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Think about the rush you receive on Facebook when receiving tons of smiley faces, hearts, and comments on a brilliant post that you created… Or when you used to receive gold stars or cash as rewards when you were in school. We, creators, are biologically wired to receive a dopamine […]

Episode 123: Gamification and Productivity: What Games Can Teach us ...



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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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 ...



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


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You know how it goes … you wake up and reach for your phone … you wander around the house drinking coffee while you surf Facebook becoming increasingly agitated. You check your email and it’s a disaster … unfinished business from yesterday, more went wrong overnight. You vaguely remember eating […]

Episode 116: Is Your Morning Routine Setting You Up for ...


We’re excited to be really geeking out today… getting a little focused on one particular tactic that we use in our business on a regular basis to keep us organized and productive. Timelines. What are they and how do they improve productivity? To me, timelines give you a visual representation […]

Episode 112: 3 Reasons to Use Timelines to Improve Productivity



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Woo hoo! This is part nine of our Nine Pillars of Productivity series, which is our longest series ever in the history of Structure & Flow. Doing happy chair dances… ? Today we’ll be sharing 7 Ways to Improve Focus at Work, especially when you work from home. If you’d […]

Episode 110: 7 Ways to Improve Focus at Work