17 episodes

Take control of your career and learn tactics, tips, and strategies that help you survive and be happier on your crazy corporate journey. Join Doug & Elizabeth as they cut through the politics and nonsense, and tell you about their experiences in the world of the 9 to 5. They have years of consulting and corporate experience. Think about this: A 2017 Gallup Poll revealed that 30% of the full-time workers are "engaged" at work in the US. 16% of the full-time workers are "actively disengaged" in the US meaning they complain about their job, have resentment, and bring down morale. So you're probably in the 70% that doesn't like your job very much and we want to help you Survive the 9-to-5.

Survive the 9 to 5 Doug Cunnington

    • Business
    • 5.0, 5 Ratings

Take control of your career and learn tactics, tips, and strategies that help you survive and be happier on your crazy corporate journey. Join Doug & Elizabeth as they cut through the politics and nonsense, and tell you about their experiences in the world of the 9 to 5. They have years of consulting and corporate experience. Think about this: A 2017 Gallup Poll revealed that 30% of the full-time workers are "engaged" at work in the US. 16% of the full-time workers are "actively disengaged" in the US meaning they complain about their job, have resentment, and bring down morale. So you're probably in the 70% that doesn't like your job very much and we want to help you Survive the 9-to-5.

    FBI Agent Takes a Side Hustle Full Time

    FBI Agent Takes a Side Hustle Full Time

    In this episode, our hero interviews Dave Young from Drone Launch Academy. Dave has a cool story, hear us talk about his transition from the FBI to his side hustle. Here are some of the things we talk about: How Dave used his expert knowledge as a pilot to drive his business How Mastermind groups […]

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Side Hustles Are Good

    Side Hustles Are Good

    Our heroes talk about side hustles and how they can be really positive. Doug talks about how he got into side hustling and affiliate marketing.

    • 34 min
    Priorities & the Eisenhower Matrix, Productivity 4 – S9to5 #17

    Priorities & the Eisenhower Matrix, Productivity 4 – S9to5 #17

    We talk about how to figure out what to work on when you have so much to do. We also talk about the Eisenhower Matrix. This is the fourth episode in the Productivity Series. If you want to check out Doug’s course on productivity, you can learn more here.

    • 28 min
    Deep Work and Focus, Productivity 3 – S9to5 #16

    Deep Work and Focus, Productivity 3 – S9to5 #16

    Our heroes talk about focusing on deep work. We reference Cal Newport’s Deep Work a lot in this episode. You should check it out if you haven’t read it before. The main idea is that you can’t really get big, important things done if you’re distracted. So multitasking is bad. Notifications on your phone are […]

    • 36 min
    Email Tips, Tricks, & Tools, Productivity 2 – S9to5 #15

    Email Tips, Tricks, & Tools, Productivity 2 – S9to5 #15

    Our heroes talk about dealing with emails. Doug gets behind on emails sometimes, but he normally catches up. Back in his corporate days, he was an email ninja, but not for the reasons you might think. Elizabeth runs her inbox thin and never gets behind. We talk about: Gmail Outlook Sorting, Searching, Folders Inbox Mgmt Multiple […]

    • 40 min
    Project Management, Productivity 1 – S9to5 #14

    Project Management, Productivity 1 – S9to5 #14

    We talk about project management in this episode. I’ve managed a bunch of projects over the years and earned my Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification back in 2008. This is part 1 in a 4 part series on Productivity. If you’re brand new to project management, this episode is perfect for you.

    • 35 min

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If you're looking to maximize your time at your day job, this is a great place to learn. Doug & Elizabeth have a wealth of knowledge in high level corporations, and it's interesting hearing Doug's views now that he's outside of the 9 to 5 world and how that sometimes contrasts with Elizabeths views. They're also really down to eearth, and no matter what level you're at with your work, you can apply the advice they give.

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