage your task list to a tee. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/to-do-list-essentials-how-to-recruit-your-subconscious-mind Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Sep 30, 2018
520 - How to Overcome Decision Paralysis
00:08:50
Too much choice can be paralyzing. In this episode, Stever shares techniques for making sure too much choice doesn't give too few results. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-overcome-decision-paralysis Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Sep 24, 2018
519 - How to Document Big Projects (So You Can Repeat Them Easily)
00:08:39
Policies and procedures can be easy to write. Just use a diary to know what happens when. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-document-big-projects-so-you-can-repeat-them-easily Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Sep 17, 2018
518 - Kanban Boards: How to Keep Track of Processes and People
00:07:48
Whether you're tracking progress through a sequence of steps, or progress through many disjointed steps, a kanban board may be just the tool you want. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/kanban-boards-how-to-keep-track-of-processes-and-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Sep 10, 2018
404 GID How to Gently Tell Off Anyone Asking You to Work For Free
00:09:25
In the working world, people work. Usually, it’s for money. But these days it seems like people have started asking for… free work? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NMSO6f
Sep 03, 2018
517 - The Art of Monotasking vs. Multitasking
00:07:27
Stop multitasking and use monotasking to give yourself a way to approach your work and life with mindfulness. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Aug 27, 2018
516 - 7 Pro Tips for Managing Your Bursting Email Inbox
00:08:09
Email is a top source of interruptions for most of us. A few simple tips can help you make it a tool you can use, rather than a burden you can bear. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/email/7-pro-tips-for-managing-your-bursting-email-inbox Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Aug 20, 2018
515 - Dream Job 101: How to Prepare for a Career Change
00:17:57
When your life isn't giving you what you want, consider jumping to a new phase. Mike Lewis, author of When to Jump, shares tips on making that shift. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/dream-job-101-how-to-prepare-for-a-career-change Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Aug 13, 2018
514 - Make Your Business Better with the (Physical) Kanban Method
00:08:20
Rather than forecasting when you'll need materials, design your business and life to be self-regulating. Use Kanban. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/make-your-business-better-with-the-physical-kanban-method Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Aug 06, 2018
513 - How to Strengthen Relationships with 'Process Conversations'
00:08:47
How to start a new working relationship (or other kind!) is easy with a little advance planning. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-strengthen-relationships-with-process-conversations Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jul 30, 2018
512 - What Is the 80/20 Rule? The Pareto Principle Explained
00:07:44
The 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle) can help you boost your productivity by doing what really moves your goals forward. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/what-is-the-80-20-rule-the-pareto-principle-explained Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jul 23, 2018
511 - How to Job Hunt the Right Way: Use Constraints
00:07:46
How to get a job starts with knowing what you're looking for. This simple four-part framework will help you hone your desires just enough to embark on a successful job hunt. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-job-hunt-the-right-way-use-constraints Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jul 16, 2018
510 - How to Organize Smartphone Apps for Quick Access
00:07:02
Eliminate smartphone slowdown with a surprisingly simple trick: Each time you use an app, drag its icon to your home screen in the upper left position. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-organize-smartphone-apps-for-instant-access Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jul 09, 2018
509 - You've Been Writing 'Thank You' Notes All Wrong
00:05:04
Do onerous follow-up tasks in advance, when your motivation is at its peak. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jul 02, 2018
508 - Online Shopping? Be Smart, Track Your Shipping Numbers
00:07:26
When you have a lot of packages in the mail, or irons in the fire, track your tracking numbers so you can move swiftly when disaster strikes. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/online-shopping-be-smart-track-your-shipping-numbers Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 25, 2018
507 - Make the Most of the 'Notes' App on Your Phone
00:08:16
Name your notes consistently, and expand into a folder of notes if needed. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/make-the-most-of-the-notes-app-on-your-phone Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 18, 2018
506 - Negotiating a Salary (Without Being Lowballed)
00:08:18
Companies use tricks to pay you as little as possible. Negotiate with integrity and honesty, and be firm. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/negotiating-a-salary-without-being-lowballed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 11, 2018
505 - How to Meet Commitments Using 'Urgency' and 'Importance'
00:07:02
When you want something to get done, make sure you manage both its urgency and its importance when you motivate yourself to work. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-meet-commitments-using-urgency-and-importance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 04, 2018
504 - How to Use Bookmarks to Streamline Your Workflow
00:08:57
Use bookmarks to take you exactly where you need to be, when you need to be there, in the combinations you need to do your job best. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-use-bookmarks-to-streamline-your-workflow Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
May 28, 2018
502 - How to Succeed by Trying to Fail
00:06:50
Sometimes the best route to success is along the path that leads to failure. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-succeed-by-trying-to-fail Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
May 14, 2018
501 - Is the Best Web-Building Workflow For You an All-in-One or Piecemeal Approach?
00:10:56
In this episode, sponsored by Weebly, Get-it-Done Guy explains the costs and benefits of all-in-one solutions and more customized "piecemeal" workflows. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/is-the-best-web-building-workflow-for-you-an-all-in-one-or-piecemeal Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts  FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
May 07, 2018
500 - Use Your To-Do List to Spot Opportunity
00:06:50
The value in a task list is as much in what you don't get done as what you do! Here's how to mine your list for gold. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 30, 2018
499 - How to Psych Yourself Up with Good Self-Talk
00:06:43
Self-talk, inner voices, self-criticism, and self-praise are all things we do to ourselves. But it may give you better results to engage in other-talk instead! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-psych-yourself-up-with-good-self-talk Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 23, 2018
498 - How to Quit Social Media Using an Anti-Social-Media Buddy
00:10:27
Social media is addictive, manipulative, and bad. Reclaim your high-quality life by working with an anti-social-media buddy to save the best, leave the rest, and return to your life in real life. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-quit-social-media-using-an-anti-social-media-buddy Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 16, 2018
497 - How to Use 'Good Enough' to Beat Perfectionism
00:08:16
Perfectionism is caused by the illusion of immortality. Take away that illusion, and you'll get things done, pronto. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-use-good-enough-to-beat-perfectionism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 09, 2018
496 - How to Avoid Misunderstandings When Asking Questions
00:07:08
When asking or answering questions, make your underlying assumptions and motives explicit. You'll get and give answers more quickly, and avoid all kinds of potential emotional landmines. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-avoid-misunderstandings-when-asking-questions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Apr 02, 2018
BONUS: Introducing Safe For Work
00:11:07
If you listen to my show, you're someone who cares about creating a workplace environment that is productive, professional, and free from distractions. So I know you'll love this special bonus clip I have for you today, which comes from a new podcast from Wondery called Safe For Work, hosted by Liz Dolan and Matt Ritter.
