Get-It-Done Guy's Quick and Dirty Tips to Work Less and Do More

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Want to work smarter, not harder? Here's how to do it. Join Stever Robbins, author of "Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More", each week as he provides inventive productivity and organization tips to transform even the most overwhelmed person into an overachiever. Are you buried in email? Stever will tell you how to dig your way out. Is technology holding you captive? Stever will help you evaluate your devices and only use the ones that actually help you get stuff done.

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554 - 5 Steps to Deal With Being Overloaded at Work
00:08:59
<![CDATA[<p>There&#39;s no app or life hack that will let you fit 25 hours of work into a 24 hour day. Here&#39;s what to do when there&#39;s too much on your plate.</p> <p>Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/deal-with-overloaded<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
Jun 10, 2019
553 - How to manage two projects at once
00:08:33
<![CDATA[<p>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.</p> <p>Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/manage-two-projects</p> <p>Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
Jun 09, 2019
552 - 5 Effective Ways to Manage People's Strengths
00:08:18
<![CDATA[<p>Understanding your team&rsquo;s strengths can help you mix and match a group of high-performers to achieve results far above what you could otherwise reach.</p> <p>Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/manage-strengths<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
Jun 03, 2019
551 - Make the Most of Your Online Reading With a Learning Plan
00:07:55
<![CDATA[<div class="pdc-be-extension-is-installed">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.</div> <div class="pdc-be-extension-is-installed">&nbsp;</div> <div class="pdc-be-extension-is-installed">Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/online-learning-plan<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> ]]>
May 27, 2019
550 - Don't Micromanage: 6 Tips to Keep Your Team Happy
00:09:39
<![CDATA[<div class="pdc-be-extension-is-installed"> <p>Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/micromanage-tips</p> <p>Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> ]]>
May 20, 2019
549 - Networking Tips for College Grads - Part 2
00:07:11
<![CDATA[<p>More tips on networking to build strong, lifelong relationships. Start now.</p> <p>Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/networking/networking-tips-for-new-college-grads-part-2/<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
May 13, 2019
548 - Networking Tips for College Grads - Part 1
00:09:20
<![CDATA[<p>Get-It-Done Guy has six must-have tips to get you started on building your professional network.</p> ]]>
May 06, 2019
547 - Make Your Presentations Evergreen
00:07:46
<![CDATA[<p>Get-It-Done Guy explains how to make your presentations reusable from the start so you don&#39;t have to reinvent the wheel each time and save time.</p> <p>Read the transcript at&nbsp;https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/make-your-presentations-evergreen<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
Apr 29, 2019
546 - How to Organize Reference Files
00:08:08
<![CDATA[<p>When you have years&rsquo; 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</p> ]]>
Apr 22, 2019
545 - Free to Focus: An Interview with Michael Hyatt
00:37:50
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[<p>As more and more of our lives are stored on computers, it&#39;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</p> ]]>
Mar 12, 2019
540 - How to Protect Your Digital Files (Part 1)
00:09:39
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[<p>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.</p> <p>Read the transcript at&nbsp;https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-use-bookmarks-to-streamline-your-workflow<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
May 28, 2018
503 - Want to Change Someone's Mind? Lead with Emotion
00:09:06
<![CDATA[<p>Convincing people and changing their minds begins by meeting them emotionally. Then and only then, can you begin to promote your agenda.</p> <p>Read the transcript at&nbsp;https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/want-to-change-someones-mind-lead-with-emotion<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
May 21, 2018
502 - How to Succeed by Trying to Fail
00:06:50
<![CDATA[<p>Sometimes the best route to success is along the path that leads to failure.</p> <p>Read the transcript at&nbsp;https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-succeed-by-trying-to-fail<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
May 14, 2018
501 - Is the Best Web-Building Workflow For You an All-in-One or Piecemeal Approach?
00:10:56
<![CDATA[<p>In this episode, sponsored by Weebly, Get-it-Done Guy explains the costs and benefits of all-in-one solutions and more customized &quot;piecemeal&quot; workflows.</p> <p>Read the transcript at&nbsp;https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/is-the-best-web-building-workflow-for-you-an-all-in-one-or-piecemeal<br /> Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts&nbsp;</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p> ]]>
May 07, 2018
500 - Use Your To-Do List to Spot Opportunity
00:06:50
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
495 - How to Tame Your Distractible Mind
00:07:49
<![CDATA[How to focus when you're tempted by distraction is as easy as picking up a pencil. Read the transcript at 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 FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy]]>
Mar 26, 2018
BONUS: Introducing Safe For Work
00:11:07
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[ 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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
476 - 'Growth Mindset' Tips to Boost Performance
00:07:50
<![CDATA[Viewing traits as innate make coping with failure and success much harder. With a "growth mindset" you learn more, persist more, and overcome obstacles. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/growth-mindset-vs-fixed-mindset 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]]>
Nov 06, 2017
475 - How to Agree on Deliverables Quickly and Clearly
00:08:40
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
473 - How to Measure Progress and Achieve Goals
00:06:26
<![CDATA[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. Read the transcript at 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 FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy]]>
Oct 16, 2017
472 - 4 Ways to Build Close Relationships That Last
00:08:12
<![CDATA[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
471 - How to Be Persuasive Using the Right Language Cues
00:08:37
<![CDATA[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]]>
Oct 02, 2017
470 - How Scanning Apps Can Organize Your Life
00:11:53
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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
<![CDATA[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