Episode 17 – Diving Into With Simon Lau


Are you into saving time? How about creating a workflow that involves AI, is super easy to use, and has more uses than I can count? If so (you are into this, right?) then you’re in for a great podcast episode. Simon Lau, Head of Product for invited me down to their office for this podcast interview – it was a great opportunity to check out their space in a startup environment and...

Episode 16 – Hernan Vazquez – Following Up With An Action Taker


  This episode is a great follow up to one of the original interviews for the Productivity Academy. Hernan Vazquez, my business partner and friend, is a certified action taker who’s seen a lot of changes over the past year… So, as someone who likes to use the “ready, fire, aim” method and get moving quickly, how does he deal with developing robust processes, and building a solid...

Episode 15 – Take The Best And Leave The Rest – Dr. Dominique Chlup


  Dr. Dominique Chlup joined me for a great interview that covered a wide range of topics. Before listening to the full podcast episode, I want to give you one idea that Dominique introduced while we were talking: “Take the best and leave the rest” Be sure to listen to the full episode, but apply the “take the best and leave the rest” concept – note down what 2 or 3 ideas, tools, or...

Episode 14 – Balancing Stats With Matt Sidhom Of StatGeek


  Matt Sidhom from joins me in this podcast episode to talk about productivity and time management while building a SaaS product, starting a family, and maintaining a full time position – all at the same time. I was able to talk to Matt and get him on the podcast to share his background coming from Mathematics, to the business world, and now starting successful projects...

Episode 13 – Tracking Yourself To Make The Most Of Your Limited Time: Samer Abousalbi


  Samer Abousalbi joined us for a great look into being a software Product Manager, creating and developing your own app, and his favorite tools and strategies for maintaining organization and productivity through all of this. Not only does Samer realize the importance of having a “framework” that allows apps and tools to work for you, but he shared with us his big pivot that came after...

Episode 12 – Choose Your Own Adventure: Leanna McGrath – Executive Coach


  I interviewed an executive coach with a background in both the startup world and higher education in this episode of the Real World Productivity Podcast episode. Leanna McGrath shared a lot of great information, insights, and more about her experience with startups and growth. As with so many of us, and our businesses, a key component is the ability to focus. Leanna touched not only on why...

Episode 11 – Building A Productive Future: Jordan Baker & Focuster

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  In this episode of the Real World Productivity Podcast, I’m talking to the founder of Focuster, Jordan Baker. With a long history of programming and operating at high levels of efficiency, it’s an interesting look into how someone can push themselves to get so much done, but in the end, no matter how “good” we are, we have to start creating systems and processes to...

Episode 10 – Sending Tasks Out To Get More Done: Cedric Waldburger

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  If you’re interested in task management, project management, apps that offer a ton of flexibility (you’ll have to listen to find out exactly how…), then you’re in for a treat with this episode of the Real World Productivity Podcast. CEO of, Cedric Waldburger joined me for a conversation about, minimalism, productivity, and more. Cedric has...

Episode 9 – Diving Deeper – Evernote And Focus With Charles Byrd

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  In this episode of the Real World Productivity podcast I had the opportunity to talk with Evernote expert Charles Byrd. Charles has some great ways to put Evernote to use in your life and business to help stay organized, productive, and not overwhelmed with apps. With his background from college to the corporate world using “old school” hand held devices for organization and...

Episode 8 – Automating Your Life For Routine Success: Kathryn Jones

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  In this episode of the Real World Productivity Podcast we’re talking with productivity and automation expert Kathryn Jones to find out how routines can help really expand what we are capable of in so many ways – from the daily routine to the big life goals. The concept of doing the ordinary, but doing it extraordinarily well, is the name of the game and Kathryn has some...

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