Modern Mentor

Modern Mentor Podcast

Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.

598 - Productive, Happy, Focused—How Small Habits Bring Big Success
Can small habit changes really lead to a more productive, focused, and happy life? They can! Author and podcaster Jeff Sanders's shares his secrets to forming habits that lead to success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/small-habits-big-success https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytip...

597 - Everything's Changed—Is It Time to Reset Your Goals?
Goal-setting doesn't typically happen in May. But as the world has changed, so have your priorities. Here's how to revisit your goals and decide where to stick, pivot, or renegotiate to keep you inspired and motivated. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/reset-goals https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts ...

596 - You Can Land that Dream Entry-Level Job—Yes, Even Now
If you just got your degree or just entered the job market, the landscape right now looks frightening. Take heart! Your dream job is out there; you just have to know how to chase it down. #ENTRYLEVELBOSS author Alexa Shoen shares strategies for success....


596 - You Can Land that Dream Entry Level Job—Yes, Even Now
If you just got your degree or just entered the job market, the landscape right now looks frightening. Take heart! Your dream job is out there; you just have to know how to chase it down. #ENTRYLEVELBOSS author Alexa Shoen shares strategies for success....

595 - Manage Burnout at Work with These Simple Strategies
You're juggling your professional and family life, taking up slack for absent colleagues, and worrying about your job security. It's a lot. But you've got this. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/manage-burnout-strategies https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https...

595 - Manage Burnout at Work with These Simple Strategies
You're juggling your professional and family life, taking up slack for absent colleagues, and worrying about your job security. It's a lot. But you've got this. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/manage-burnout-strategies https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https...


594 - How to Think Positive to Be More Productive
In times of crisis, negative thoughts lurk around every corner. Use these techniques to rediscover your optimism and bump up your productivity. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Modern Mentor! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/think-positi...

594 - How to Think Positive to Be More Productive
In times of crisis, negative thoughts lurk around every corner. Use these techniques to rediscover your optimism and bump up your productivity. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Modern Mentor! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/think-positi...

593 - How to Be a Leader During a Crisis
Whether you're leading a team, family, community, or just yourself, leadership is complicated in a moment of crisis. These simple strategies can help you support yourself and those relying on you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Modern Mentor! Links: https://w...


592 - Pause and Reflect—Now Is the Time to Take Stock of Your Career
If an unexpected career pause has taken you by surprise, here's how to use the time to take a breath, assess your career, and set yourself up for success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/take-stock https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebo...

592 - Pause and Reflect—Now Is the Time to Take Stock of Your Career
If an unexpected career pause has taken you by surprise, here's how to use the time to take a breath, assess your career, and set yourself up for success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/take-stock https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebo...

591 - Struggling to Manage Anxiety and Work? Give Yourself a Break
When you're anxious and afraid, getting work done is hard. Give yourself a break, find your purpose, and make it through your work life in this "new normal" with this sage advice. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/anxiety-work https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/sub...


590 - 5 Thoughtful Ways to Build Relationships Virtually
When you can't forge in-person relationships, connecting virtually can be a powerful tool. Here are powerful tips to make it work for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/build-relationships-virtually https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.co...

589 - How to Communicate Successfully When Working Remotely
Many of us suddenly find ourselves working from home—a familiar landscape with some unfamiliar work-life problems. Here's how to get your message across effectively even when you're working in your pajamas. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/communicate-remotely https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcast...

589 - How to Communicate Successfully When Working Remotely
Many of us suddenly find ourselves working from home—a familiar landscape with some unfamiliar work-life problems. Here's how to get your message across effectively even when you're working in your pajamas. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/communicate-remotely https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcast...


588 - How to Be More Resilient at Work
Resilience means being able to recover from setbacks, adapt to change, and keep on rolling. That's great, but ... how do you do it? Modern Mentor explains. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/more-resilient https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.f...

587 - Can You Still Be Successful If You Don't Want a Promotion?
Congratulations—you're awesome! Your company wants to promote you. But what happens when what you want is to stay exactly where you are? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/successful-not-promoted https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.co...

587 - Can You Still Be Successful If You Don't Want a Promotion?
Congratulations—you're awesome! Your company wants to promote you. But what happens when what you want is to stay exactly where you are? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/successful-not-promoted https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.co...


586 - 4 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Creativity and Be More Productive
Sometimes, productivity is about being creative enough to bring big projects to the finish line. These creativity tips will help you make that happen!  Read the transcript of this episode.  Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links below:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/boost-creativity https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https:...

585 - How Listening Makes You Smarter, Faster, Better
Listening effectively is one of the hardest things to do. But investing in it pays off. Learn how it makes you smarter, faster, and better at your job.  Read the transcript here. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows at QuickandDirtyTips.com. Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook....

584 - How to Love Your Job Even When It Isn't Perfect
Not every job is a perfect fit, but that doesn't mean you can't love the one you're with. Your job can be a whole lot more than just a means to a paycheck. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/love-your-job | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor...


584 - How to Love Your Job Even When It Isn't Perfect
Not every job is a perfect fit, but that doesn't mean you can't love the one you're with. Your job can be a whole lot more than just a means to a paycheck. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/love-your-job | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor ]]>...

583 - Leadership is Everyone—Jocko Willink on Owning Your Success
Your career is what you make of it. Retired Navy SEAL and Leadership expert Jocko Willink shows us how lessons learned on the battlefield can help us achieve success at work. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/jocko-willink-interview | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor...

582 - The Awesome Power of "No"
Saying "no" is actually makes you more successful at work. These essential strategies will help you set workplace boundaries with grace. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/boundaries-work | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/ModernMentor...


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581 - How to Increase Your Productivity by Managing Your Energy
Running all-out all the time is the sure path to burnout. Productivity happens when you know how to use your energy wisely. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/productivity-manage-energy | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy...

580 - How to Make Idea Curation Your Workplace Superpower
Great ideas are everywhere. You can become a hero by curating the best of them instead of reinventing a perfectly good wheel. Here are three ways to get started. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/idea-curating | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy...


579 - How To Self-Promote at Work Without Feeling Icky
Self-promotion can feel awkward and sleazy, but it doesn't have to! Here are five ways to toot your own horn without raising your colleagues' eyebrows. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/self-promote | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtgetitdoneguy...

578 - How to Be Productive when the Organization Isn't
What do you do when your personal productivity is high but the company you work for is dragging its feet? Anything but nothing. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/organizational-productivity | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy...

577 - Top Tips from My Time as Get-It-Done Guy
As Stever Robbins draws his time as Get-It-Done Guy to a close, he recounts his favorite tips from 12 years as host of the Get-it-Done Guy podcast. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/top-tips-get-it-done-guy | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy...


576 - 9 Pro Secrets to Perfect Podcasting
What do you get when you put two award-winning podcasters with nearly a quarter-century of combined experience together for an interview? Nine pro tips for making your podcast sensational. TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/podcasting-secrets | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

473 - How to Measure Progress and Achieve Goals
Measuring progress is second nature to most people. But it's not second nature to measure progress well, which can lead to some real misjudgments. Put more thought into your progress checks, to make them a consistent source of good. TRANSCRIPT: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-measure-progress-achieve-goals | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter:...

