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Author: Erik Fisher

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Learn how to choose the right projects, tasks, and goals in work and life. Go Beyond the To-Do List! This show will help you do that with conversations with the people behind the productivity. We talk with people on all aspects of productivity, including getting the right work done, getting good work done, and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life. Erik Fisher talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. You'll be refreshed and inspired after hearing how others fail and succeed at daily productivity and be inspired and instructed on how to move forward yourself.
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Pete Mockaitis ( is an award-winning trainer and coach who helps professionals perform optimally at work. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, and Inc.He began his career at Bain & Company and currently hosts the How to be Awesome at Your Job podcast ( The show has been downloaded over 8,000,000 times and consistently ranks as a top business show in Apple Podcasts.Erik was recently a guest on Pete's show! ( in this episode:* UCI (* NED (* Ziprecruiter (
Moe Carrick ( has over 30 years of experience working in organizations on issues of partnership, leadership, strategy, and culture. Her latest book 'Bravespace Workplace (' shows how leaders need to focus on six interdependent levers of their day-to-day work (culture, leadership, team, meaning, design, and partnership with machines) to materially enliven and lift the humanity and the performance of everyone who works for them – which is a win–win for both employee and employer.Bravespace Workplace offers a clearly imagined future for organizations in which the people who work there grow, connect, and thrive. Mentioned in this episode:* Eyeconic (* UCI ( * Textexpander ( extexpander-Aug-2019)
Miles Adcox is an entrepreneur, speaker, host, and coach. He is the Owner and CEO of Onsite, an internationally-known emotional wellness lifestyle brand that delivers life-changing personal growth workshops, inspiring content, leadership retreats, and emotional treatment.In this conversation Miles talkes with Erik about prioritizing emotional wellness and mental health and margin.Mentioned in this episode:* Blinkist (* UCI (* Donald Miller - Scary Close (* Donald Miller - Beyond the To-Do List 1 (* Donald Miller - Beyond the To-Do List 2 (
Shawn Blanc is the founder of The Sweet Setup, a site that recommends the best apps for your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Shawn and his team are incredibly prolific in their reviews and recommendations of mac and iOS apps, but also create great training courses for those apps including:Unlock 1Password ( The Things ( One In Depth ( Ulysses ( this conversation taken from bonus material from the 'All The Things' course, Shawn dicsusses overwhelm, course correction and choosing a task management software with Erik in this reverse interview. Mentioned in this episode:* Betterhelp (* MetPro (* Babbel (
Liane Davey ( is known as the “teamwork doctor,” and for the past 25 years, Liane has researched and advised teams on how to achieve high performance. In her latest book The Good Fight, Liane Davey shows you how to create the productive conflict your organization needs to get along and get stuff done. Mentioned in this episode:* Betterhelp (* MetPro (* Babbel (
Brad Barrett is the cohost of ChooseFI (, a podcast explaining Financial Independance and why it is a liberating and achievable concept, and how just about any one can do it. They find smart and creative life hacks to make our lives easier. In this episode Brad talks with Erik about how to eat well and stay active while prioritizing finances in the right places. Mentioned in this episode:* University of California Irvine - Use code 'beyond' to get 15% off one course! (* Babbel - Try it free! (* Ziprecruiter (
Steven Rogelberg ( is researcher and consultant to some of the world’s most successful companies and Chancellor's Professor at University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He has well over 100 publications and recently won the highly prestigious Humboldt Award for his research on meeting science.His new book 'The Surprising Science of Meetings' ( draws from extensive research and survey interviews with over 5,000 employees across a range of industries to share the proven practices and techniques that help managers and employees enhance the quality of their meetings. In this conversation Steven talks with Erik about what's wrong with meetings, why they get a bad name and how we can start to fix them. Mentioned in this episode:* Metpro (* Textexpander ( extexpander-Jul-2019)* A Conference Call in Real Life - Tripp and Tyler (
Stever Robbins ( is a Top-10 business podcaster since 2007, co-founder/team member of 9 startups. CEO coach and futurist. He is the host of Get-It-Done Guy's Quick and Dirty Tips to Work Less and Do More ( where each week as he provides inventive productivity and organization tips to transform even the most overwhelmed person into an overachiever.In this conversation Stever and Erik talk about 'Speed Dating your tasks', 'Do It Days', Technology and Intentionality.Mentioned in this episode:MetPro ( (
Angelo Poli is an internationally recognized expert in fitness and nutrition. He’s the Founder of MetPro (, the world’s first algorithm based transformation engine. MetPro analyzes your metabolism and provides an individualized approach to obtaining your health goals. In this episode Erik talks with Angelo about this process as well as why constrast and consistency are key. Mentioned in this episode:MetPro ( ( (
Jaime Masters ( is the CEO of Evential Millionaire. She is a Business coach, author, and professional speaker and has hosted one-on-one interviews with over 350 millionaires and billionaires. In this conversation Jaime and Erik talk about 'Absolute Yes', Flow State, Time Tracking and Nootropics. Mentioned in this episode:* Babbel – Try Babbel for free! (* Alpha Brain - Try it free! (* Timeular - Track your time and get 10% off! (
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Melissa Noakes

Thank you Erik. Very useful information, and if Mike (or any of us) can't be authentic about our own story, that's living a lie or in fear. Don't worry about what people think if you open a platform for being honest - the alternative is much worse.

Jun 17th
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