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Overwhelmed by all the hats you wear in life? Listen in as Erik Fisher talks with productivity experts as they share how they implement practical productivity strategies in their personal and professional lives. We explore all aspects of productivity and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life.

Beyond the To-Do List Erik Fisher

    • Business
    • 4.4 • 767 Ratings

Overwhelmed by all the hats you wear in life? Listen in as Erik Fisher talks with productivity experts as they share how they implement practical productivity strategies in their personal and professional lives. We explore all aspects of productivity and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life.

    Bonus Shortcast Episode: Nir Eyal on Conquering Distractions

    Bonus Shortcast Episode: Nir Eyal on Conquering Distractions

    This is a bonus episode, a shortcast. Shortcasts are something that I've partnered with Blinkist on for a year now. A shortcast is a 10-15 min version of a podcast where you get the core takeaways. This episode is with Nir Eyal on conquering distractions.


    You can listen to all the shortcasts of Beyond The To-Do list for free by going to blinkist.com/friends and enter 'beyond' for 14 days of Blinkist for free!

    • 12 min
    Dorie Clark on the power of Long Term Thinking

    Dorie Clark on the power of Long Term Thinking

    Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and a Visiting Professor for IE Business School in Madrid. She has guest lectured at Harvard Business School, the Harvard Kennedy School, Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, the Wharton School, the MIT Sloan School of Management, and more.


    Her new book is The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World. In it she shares unique principles and frameworks you can apply to your specific situation, as well as vivid stories from her own career and other professionals' experiences to give long term strategy to your goals.


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    • 43 min
    Bonus Shortcast Episode: Laura Vanderkam on Remote Work

    Bonus Shortcast Episode: Laura Vanderkam on Remote Work

    This is a bonus episode, a shortcast. Shortcasts are something that I've partnered with Blinkist on for a year now. A shortcast is a 10-15 min version of a podcast where you get the core takeaways. This episode is with Laura Vanderkam on remote work productivity.


    You can listen to all the shortcasts of Beyond The To-Do list for free by going to blinkist.com/friends and enter 'beyond' for 14 days of Blinkist for free!

    • 11 min
    Megan McNealy on Achieving Optimal Productivity Through Well-being

    Megan McNealy on Achieving Optimal Productivity Through Well-being

    Megan McNealy has devoted her career to helping others achieve their highest potential-- by helping clients attain financial freedom through her wealth management career, and by helping readers and audiences master total well-being through her impactful work as a well-being and success thought leader.


    In Reinvent the Wheel, McNealy takes on the mistaken belief that doing well is more important than being well. In executive summary style, with to-the-point research combined with poignant stories, McNealy shows that well-being, in fact, drives, promotes and accelerates success.


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    • 48 min
    Bonus Shortcast Episode: Robert Stanley on Quitting

    Bonus Shortcast Episode: Robert Stanley on Quitting

    This is a bonus episode, a shortcast. Shortcasts are something that I've partnered with Blinkist on for a year now. A shortcast is a 10-15 min version of a podcast where you get the core takeaways. This episode is with Stanley Robertson on Why Quitting is the Last Principle of Success.


    If you're interested, you can listen to all the rest of the shortcasts of Beyond The To-Do list for free by going to blinkist.com/friends and enter 'beyond' for 14 days of Blinkist for free!

    • 10 min
    Aaron Dignan on Challenging Assumptions and Operating System of an Organization

    Aaron Dignan on Challenging Assumptions and Operating System of an Organization

    Aaron Dignan is the founder of The Ready, an organization design and transformation firm that helps institutions like Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Airbnb, and charity: water change the way they work. He is a co-founder of responsive.org, an investor in purpose-driven startups, and a friend to misfit toys.


    Aaron’s new book is Brave New Work: Are You Ready to Reinvent Your Organization? In this conversation, Aaron talks about challenging the assumptions about the future of work, the organizational operating system and making the necessary changes to move forward.


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    • 43 min

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