Productive Flourishing http://www.productiveflourishing.com we help people start finishing the stuff that matters Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:45:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Episode 23: 27 Steps to Freedom with Wendy McClelland http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-23-27-steps-to-freedom-with-wendy-mcclelland/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-23-27-steps-to-freedom-with-wendy-mcclelland/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:30:28 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22465

Highlights of this episode:

  • After getting a divorce when her kids were young, Wendy decided to start her own typing business because she did not want to leave her children in daycare, considering the stress they were already experiencing.

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The Free Planners for April 2015 Are Available http://www.productiveflourishing.com/the-free-planners-for-april-2015-are-available/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/the-free-planners-for-april-2015-are-available/#respond Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:25:53 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22357 PF_planners_250x250The Free Planners for March 2015 are available. These planners are especially designed for proactive creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs. Read more

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Episode 22: Creating the Automatic Customer with John Warrillow http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-22-creating-the-automatic-customer-with-john-warrillow/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-22-creating-the-automatic-customer-with-john-warrillow/#respond Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:54:29 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22336

Highlights of this episode:

  • John Warrillow started out in radio production with the idea that entrepreneurs would want to learn from other entrepreneurs because entrepreneurship can be a very emotional roller coaster ride.

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Episode 21: Gathering the People with Sarah Bray http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-21-gathering-the-people-with-sarah-bray/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-21-gathering-the-people-with-sarah-bray/#respond Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:30:48 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22263

Highlights of this episode:

  • Sarah decided she wanted to care about what she was working on, so she shut down her Web design studio and started her own marketing company.
  • As creative entrepreneurs, we have this fascinating ability to create opportunities that did not exist before.

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How to Minimize the Unhelpful Stories You Have to Sort Through http://www.productiveflourishing.com/how-to-minimize-the-unhelpful-stories-you-have-to-sort-through/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/how-to-minimize-the-unhelpful-stories-you-have-to-sort-through/#comments Sun, 15 Mar 2015 06:07:20 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22140 You may have heard of people going on a media diet for productivity reasons. The basic idea is that a lot of our time and bandwidth can be spent choosing what not to consume, so eliminating the inputs frees up mindspace and time to do the stuff that matters most.

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The Fear of Missing Out Causes Us to Miss Out http://www.productiveflourishing.com/fear-of-missing-out/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/fear-of-missing-out/#respond Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:51:23 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22215

“But what about all of those things you’ll miss out on?”

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) can be a really powerful force.

via The One Simple Thing I Do to Live a Happy Life — Location 180 | Build a Business, Live Anywhere, Achieve Freedom.

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Free Your Trapped Content http://www.productiveflourishing.com/trapped-content/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/trapped-content/#respond Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:30:25 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22191

Charlie Gilkey shared a great concept with our BOOST coaching group the other week. He talked about how all business owners have a gold mine of “trapped content” – things we’ve already written for other purposes, then forgot about or left behind.

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Episode 20: Life After Tampons with Jennifer Boykin http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-20-life-tampons-jennifer-boykin/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-20-life-tampons-jennifer-boykin/#comments Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:30:34 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22165

Highlights of this episode:

  • More than 20 years ago, Jennifer experienced the death of a child, which led to the start of her movement.
  • Jennifer can speak authentically about the pain of knowing that you have something great in you but being afraid to claim it.

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The Free Planners for March 2015 Are Available http://www.productiveflourishing.com/free-planners-march-2015-available/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/free-planners-march-2015-available/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:32:23 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22116 PF_planners_250x250The Free Planners for March 2015 are available. These planners are especially designed for proactive creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs. Read more

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Episode 19: Find Your Own Success with Jake Ducey http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-19-find-success-jake-ducey/ http://www.productiveflourishing.com/episode-19-find-success-jake-ducey/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:30:40 +0000 http://www.productiveflourishing.com/?p=22105

Highlights of this episode:

  • When Jake dropped out of college at age 19 to backpack the world, it wasn’t about quitting everything; it was about making a difference.
  • Jake taught himself how to write, sold his books door to door, and ended up making the Amazon bestseller list.

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