Christopher Rugh is an entrepreneur with an irrepressible passion for business and life. He recently exited CustomTollFree.com, the nation’s leading vanity telephone number search firm, catering to thousands of companies and well-recognized brands. In this episode, Chris joins Stephan to talk about leveraging and delegating, creating offshore teams and managing them without painful oversight, minimizing distractions, and more. "‏‏The employees that we hire are the people that build our businesses for us. They’re the ones as entrepreneurs that allow us to go travel and do the things that we do,…

With so many distractions around us-from social media, to email, and even co-workers-it can be difficult to focus on productivity and concentrate on our work. Cal Newport shares the steps to moving forward in your business and career without being interrupted, so you can accomplish more, while committing to your most important work. We discuss how Deep work will help your business, the best ways to disengage from distractions, and how to find help with admin tasks so you can focus on more important work. "‏‏You do have to embrace…

‏‏Hello, and welcome to Get Yourself Optimized! I’m your host, Stephan Spencer, and it’s my pleasure to invite on to this episode Carmen Simon. Carmen is a PhD, an expert in brain science, and author of the brand new book, Impossible to Ignore. It just came out a week ago, basically, from when we were recording and this is her third book. As a cognitive scientist, Carmen has helped some of the world’s most visible brands craft memorable messages by focusing on how the brain works. I’m super excited about this…

While most entrepreneurs and busy professionals are glued to their email and phone, Tim Feriss mastered the art of delegating. He’s the author of the bestselling book The 4-Hour Workweek and he’s here to share tips on his favorite productivity hack: delegation. The majority of your to-do list can be outsourced, and with a little direction, a virtual assistant can free up your time, allowing you to work less while earning more. We discuss where to find virtual assistants, how to determine what to delegate, hiring the right candidates and…

When you truly believe that you can be successful in your career, relationships, and all areas of your life, that belief can manifest itself into reality. Stever Robbins has been an entrepreneur since he was 14 years old, and shares his insight on everything from changing your mindset, setting a career plan, productivity, and using your creativity to do things that have never been done. We discuss the best time management skills, how to earn your worth, changing your beliefs through Neuro-Linguistic Programming and more. "A lot of people believe…

Time management. Procrastination. As busy human beings, we struggle with both on a daily basis. Mastering the two will increase productivity in your life, and in turn, boost your bottom line. When you learn to work smarter, you get more out of every minute you put in, and are still left with the energy to pursue the projects you are passionate about. David Allen has perfected a system, Getting Things Done, that is incredibly effective at managing your time and increasing your productivity. We discuss eliminating time-stealing distractions, the importance…

Michael Port is an amazing speaker, trainer, actor, and marketing expert, and he is here to share with us today his top-notch tips on becoming an expert speaker. Whether you want to add public speaking to your resume, learn new tactics for your current speaking gigs, or just want to make a great impression on your fiancé’s parents, today’s episode will leave you feeling confident and ready to connect with your audience, not matter how big or small. We discuss top speaking tips, keeping audiences engaged, and how improving your…

What does a person do to stay sane, and productive, when they run multiple successful business ventures? They delegate. Today I am talking to James Schramko, internet marketer and entrepreneur who has mastered the art of building systems that have allowed him to build his empire, stress-free. James is a jack of all trades-he founded SuperFast Business, runs live events and multiple podcasts, and we are about to learn his secrets to success. We discuss creating a business without working around the clock, managing overseas employees, and living like you’re…

Bill Donius knows your brain has a secret area that you are not fully utilizing. Ever have that “aha!” moment in the shower, or laying in your bed, or while running– a seemingly magical idea that is captivating and motivating? What if you could trigger those ideas on demand? Bill says you can-in less than 60 seconds. It’s all due to the specific roles of the hemispheres of the brain. Many of us know the idea of left brain/right brain-that the separate hemispheres of the brain are responsible for different…

Mike Vardy is known as the Productivityist, a fitting name, because he doesn’t treat productivity like a tactic, he treats it like a belief system. Mike believes in productivity as a way to not just get you doing more, but get you doing more of the stuff that you love. He’s been studying it since his early career at Costco, an environment where an efficient system is crucial. He studied the greats, did some testing of their systems on himself, refined them according to their flaws and strengths and added…

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