Focus and Productivity

Everyone today wants to make the best possible use of their time. And perhaps more than anyone, that is true of entrepreneurs. How effectively an entrepreneur uses their time can make a significant difference to the success of their business. These resources were created to help strategize your focus and productivity.

  • Why The Pain From Your Setbacks Is The Framework For Your Future

    Why The Pain From Your Setbacks Is The Framework For Your Future

    In 1978, I found myself both divorced and bankrupt on the same day. Clearly, something hadn’t been working. I realized that if I wanted a life where anything was possible, it was time to do things...

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  • How An Entrepreneur Gained 30+ “Operations Managers” With One Bold Move

    How An Entrepreneur Gained 30+ “Operations Managers” With One Bold Move

    In terms of entrepreneurial success, Sarah Hogan knew she was in a good place with her business. A financial services entrepreneur and principal of her own firm in Leigh, Greater Manchester, she...

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  • How To Find Balance In Your Entrepreneurial Life

    How To Find Balance In Your Entrepreneurial Life

    Can growing entrepreneurs find enough time for both work and family? Learn how an entrepreneur made more time for home life while vastly expanding his business.

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  • Why Being Intentional Is the Antidote To Long, Unproductive Meetings

    Why Being Intentional Is the Antidote To Long, Unproductive Meetings

    In business, there are few things more dreaded than long and unproductive meetings.

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  • How Do You Know When You Should Be Delegating?

    How Do You Know When You Should Be Delegating?

    Learn an easy formula that will show you what you should be delegating. Pass the baton to someone who doesn’t see this as a burden but an opportunity to grow.

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  • A Unique Approach To Personal Productivity: Three Strategies For Those With Short Attention Spans

    A Unique Approach To Personal Productivity: Three Strategies For Those With Short Attention Spans

    A number of years ago, I realized that my approach to being productive needed to be quite different from what seemed to work for others. I always struggled to feel productive, to focus, to handle...

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  • Dan Sullivan’s Advice For Your Ideal Workspace: “Get Rid Of Your Office”

    Dan Sullivan’s Advice For Your Ideal Workspace: “Get Rid Of Your Office”

    For an entrepreneur, the most coveted pieces of advice are the real and effective ways you can increase your productivity.

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  • How To Find Your Superpower In Business

    How To Find Your Superpower In Business

    In life—and especially as an entrepreneur—one of the most valuable lessons that can be learned is that we all have superpowers.

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  • How To Make More Money, Work Less: Real-Life Entrepreneurial Tips.14:42

    How To Make More Money, Work Less: Real-Life Entrepreneurial Tips.

    John Fickeworth, a successful insurance entrepreneur, used Strategic Coach strategies to make more money by working less. Watch this video for more on: Time Management, Delegation

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  • How entrepreneurs hide from opportunity—and the surprising solution.

    How entrepreneurs hide from opportunity—and the surprising solution.

    Over 25 years ago, I asked myself a question that turned out to be a real game-changer for me in terms of my results: “How am I actually of value to my company, and how am I actually of value to...

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  • How To Grow Your Business And Your Free Time At The Same Time - With Guest Adam Schaeuble

    How To Grow Your Business And Your Free Time At The Same Time - With Guest Adam Schaeuble

    Work smarter, not harder. Busyness, fatigue, and overworking are not the keys to entrepreneurial success. Just ask fitness entrepreneur Adam Schaeuble who landed himself in the hospital three...

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  • Extraordinary Impact Filter

    Extraordinary Impact Filter

    This one tool can save you time and energy, plus filter out everything except the impact you want to have. Use it to start every new project and improve your teamwork, communication and results.

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  • It’s Time To Stop Doing Energy-Draining Activities

    It’s Time To Stop Doing Energy-Draining Activities

    So many people believe that having to do things you don't enjoy is simply a part of life. They’ve bought into a message that life isn’t about having everything the way you want it to be.

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  • What’s The Real Reason For Procrastination?

    What’s The Real Reason For Procrastination?

    Over the past year, I’ve been thinking a lot about the secret that every entrepreneur keeps: the fact that they procrastinate. They see it as an entirely negative experience, one they feel...

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  • What Yes, No, And Maybe Really Mean4:46

    What Yes, No, And Maybe Really Mean

    Dan Sullivan shares his belief that accepting “maybe” or “I’ll think about it” as a response in any selling situation is a worst-case scenario for any entrepreneur, even worse than “no.”

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  • Caution! Feeling Burnt Out At Work?

    Caution! Feeling Burnt Out At Work?

    We’ve all been at the hands of performance-depleting fatigue. It’s mentally and physically exhausting and makes it difficult to deal with even the simplest of situations.

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  • How To Avoid The Busyness Trap

    How To Avoid The Busyness Trap

    I find that busyness is often worn as a badge of honor these days. I’m especially amazed when entrepreneurs fall into this trap. And it is a trap. It seems no matter what these individuals are...

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  • Do The “Stuff”-To-Energy Transfer

    Do The “Stuff”-To-Energy Transfer

    A new year is a great opportunity to choose what gets to come into the future with you and what you want to leave behind. Which is which? One great way to decide is to look at what gives you...

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  • What Free Days are, and how to know when you need them.

    What Free Days are, and how to know when you need them.

    If we know entrepreneurs — and we’ve coached over 18,000 of them — we’d confidently say that the majority of you are naturally driven to grow your businesses to your greatest potential. Guilty of...

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  • The 4 C's Formula

    The 4 C's Formula

    Your building blocks of growth: commitment, courage, capability, and confidence.

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