How do you become someone that executes on ideas?

While it’s great to have a whole bunch of productivity knowledge, so many people engage in what’s called productivity porn. They read about doing more better. They can tell you all the features of the task management apps out there and what each application is doing wrong. They’re happy to pontificate on the virtues of […]

Should You Read It 007 – Personal Kanban

We all try to balance work and life, but splitting them might be a false dichotomy. That split is what we’re going to look at in Should You Read it 007 as we look at Personal Kanban. Purchase Personal Kanban on Amazon Read the written review of Personal Kanban If you’ve had trouble shipping work, […]

Should You Read It 006 – Great at Work by Morten Hansen

In episode 6 we’re going to talk about Great at Work by Morten Hansen. Great at Work is all about standing out in your occupation. It’s about doing work that it significant. We all want to matter in what we do, and Great at Work is going to try and help you do work that […]

It Takes 7 Practices To Be Great At Work

In episode 6 we’re going to talk about Great at Work by Morten Hansen. Great at Work is all about standing out in your occupation. It’s about doing work that it significant. We all want to matter in what we do, and Great at Work is going to try and help you do work that matters.

I’m going to cite a lot of resources today that go with Great at Work. There is a link to everything in the show notes so make sure you go there to find the other books and articles I talk about.

You’ll also find a link in the show notes to the full written version of this podcast if you’d like to consume it that way. You can also support the show by purchasing the Amazon eBook version of this show for $2.99.

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In our next episode, we’re going to look at Personal Kanban. If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed the the tasks in your task manager, then this system may be for you.

Resources

Episode 4: When by Daniel Pink

Full written review of When by Daniel Pink

You Pulled an all-nighter Because You are An Idiot

Written review of High Performance Habits

Written review of The ONE Thing

Becoming a Master

Written review of Deep Work

Do you work more than 39 hours in a week, your job could be killing you

Written review of The More of Less

Purchase The 10x Marketing Formula on Amazon

Solving hard problems is the key to getting paid well

How to Become Great at Almost Anything

Written review of The Coaching Habit

The Big Leap, talks about your Zone of Excellence

Selection Bias Definition

Written review of Switch by Chip and Dan Heath

Written look at The Obstacle is The Way by Ryan Holiday

Should You Read it 005 – The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath

Today we’re looking at The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath. The Heath’s take a look at how we can leverage the moments in life to maximize their utility. The don’t stop there, they give us a number of tools we can use to design moments that matter for those we lead. Purchase […]

Should I Read it 004: When by Daniel Pink

In today’s episode we’re going to look at When by Daniel Pink. When is all about the timing of events in life. Everything from, when is the best time to start something, to how should be you organizing your day so you can get the maximum amount of work done. Purchase When on Amazon Original […]

What is Extreme Programming and How Do You Do It?

One of the discussions I’ve had many times with clients has circled the topic of the decisions we make today in our work and how it will affect the cost of future work. We are always endeavouring to not paint ourselves into a corner. Common wisdom would say this is impossible, at least the common […]

If You Want to Stand Out You Need A Badass Brand

We all want to stand out from the crowd. We’re not interested in being average. Average for business is scraping by, hitting up a bunch of networking events hoping that this time something interesting will happen that will help our business break out. There is also an audio version of this you can listen to […]

Steven Pressfield Weighs in on How to Continually Ship Creative Work

One key to being successful in your career is, doing the work. You must ship your book, your code, your art. It must see the light of day or it’s not a career. It’s a hobby. The whole point of Do The Work, by Steven Pressfield, is to coach you through the predictable resistance points […]

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