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Episode 105: Alan Brown’s Creative Strategy for Organizing Your Work Week - Our podcast guest, Alan Brown, is the Founder of Crusher TV and grew up undiagnosed with ADHD. Without solid study habits, he ended up engaging in high-risk behaviors such as dealing drugs to pay for college education and becoming a drug addict. Alan finally graduated with a B.S. in Economics after 10 years and cleaned up […]
[Monday Motivation] Eliminate Overwhelm with This One Practice - How are you feeling on this bright Monday? Full of possibility and anticipation for the fun week ahead? Or overwhelmed, bogged down and buried under unfinished projects? Overwhelm is the number 1 complaint we hear from our community and our clients, over and over again. What’s the antidote to overwhelm? CLARITY! Today’s mantra is: When […]
Support Episode 104: Want to Increase Productivity Fast? Do This 1 Thing! - Eek, oftentimes it can feel challenging to ask for support! Why is that? We all know the sense of relief that occurs when others are glad to support our requests. This is the 4th pillar in our 9 Pillars of Productivity series. Sometimes it feels like asking for help makes us appear weak or stupid, […]
Positive [Monday Motivation] Think Positive! - Are you looking forward to the week ahead and what’s possible for your creative business? This week’s Monday Motivation Mantra is Think Positive. Studies have shown that thinking positive can have tremendous healthy benefits like: Lower rates of depression Lower levels of distress Better psychological and physical well-being Better coping skills during hardships and times […]
Episode 103: Setting Clear Boundaries Can Boost Your Productivity - Are you managing your tasks? Is your to-do list too long? Are your expectations of yourself too high? Are you putting boundaries on the amount of work that you’re physically, mentally, and emotionally capable of doing, in a period of time? I hear over and over from our clients that they’re underestimating how much time […]
[New Series] Monday Motivation for Creative Business Owners - Woo hoo, it’s Monday! Are you celebrating that it’s Monday? Excited to get to your work space today? Do you know exactly what you need to do this week to grow your creative business? I love Mondays! They always feel like an adventure; the chance for a fresh start. I know not everyone feels that […]
Episode 102: Your Most Valuable Resource for Improving Productivity - What high-performing athletes can teach us about our most valuable resource for improving productivity. We’re excited to share about pillar number two of the nine pillars of productivity today. If you missed pillar number one: environment, then go back and watch it AFTER today’s episode. How often do we focus on refining time management skills […]
unfinished projects Feeling Buried Under Your Unfinished Projects? 3 Solutions for Getting Things Done - If you are a creative business owner and chaser of bright, shiny ideas like I am, you probably have lots of unfinished projects around your home and in your business. You probably have stacks of books you say you are going to read and boxes of art supplies, craft kits and folders full of DIY […]
Episode 101: How to Protect Your Intellectual Property as a Creative Entrepreneur with Michael Prywes - Our podcast guest today, Michael Prywes, is an artist, an attorney, a creative author of a book called The Gasp, which you’re gonna hear more about, host of the How I Broke Into podcast where he takes a deep dive into big breaks of successful people, and he’s had some pretty freaking cool guests on […]
Episode 100: The 9 Pillars of Productivity Part 1: Environment - Whoo hoo! We made it to our 100th podcast episode! Now that is something to truly celebrate 🙂 We’d like to introduce you to one of the nine key areas that connects to your unique productivity style: environment. The key areas include: environment, energy, boundaries, support, goal setting, planning, systems, tasks, and focus. I think […]
3 Easy Ways to Tune Your Work Environment to Support Your Creativity and Productivity - If you are like me you find that things in your office tend to go through waves of increased clutter as time passes, slowly making work more difficult. It’s kind of like neatness succumbs to entropy … Either that or there are clutter-fairies that fly in when I’m not looking and mischievously add things to […]
Creative Productivity Episode 99: Using Focus Blocks to Get Your Productivity Back On Track - Hi, my name is Brad and I’m addicted to distraction in today’s modern-day tech world. Hi Brad, welcome, we’re glad you’re here! So, I’ve built up a lot of bad habits and over the last couple of years working for myself, or for ourselves, that was just eating my shorts, in terms of actually getting […]