Mar 20, 2018
494 - How to Improve Communication by Text (and Texting)
00:08:45
Text is a very limited medium. Make sure you're using it so it gets your point across. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-improve-communication-by-text-and-texting Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Mar 20, 2018
493 - It's Not About the Tool, It's About the Workflow
00:08:22
Before you start using a new tool, make sure that you aren't optimizing the trees and forgetting the forest. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/its-not-about-the-tool-its-about-the-workflow Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Mar 13, 2018
492 - How to Coach People Around You (Quickly and Effectively)
00:07:56
Rather than giving people answers, Michael Bungay-Stanier's book The Coaching Habit offers questions that lead them to find their own answers. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Mar 05, 2018
491 - How to Resist Social Media and Reconnect with IRL Friends
00:10:07
Rather than subjecting your brain and your relationships to the manipulative mechanisms of social media, use social media to trigger and deepen real life connections. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-resist-social-media-and-reconnect-with-irl-friends Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Feb 26, 2018
490 - How to Make Great Progress Using Accountability
00:06:59
The killer app when it comes to stopping procrastination and getting things done is to engage the part of your brain that feels social obligation. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-make-great-progress-using-accountability Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Feb 19, 2018
489 - How to Overcome Perfectionism
00:08:25
Perfectionism is one of the greatest obstacles to movement. Instead of the perfect product, shoot for the perfect process. You'll get farther than you ever imagined possible! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-overcome-perfectionism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Feb 12, 2018
488 - How to Be Deliberate with Your Distractions
00:07:55
Don't let clickbait run your life. Here's how to find and destroy the hidden time killers that seem useful but really suck away at your productivity. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-be-deliberate-with-your-distractions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/bengreenfield
Feb 05, 2018
BONUS: Introducing Launch
00:14:21
Three out of five people dream of writing a book. Few follow through. What does it take to take that from dream to reality? Screenwriter John August (Go, Big Fish, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory) sought to find out as he tackled something he’d only ever dreamed of: writing a novel. From Wondery, this is a show about putting something out into the world. How will it turn out? You’ll know when we do.
Jan 25, 2018
486 - How to Schedule Meetings When Traveling
00:06:40
When traveling and scheduling a lot of meetings, you want to make the best possible use of your time. Yet negotiating individual meeting times is a lot of work. There's a simpler way: batch your scheduling. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-schedule-meetings-when-traveling Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jan 22, 2018
485 - How to Easily Manage and Secure Your Passwords
00:08:33
In this day and age, everything needs a password. Use good password hygiene so you use passwords, safely. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/how-to-easily-manage-and-secure-your-passwords Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jan 15, 2018
484 - How to Plan Properly with Deadlines and Milestones
00:08:09
Proper use of deadlines and milestones will help keep your project moving, even with an unrealistic boss and a daunting project plan. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-plan-properly-with-deadlines-and-milestones Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jan 08, 2018
483 - Why You Should Memorize Phone Numbers (and How to Do It)
00:07:30
Phone numbers are a surprising lifeline to the world. Don't let convenience strand you in an emergency. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/why-and-how-to-memorize-phone-numbers Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jan 01, 2018
482 - Using Location-Based and Future Reminders
00:08:30
Not all reminders fit simply into a to-do list. But luckily (for once) our to-do list apps aren't simple. Use location-based and future reminders to remember the complex things in life. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/using-location-based-and-future-reminders Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 25, 2017
481 - 5 Principles for Setting Good Goals
00:07:51
Not all goals are created equal. In this episode, Stever lays out the minimum requirements for setting goals you can achieve. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/principles-for-setting-good-goals Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 18, 2017
480 - How to Avoid 'Yak Shaving' When Solving a Problem
00:07:03
Learn to rethink your process when you're spending too much time on the steps to your goal. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/avoid-yak-shaving-when-problem-solving Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Dec 11, 2017
015 - Overcommit? "No" More
00:07:16
Learn to say an honest "No" when people ask you to overcommit. Guest Byron Katie demonstrates. Questions go to getitdone@quickanddirtytips.com or 888-WRK-LESS. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
Dec 04, 2017
479 - The Top 10 Productivity Tools For the Holidays
00:09:05
Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 27, 2017
478 - The Top 8 Must-Know Principles of Productivity
00:10:06
Stever's shares his top principles of productivity from ten years of productivity podcasting. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/top-principles-of-productivity Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 20, 2017
477 - The 6 Best Tips to Creating a Basic To-Do List
00:07:51
Make a list, prune it often, and don't magically expect things on it to get done. Phrase your to-do items properly so your brain can get moving on them. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/creating-a-to-do-list Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Nov 13, 2017
475 - How to Agree on Deliverables Quickly and Clearly
00:08:40
You can prevent misunderstandings and get your whole team on the same page by using the simple tool of an IS-IS NOT list. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 29, 2017
474 - How to Use the 'Idea Parking Lot' in 4 Simple Steps
00:06:38
It's hard to keep meetings focused when side issues and tangents come up. Use a “parking lot” to keep your tangents under control. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/meetings/idea-parking-lot-for-efficient-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 23, 2017
472 - 4 Ways to Build Close Relationships That Last
00:08:12
Every relationship has a give and a take. The best relationships are founded on the principle of giving something other than what you get. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/build-close-relationships-in-business-and-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Oct 09, 2017
470 - How Scanning Apps Can Organize Your Life
00:11:53
Scanning documents with your cell phone can be a huge time saver. Today, we review the major features to look for in a scanning app. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-scanning-apps-can-organize-your-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Sep 25, 2017
468 GID How to Organize Purchased Products and Accessories
00:06:55
Create an organization system for all the bits that come with products: physical accessories, AC adapters, and warranties.
Sep 11, 2017
324 GID How to Deal With People Who are Late
00:07:33
When people are late, they're wasting time you'll have to make up later. But as Get-It-Done Guy reveals, there are things you can do to manage them--and their behavior. Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/UStBNt
Sep 04, 2017
389 GID Get More Out of College by Prioritizing Learning
00:07:40
When priorities conflict in college, you can find yourself choosing between multiple good choices. At this stage of life, choose learning. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1Rbbey4
Aug 28, 2017
414 GID How to Form Great Habits Using Triggers
00:06:40
Making habits is hard. And most times we have to do them. But by attaching a trigger to the thing we want to do more of, it gets easier to just do it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29LKeEs
Aug 21, 2017
467 GID Write Faster by Separating Cognitive Tasks
00:09:25
There are many parallel tasks we do while writing, and computers can help with all of them. But doing them all at once is a distracting trap. Do the steps separately to keep focus and write faster.
Aug 14, 2017
466 GID Make a Plan for Motivation
00:09:48
Even an inaccurate or incomplete plan can give you the motivation to do great things. Use plans everywhere, even when you don't think you're ready for them, and even in places where you wouldn't normally think of planning.
Aug 07, 2017
465 GID How to Make Your Own Luck
00:07:10
Luck is an essential ingredient to success! But by its nature, you can't plan for it. ... or can you?