575 - How to Memorize Anything with Ultimate Memory Magic
Author of the book Ultimate Memory Magic, Jim Karol, teaches us how to use and strengthen our memory so we can remember anything! TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/memorize-anything-jim-karol | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


476 - 'Growth Mindset' Tips to Boost Your Performance
Viewing traits as innate make coping with failure and success much harder. With a "growth mindset" you learn more, persist more, and overcome obstacles. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/growth-mindset-vs-fixed-mindset| Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

574 - How to Find Anything On Google
With advanced search engine techniques, you can find relevant results that get just the information you want, while filtering out the noise. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/find-anything-Google Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

574 - How to Find Anything On Google
With advanced search engine techniques, you can find relevant results that get just the information you want, while filtering out the noise. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/find-anything-Google Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy ]]>...


573 - How to Measure What Matters On the Job
How to measure success is easy in some jobs, and very difficult in others. Here’s how to choose your performance indicators. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/measure-performance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

572 - How to Prioritize Your Tasks—One Little Question, Big Results
The Eisenhower Matrix is a tried-and-true way to prioritize your tasks. You can double its effectiveness by asking just one simple question! TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/secret-prioritize-tasks Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

495 - How to Tame Your Distractible Mind
Do you know how to focus when distractions are constantly competing for your attention? It starts by simply picking up a pencil. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-tame-your-distractible-mind Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


571 - Manage Complex Projects and Connections with This Simple System
Managing complex projects with many people and connections? Here's a simple note-taking system to help you take over the world. Probably. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/complex-project-note-system Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

570 - Prospect Like a Pro in 5 Easy Steps
In business and life, prospecting can be the key to your success. This simple system will take your prospecting to the next level. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/small-business/5-step-prospecting Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: https://quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

570 - Prospect Like a Pro in 5 Easy Steps
In business and life, prospecting can be the key to your success. This simple system will take your prospecting to the next level. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/small-business/5-step-prospecting Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: https://quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy ]]>...


569 - The Art of Reading Minds with Henrik Fexeus
Henrik Fexeus, the author of The Art of Reading Minds, shares his techniques for developing social skills and using nonverbal communication. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/art-of-reading-minds Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

568 - 5 Simple Steps to Mastering a New Skill in 30 Days
Learn a new skill by developing a 30-day program of incremental, bite-sized progress. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/master-new-skill-30-days Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

567 - Five Essential Rules for Changing Careers
Changing careers is a leap of faith, but with a little preparation and groundwork, you're sure to stick the landing. Fast Company editors Kate Davis and Anisa Purbasari Horton share their advice in this week's episode. Read the show notes at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/changing-careers-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/Get...


566 - How to Use Colored Pens to Organize Absolutely Everything
If you've got an eye for color, using erasable colored pens for note-taking might just change your life. Here's how to use them to organize all the things!   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/organize-colored-pens Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


565 - How to prepare to make great video
How do you prepare for a video shoot? Good preparation makes great video. Use this six-step pre-flight checklist so everything goes off without a hitch.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/prepare-video-shoot Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

565 - How to prepare to make great video
How do you prepare for a video shoot? Good preparation makes great video. Use this six-step pre-flight checklist so everything goes off without a hitch.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/prepare-video-shoot Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy   ]]>...

564 - Use multiple schedules to keep your life under control
When the way you work changes depending on which phase of a project you’re in, design multiple templates to help you manage your time.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/multiple-schedules Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


564 - Use multiple schedules to keep your life under control
When the way you work changes depending on which phase of a project you’re in, design multiple templates to help you manage your time.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/multiple-schedules Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy   ]]>...

563 - How to Write Faster with Successive Drafts
Don’t try to get everything down on paper at once. Use the development process itself to create the piece you’re writing.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/writing/boost-writing-speed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

562 - Use online nonverbal communication
Are your grammar, spelling, punctuation, and structure making a good impression online? How you say things is as important as what you say.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/good-impression-writing Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


561 - Use Michael Port’s Technique to Rock Your Persuasive Presentations
Getting your ideas across is simple: structure your pitch so it hits every base the audience expects. Here's how. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/persuasive-presentations/  Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

560 How to Create and Use an Ideas File
Geniuses don’t have better ideas than you—probably—they just remember them better. Here’s how you can remember them, too, with an ideas file. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/ideas-file Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


503 - Want to Change Someone's Mind? Lead with Emotion
Convincing people and changing their minds begins by meeting them emotionally. Then and only then, can you begin to promote your agenda. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/want-to-change-someones-mind-lead-with-emotion Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

557 - How to Deal with People Who Are Late to Meetings
When someone is chronically late, don’t coddle them. Give them consequences, and shape their behavior so they don’t impact the rest of the team. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/people-late-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


555 - When Prospecting, Have a Strong Process in Place
Sometimes outreach is a numbers game. When it is, be systematic and you’ll find it easy to hit those numbers. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/ FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY On Facebook: facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy On Twitter: twitter.com/getitdoneguy...

471 - How to Be Persuasive Using the Right Language Cues
Not everyone communicates the same way. If you want to move people to action, you need to reach them in a way they understand: Use both abstract thinking and concrete examples to persuade them the smart way. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-be-persuasive-using-the-right-language-cues Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https:...


554 - 5 Steps to Deal With Being Overloaded at Work
There's no app or life hack that will let you fit 25 hours of work into a 24 hour day. Here's what to do when there's too much on your plate. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/deal-with-overloaded Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

553 - How to manage two projects at once
Trying to manage two teams at once can be a nightmare. With a little finesse, you can arrange your calendar, tasks, and notes to give each project the focus time it deserves. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/manage-two-projects Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

552 - 5 Effective Ways to Manage People's Strengths
Understanding your team’s strengths can help you mix and match a group of high-performers to achieve results far above what you could otherwise reach. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/manage-strengths Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


551 - Make the Most of Your Online Reading With a Learning Plan
Reading any interesting and informative article that crosses your path could be a huge waste of time. Focus your energies with a learning plan, instead.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/online-learning-plan Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

550 - Don't Micromanage: 6 Tips to Keep Your Team Happy
Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/micromanage-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

549 - Networking Tips for College Grads - Part 2
More tips on networking to build strong, lifelong relationships. Start now. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/networking/networking-tips-for-new-college-grads-part-2/ Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


547 - Make Your Presentations Evergreen
Get-It-Done Guy explains how to make your presentations reusable from the start so you don't have to reinvent the wheel each time and save time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/make-your-presentations-evergreen Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

546 - How to Organize Reference Files
When you have years’ worth of files and bookmarks, you can organize them for quick reference using a mix of the cloud, shortcuts, folders, and sharing. Get-It-Done Guy has a simple way to unify your scattered files and bookmarks to create a comprehensive reference system. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-organize-reference-files Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://ww...


