ACE Productivity

Living proactively.

ACE 019: Drive: Vision and motivation

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What drives you? Today’s episode is all about how to fuel everything you do with passion and excitement. Even the most mundane tasks have some purpose that you can connect to every moment of execution. This episode rounds out our overview of the entire ACE framework! Special thanks [...]

ACE 018: All about energy

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download So you know how to be productive… but what fuels your work? You have to bring the right physical and psychological energy to any endeavor if you want to get the best value out of your time. To find out how to tap into your best energy, listen to my [...]

ACE 017: Wins: The psychology of accomplishment


Podcast: Play in new window | Download How do you set your self up for success in big goals and projects? Small wins. This principle is more powerful than most people think. Wins are everywhere if you look for them. Listen to this week’s episode and see how it can change your life. ALSO, if [...]

ACE 016: How to break any habit

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Some habits are good. Some… not so good. Cracking knuckles, swearing, biting nails, saying “um…” How do you stop it? I give a no-fail solution in this episode. Check it out. To give us a rating or review in iTunes, check it out here: ACE Productivity in iTunes [...]

ACE 015: The ACE Framework

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Check it out! ACE is an acronym! Who knew… This episode is all about the ACE Productivity framework of principles. After some tips about batching, I touch on each principle and how they all fall under a single framework. To dig deep into the ACE principles, check out [...]

ACE 014: Focus (almost) equals productivity

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In today’s episode I talk all about focus: Getting maximum value out of your time by engaging your whole mind. In honor (haha) of Daylight Savings Time, we also talk a little bit about clocks.   Special thanks Special credit and many thanks are owed to Benjamin Krumwiede and Abigail [...]

ACE 013: Make it easy, get big results

Podcast: Play in new window | Download If you want to develop a good habit, you have to figure out how to make it easy. In this episode, I talk about my morning routine and how I was able to reset my morning habits by making the right thing easy to do.   Resources (my [...]

ACE 012: First things first (including the fun stuff!) with Brandon Vaughn

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week Brandon Vaughn of First Things Productivity, one of my favorite productivity podcasts, comes on the show. We chat about identifying your first things in life, how to prioritize those thing, and the importance of scheduling guilt-free play. I also talk a bit about routine in this episode [...]

ACE 011: You win when you know what DOESN’T work

Speed limits and systems that don't work

Podcast: Play in new window | Download I always consider myself a positive person, but sometimes negatives are the most useful things in the world. This episode will bring you through a process to improvement based on the principle of always recognizing what isn’t working… and adjusting accordingly. Sounds simple, yes, but it’s actually a very rare [...]

ACE 010: Pat Flynn talks about getting the most out of life

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today I’m absolutely thrilled and honored to be able to give you a conversation that I had with Pat Flynn of the Smart Passive Income blog and podcast. As you know, I always credit Pat with my own success; he’s one of my primary inspirations, and his free podcasting [...]