Jul 31, 2017
464 GID How to Organize Your Stuff for Camping
00:07:39
Get all the convenience of a tidy, organized closet, even when you’re camping Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11481 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jul 24, 2017
463 GID How to Send Perfect Calendar Invites
00:06:47
We often think of calendar invites as a quick throwaway activity. But they aren’t. They’re deliberate communication; treat them well!
Jul 17, 2017
462 GID Take Charge of Your Career and Grow a Pair!
00:09:28
Don't leave your career to chance. Decide where you want to go, and how you'll get there. Then get your boss on board--or find a new boss.
Jul 09, 2017
380 GID Negotiate More Money with These Simple Tricks
00:06:44
Good negotiators can reach good outcomes and keep the relationship strong by thinking differently about how they approach the bargaining table. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MlgV4E
Jul 03, 2017
461 GID Control Email Using Custom Domains and Catch-All Emails
00:09:13
Lots of sites want your email address. Keep them organized (and honest) by giving them each a unique address at a custom domain.
Jun 26, 2017
460 GID The Simple Trick to Keep Track of What People Owe You
00:07:59
Great things that are more than one person can do require, well, multiple people. Delegating to others requires a good follow-up system. Fortunately, it’s just a tiny grid away. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2tLFZRe Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 19, 2017
459 GID Get Even More Organized With a Table of Contents
00:08:11
Is your life full of half-full notebooks and jotted information everywhere? A table of contents might be just the thing you need to clear out the clutter. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2rAz78w Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
Jun 12, 2017
458 GID Orient Your Life Around Results Not Hours
00:08:38
We've been trained by our corporate overlords to care about giving our hours, even though we'd all be better off organizing our lives around progress.
Jun 05, 2017
457 GID How Customer Pictures Can Improve Your A-Game
00:06:39
Put the right external cues in place and you can do better work for your customers. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2stTi95 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
May 29, 2017
456 GID Keep Your Roles Separate by Switching Hats
00:08:58
Different roles call for different actions. Avoid mix-ups between clashing roles by pairing them each with a context.
May 22, 2017
455 GID How to Negotiate with Contingency Clauses
00:08:01
People can’t always agree on what will happen in the future. But they can agree to do something if something happens in the future. Use this to negotiate better across barriers in belief.
May 15, 2017
454 GID How to Be Radically Candid: Q&A with Kim Scott, Part 2
00:23:01
In Part 2 of his interview with author and CEO Kim Scott, Git-It-Done-Guy learns how to be wrong, how to handle an angry boss, and why radical candor is the superior mode of interaction in the workplace.
May 09, 2017
453 GID How to Be Radically Candid: Q&A with Kim Scott, Part 1
00:20:04
Get-It-Done Guy sits down with Kim Scott to discuss how to show care for others by giving feedback and getting vulnerable. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2qG2jtH
May 02, 2017
452 GID PHow to Keep Track of Irregular Events
00:09:12
Scheduling the unscheduleable is a challenge. But with modern tools, as well as pen and paper, we can make sure you have what you need, when you need it, even if you don’t know enough to plan ahead in the traditional way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2py9Qx9
Apr 24, 2017
451 GID How to Turn Hopes into Actions
00:07:21
Everyone has something they wish would come true for themselves. Instead of just wishing, turn those hopes into productive dos. Make action-based plans for the dreams in each area of your life, with deadlines and consequences to keep you moving each step of the way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ojRykl
Apr 17, 2017
450 GID Pick the Correct Medium for Your Message
00:09:39
Now we have more communication options than ever before. Choosing the right one is essential to getting your message across. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2pebTEi
Apr 10, 2017
449 GID Why You Should Communicate Directly with Others
00:07:18
When things are confusing or not going well, don't just imagine you know what's going on, actually talk to people to make sure your thoughts are real. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ofbhAj
Apr 03, 2017
448 GID How to Learn From Your Experience When Leaving a Job
00:08:15
You won't get better without reflection and thought. After you leave a job, spend some time reviewing what you've learned so you'll be even better in the future. For more, visit the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/9586
Mar 27, 2017
447 GID Get More Done by Dividing Your Week into Project Days
00:08:07
Focus each day on a single project and your brain will be very happy indeed. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2oGvIqX
Mar 20, 2017
446 GID How to Get Your Way in a Negotiation
00:07:33
Know who’s across the table from you — and who’s not, but should be. Adapt your plan to get them what they want, and you'll get your way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2n7oBGV
Mar 13, 2017
444 GID 6 Tricks to Negotiate with More Power
00:08:24
When you’re at the negotiating table, power isn't just attitude. You also want to behave in ways that show you're at the top of your game. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lPvOHF
Feb 28, 2017
443 GID How to Be a Power Player in Negotiations
00:07:59
Prepare for a negotiation by understanding the power dynamics involved, and setting yourself up to be the power player. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mqHDHr
Feb 20, 2017
442 GID How to Write Emails From Your Readers' Point of View
00:10:19
Make your email work for the reader, and you’ll quickly become the most popular person around. Then once others acknowledge you as an email sensei, start asking them to do the same for you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lMdZrZ
Feb 13, 2017
441 GID How to Deal with Coworkers Who Complain
00:07:54
People who complain all the time are just Debbie Downers. Here's how to deal with them. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lELlcN
Feb 06, 2017
440 GID Eliminate Vagueness for Stronger Business Agreements
00:08:39
Eliminate wiggle room in your agreements by giving concrete examples. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2kmjZad
Jan 30, 2017
439 GID How to Boost Productivity with Your Keyboard
00:08:24
A small improvement, repeated a hundred thousand times a day, really adds up. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2khFcqQ
Jan 23, 2017
438 GID How Due Diligence Can Improve Your Company's Hiring Process
00:08:37
Some prospective employees are a bad fit. Some don’t even exist at all. Make sure your job prospects are worth interviewing using the Internet. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2jVMCPF
Jan 16, 2017
437 GID 4 Ways to Be More Proactive
00:09:04
Instead of waiting for something outside yourself to rescue you from circumstance, take action to create the life you want. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2jDWVou
Jan 09, 2017
304 GID How Small Changes Can Lead to Big Time Savings
00:07:27
If you examine your workday carefully, you may find that very minor time delays are actually eating up much of your productivity. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2jshV4I
Jan 02, 2017
436 GID How to Close Loops to Make Your Life Easier