545 - Free to Focus: An Interview with Michael Hyatt
In this conversation between Michael Hyatt and Get-It-Done Guy, Stever Robbins, Michael covers a wide range of tools to make you more productive, more relaxed, and help you achieve the highest of all goals: freedom. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/free-to-focus-an-interview-with-michael-hyatt Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Tw...

544 - What Do Managers Do, Anyway?
Being a manager is a whole different game from being an employee. But if you manage the transition well, the sky’s the limit. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/what-do-managers-do-anyway Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

543 - How to Collaborate on Multiple Documents with Multiple People
If you're working on a group project, it can be hard to keep all your documents organized and accessible. Get-It-Done Guy has a few simple tricks to help you stop wading through shared files aimlessly and get to the business of collaboration. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-collaborate-on-multiple-documents-with-multiple-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Faceb...


469 - How to Critique a Colleague's Bad Decisions in 4 Steps
When you frame it the right way, your feedback can get your colleague on your side. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to criticize without making enemies. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-critique-a-colleagues-bad-decisions-in-4-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

542 - Don’t Get the Varsity Blues
Don’t try to game the system to get your kid into college. That may lead to gun-wielding FBI agents storming your home. Instead, encourage your kid to become an applicant worth admitting. Get-It-Done Guy explains how. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/tweens-teens/don-t-get-the-varsity-blues Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter...

541 - How to Protect Your Digital Files (Part 2)
As more and more of our lives are stored on computers, it's easy to rely on technology and forget that a small glitch can lead to catastrophe. Get-It-Done Guy has more tips on keeping your work safe (Hint: It involves regular backups). Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/computers/how-to-protect-your-digital-files-part-2 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: ht...


540 - How to Protect Your Digital Files (Part 1)
As more and more of our lives are stored on computers, it's easy to rely on technology and forget that a small glitch can lead to catastrophe. Get-It-Done Guy has tips on keeping your work safe. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

345 - How to Take Care of Your Smartphone
Choosing, maintaining, and backing up your smartphone smartly will help insure that it serves you faithfully throughout the years. Get-It-Done Guy has the tips to take care of your beloved mobile device. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1ukZnhl...


BONUS: Introducing One Plus One
Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One Plus One, the show about the spark that drives two original thinkers to ultimate success. We’ll unearth the stories of Paul McCartney & John Lennon, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Beyonce & Jay-Z, Shaq & Kobe, and many more, and learn what it is about their chemistry that led them to greatness. Subscribe to One Plus One today at wondery.fm/OP...

539 - How to Find and Fix Relationship Blind Spots
What’s your greatest weakness? Knowing it can become a strength. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to find and address the blind spots that can sabotage your relationships. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-find-and-fix-relationship-blind-spots Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

538 - Consolidate Your To-Do List With a Weekly Review
If your task list is scattered over numerous pages and you’re bogged down with too many items, use a weekly review to consolidate. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to cull your task lists, project lists, and someday/maybe lists into one streamlined master plan. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/consolidate-your-to-do-list-with-a-weekly-review Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: ht...


537 - What to Do When Employees Aren't Performing
Just because you have minions, doesn’t mean they’ll do your bidding. Get-It-Done Guy explains what to do when employees aren't performing. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/what-to-do-when-employees-arent-performing Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

536 - How to Prepare for a Conference
Get the most out of your next conference with a little advanced planning. Get-It-Done Guy explains and gives tips to make every opportunity work for you. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/networking/how-to-prepare-for-a-conference Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

535 - How to Deal with Overwhelming Overload
You can find and fix your sources of overload by using your calendar to track, allocate, and flex your time. Get-It-Done Guy Stever Robbins gives you the tools to get the most productivity out of every day. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-deal-with-overwhelming-overload Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.co...


534 - 3 Steps to Perfectly Organized Files
When you need to organize your files, each paper you touch can become a complicated decision. The solution: don’t triage! Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

533 - How to Quit Facebook and Instagram
Social media screws up your brain, gives you the illusion of connection, profiles you psychologically, and might be something worth no longer doing. If you decide to leave Facebook, here’s how to do it while retaining some of the good things. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-quit-facebook-and-instagram Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDon...

532 - How to Focus Better: A Guide in 6 Steps
Focus is not one skill. It’s a whole set of skills. Master them all and you’ll be able to accomplish far more than you ever thought possible. Unless you already focus, of course. In which case you’ll accomplish as much as you ever thought possible. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-focus-better-a-guide-in-6-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItD...


487 - Forget Multitasking! How to Get Things Done with Parallelism
Get more done by understanding which of your tasks depend on which others, and sequence them to take the least amount of time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/forget-multitasking-how-to-get-things-done-with-parallelism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

531 - 9 Ways URL Shorteners Make You Memorable
URL shorteners can make long URLs easy to deal with. But they can be used for so much more: bookmarks, audible ads, and links that change their destination. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/software-apps/9-ways-url-shorteners-make-you-memorable Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

BONUS: Introducing Time To Parent
Are you a parent? Then there’s a good chance you might be feeling disorganized. You’re in luck. Check out the new podcast, Time to Parent, from organizing expert Julie Morgenstern. Subscribe to the show here: https://us.macmillan.com/podcasts/podcast/time-to-parent/...


530 - A Guide to Escaping a Politically Feisty Holiday
How to disagree politely is a lost art in the age of online divisiveness. In this episode, Stever shares some tips for disagreeing, having real conversation, and not ending up at each other's throats. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/friendships/a-guide-to-escaping-a-politically-feisty-holiday Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https:/...

529 - 2 Easy Ways to Manage Multiple Email Accounts
Create a single unified place—your email client, or a single inbox—where you can receive and respond to email from any of your email accounts. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/email/2-easy-ways-to-manage-multiple-email-accounts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

528 - Shoot the Messenger: How Chat Apps Are Security Hellholes
There are dozens of texting options available. Here are several options with different capabilities. Unfortunately, many of the apps (or their parent companies) can be used for terrible evil. Sadly, I'm not joking. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/mobile/shoot-the-messenger-how-chat-apps-are-security-hellholes?page=3 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: htt...


527 - 5 Powerful Tips for Productive Meetings
Too much time is wasted on meetings that don't do anything. In this episode, Get-it-Done Guy shares five tips (and a bonus) to fix your meetings so they work for you! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/meetings/5-powerful-tips-for-productive-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

526 - Find real work/life balance by getting Back to Human
Millennial leader Dan Schawbel shares tips for using technology wisely, using humanity wisely, and when to know the difference. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-balance-technology-and-your-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

525 - 3 Ways to Use Doorways as Learning Tools
Stepping across a threshold is more than just walking. You can use doorways (yes, doorways) to help your brain learn better. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/3-ways-to-use-doorways-yes-doorways-as-learning-tools Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


524 - The Benefits of Routine (or Why Being Boring Has Its Upside)
Don't let yourself be treated like a cog! Be boring for an old-fashioned personal touch. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/deals-coupons/the-benefits-of-routine-or-why-being-boring-has-its-upsides Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

523 - 4 (Science-Backed) Tips on Being More Lucky
Richard Wiseman's book "The Luck Factor" gives four major principles about becoming more lucky. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/4-science-backed-tips-on-being-more-lucky Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


522 - How to Start a Huge Project in 4 Simple Steps
Doing something perfectly is great, except when it keeps you from starting. First, make a cheap plan, then a fast plan, then a perfect plan, and then merge your plans into something actionable. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-start-a-huge-project-in-4-simple-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ge...

