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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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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! (
Wade Foster is the co-founder and CEO of the automation platform Zapier ( In this conversation Wade and Erik talk about the power of automation and delegation, and how to gain trust in your systems and relationships. Mentioned in this episode:Babbel – Try Babbel for free! ( - Get 20% off your first year! ( extexpander-Jun-2019)
Mike Schmitz is a productivity nerd who loves to read books and enjoys making things. He cohosts the Bookworm Podcast ( as well the Focused Podcast ( Mike has a new course out on Faith Based Productivity ( In this episode we talk about what that means, as well as why you don't have to have any specific religious belief to have a faith based productivity approach. We also talk about setting priorities and intentions by taking a personal retreat. Mentioned in this episode:Timular - Get 10% off and start tracking your time! ( Schmitz' Faith Based Productivity Course ( Podcast ( Podcast (
Ruth Soukup is a New York Times Best Selling author, 7-figure entrepreneur, and author of the new book - Do It Scared: Finding the Courage to Face Your Fears, Overcome Obstacles, and Create a Life You Love.In this conversation she and Erik talk about fear archetypes, the principles of courage and creating an action plan.Mentioned in this episode:Timular - Get 10% off and start tracking your time! ( - Post your job for free! (
Jordan Lee Dooley ( is an author, a podcast host, speaker and community builder whose work is dedicated to providing tools, motivation, and inspiration people need to show up for what you were made to do - in your career dreams, and in your everyday life. Her new book is 'Own Your Everyday: Overcome the Pressure to Prove and Show Up for What You Were Made to Do' ( in this episode:Backblaze - Get a Free 15 day risk free trial! ( Your Everyday (
Comments (1)

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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