00:07:23
When you wrap up incomplete tasks, you free your mind for what's really important. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2iTLkQS
Dec 26, 2016
372 GID Brain Training: How to Stay Focused and Stop Multitasking
00:08:43
Turn off your computer. Turn off your smartphone. Work. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1J2td1f
Dec 19, 2016
435 GID 9 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Online Sales Efforts
00:14:12
Email sales is more and more common, and as a result, it's less and less effective. But with just a little bit of effort, you can make sure it fails for you. Here's how. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hHFrde
Dec 09, 2016
434 GID How to Remember People's Names
00:07:37
We meet countless people in our personal and professional lives whose names we want to remember. But our usual tactics for remembering facts and figures don’t quite apply to learning and connecting names to faces. With some help from a memory expert, here are some tips for remembering names and making them stick. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hZNEFL
Dec 05, 2016
433 GID How Technology Can Tank Your Success in Class: Part 2
00:08:15
Today's college students are used to using their computers in class, but they don't realize just how much their tech is distracting them. College is far too expensive to spend it on social media instead of receiving an education. To overcome distracting technology, students must make the decision to create good habits on their path to success. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2fUFSQH
Nov 28, 2016
432 GID Productivity Products That Make Perfect Holiday Gifts
00:10:02
If you're looking for holiday gift ideas for the productivity geek in your life, look no further! In this episode, Stever reviews his current lineup of favorite products. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2gTH06T
Nov 21, 2016
431 GID How Technology Can Tank Your Success in Class: Part I
00:08:34
Today’s college students are used to using their computers in class, but you don’t realize just how much your tech is distracting them. College is far too expensive to spend it on social media instead of receiving an education. To overcome distracting technology, make the decision to create good habits on their path to success. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2fBbTvD
Nov 14, 2016
430 GID Manage Your Priority Emails with This Simple Tagging Tip
00:08:56
Learn how to use tags in the body of your email to keep your high priority email visible, while you just might ignore the rest. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2g0yChT
Nov 02, 2016
322 GID Beware of Being Too Productive
00:08:16
If you're too productive, you just may find yourself fired...for being too lazy! With Get-It-Done Guy's expert tips, that won't happen to you. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1x26X1b
Oct 31, 2016
429 GID How to Simplify Your Life with Custom URLs
00:10:00
Use website redirection to easily remember how to get to your personal control panels, shared folders, etc. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2egu7lk
Oct 24, 2016
428 GID How to Eliminate Your Own Unconscious Political Bias
00:08:24
How to cast an unbiased, well-thought-out vote is difficult. Politics brings out the worst in all of us. Unfortunately, the worst is often unconscious. In this episode, Stever Robbins shares one way to combat some of that unconscious bias. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2epmF5f
Oct 17, 2016
427 GID How to Get Powerful People on Your side
00:09:04
When approaching a powerful person to get them involved in a project, make sure there’s something in it for them. But what could that be? In this episode, Stever Robbins helps you find ways they can benefit from being associated with you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dEFinl
Oct 10, 2016
426 GID When Should You Shut Down Your Business?
00:07:53
When a business just isn’t working, it may be time to call it quits and do something else. But how do you know? In this episode, Stever tackles the question of deciding when it’s time to shut down a business. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dXN3av
Oct 03, 2016
425 GID How Team Office Hours Can Boost Your Productivity
00:06:56
To be as productive as possible, you not only need to optimize your schedule for yourself, you need to coordinate and synchronize with the rest of your team. A neat scheduling trick makes this easy. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cM39xU
Sep 26, 2016
156 GID How to Memorize Lines Quickly
00:07:26
How to memorize a speech, monologue, or dialog quickly involves starting from the end, not the beginning. By putting the novel material up front, you reinforce confidence and easy when easing into the material you know and have practiced. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cDSYi7
Sep 19, 2016
424 GID 4 Life and Business Lessons from Burning Man
00:10:05
What a temporary city in the desert can teach you about daily life. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cUFSNd
Sep 12, 2016
423 GID How to Use Madlibs to Streamline Micromanagement
00:08:40
When checking in on minute steps in your employees' work, its easy for them to miss a task. Unless you help them out with this simple checkin. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2c8ujBQ
Sep 05, 2016
330 GID How to Become a Manager
00:07:51
When you move from individual contributor to manager, your job has just changed completely. You need an entirely new framework to know what's important and what isn't on a daily basis. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2chbhYF
Aug 29, 2016
422 GID The Simple Trick to Say "No" to Help-Seekers? Create Hurdles
00:08:44
Helping everyone who asks is a quick way to overload, especially when many people ask just because they’re lazy. By making it just a bit harder to ask for our help, we can focus on the people who are willing to work a little to justify our help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bz2S2A
Aug 22, 2016
421 GID How to Tame Your Email Inbox with a Pencil and Paper
00:08:24
Tame your inbox using a paper and pencil. Process your email in a way that fits with your current priorities; don’t let your actions be dictated by the overwhelming email senders! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bq6Xr2
Aug 14, 2016
420 GID How to Use the 80/20 Principle to Perfect Your Writing
00:09:00
Turbo-charge your writing by using the 80/20 editing process used in professional newsrooms. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bizJvL
Aug 08, 2016
419 GID How to Use a Learning To-Do List
00:08:28
Constantly dropping the ball is no way to keep a job. When people give you instructions, take notes that help you learn. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2aPayjM
Aug 01, 2016
418 GID How a Decision Menu Can Help You Meet Goals
00:08:38
When we get assigned tasks, sometimes we get them wrong. With more of the right information up front, you can get it right more. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bvugAS
Jul 25, 2016
417 GID The One Phrase That Makes It Easier to Share Bad News
00:07:22
It’s hard to know when you should check in to make sure relationships are working. Use this magic phrase as a template. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2aWwyL0
Jul 18, 2016
416 GID Make Business And Relationships Stronger With One Magic Phrase
00:08:19
Relationships need maintenance, but sometimes it’s hard to say what we need to repair a friendship - especially when mixing business and friendships. Get-it-Done Guy reveals a magic phrase, and useful technique, that will help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2a3g52R