521 - To-Do List Essentials: How to Recruit Your Subconscious Mind
Time management expert Mark Forster's Fast Final Version Plus will help you manage your task list to a tee. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/to-do-list-essentials-how-to-recruit-your-subconscious-mind Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

520 - How to Overcome Decision Paralysis
Too much choice can be paralyzing. In this episode, Stever shares techniques for making sure too much choice doesn't give too few results. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-overcome-decision-paralysis Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


519 - How to Document Big Projects (So You Can Repeat Them Easily)
Policies and procedures can be easy to write. Just use a diary to know what happens when. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-document-big-projects-so-you-can-repeat-them-easily Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

518 - Kanban Boards: How to Keep Track of Processes and People
Whether you're tracking progress through a sequence of steps, or progress through many disjointed steps, a kanban board may be just the tool you want. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/kanban-boards-how-to-keep-track-of-processes-and-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


517 - The Art of Monotasking vs. Multitasking
Stop multitasking and use monotasking to give yourself a way to approach your work and life with mindfulness. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

516 - 7 Pro Tips for Managing Your Bursting Email Inbox
Email is a top source of interruptions for most of us. A few simple tips can help you make it a tool you can use, rather than a burden you can bear. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/email/7-pro-tips-for-managing-your-bursting-email-inbox Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

515 - Dream Job 101: How to Prepare for a Career Change
When your life isn't giving you what you want, consider jumping to a new phase. Mike Lewis, author of When to Jump, shares tips on making that shift. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/dream-job-101-how-to-prepare-for-a-career-change Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


514 - Make Your Business Better with the (Physical) Kanban Method
Rather than forecasting when you'll need materials, design your business and life to be self-regulating. Use Kanban. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/make-your-business-better-with-the-physical-kanban-method Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

513 - How to Strengthen Relationships with 'Process Conversations'
How to start a new working relationship (or other kind!) is easy with a little advance planning. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-strengthen-relationships-with-process-conversations Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

512 - What Is the 80/20 Rule? The Pareto Principle Explained
The 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle) can help you boost your productivity by doing what really moves your goals forward. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/what-is-the-80-20-rule-the-pareto-principle-explained Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


511 - How to Job Hunt the Right Way: Use Constraints
How to get a job starts with knowing what you're looking for. This simple four-part framework will help you hone your desires just enough to embark on a successful job hunt. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-job-hunt-the-right-way-use-constraints Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

510 - How to Organize Smartphone Apps for Quick Access
Eliminate smartphone slowdown with a surprisingly simple trick: Each time you use an app, drag its icon to your home screen in the upper left position. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-organize-smartphone-apps-for-instant-access Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

509 - You've Been Writing 'Thank You' Notes All Wrong
Do onerous follow-up tasks in advance, when your motivation is at its peak. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


508 - Online Shopping? Be Smart, Track Your Shipping Numbers
When you have a lot of packages in the mail, or irons in the fire, track your tracking numbers so you can move swiftly when disaster strikes. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/online-shopping-be-smart-track-your-shipping-numbers Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

507 - Make the Most of the 'Notes' App on Your Phone
Name your notes consistently, and expand into a folder of notes if needed. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/make-the-most-of-the-notes-app-on-your-phone Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

506 - Negotiating a Salary (Without Being Lowballed)
Companies use tricks to pay you as little as possible. Negotiate with integrity and honesty, and be firm. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/negotiating-a-salary-without-being-lowballed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


505 - How to Meet Commitments Using 'Urgency' and 'Importance'
When you want something to get done, make sure you manage both its urgency and its importance when you motivate yourself to work. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-meet-commitments-using-urgency-and-importance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

504 - How to Use Bookmarks to Streamline Your Workflow
Use bookmarks to take you exactly where you need to be, when you need to be there, in the combinations you need to do your job best. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-use-bookmarks-to-streamline-your-workflow Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

502 - How to Succeed by Trying to Fail
Sometimes the best route to success is along the path that leads to failure. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-succeed-by-trying-to-fail Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


501 - Is the Best Web-Building Workflow For You an All-in-One or Piecemeal Approach?
In this episode, sponsored by Weebly, Get-it-Done Guy explains the costs and benefits of all-in-one solutions and more customized "piecemeal" workflows. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/is-the-best-web-building-workflow-for-you-an-all-in-one-or-piecemeal Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts  FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDone...

500 - Use Your To-Do List to Spot Opportunity
The value in a task list is as much in what you don't get done as what you do! Here's how to mine your list for gold. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

499 - How to Psych Yourself Up with Good Self-Talk
Self-talk, inner voices, self-criticism, and self-praise are all things we do to ourselves. But it may give you better results to engage in other-talk instead! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-psych-yourself-up-with-good-self-talk Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


498 - How to Quit Social Media Using an Anti-Social-Media Buddy
Social media is addictive, manipulative, and bad. Reclaim your high-quality life by working with an anti-social-media buddy to save the best, leave the rest, and return to your life in real life. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-quit-social-media-using-an-anti-social-media-buddy Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: h...

497 - How to Use 'Good Enough' to Beat Perfectionism
Perfectionism is caused by the illusion of immortality. Take away that illusion, and you'll get things done, pronto. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-use-good-enough-to-beat-perfectionism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

496 - How to Avoid Misunderstandings When Asking Questions
When asking or answering questions, make your underlying assumptions and motives explicit. You'll get and give answers more quickly, and avoid all kinds of potential emotional landmines. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-avoid-misunderstandings-when-asking-questions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitte...


BONUS: Introducing Safe For Work
If you listen to my show, you're someone who cares about creating a workplace environment that is productive, professional, and free from distractions. So I know you'll love this special bonus clip I have for you today, which comes from a new podcast from Wondery called Safe For Work, hosted by Liz Dolan and Matt Ritter....

494 - How to Improve Communication by Text (and Texting)
Text is a very limited medium. Make sure you're using it so it gets your point across. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-improve-communication-by-text-and-texting Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

493 - It's Not About the Tool, It's About the Workflow
Before you start using a new tool, make sure that you aren't optimizing the trees and forgetting the forest. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/its-not-about-the-tool-its-about-the-workflow Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


492 - How to Coach People Around You (Quickly and Effectively)
Rather than giving people answers, Michael Bungay-Stanier's book The Coaching Habit offers questions that lead them to find their own answers. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

491 - How to Resist Social Media and Reconnect with IRL Friends
Rather than subjecting your brain and your relationships to the manipulative mechanisms of social media, use social media to trigger and deepen real life connections. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-resist-social-media-and-reconnect-with-irl-friends Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneG...

