We’re Creatives. You, Minette, Brad … we just are. And with that comes what we like to term “Bright Shiny Idea Syndrome”. It’s both a blessing and a curse of creatives to have a wealth of great ideas. We have them because we see things differently. On the Blessings side […]

Episode 122: Managing Your Bright Shiny Ideas


Hey you … yeah you! With this episode we’re lighting a little tiny fire under you to spend an extra 10 minutes doing something active. Obviously that has health benefits, but it also improves your productivity How does exercise improve your productivity? Regular exercise changes the brain to improve memory, […]

Episode 121: Exercise and Productivity


Happy productive Monday, Last week I invited you to make a list of what is creating chaos in your life. And to take one small action. Just taking one small step helps us move from chaos to calm. We can find our motivation and inspiration in this sense of calm. […]

[Monday Motivation] Zeroing In: How to Get Focused on What ...



Dear Podcaster, we are not gonna tell you what to eat. It says right here in our notes. We are not nutritionists or dieticians, but we are going to share with you what’s working for us. Today’s podcast is all about four surprising ways your diet impacts your productivity. Last […]

Episode 120: The Impact of Diet on Productivity


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You became a creative business owner to create more freedom. You envisioned freeing up more time, making more money and living your dream lifestyle. But what happens, more often than not, is that you find yourself stuck, a year or four after you open for business. You haven’t achieved the […]

[Monday Motivation] What’s Really Holding You Back from Happiness?


It’s Monday again. I have found myself focusing on mindset in September’s Monday motivation emails. Perhaps because I am so often working on improving my own mindset and looking at where I am or am not taking action in my life and business. As I look ahead to the final […]

[Monday Motivation] Who do you have to become?



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How do we bring more mindfulness, purpose, and ultimately more productivity into our creative businesses? That is the question Brad and I are exploring today. If you’re just now tuning in, we’re in the midst of exploring aspects of our life that can influence and improve productivity in ways you […]

Episode 119: How Mindfulness Helps Productivity


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We’re always playing with that tension between structure and flow, so that we can bring the best of our findings to you – our beloved, creative community. Today we’re sharing how you can manage your workflow to improve creative productivity. How do we allow for more creative breakthroughs to emerge? […]

Episode 118: How You Can Manage Your Workflow to Improve ...


Are you afraid to fail? I love this quote graphic that says “Don’t Fear Failure, Fear Inaction.” I’ve been seeing a lot of chatter recently in blog posts and articles about “Fail Fast” and “Fail Forward.” When uber successful business leaders are interviewed they often point out their willingness to […]

[Monday Motivation] Are you afraid to fail?



Our confident productive special guest today really kind of rocked my world the last couple of months … Don’t you love it when you those chance encounters occur, typically when you’re least expecting it? So much fun since we met in Denver, this brilliant content marketing strategist and expert, Shannon […]

Episode 117: The Confident Productive Expert with M. Shannon Hernandez