Jul 11, 2016
415 GID 3 Secret Ways Markdown Improves Productivity
00:06:31
Using Markdown is the way to go when trying to compose. Now take your Markdown use to the next level. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29IJ9yH
Jul 04, 2016
413 GID Why 'No' May Be the Answer You Want to Hear
00:08:15
We all like to hear a resounding “yes” in response to our questions. But sometimes, a “no” can get us what we really want... Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28SMwTr
Jun 20, 2016
412 GID The Latest Tips for Streamlining Your Email
00:07:40
Email is more than just your inbox. With a little care in how you send email, you can setyourself up for easier access to conversations and important coordination. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28QDPJI
Jun 13, 2016
411 GID How to Choose a Communication Platform and Protocol
00:06:35
With more communication platforms than we can possibly handle, it’s important to choose the right one to make sure our message gets through. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28QZRx2
Jun 06, 2016
410 GID 3 Thoughtful Questions to Help You Set Goals
00:07:21
The goals we set aren’t always the ones we actually want to achieve. Here’s how to make sure you’re on the right track. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1sUmR2D
May 30, 2016
409 GID What's Better Than Being the Best? Being Different
00:06:09
There are other people who do what you do in the world. Weird right? There’s a way to distinguish yourself, though, and it’s not necessarily by being the best. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1U0umhp
May 23, 2016
408 GID How to Not Mess Up Referrals
00:06:59
When you’re being introduced to a potential source of new work, it’s important to preserve the relationships involved in the process. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1s3qVxf
May 16, 2016
407 GID How to Come to Terms with Constructive Feedback
00:07:36
Constructive criticism helps us get better at work and life. But sometimes it’s hard to hear what we’re doing wrong, and we need a better way to react. Here are some tips on how to stay levelheaded. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QXQjce
May 09, 2016
406 GID How to Organize Contacts to Maximize Productivity
00:07:22
Use your desktop address book to store your contacts now and forever. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/27ccV4y
May 02, 2016
405 GID How to Use Your Smartphone to Organize Receipts
00:07:34
Most of us have figured out some elaborate system involving folders and paper clips (or maybe a trough and shovel) to organize receipts. But now with these new-fangled inventions, you can make the receipt sludge pile a thing of the past. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1W0V0tA
Apr 25, 2016
403 GID How to Ask for Feedback in Relationships
00:08:11
Build strong relationships by explicitly working on maintaining and strengthening your bonds. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1T59Xah
Apr 08, 2016
402 GID How to Hit Every Deadline Every Time
00:07:13
We define urgency as which deadline comes first. But how do you make sure longer projects get done when they need to when they have the same deadline as shorter ones? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/20D4hHy
Apr 04, 2016
401 GID How to Turbocharge Your Productivity: An Interview with Bestselling Author Charles Duhigg
00:30:40
The most productive people use stories in their minds to set expectations for their day. Use Charles Duhigg’s tips on mental models and on combining old ideas for new innovation for more productive days. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Yuu6rF
Mar 28, 2016
400 GID 30+ Apps to Help You Work Less and Do More
00:11:26
For my 400th episode, let’s take a tour of the apps I use to run my life and my business. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RCmbU8
Mar 20, 2016
399 GID How to Write Better by Editing Your Own Work
00:07:13
Here are three great ways to edit your own writing—quickly and successfully. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1psXVOt
Mar 14, 2016
398 GID Want to Expand Your Network? Look to Provide Value
00:06:56
Reaching out to expand your network takes a bit of research, but will pay off handsomely in creating powerful relationships. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QWnGzw
Mar 07, 2016
267 GID Do Your Research Before Negotiation
00:06:43
Many of us negotiate as parts of our jobs. Here's how to prep to improve your chances for success. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1M6qNFZ
Feb 29, 2016
397 GID Build, Deepen, and Maintain Your Network for Success
00:06:02
Your success in any organization depends on other people. By creating a networking plan and monitoring your progress, you’ll greatly increase your ability to build a network that will help you succeed. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QasAGC
Feb 22, 2016
396 GID How to Apologize for Lost Time
00:07:04
In today’s world of hyper-convenience, an inconvenient apology carries a lot of weight. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SRMs6U
Feb 15, 2016
395 GID How to Make Time to Work Out
00:06:12
You can get great effects from a workout without devoting your whole life to it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UliAPZ
Feb 08, 2016
394 GID How to Value Your Time
00:07:29
When you have a lot on your plate, valuing your time gives you a way to decide how to best use it. There are many ways to decide the value of your time, however. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Xcyonv
Feb 01, 2016
393 GID Know Your Workplace Currency to Get Ahead
00:07:05
You may think that doing a good job is a good way to get ahead. Indeed, there was once a company where this worked. It was good. In most companies, however, you need to be aware of multiple currencies if you hope to succeed. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OO2pqL
Jan 25, 2016
392 GID Keep Profiles of Important People
00:07:42
Profiles help you keep track of what makes your colleagues and co-workers happy and productive! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/23s47pi
Jan 18, 2016
391 GID Use Removable File Folder Labels to Save Time and Money
00:07:01
File folders are convenient to use, but to use them fully, you need to be able to deploy them quickly and call them back to base just as quickly. Removable labels make that possible. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Nz5mr7
Jan 11, 2016
390 GID 3 Numbers You Should Know Before Negotiating
00:06:44
How to prepare for a negotiation includes knowing critical numbers: your reserve price, your dream price, and your goal. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1RjuNVg
Jan 04, 2016
388 GID How to Achieve Perfection in Product and Process
00:06:43
When you’re striving for perfection, how you reach it may be key to success. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1OPrcaF
Dec 21, 2015
387 GID Fix Computer Problems with This Fast, Simple Trick
00:07:09
Don’t be a victim of your computer’s whimsical crashes. Using a maintenance log can keep you from repeating the same mistakes over and over. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1T2sXFA
Dec 14, 2015
386 GID How to Overcome Delegation Hesitation
00:06:50
How to delegate is easy, when you know they can handle the responsibility. But if you’re not sure, trial delegation framed as learning is the way to go. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QqNgPa
Dec 06, 2015
209 GID How to Overcome Procrastination
00:07:45
Give yourself procrastination help by changing your approach to tasks. Use baby chunks.