490 - How to Make Great Progress Using Accountability
The killer app when it comes to stopping procrastination and getting things done is to engage the part of your brain that feels social obligation. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-make-great-progress-using-accountability Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


489 - How to Overcome Perfectionism
Perfectionism is one of the greatest obstacles to movement. Instead of the perfect product, shoot for the perfect process. You'll get farther than you ever imagined possible! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-overcome-perfectionism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

488 - How to Be Deliberate with Your Distractions
Don't let clickbait run your life. Here's how to find and destroy the hidden time killers that seem useful but really suck away at your productivity. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-be-deliberate-with-your-distractions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/bengreenfield...

BONUS: Introducing Launch
Three out of five people dream of writing a book. Few follow through. What does it take to take that from dream to reality? Screenwriter John August (Go, Big Fish, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory) sought to find out as he tackled something he’d only ever dreamed of: writing a novel. From Wondery, this is a show about putting something out into the world. How will it turn out? You’ll know when we do....


486 - How to Schedule Meetings When Traveling
When traveling and scheduling a lot of meetings, you want to make the best possible use of your time. Yet negotiating individual meeting times is a lot of work. There's a simpler way: batch your scheduling. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-schedule-meetings-when-traveling Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://t...

485 - How to Easily Manage and Secure Your Passwords
In this day and age, everything needs a password. Use good password hygiene so you use passwords, safely. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/how-to-easily-manage-and-secure-your-passwords Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

484 - How to Plan Properly with Deadlines and Milestones
Proper use of deadlines and milestones will help keep your project moving, even with an unrealistic boss and a daunting project plan. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-plan-properly-with-deadlines-and-milestones Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


483 - Why You Should Memorize Phone Numbers (and How to Do It)
Phone numbers are a surprising lifeline to the world. Don't let convenience strand you in an emergency. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/why-and-how-to-memorize-phone-numbers Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

482 - Using Location-Based and Future Reminders
Not all reminders fit simply into a to-do list. But luckily (for once) our to-do list apps aren't simple. Use location-based and future reminders to remember the complex things in life. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/using-location-based-and-future-reminders Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDon...

481 - 5 Principles for Setting Good Goals
Not all goals are created equal. In this episode, Stever lays out the minimum requirements for setting goals you can achieve. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/principles-for-setting-good-goals Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


480 - How to Avoid 'Yak Shaving' When Solving a Problem
Learn to rethink your process when you're spending too much time on the steps to your goal. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/avoid-yak-shaving-when-problem-solving Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

015 - Overcommit? "No" More
Learn to say an honest "No" when people ask you to overcommit. Guest Byron Katie demonstrates. Questions go to getitdone@quickanddirtytips.com or 888-WRK-LESS. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!...

479 - The Top 10 Productivity Tools For the Holidays
Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


478 - The Top 8 Must-Know Principles of Productivity
Stever's shares his top principles of productivity from ten years of productivity podcasting. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/top-principles-of-productivity Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

477 - The 6 Best Tips to Creating a Basic To-Do List
Make a list, prune it often, and don't magically expect things on it to get done. Phrase your to-do items properly so your brain can get moving on them. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/creating-a-to-do-list Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


475 - How to Agree on Deliverables Quickly and Clearly
You can prevent misunderstandings and get your whole team on the same page by using the simple tool of an IS-IS NOT list. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

474 - How to Use the 'Idea Parking Lot' in 4 Simple Steps
It's hard to keep meetings focused when side issues and tangents come up. Use a “parking lot” to keep your tangents under control. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/meetings/idea-parking-lot-for-efficient-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

472 - 4 Ways to Build Close Relationships That Last
Every relationship has a give and a take. The best relationships are founded on the principle of giving something other than what you get. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/build-close-relationships-in-business-and-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


470 - How Scanning Apps Can Organize Your Life
Scanning documents with your cell phone can be a huge time saver. Today, we review the major features to look for in a scanning app. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-scanning-apps-can-organize-your-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

324 GID How to Deal With People Who are Late
When people are late, they're wasting time you'll have to make up later. But as Get-It-Done Guy reveals, there are things you can do to manage them--and their behavior. Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/UStBNt...


414 GID How to Form Great Habits Using Triggers
Making habits is hard. And most times we have to do them. But by attaching a trigger to the thing we want to do more of, it gets easier to just do it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29LKeEs...

467 GID Write Faster by Separating Cognitive Tasks
There are many parallel tasks we do while writing, and computers can help with all of them. But doing them all at once is a distracting trap. Do the steps separately to keep focus and write faster....


466 GID Make a Plan for Motivation
Even an inaccurate or incomplete plan can give you the motivation to do great things. Use plans everywhere, even when you don't think you're ready for them, and even in places where you wouldn't normally think of planning....

464 GID How to Organize Your Stuff for Camping
Get all the convenience of a tidy, organized closet, even when you’re camping Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11481 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


380 GID Negotiate More Money with These Simple Tricks
Good negotiators can reach good outcomes and keep the relationship strong by thinking differently about how they approach the bargaining table. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MlgV4E...


460 GID The Simple Trick to Keep Track of What People Owe You
Great things that are more than one person can do require, well, multiple people. Delegating to others requires a good follow-up system. Fortunately, it’s just a tiny grid away. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2tLFZRe Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...

459 GID Get Even More Organized With a Table of Contents
Is your life full of half-full notebooks and jotted information everywhere? A table of contents might be just the thing you need to clear out the clutter. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2rAz78w Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


457 GID How Customer Pictures Can Improve Your A-Game
Put the right external cues in place and you can do better work for your customers. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2stTi95 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy...


455 GID How to Negotiate with Contingency Clauses
People can’t always agree on what will happen in the future. But they can agree to do something if something happens in the future. Use this to negotiate better across barriers in belief....


452 GID PHow to Keep Track of Irregular Events
Scheduling the unscheduleable is a challenge. But with modern tools, as well as pen and paper, we can make sure you have what you need, when you need it, even if you don’t know enough to plan ahead in the traditional way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2py9Qx9...

451 GID How to Turn Hopes into Actions
Everyone has something they wish would come true for themselves. Instead of just wishing, turn those hopes into productive dos. Make action-based plans for the dreams in each area of your life, with deadlines and consequences to keep you moving each step of the way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ojRykl...

450 GID Pick the Correct Medium for Your Message
Now we have more communication options than ever before. Choosing the right one is essential to getting your message across. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2pebTEi...


449 GID Why You Should Communicate Directly with Others
When things are confusing or not going well, don't just imagine you know what's going on, actually talk to people to make sure your thoughts are real. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ofbhAj...

448 GID How to Learn From Your Experience When Leaving a Job
You won't get better without reflection and thought. After you leave a job, spend some time reviewing what you've learned so you'll be even better in the future. For more, visit the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/9586...


446 GID How to Get Your Way in a Negotiation
Know who’s across the table from you — and who’s not, but should be. Adapt your plan to get them what they want, and you'll get your way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2n7oBGV...

444 GID 6 Tricks to Negotiate with More Power
When you’re at the negotiating table, power isn't just attitude. You also want to behave in ways that show you're at the top of your game. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lPvOHF...

