“We are simultaneously gods and worms.”—Abraham Maslow Power plus humility, right? It’s a great combination and something to keep in mind as we try and build our businesses. We can accomplish amazing things, and yet, we’re gone in a flash. Mere blips on the historical radar. But let’s be the gods of our side hustle … Read more
Have you ever tried to get healthier and lose weight, but lost motivation before reaching your goals?
Perhaps you’ve gone as far as buying a gym membership or expensive exercise equipment only for them go unused after your initial commitment.
But what if you could lose weight and make money doing it? Would that be enough motivation to stick with your exercise and diet regimen?
Side hustlers know a thing or two about productivity.
After all, building a business is hard work — and doing it with limited hours is even more challenging.
You know it’s not just about getting more stuff done; it’s about getting more of the right stuff done.
Because busy doesn’t always mean effective!
You might remember Jacques Hopkins from episode 223, where he broke down how he turned his hobby of playing piano into a solid $20k a month online business at Pianoin21days.com.
Things were going great; he had a bunch of happy customers, he’d quit his engineering job to focus on it full-time, and he was doing what he loves.
What are the quick, simple, and maybe a little “weird” productivity tricks entrepreneurs use to get more done? Well, I’m always curious about that myself so I decided to ask 26 of my most productive and successful friends for the “hacks” and tools they use every day. (And I added in one of my own … Read more
I felt gross. I was tired from chasing a toddler around, out of shape, and fighting a series of frustrating injuries.
And I realized it was hurting my output at work. Building a business takes real energy and real brainpower, and I wasn’t performing optimally because my body wasn’t performing optimally.
I knew I had to do something about it.
There’s a great deal written about how to find work in the first place, but once you have it, how do you manage everything effectively? You must avoid becoming a victim of your own success, keep your work-life balance healthy, delight your clients, and ensure you still have enough projects coming in.
If you want to work in harmony and avoid the anxiety monster, you need to look at every aspect of your work and ask “How can I make this better?”
As the author of more than 70 books, Steve “S.J.” Scott is one of the most productive and disciplined people I know.
His latest title, Habit Stacking, became a Wall Street Journal Bestseller and served as the inspiration for this episode.
We’re diving into a few of the habits that allow Steve to continually drive his business forward, and lead a healthier and happier life. Plus, you’ll learn why we think they’re important and how you can apply them in your own life.