Nov 30, 2015
385 GID How to Hack Your Mind with Sir John Hargrave
00:13:11
Fear, anger, sadness, frustration… you can learn to become the “superuser” of your own mind, and reprogram it to do anything you want. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NU2HwV
Nov 23, 2015
384 GID How to Create a Self-Maintaining Filing System
00:08:47
Let your files determine when and what you do with them, so when it’s time to simplify, you have everything you need to do it quickly and completely. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Xp5PSD
Nov 16, 2015
383 GID How to Gain Independence from Your Boss
00:05:13
As you master your job at work, you can (and probably should) be more independent from your boss, so you can get stuff done more quickly and efficiently. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1O66Nk5
Nov 09, 2015
382 GID How to Be on Time for Meetings
00:08:30
Some people are hyper-schedulers, others aren't. If you're someone who is chronically late, learning certain cognitive tips can help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NvpzTs
Nov 02, 2015
381 GID How to Create a Personal Reference System
00:07:43
We have access to more information than ever before. But if you store it using the right tools, you'll find you can recall on demand. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1ScgjDJ
Oct 26, 2015
379 GID How to Make Better Purchase Decisions
00:06:26
It's not enough to consider pros and cons when making a decision. You also need to consider pros and cons over time. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LQSQJc
Oct 12, 2015
378 GID How to Signal Your Intent Through Actions
00:08:21
Sometimes we want people to understand us, but we can't just say what we mean. Instead, we signal our intentions through our actions. Signaling is something best done with care. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JQzk7X
Oct 05, 2015
377 GID A Simple Tracking Form to Better Estimate Your Time
00:07:52
You can't manage your time if you don't know how long things will take. A simple tracking form will help you estimate better than a pro. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1jMTWJl
Sep 28, 2015
376 GID 7 Ways to Give Presentations That Steal the Show
00:25:51
Michael Port, author of the new book Steal the Show, shares essential advice for giving great presentations. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1jfoxyY
Sep 21, 2015
375 GID The Best To-Do List Is Actually Your Calendar
00:06:52
Follow this secret advice to better manage your schedule and time. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UTj01Y
Sep 14, 2015
374 GID Clean, Organize, and Declutter with Marie Kondo's Magic: Part 2
00:06:50
Marie Kondo's book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has changed my life. Here's the second episode about her awesome method and why I think it worked. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1KekQCo
Sep 06, 2015
373 GID Clean, Organize, and Declutter with Marie Kondo's Magic: Part 1
00:07:47
Marie Kondo's book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has changed my life. Here's what happened when I used her method, and why I think it worked. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NLw0Co
Aug 31, 2015
277 GID Choose Your Battles Wisely
00:05:55
"Choose your battles wisely” is age-old advice. But which battles are “wise”? Here’s how to tell when you should charge ahead and when you should retreat. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JwwbeL
Aug 24, 2015
371 GID How to Make Absolute Decisions Using Rules
00:06:16
Too many of us spend our time trying to make good decisions. Sure, that's important. But you can do even better by making some of those decisions into rules. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LjDrjG
Aug 10, 2015
370 GID A Fail-Proof Way to Get Coworkers to Keep Their Promises
00:07:15
It's easy for colleagues to promise they'll deliver at work. But making sure they really follow through? That's another matter entirely. Here's a fail-proof way to make sure they keep their promises. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MbEbr6
Aug 03, 2015
369 GID How to find a romantic partner
00:06:18
They say that like attracts like ... and that opposites attract. But like what? And opposite whats? Knowing how your brain works gives you the insight you need to find a compatible partner of the appropriate gender(s). Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1exAw8e
Jul 27, 2015
368 GID How to File Things in Two Places at Once
00:07:39
Folders are a time-honored way to store information. But you can think outside the folder for more flexible ways of filing both offline, online, and in your email program. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MTDmjR
Jul 20, 2015
276 GIDG How to Make Decisions
00:05:45
Good decisions consider consequences over a timeframe that works for that particular decision. Learn to use the right time frame for the right decision. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CK7rSw
Jul 13, 2015
279 GID How to Deal with Flaky People
00:08:00
When someone is consistently flaky, you need a way to plan for that. Or, when planning isn’t possible, set up accountability that even they will buy into. Get-It-Done Guy explains. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TFK6po
Jul 06, 2015
367 GID Give Thank You Gifts in the Right Love Language
00:08:15
People give and receive recognition differently. Knowing the five love languages and how to use them can be the secret to good romantic and work relationships. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1T2RxH0
Jun 25, 2015
366 GID How to Have Difficult Conversations
00:07:36
Some conversations are just tough to have, especially when emotion is in play. These difficult conversations become easier once you realize that there are really three different conversations happening at once, and addressing them all individually is necessary to have the conversation smoothly. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CHAZLa
Jun 22, 2015
365 GID Customer Retention for Service Providers
00:06:35
Good customer relationship management is the secret to client and customer retention when you're a solo practitioner. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TrDEDc
Jun 15, 2015
364 GID How to Use Triggers for Behavior Modification: An Interview with Marshall Goldsmith
00:21:50
Becoming the person you want to be requires behavior modification, but there's an easier way: you can modify your behavior by modifying your environment. How? Create triggers so you become a better you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1G1qhAw
Jun 08, 2015
363 GID Stop People From Being Late to Meetings
00:05:36
Keep people on time through extreme psychological manipulation, and it'll be fine. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1ETOMh8
Jun 01, 2015
362 GID Asking Several People an Once, Nicely
00:06:24
Making limited offers and requests to several people at once can be tricky. Here's how to navigate it to first-come, first-served, without upsetting those further back in line. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JoeaC5
May 25, 2015
361 GID Capture Your Smart Ideas with an Ideas Log
00:06:36
We all have great ideas, but it's easy to get distracted and lose them. Create a system that helps you capture and tame your good ideas. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1dnWYRr
May 18, 2015
360 GID Use Reputation Management, Even on Social Media
00:06:36
In the 21st century, first impressions come through social media, so reputation management has to begin with how you present yourself in text and through words. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Q09eDw
May 11, 2015
359 GID Keep on track with a daily 5-minute check-in with your boss
00:05:40
Each day a simple alignment with your boss and team can help make sure you're all aligned and moving in the same direction. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Lift4e
May 04, 2015
358 GID How Todoist Can Help Manage Your Meeting Agenda
00:09:27
When you're juggling a project that spans several departments or people, keeping track of what to tell and to whom can be a huge task. But with the right tool, used the right way, it becomes as easy as pie (and for the record, pie is pretty easy).
Apr 27, 2015
357 GID What's Better Than an Elevator Pitch?
00:10:52
An elevator pitch is old-fashioned. Sam Horn shows us how to capture an audience's attention instantly, with several different techniques from her new book, "Got Your Attention?" Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1I12rJi
Apr 20, 2015
356 GID Reduce Stress and Restore Work-Life Balance
00:06:06
How to deal with stress is a mystery to many of us type-A personalities. Get-It-Done Guy shows you that a little, explicit work life balance and self-care can go a long way. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1CGDA7J
Apr 13, 2015
355 GID Use the Right Approach to Get Motivated
00:09:06
Using the right motivational words are one way to get yourself and others unstuck and moving. Get-It-Done Guy explains. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CbQAlu
Apr 06, 2015
354 GID Boost Your Performance by Finding a Bottleneck
00:06:40
When you identify the choke points in your most important deliverables, you can eliminate bottlenecks and boost your productivity. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1EGG3Vm