443 GID How to Be a Power Player in Negotiations
Prepare for a negotiation by understanding the power dynamics involved, and setting yourself up to be the power player. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mqHDHr...


442 GID How to Write Emails From Your Readers' Point of View
Make your email work for the reader, and you’ll quickly become the most popular person around. Then once others acknowledge you as an email sensei, start asking them to do the same for you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lMdZrZ...


437 GID 4 Ways to Be More Proactive
Instead of waiting for something outside yourself to rescue you from circumstance, take action to create the life you want. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2jDWVou...



435 GID 9 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Online Sales Efforts
Email sales is more and more common, and as a result, it's less and less effective. But with just a little bit of effort, you can make sure it fails for you. Here's how. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hHFrde...

434 GID How to Remember People's Names
We meet countless people in our personal and professional lives whose names we want to remember. But our usual tactics for remembering facts and figures don’t quite apply to learning and connecting names to faces. With some help from a memory expert, here are some tips for remembering names and making them stick. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hZNEFL...

433 GID How Technology Can Tank Your Success in Class: Part 2
Today's college students are used to using their computers in class, but they don't realize just how much their tech is distracting them. College is far too expensive to spend it on social media instead of receiving an education. To overcome distracting technology, students must make the decision to create good habits on their path to success. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2fUFSQH...


431 GID How Technology Can Tank Your Success in Class: Part I
Today’s college students are used to using their computers in class, but you don’t realize just how much your tech is distracting them. College is far too expensive to spend it on social media instead of receiving an education. To overcome distracting technology, make the decision to create good habits on their path to success. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2fBbTvD...


322 GID Beware of Being Too Productive
If you're too productive, you just may find yourself fired...for being too lazy! With Get-It-Done Guy's expert tips, that won't happen to you. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1x26X1b...

428 GID How to Eliminate Your Own Unconscious Political Bias
How to cast an unbiased, well-thought-out vote is difficult. Politics brings out the worst in all of us. Unfortunately, the worst is often unconscious. In this episode, Stever Robbins shares one way to combat some of that unconscious bias. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2epmF5f...


427 GID How to Get Powerful People on Your side
When approaching a powerful person to get them involved in a project, make sure there’s something in it for them. But what could that be? In this episode, Stever Robbins helps you find ways they can benefit from being associated with you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dEFinl...

426 GID When Should You Shut Down Your Business?
When a business just isn’t working, it may be time to call it quits and do something else. But how do you know? In this episode, Stever tackles the question of deciding when it’s time to shut down a business. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dXN3av...

425 GID How Team Office Hours Can Boost Your Productivity
To be as productive as possible, you not only need to optimize your schedule for yourself, you need to coordinate and synchronize with the rest of your team. A neat scheduling trick makes this easy. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cM39xU...


156 GID How to Memorize Lines Quickly
How to memorize a speech, monologue, or dialog quickly involves starting from the end, not the beginning. By putting the novel material up front, you reinforce confidence and easy when easing into the material you know and have practiced. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cDSYi7...


330 GID How to Become a Manager
When you move from individual contributor to manager, your job has just changed completely. You need an entirely new framework to know what's important and what isn't on a daily basis. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2chbhYF...

422 GID The Simple Trick to Say "No" to Help-Seekers? Create Hurdles
Helping everyone who asks is a quick way to overload, especially when many people ask just because they’re lazy. By making it just a bit harder to ask for our help, we can focus on the people who are willing to work a little to justify our help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bz2S2A...

421 GID How to Tame Your Email Inbox with a Pencil and Paper
Tame your inbox using a paper and pencil. Process your email in a way that fits with your current priorities; don’t let your actions be dictated by the overwhelming email senders! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bq6Xr2...


419 GID How to Use a Learning To-Do List
Constantly dropping the ball is no way to keep a job. When people give you instructions, take notes that help you learn. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2aPayjM...


416 GID Make Business And Relationships Stronger With One Magic Phrase
Relationships need maintenance, but sometimes it’s hard to say what we need to repair a friendship - especially when mixing business and friendships. Get-it-Done Guy reveals a magic phrase, and useful technique, that will help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2a3g52R...


413 GID Why 'No' May Be the Answer You Want to Hear
We all like to hear a resounding “yes” in response to our questions. But sometimes, a “no” can get us what we really want... Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28SMwTr...

412 GID The Latest Tips for Streamlining Your Email
Email is more than just your inbox. With a little care in how you send email, you can setyourself up for easier access to conversations and important coordination. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28QDPJI...


409 GID What's Better Than Being the Best? Being Different
There are other people who do what you do in the world. Weird right? There’s a way to distinguish yourself, though, and it’s not necessarily by being the best. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1U0umhp...

408 GID How to Not Mess Up Referrals
When you’re being introduced to a potential source of new work, it’s important to preserve the relationships involved in the process. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1s3qVxf...


407 GID How to Come to Terms with Constructive Feedback
Constructive criticism helps us get better at work and life. But sometimes it’s hard to hear what we’re doing wrong, and we need a better way to react. Here are some tips on how to stay levelheaded. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QXQjce...

405 GID How to Use Your Smartphone to Organize Receipts
Most of us have figured out some elaborate system involving folders and paper clips (or maybe a trough and shovel) to organize receipts. But now with these new-fangled inventions, you can make the receipt sludge pile a thing of the past. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1W0V0tA...


402 GID How to Hit Every Deadline Every Time
We define urgency as which deadline comes first. But how do you make sure longer projects get done when they need to when they have the same deadline as shorter ones? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/20D4hHy...



397 GID Build, Deepen, and Maintain Your Network for Success
Your success in any organization depends on other people. By creating a networking plan and monitoring your progress, you’ll greatly increase your ability to build a network that will help you succeed. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QasAGC...

396 GID How to Apologize for Lost Time
In today’s world of hyper-convenience, an inconvenient apology carries a lot of weight. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1SRMs6U...


395 GID How to Make Time to Work Out
You can get great effects from a workout without devoting your whole life to it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UliAPZ...

394 GID How to Value Your Time
When you have a lot on your plate, valuing your time gives you a way to decide how to best use it. There are many ways to decide the value of your time, however. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Xcyonv...

393 GID Know Your Workplace Currency to Get Ahead
You may think that doing a good job is a good way to get ahead. Indeed, there was once a company where this worked. It was good. In most companies, however, you need to be aware of multiple currencies if you hope to succeed. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OO2pqL...


392 GID Keep Profiles of Important People
Profiles help you keep track of what makes your colleagues and co-workers happy and productive! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/23s47pi...

391 GID Use Removable File Folder Labels to Save Time and Money
File folders are convenient to use, but to use them fully, you need to be able to deploy them quickly and call them back to base just as quickly. Removable labels make that possible. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Nz5mr7...


386 GID How to Overcome Delegation Hesitation
How to delegate is easy, when you know they can handle the responsibility. But if you’re not sure, trial delegation framed as learning is the way to go. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QqNgPa...


