Episodes
Tonya Dalton is the host of the Productivity Paradox Podcast, a show with actionable strategies & exercises to help you create a life centered around your own personal priorities. Her new book is The Joy of Missing Out: Live More by Doing Less. In this conversation Tonya and Erik talk about what the "Joy of Missing Out" is, overcoming overwhelm and taking ownership. This episode is brough tot you by: Gabi Insurance Postie
Published 10/18/21
Jeremie Kubicek specializes in getting leaders to a higher level through his speaking, consulting and books. He takes complex concepts and adapts them into powerful tools that are practical and scalable. Jeremie speaks worldwide to audiences of all sizes across various industries and sectors. In this conversation Jeremie and Erik talk about his new book is 'The 100X Leader: How To Become A Person Worth Following'. This episode is brought to you by: Wild Alaskan Company Setapp
Published 10/11/21
Jaime Masters is the CEO of Evential Millionaire. She is a Business coach, author, and professional speaker and has hosted one-on-one interviews with over 350 millionaires and billionaires. In this conversation Jaime and Erik talk about 'Absolute Yes', Flow State, Time Tracking and Nootropics. This episode is brought to you by: Justworks Textexpander
Published 10/04/21
Paul Jarvis is a web designer, best-selling author and gentleman of adventure. Paul has a reputation as the designer whose vision and web design strategy is the prime catalyst for building multi-million dollar businesses. He's worked with Silicon Valley startups, pro sports athletes, Fortune 500 companies, best-selling authors and the world’s biggest entrepreneurs. Paul's new book is 'Company of One: Why Staying Small Is the Next Big Thing for Business'. In this episode he and Erik talk...
Published 09/26/21
This is a bonus episode, a shortcast. Shortcasts are something that I've partnered with Blinkist on for a year now. A shortcast is a 10-15 min version of a podcast where you get the core takeaways. This episode is with Nir Eyal on conquering distractions. You can listen to all the shortcasts of Beyond The To-Do list for free by going to blinkist.com/friends and enter 'beyond' for 14 days of Blinkist for free!
Published 09/23/21
Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and a Visiting Professor for IE Business School in Madrid. She has guest lectured at Harvard Business School, the Harvard Kennedy School, Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, the Wharton School, the MIT Sloan School of Management, and more. Her new book is The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World. In it she shares unique principles and...
Published 09/19/21
This is a bonus episode, a shortcast. Shortcasts are something that I've partnered with Blinkist on for a year now. A shortcast is a 10-15 min version of a podcast where you get the core takeaways. This episode is with Laura Vanderkam on remote work productivity. You can listen to all the shortcasts of Beyond The To-Do list for free by going to blinkist.com/friends and enter 'beyond' for 14 days of Blinkist for free!
Published 09/17/21
Megan McNealy has devoted her career to helping others achieve their highest potential-- by helping clients attain financial freedom through her wealth management career, and by helping readers and audiences master total well-being through her impactful work as a well-being and success thought leader. In Reinvent the Wheel, McNealy takes on the mistaken belief that doing well is more important than being well. In executive summary style, with to-the-point research combined with poignant...
Published 09/13/21
This is a bonus episode, a shortcast. Shortcasts are something that I've partnered with Blinkist on for a year now. A shortcast is a 10-15 min version of a podcast where you get the core takeaways. This episode is with Stanley Robertson on Why Quitting is the Last Principle of Success. If you're interested, you can listen to all the rest of the shortcasts of Beyond The To-Do list for free by going to blinkist.com/friends and enter 'beyond' for 14 days of Blinkist for free!
Published 09/10/21
Aaron Dignan is the founder of The Ready, an organization design and transformation firm that helps institutions like Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Airbnb, and charity: water change the way they work. He is a co-founder of responsive.org, an investor in purpose-driven startups, and a friend to misfit toys. Aaron’s new book is Brave New Work: Are You Ready to Reinvent Your Organization? In this conversation, Aaron talks about challenging the assumptions about the future of work, the...
Published 09/06/21
This is a bonus episode, a shortcast. Shortcasts are something that I've partnered with Blinkist on for a year now. A shortcast is a 10-15 min version of a podcast where you get the core takeaways. This episode is all about the power of habits and how to create them, and is created from my episode with James Clear the author of Atomic Habits. If you're interested, you can listen to all the rest of the shortcasts of Beyond The To-Do list for free by going to blinkist.com/friends and enter...