Mar 30, 2015
353 GID What Is Risk Assessment?
00:06:53
Project managers know that step one of project management is stopping predictable failures from happening... Predictably. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1y8F7Bz
Mar 23, 2015
352 GID Unsubscribe from Everything to Take Charge of your Inbox
00:07:22
Is your "to read" folder overflowing because you can't find any spare time to catch up? Get-It-Done Guy shows you how unsubcribing from all of your newsletters and updates can help clear up your time for the important things in your life. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1N5MFxz
Mar 17, 2015
287 GID How to Run a Decision-Making Meeting
00:07:02
Decision-making meetings have the potential to become minor wars. By considering elements in the right order, you'll make your decisions much more smoothly. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1MsrDHq
Mar 09, 2015
350 GID How to Find a Job When You Have an Unusual Background
00:08:13
When you are a square peg looking for a square hole, life is good. But when you don't fit neatly into a job search box, you might need to change the questions you ask. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1AHLoY6
Feb 23, 2015
349 GID How to Screen Your Calls
00:06:44
The days, when you want to be social, it's all about being social online, at arm's length. When someone actually wants to call? *pshaw* What a nuisance. But some calls simply must be answered. Here's how you can have your peace and quiet and ... er, eat it, too. Strategically using your address book well can help you screen calls like a pro! Learn Get-It-Done Guy's tricks. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1zlSTB7
Feb 16, 2015
348 GID How to Criticize (Without Looking Like a Jerk)
00:07:53
Get-It-Done Guy helps you keep things running smoothly by delivering criticism without the sting. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1zTWGrP
Feb 09, 2015
347 GID How to Get the Most Out of Conferences
00:06:38
Attending a conference can be a smorgasbord of opportunity. But make sure to plan your menu first. Otherwise, you might end up having too much salad and be full once it's time for the main course. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to pre-plan to make the most of your conference experience. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1LJrcuK
Feb 02, 2015
346 GID Using a Short-Term Memory Folder
00:08:21
Instead of using your email inbox to jog your memory, create a short-term memory folder where you can put everything you need for follow-up and connect it to your calendar and task list. Follow Get-It-Done Guy's system to keep track of your to-do list, without overloading your life. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1EQcvBx
Jan 26, 2015
344 GID Get a New Inbox and Free Your Mind
00:06:55
It's the beginning of the year - are you still mired in your cluttered inbox? By archiving your yearly backlog and starting fresh, you can clear your mind for a brand new start. Get-It-Done Guy explains how. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1ukZk57
Jan 12, 2015
278 GID No, No, a Thousand Times No!
00:05:41
Saying “No” is the key to setting boundaries and protecting your time, space, and energy. It can also be risky. Here’s a framework for how to say “No.” Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1AnXIyA
Dec 30, 2014
343 GID How to Build Your Personal Brand
00:22:33
Knowing how you show up in the world (your personal brand), gives you tremendous power to control your own destiny. Get-It-Done Guy interviews branding expert Sally Hogshead for the scoop on how to make yourself stand out. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/13Ycwpr
Dec 22, 2014
342 GID Get a Lot Done One Step at a Time
00:06:58
Break up your workflows into small tasks, and do them as you have the time. Pretty soon, you'll find yourself completing everything on your to-do list...and maybe more! Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1sBjkzD
Dec 16, 2014
341 GID How to Accept Delegation
00:07:48
We hear a lot about how to delegate to others. But when you're the 'other' being delegated to, it's important to know how to set yourself up for success. For one, don't wait for your boss to set the delegation parameters. They may not be up to the task... Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/134gQUH
Dec 08, 2014
340 GID How to Decide Wisely
00:08:18
The nature of the task you're delegating, as well as the skills needed to complete that task, determines who you should choose for the delegation. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to choose the right person for the job every time. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1Bi20HZ
Dec 01, 2014
339 GID How to Be Happy by Using Gratitude
00:07:10
Gratitude isn't just a nice-to-have. It's an essential component for success and good mental health. And you can actually learn to practice gratitude every day. Get-It-Done Guy explains how. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1yRVXWp
Nov 24, 2014
338 GID How to Network with Former Employers
00:06:59
When building your professional network, re-establishing contact and deepening relationships with former employers can be a great place to start. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1p678dS
Nov 18, 2014
337 How to Be Memorable (Part 2): Crafting a Story
00:08:21
Storytelling is the foundation for effective, memorable communication. Once you've hooked your audience, you need characters, plot arcs, and resolution to make the story stick. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to tell memorable stories. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1xtFhEQ
Nov 11, 2014
336 GID How to Be Memorable (Part 1): Storytelling Tricks
00:07:35
Story-telling is the foundation for effective, memorable communication. Do it properly to hook your reader, draw them in, and keep their attention through the end. Here's how. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1qnxGmb
Nov 03, 2014
335 GID How to Meet Every Deadline
00:06:39
We live in a deadline-driven world. But sometimes, even with firm deadlines, one simple trick is all it takes to relieve the pressure. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1thId7j
Oct 27, 2014
334 GID How to Measure Your Productivity
00:07:57
Measuring your productivity can be a challenge. How do you know which aspects of your work dictate success? Get-It-Done Guy has the best way to measure your output. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1rt1xtB
Oct 20, 2014
333 GID Responsibility Lessons from the U.S. Secret Service
00:07:36
Even though we hate to admit our mistakes, it's a powerful thing to do. Cover-ups, however well-intentioned, are usually a disastrous choice. Just look at the U.S. Secret Service fiasco...Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1yK6mGJ
Oct 13, 2014
236 GID Managing Email When Your Inbox is Overloaded
00:06:59
Handling Email When it's Too Much to Manage. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1nbY0Dv
Oct 06, 2014
332 GID How a Responsibility Matrix Can Help You Manage Projects
00:06:38
When a project is hampered by duplicated work, poor lines of communication, and the right hand not knowing what the left is up to, a responsibility matrix can be the key to untangling the mess. Get-It-Done Guy explains. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1sLO3z8
Sep 29, 2014
331 GID Use Technology Audits to Tame Your Technology
00:09:40
Rather than assuming your technology is what's helping you be productive, doing a technology audit might show that sometimes, it's the biggest obstacle to productivity. Get-It-Done Guy shows you how to investigate. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1u3jMKv
Sep 22, 2014
329 GID Delivering Bad News Gracefully
00:07:53
Get-it-Done Guy's take on bringing bad news, while reducing your chances of being blamed as the messenger.
Sep 08, 2014
328 GID Use Your Online Calendar to Streamline Scheduling
00:08:21
One of the few tools that's really better online than off-line is the calendar. For people with complicated schedules, Get-It-Done Guy shares 5 simple ways your calendar program can help you streamline your productivity.
Aug 31, 2014
327 GID How to Stay Young? Expand Your Social Circle
00:08:56
Get-It Done Guy reveals his secret to staying young at heart (and mind): as you get older, find ways to ensure you have new friends coming into your life. Visit the website to read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1tceoFJ
Aug 25, 2014
326 GID How to Teach Your Child Independence
00:07:51
Be involved in your child's life, but stimulate self-reliance, not dependence.
Aug 18, 2014
325 GID How to Handle Email Overload by Deleting...Everything
00:07:52
Get-It-Done Guy helps you master your inbox by understanding how your brain works, and reveals a much better way to deal with email overload. Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/1sZH16G
Aug 11, 2014
323 GID How to Make Efficient Multi-Store Shopping Lists
00:06:45
If you need to get numerous things from several different stores, one specially-designed list can help make planning and shopping easy. Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/1obNzJE
Jul 29, 2014
321 GID How to Work from Your Car
00:07:52
If you have a job that causes you to work from your car, you may find yourself living in clutter. Get-it-Done Guy has tips and tricks for getting organized in a small, mobile space.
Jul 14, 2014
320 GID How to Deal with Conflict by Using a Resolution Plan
00:07:47
Don't let messy emotions get in the way: With Get-It-Done Guy's tips for creating a resolution plan, you'll be prepared to deal with any type of conflict. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/TPWFnQ
Jul 07, 2014
253 GID Prioritizing When You Have Many Bosses
00:06:26
Get-It-Done Guy on how to juggle the demands of multiple bosses. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1mEA4HF
Jun 30, 2014
319 GID How to Use Driving Questions to Shape Your Life
00:08:45
Asking yourself the right questions can change the direction of your life. Here's how to utilize driving questions to live a better, more fulfilling life.