385 GID How to Hack Your Mind with Sir John Hargrave
Fear, anger, sadness, frustration… you can learn to become the “superuser” of your own mind, and reprogram it to do anything you want. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NU2HwV...

384 GID How to Create a Self-Maintaining Filing System
Let your files determine when and what you do with them, so when it’s time to simplify, you have everything you need to do it quickly and completely. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Xp5PSD...


383 GID How to Gain Independence from Your Boss
As you master your job at work, you can (and probably should) be more independent from your boss, so you can get stuff done more quickly and efficiently. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1O66Nk5...

382 GID How to Be on Time for Meetings
Some people are hyper-schedulers, others aren't. If you're someone who is chronically late, learning certain cognitive tips can help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NvpzTs...

381 GID How to Create a Personal Reference System
We have access to more information than ever before. But if you store it using the right tools, you'll find you can recall on demand. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1ScgjDJ...


379 GID How to Make Better Purchase Decisions
It's not enough to consider pros and cons when making a decision. You also need to consider pros and cons over time. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LQSQJc...

378 GID How to Signal Your Intent Through Actions
Sometimes we want people to understand us, but we can't just say what we mean. Instead, we signal our intentions through our actions. Signaling is something best done with care. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JQzk7X...



277 GID Choose Your Battles Wisely
"Choose your battles wisely” is age-old advice. But which battles are “wise”? Here’s how to tell when you should charge ahead and when you should retreat. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JwwbeL...

371 GID How to Make Absolute Decisions Using Rules
Too many of us spend our time trying to make good decisions. Sure, that's important. But you can do even better by making some of those decisions into rules. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LjDrjG...


370 GID A Fail-Proof Way to Get Coworkers to Keep Their Promises
It's easy for colleagues to promise they'll deliver at work. But making sure they really follow through? That's another matter entirely. Here's a fail-proof way to make sure they keep their promises. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MbEbr6...

369 GID How to find a romantic partner
They say that like attracts like ... and that opposites attract. But like what? And opposite whats? Knowing how your brain works gives you the insight you need to find a compatible partner of the appropriate gender(s). Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1exAw8e...

368 GID How to File Things in Two Places at Once
Folders are a time-honored way to store information. But you can think outside the folder for more flexible ways of filing both offline, online, and in your email program. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MTDmjR...


276 GIDG How to Make Decisions
Good decisions consider consequences over a timeframe that works for that particular decision. Learn to use the right time frame for the right decision. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CK7rSw...

279 GID How to Deal with Flaky People
When someone is consistently flaky, you need a way to plan for that. Or, when planning isn’t possible, set up accountability that even they will buy into. Get-It-Done Guy explains. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TFK6po...

367 GID Give Thank You Gifts in the Right Love Language
People give and receive recognition differently. Knowing the five love languages and how to use them can be the secret to good romantic and work relationships. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1T2RxH0...


366 GID How to Have Difficult Conversations
Some conversations are just tough to have, especially when emotion is in play. These difficult conversations become easier once you realize that there are really three different conversations happening at once, and addressing them all individually is necessary to have the conversation smoothly. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CHAZLa...

365 GID Customer Retention for Service Providers
Good customer relationship management is the secret to client and customer retention when you're a solo practitioner. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TrDEDc...


362 GID Asking Several People an Once, Nicely
Making limited offers and requests to several people at once can be tricky. Here's how to navigate it to first-come, first-served, without upsetting those further back in line. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JoeaC5...

361 GID Capture Your Smart Ideas with an Ideas Log
We all have great ideas, but it's easy to get distracted and lose them. Create a system that helps you capture and tame your good ideas. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1dnWYRr...


360 GID Use Reputation Management, Even on Social Media
In the 21st century, first impressions come through social media, so reputation management has to begin with how you present yourself in text and through words. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Q09eDw...

358 GID How Todoist Can Help Manage Your Meeting Agenda
When you're juggling a project that spans several departments or people, keeping track of what to tell and to whom can be a huge task. But with the right tool, used the right way, it becomes as easy as pie (and for the record, pie is pretty easy)....


357 GID What's Better Than an Elevator Pitch?
An elevator pitch is old-fashioned. Sam Horn shows us how to capture an audience's attention instantly, with several different techniques from her new book, "Got Your Attention?" Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1I12rJi...

356 GID Reduce Stress and Restore Work-Life Balance
How to deal with stress is a mystery to many of us type-A personalities. Get-It-Done Guy shows you that a little, explicit work life balance and self-care can go a long way. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1CGDA7J...

355 GID Use the Right Approach to Get Motivated
Using the right motivational words are one way to get yourself and others unstuck and moving. Get-It-Done Guy explains. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CbQAlu...


353 GID What Is Risk Assessment?
Project managers know that step one of project management is stopping predictable failures from happening... Predictably. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1y8F7Bz...

352 GID Unsubscribe from Everything to Take Charge of your Inbox
Is your "to read" folder overflowing because you can't find any spare time to catch up? Get-It-Done Guy shows you how unsubcribing from all of your newsletters and updates can help clear up your time for the important things in your life. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1N5MFxz...


287 GID How to Run a Decision-Making Meeting
Decision-making meetings have the potential to become minor wars. By considering elements in the right order, you'll make your decisions much more smoothly. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1MsrDHq...

351 GID How to Apologize using the Five Apology Languages
People have different ways of communicating and recognizing a sincere apology. Learn to master the 5 languages of apology and you'll be better at repairing and strengthening your relationships. Get-It-Done Guy explains. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1wHkktI...


349 GID How to Screen Your Calls
The days, when you want to be social, it's all about being social online, at arm's length. When someone actually wants to call? *pshaw* What a nuisance. But some calls simply must be answered. Here's how you can have your peace and quiet and ... er, eat it, too. Strategically using your address book well can help you screen calls like a pro! Learn Get-It-Done Guy's tricks. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1zlSTB7...

347 GID How to Get the Most Out of Conferences
Attending a conference can be a smorgasbord of opportunity. But make sure to plan your menu first. Otherwise, you might end up having too much salad and be full once it's time for the main course. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to pre-plan to make the most of your conference experience. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1LJrcuK...


346 GID Using a Short-Term Memory Folder
Instead of using your email inbox to jog your memory, create a short-term memory folder where you can put everything you need for follow-up and connect it to your calendar and task list. Follow Get-It-Done Guy's system to keep track of your to-do list, without overloading your life. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1EQcvBx...

344 GID Get a New Inbox and Free Your Mind
It's the beginning of the year - are you still mired in your cluttered inbox? By archiving your yearly backlog and starting fresh, you can clear your mind for a brand new start. Get-It-Done Guy explains how. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1ukZk57...

278 GID No, No, a Thousand Times No!
Saying “No” is the key to setting boundaries and protecting your time, space, and energy. It can also be risky. Here’s a framework for how to say “No.” Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1AnXIyA...


