186 episodes

David Sparks and Mike Schmitz are not nearly as productive as they’d like to be. Join these fellow travelers (and a bunch of special guests) as they share the best ways to get focused, and talk through their successes and failures along the way. Hosted by David Sparks and Mike Schmitz.

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    • Business
    • 4.3 • 112 Ratings

David Sparks and Mike Schmitz are not nearly as productive as they’d like to be. Join these fellow travelers (and a bunch of special guests) as they share the best ways to get focused, and talk through their successes and failures along the way. Hosted by David Sparks and Mike Schmitz.

    The Burden of Opportunity, with Shawn Blanc

    The Burden of Opportunity, with Shawn Blanc

    The Focus Course creator and small business owner Shawn Blanc is back to talk about margin, sabbaticals, and focusing like a boss.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    How to Be Miserable

    How to Be Miserable

    David & Mike discuss the satirical self-help book How to Be Miserable by Randy J. Paterson and share the dysfunctional skills they are particularly good at.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Solving Problems, with Jay Clouse

    Solving Problems, with Jay Clouse

    Jay Clouse of Creator Science joins us to talk about the sawdust problem, the focus benefits of community, and finding the balance between quality and quantity.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Practicing Focus

    Practicing Focus

    David & Mike discuss how they inject focus into their workdays & Mike shares about his tiny house retreat experience.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Building Focused Flywheels, with Nathan Barry

    Building Focused Flywheels, with Nathan Barry

    ConvertKit CEO Nathan Barry joins us to talk about the power of focus and how it helped save his company.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Walking Your Own Path, with Justin Moore

    Walking Your Own Path, with Justin Moore

    Sponsorship coach Justin Moore joins us to talk about his journey from medical devices to Creator Wizard founder, avoiding the comparison trap, and finding your niche.

    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

ryandonsullivan ,

Measured but not boring

I really enjoy how David and Mike talk about Focus and productivity in a way that makes it a life integration as opposed to life hacks and quick fixes. True change and improvement happens over time and it’s nice to listen to a podcast based on that central idea.

Mridu Parikh ,

Thoughtful conversations!

Mike and David ask thoughtful questions and have meaningful conversations around focus and productivity which is a refreshing change from basic hacks and tips. Highly recommend!

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The hosts highlight all aspects of success and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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