The #1 Secret to Time Management for Creative Entrepreneurs - Many creatives balk at the idea of time management, structure and systems. Does this sound like you? Don’t put me in a box. Don’t stop my creative flow. You want me to pick just one idea? I’ve been thinking a lot about time management and productivity – even before we rebranded our podcast to Structure […]
Episode 98: Discover Your Unique Productivity Style Part 4 – The Creator - This is the last episode in our 4 part series on productivity styles where we introduce… drum roll, please! The Creator. If you’d like to learn about the previous productivity styles, then you can always find them here: the Commander (part 1), the Contemplator (part 2), the Conductor (part 3). Introducing the Creator: Gifts & […]
13 Strategies to Improve Your Focus and Increase Productivity - Are you looking for strategies to improve your focus and increase productivity? Brad and I always are! We probably spend too much time research productivity and not enough time just getting our work done. We are constantly in search of that one productivity hack that will make the biggest impact. You’d be surprised by how […]
Episode 97: Discover Your Unique Productivity Style Part 3 – The Conductor - In the 3rd episode our 4 part series on productivity styles we introduce The Conductor. If you’re just starting with this episode, you’ll probably want to jump back to parts 1 and 2 – the Commander and the Contemplator – to get the full picture. Introducing the Conductor: Gifts & Challenges As the Conductor you are […]
Episode 96: Discover Your Unique Productivity Style Part 2 – The Contemplator - This is the 2nd in our 4 part series on productivity styles. In the last episode, we talked about the Commander. Maybe you see some of yourself in that style? Or perhaps you will identify more with the Contemplator. Why are we so passionate about this topic? Our own struggles Our client’s struggles Over these episodes, we want […]
Episode 95: Discover Your Unique Productivity Style Part 1 – The Commander - Woohoo, you heard our exciting news that we have renamed the Path to Profit Podcast to Structure & Flow – same fun hosts but more focused and specific content on productivity. Why are we so passionate about this topic? Our own struggles Our client’s struggles Over the next 4 episodes, we want to share with […]
Episode 94: How Structure and Flow Impact Creativity and Productivity - When we talk about Structure, what do we mean? When we talk about Flow, what do we mean? How do things like structure and flow relate to creativity? To productivity? Our last episode was a short one just to welcome everyone to Structure and Flow – now we want to talk about why we called […]
Episode 93: Big Announcement! - We are refocusing the podcast! We are super-excited to announce that we are turning the Path to Profit Podcast into Structure and Flow: The Productivity Podcast for Creative Entrepreneurs     We’ll still bring you great content for creative business owners but it will now be centered on Productivity. We know that in our lives […]
Episode 92: 5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Money: Money Mindset Hacks for Creative Entrepreneurs - If you’re a creative who’s called to make an impact, serve the world in a bigger way, and you know you have a message and a vision to share that’s going to help people, you have to have money to do it. You can’t do this when you’re broke and poor and desperate, you have […]
Episode 91: 3 Secrets to Pricing Your Creative Products or Services For Profit - As the founders of the Path to Profit Academy, we’re kind of passionate about money and profit. And for this beautiful month of April, we’ll be focusing on the money so that you can begin planting new seeds of growth and prosperity. Today, we’ll be sharing three secrets to pricing your creative products and services […]
Episode 90: It’s All About The Follow-Up, with Debbie Hoffman - How many of us struggle with follow up? Perhaps you meet someone at a networking event or connect in a Facebook group, there’s this instant connection, and then the follow up fizzles before even getting started… Let’s be honest, it can be challenging to follow up well, especially when our fears or limiting beliefs take […]
Content 3 Editorial Calendars: How to Create 30 Days of Content in 30 Minutes - Have you heard the phrase “content is king”? It’s popular with internet marketers and marketing experts like me. Personally I prefer “content is queen” because really, who does all the creative work? The truth is, no matter what you call it you should have a content marketing strategy for your creative business. When you generate […]
Episode 89: Creating Real Prosperity with Penelope Jane Smith - Our podcast guest today, Penelope Jane Smith, turned $10,000 into six million dollars in real estate. She was on track to retire in prosperity by the time she was 31 years old. Then, of course, the real estate market crashed, and everything changed. So not only did Penelope lose all that money and more, but […]