343 GID How to Build Your Personal Brand
Knowing how you show up in the world (your personal brand), gives you tremendous power to control your own destiny. Get-It-Done Guy interviews branding expert Sally Hogshead for the scoop on how to make yourself stand out. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/13Ycwpr...

342 GID Get a Lot Done One Step at a Time
Break up your workflows into small tasks, and do them as you have the time. Pretty soon, you'll find yourself completing everything on your to-do list...and maybe more! Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1sBjkzD...

341 GID How to Accept Delegation
We hear a lot about how to delegate to others. But when you're the 'other' being delegated to, it's important to know how to set yourself up for success. For one, don't wait for your boss to set the delegation parameters. They may not be up to the task... Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/134gQUH...


340 GID How to Decide Wisely
The nature of the task you're delegating, as well as the skills needed to complete that task, determines who you should choose for the delegation. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to choose the right person for the job every time. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1Bi20HZ...

339 GID How to Be Happy by Using Gratitude
Gratitude isn't just a nice-to-have. It's an essential component for success and good mental health. And you can actually learn to practice gratitude every day. Get-It-Done Guy explains how. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1yRVXWp...

338 GID How to Network with Former Employers
When building your professional network, re-establishing contact and deepening relationships with former employers can be a great place to start. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1p678dS...


337 How to Be Memorable (Part 2): Crafting a Story
Storytelling is the foundation for effective, memorable communication. Once you've hooked your audience, you need characters, plot arcs, and resolution to make the story stick. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to tell memorable stories. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1xtFhEQ...

336 GID How to Be Memorable (Part 1): Storytelling Tricks
Story-telling is the foundation for effective, memorable communication. Do it properly to hook your reader, draw them in, and keep their attention through the end. Here's how. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1qnxGmb...

335 GID How to Meet Every Deadline
We live in a deadline-driven world. But sometimes, even with firm deadlines, one simple trick is all it takes to relieve the pressure. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1thId7j...


334 GID How to Measure Your Productivity
Measuring your productivity can be a challenge. How do you know which aspects of your work dictate success? Get-It-Done Guy has the best way to measure your output. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1rt1xtB...

333 GID Responsibility Lessons from the U.S. Secret Service
Even though we hate to admit our mistakes, it's a powerful thing to do. Cover-ups, however well-intentioned, are usually a disastrous choice. Just look at the U.S. Secret Service fiasco...Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1yK6mGJ...


332 GID How a Responsibility Matrix Can Help You Manage Projects
When a project is hampered by duplicated work, poor lines of communication, and the right hand not knowing what the left is up to, a responsibility matrix can be the key to untangling the mess. Get-It-Done Guy explains. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1sLO3z8...

331 GID Use Technology Audits to Tame Your Technology
Rather than assuming your technology is what's helping you be productive, doing a technology audit might show that sometimes, it's the biggest obstacle to productivity. Get-It-Done Guy shows you how to investigate. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1u3jMKv...


328 GID Use Your Online Calendar to Streamline Scheduling
One of the few tools that's really better online than off-line is the calendar. For people with complicated schedules, Get-It-Done Guy shares 5 simple ways your calendar program can help you streamline your productivity....

327 GID How to Stay Young? Expand Your Social Circle
Get-It Done Guy reveals his secret to staying young at heart (and mind): as you get older, find ways to ensure you have new friends coming into your life. Visit the website to read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1tceoFJ...


321 GID How to Work from Your Car
If you have a job that causes you to work from your car, you may find yourself living in clutter. Get-it-Done Guy has tips and tricks for getting organized in a small, mobile space....





310 GID How to Make the Most from a Referral
When someone agrees to refer you for a potential job, or a romantic relationship, you have a responsibility to pursue it gracefully. Here are Get-It-Done Guy's tips on making the most of a referral....


309 GID Recovering from Heartbleed
The recent report of a loophole in the security settings of many web sites has made online shopping and banking dangerous. Get-It-Done Guy has tips on how to keep your personal information safe on the web....

308 GID What Does a Manager Do?
Becoming a manager requires a radical shift in thinking. Here's the shift you need to make, and how to make it to become a successful manager....


305 GID How to Manage Your Bulk Email
How to control your bulk email so you can easily see it, without it cluttering your inbox? Get-It-Done Guy has found the perfect solution....


301 GID Becoming a Stud(ette), Part II
This episode follows Stever as he discovers more motivation and tips for getting to the gym regularly: the power of gluttony, sloth, and community....


300 GID Becoming a Stud(ette) part 1
There are many steps of motivation and achievement along the way to becoming a gym stud or studdette. Follow along with the journey and you, too, can be awesome....

299 GID Tame Your Projects with an Issues Log
Even with careful planning beforehand, things go wrong when we're Doing Great Things. By having a process to deal with the unexpected, you can make the unmanageable manageable. Here's how....



295 GID How to Write a Great Resume (Part 4)
Creating a resume when changing careers requires a delicate balance of history and transferable skills. Get-It-Done Guy gives you the tools to get it right....


291 GID Scanning Made Easy
Scanning your paper files sounds easy, but it isn't quite as simple as you'd like. Get-It-Done Guy has tips on making scanning easier....


288 GID Make Better Estimates Through Time Tracking
Intuitive estimates are almost always wrong. A little simple data tracking, however, and you'll be estimating like a pro. This episodes outlines a simple way to track time and highlights what's important to track to give good estimates....


286 GID Busy, But Not Productive
Being busy and productive are not the same thing. Get-It-Done Guy highlights the things that will push your productivity forward, rather than just keeping you busy....

285 GID How to Use Safer Passwords Easily
Using secure passwords is more necessary than ever, but security comes with a price: ease of typing. Learn how we got to this sad state of affairs and how to make passwords safer and easier to type....


282 GID Create a Powerful New Identity
Getting what you want requires aligning three areas of your brain: behaviors, beliefs, and identity. The most powerful is Identity, who you think you are. Here's how to make it ultra-powerful...

281 GID How to Create Good Habits
When you're on vacation, it's easy to change habits. Why is it so hard in daily life? Here's how to take the changes from vacation and establish them in your day-to-day life....


280 GID Managing Your Contacts
In the era of social networks, it's not clear how to manage your address book. Until now. This episode details tips for maintaining your address book even though we're living in a world of far, far too much communication....

229 GID How to Prioritize Your Life
A prioritization matrix courtesy of the late Stephen Covey can help you figure out your life's priorities so you don't waste time on things that don't matter....


274 GID Overcoming the Premature How
If you aren't making progress as quickly as you'd like, you may be the victim of the nefarious Premature How. The very path you've chosen towards your goal may have become what's holding you back. Get-It-Done Guy explores how to cope when our solution is our biggest problem, our assets are our greatest liabilities, and our planning is our biggest roadblock. And, of course, Zombies....

273 GID How to Read Email for Sane Online Discussion
Email can be explosive, especially when you use it to carry on an emotional discussion. If you learn to read email carefully, however, you can make sure that even if other people are going ballistic, you can deal sanely and rationally with the incoming email. Then everyone will think you're a hero, you'll be promoted, and life will be perfect....