Jun 24, 2014
318 GID Sometimes Doing a Perfect Job Means Stopping at 60%
00:08:03
Perfectionism produces wonderful results, but you can often produce even better results by setting your sights lower.
Jun 16, 2014
317 GID Leave Your Laptop at Home: Taking Notes by Hand Is Better
00:08:11
Even though computers may make note-taking more efficient from a typing point of view, you'll get far more value from notes you write by hand. Here's why.
Jun 09, 2014
316 GID Setting Goals to Give You the Life You Want
00:07:22
We're taught to choose a goal and figure out how to get there. But that may not always be the best way. Get-It-Done Guy shows why it makes sense to do it the other way around.
Jun 02, 2014
315 GID How a Life Map Can Help Reach Your Goals
00:08:18
Stever Robbins shows how using a "Life Map" can give you an overview of your life you can use to align your activities with your highest goals.
May 26, 2014
314 GID How Expected Value Can Help You Make Good Decisions (Part 2)
00:10:15
If you want more success in your life, learn to take calculated risks when the outcome is uncertain.
May 19, 2014
313 GID How Expected Value Can Help You Make Good Decisions (Part 1)
00:08:49
If you want more success in your life, learn to take calculated risks when the outcome is uncertain. Get-It-Done Guy has a technique to help you make good decisions.
May 12, 2014
312 Declutter with Get-It-Done Guy and the Domestic CEO (Part 2)
00:08:41
Domestic CEO Amanda Thomas and Get-It-Done Guy Stever Robbins share tips on how to deal with clutter permanently.
May 05, 2014
311 GID Declutter with Get-It-Done Guy and the Domestic CEO (Part 1)
00:11:00
Domestic CEO Amanda Thomas and Get-it-Done Guy Stever Robbins share tips on how to deal with clutter.
Apr 28, 2014
310 GID How to Make the Most from a Referral
00:07:26
When someone agrees to refer you for a potential job, or a romantic relationship, you have a responsibility to pursue it gracefully. Here are Get-It-Done Guy's tips on making the most of a referral.
Apr 21, 2014
309 GID Recovering from Heartbleed
00:07:51
The recent report of a loophole in the security settings of many web sites has made online shopping and banking dangerous. Get-It-Done Guy has tips on how to keep your personal information safe on the web.
Apr 14, 2014
308 GID What Does a Manager Do?
00:08:45
Becoming a manager requires a radical shift in thinking. Here's the shift you need to make, and how to make it to become a successful manager.
Apr 07, 2014
234 GID How to Give Unsolicited Feedback
00:05:57
How to Give Unsolicited Feedback.
Mar 31, 2014
307 GID How to Turn Enemies into Friends
00:07:53
In this podcast, Get-it-Done Guy shares techniques for turning your enemies into raving fans. Well, maybe not fans, but definitely raving.
Mar 24, 2014
306 GID How to Write a Persuasive Podcast Ad
00:08:50
Spoken ads are very different from written ads. This episode will give you guidelines for getting your listeners to take the next step.
Mar 17, 2014
305 GID How to Manage Your Bulk Email
00:06:46
How to control your bulk email so you can easily see it, without it cluttering your inbox? Get-It-Done Guy has found the perfect solution.
Mar 10, 2014
303 GID Protect Your Work-Life Balance with a Boundary Buddy
00:06:41
Use the power of other people: when you need to say "No," have an accountability buddy who can help you stay strong in your resolve to protect your boundaries.
Feb 24, 2014
302 GID Mastering the Surprising Power of Randomness
00:07:29
Once you have all your tasks in one place, going through them is as much an art as a science. But science tells us the universe is random. Perhaps tasks are, too...
Feb 17, 2014
301 GID Becoming a Stud(ette), Part II
00:08:23
This episode follows Stever as he discovers more motivation and tips for getting to the gym regularly: the power of gluttony, sloth, and community.
Feb 10, 2014
300 GID Becoming a Stud(ette) part 1
00:08:49
There are many steps of motivation and achievement along the way to becoming a gym stud or studdette. Follow along with the journey and you, too, can be awesome.
Feb 03, 2014
299 GID Tame Your Projects with an Issues Log
00:07:16
Even with careful planning beforehand, things go wrong when we're Doing Great Things. By having a process to deal with the unexpected, you can make the unmanageable manageable. Here's how.
Jan 27, 2014
298 GID Travel Tips from ScottEVest's Scott Jordan
00:19:55
How to help travel go smoothly when the unexpected strikes
Jan 20, 2014
297 GID Public Displays of Perfection
00:06:29
Publicly tracking your project status brings with it a host of unexpected benefits.
Jan 12, 2014
296 GID Use a Visual Timeline to Plan Projects
00:06:33
It's easier to complete projects with many people if you use a visual timeline to coordinate tasks. Check out Get-It-Done Guy's simple, yet effective strategy
Jan 06, 2014
205 GID Keeping a New Year's Resolution
00:06:27
Don't make resolutions; make commitments to change your life. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1Dh8DLG
Jan 05, 2014
252 GID Goal-setting for unplannable goals
00:08:16
When pursuing a one-off goal, traditional goal-setting may be impossible. Rigor, however, isn't.
Dec 30, 2013
295 GID How to Write a Great Resume (Part 4)
00:08:01
Creating a resume when changing careers requires a delicate balance of history and transferable skills. Get-It-Done Guy gives you the tools to get it right.
Dec 24, 2013
294 GID How to Write a Great Resume (Part 3)
00:08:58
Once you have the basic flow of your resume, properly word-smithing each sentence can boost its effectiveness.
Dec 17, 2013
293 GID How to Write a Great Resume (Part 2)
00:07:52
Writing a great resume means having a great flow to what you present and the order you present it. Get-It-Done Guy explains
Dec 09, 2013
292 GID How to Write a Great Resume (Part 1)
00:07:45
Simply having a resume isn't enough. You need a resume that does its job, if you want to land your job!
Dec 02, 2013
291 GID Scanning Made Easy
00:08:12
Scanning your paper files sounds easy, but it isn't quite as simple as you'd like. Get-It-Done Guy has tips on making scanning easier.
Nov 25, 2013
290 GID How to Manage Your Task Lists on Paper
00:07:09
If you've decided, smartly, on using a paper task list, this episode gives you hints as to how to use it most flexibly and easily.
Nov 19, 2013
289 GID Make Relationships Work by Giving 200%
00:06:58
If both people in a relationship take full responsibility for the outcomes, you'll find that you get things done more quickly and easily than you ever imagined.