Published 09/03/21
Juliet Funt is a renowned keynote speaker and tough-love advisor to the Fortune 500. She is an evangelist for freeing the potential of companies by unburdening their talent from busywork. Her new book is 'A Minute to Think: Reclaim Creativity, Conquer Busyness, and Do Your Best Work'. In this conversation Juliet talks about how to reclaim creativity, conquer busyness, and do your best work using strategic pauses. This episode is brought to you by: LMNT Setapp
Published 08/30/21
Grant Crowell is a virtual events trainer, a creative communication skills facilitator, a neurodiversity speaker and author. His book is 'GRANTASMS: Creative twisted words for cool people!'. In this conversation, Grant talks about how to use creative techniques to improve workplace communication. This episode is bought to you by: Postie Setapp
Published 08/23/21
Ron Friedman, an award-winning social psychologist who specializes in human motivation. Ron has served on the faculty of the University of Rochester, Nazareth College, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and has consulted for some of the world’s most successful organizations. Ron's new book is Decoding Greatness: How the Best in the World Reverse Engineer Success. In this conversation, Ron shares how using reverse engineering helps to master new skills faster. This episode is brought to...
Published 08/16/21
Jeff Brown is a podcaster, mentor, and speaker. He is the host of the Read to Lead podcast, and co author of the new book: Read to Lead: The Simple Habit That Expands Your Influence and Boosts Your Career. In this conversation, Jeff talks about the power of creating a reading habit and how to optimize it. This episode is brought to you by: Brain fm Boost your reading speed and comprehension and get 20% off your first year!
Published 08/09/21
Dr. Stanley G. Robertson is the author of the book 'Quit: The Last Principle of Success'. In this conversation, Stanley and Erik discuss: The stigma of quitting The steps of qutting well Bad reasons to quit things Why our brain can't let it go This episocde is brought to you by: Textexpander
Published 08/02/21
Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN, INHC is a registered dietitian, health coach, and writer with a passion for helping people streamline their wellness routine and establish a balanced relationship with food and exercise. Through her writing, consulting, public speaking, and counseling, she works with individuals, corporations, and the media to help make drama-free healthy living approachable and enjoyable. Her new book is The Little Book of Game-Changers: 50 Healthy Habits For Managing Stress...
Published 07/27/21
Scott Shute is the Head of Mindfulness and Compassion at LinkedIn, and Author of 'The Full Body Yes: Change Your Work and Your World from the Inside Out'. In this conversation Scott taslks about how companies can best help their employees, the place mindfulness and compassion take in the workplace, and The impact that moving from a "Me" to "We" mindset can have on an organization. This episode is brought to you by Sit Down, Startup by Zendesk
Published 07/20/21
Greg McKeown is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, 'Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less'. His new book is 'Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most'. He is also the host of the 'What's Essential Podcast'. In this conversation, Greg talks about what Essentialism is and making the most essential activities the easiest ones, so you can achieve the results you want, without burning out. This episode is brought to you by: Sit down, Startup by ZenDesk LinkedIn...
Published 07/14/21
Shawn Stevenson is an author of  Sleep Smarter: 21 Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success. He is also the creator of The Model Health Show, featured as the #1 Health podcast in the country on iTunes. A graduate of The University of Missouri, St. Louis, Shawn studied business, biology and kinesiology, and went on to be the founder of Advanced Integrative Health Alliance, a company that provides wellness services for individuals and organizations...
Published 07/06/21
James Beshara is a startup founder and investor in San Francisco, CA. After developing a heart condition in 2013 from excess caffeine consumption, James became fascinated by the science and research backing up alternatives to caffeine for energy, productivity, and focus. His new book is 'Beyond Coffee: A Sustainable Guide to Nootropics, Adaptogens, and Mushrooms'. In this conversation Erik and James talk about James past relationship with caffeine, decreasIng stress and improving...
Published 06/29/21
Corbett Barr is a founder/CEO of Fizzle. He's been self employed on the Internet since 2005, earning a living from blogging, podcasting, online courses, memberships, SaaS and more. Recently Corbett announced he was doing a digital house cleaning or online presence reboot. In this conversation Corbett talks with Erik about what he is pruning and keeping digitally, This episode is brought to you by: Usual Wines Use code 'beyond' for $8 off! Streak
Published 06/22/21
Miles Adcox is an entrepreneur, speaker, host, and coach. He is the Owner and CEO of Onsite, an internationally-known emotional wellness lifestyle brand that delivers life-changing personal growth workshops, inspiring content, leadership retreats, and emotional treatment. In this conversation Miles talkes with Erik about prioritizing emotional wellness and mental health and margin. Mentioned in this episode: Setapp Donald Miller - Scary Close Donald Miller - Beyond the To-Do List...
Published 06/15/21
Nir Bashan is a world-renowned creativity expert. He has taught thousands of leaders and individuals around the globe how to harness the power of creativity to improve profitability, increase sales, and ultimately create more meaning in their work. His new book is The Creator Mindset: 92 Tools to Unlock the Secrets to Innovation, Growth, and Sustainability. In this conversation Nir talks about unlocking The Creator Mindset creativity for non-creative people and training your mind to think...
Published 06/08/21
This bonus episode is an appearance Erik made on the Simplify podcast by Blinkist. In it you will hear lessons from almost 10 years of podcasting about productivity. blinkist.com/friends and enter 'beyond' for 14 days of Blinkist for free! Link to original episode https://simplify.simplecast.com/episodes/erik-fisher-get-the-right-work-done
Published 06/07/21