Julie Fast is a critically acclaimed international author, researcher, educator and sought after expert in the mental health field. She is regarded as a mental health pioneer for her groundbreaking, comprehensive approach to treating bipolar disorder, unipolar depression, anxiety and schizoaffective disorder using both mainstream and self created management strategies. She is also the author of Get It Done When You're Depressed, now with a 2nd edition. In this conversation Julie talks...
Published 04/20/21
Ariel Garten is a Neuroscientist, former psychotherapist and cofounder of Muse - The Brain Sensing Headband. Muse tracks your brain during meditation to give you real-time feedback on your meditation, guiding you into the “zone” and solving the problem most of us have when starting a meditation practice. Muse lets you know when you are doing it right. In this conversation, Ariel talks about: What meditation is What meditation is NOT How to get started The benefits of meditation How Muse...
Published 04/14/21
Megan Hyatt Miller is the chief executive officer at Michael Hyatt & Co. She is also the co-host of the Lead to Win podcast. Her new book, co-authored with her father Michael Hyatt is 'Win at Work & Succeed At Life: 5 Principles to Free Yourself From the Cult of Overwork'. In this conversation Megan talks about work/life balance, the cult of overwork and implementing the double win in your organization and at home. This episode is brought to you by: Vidyard Textexpander
Published 04/06/21
Michael Dietrich-Chastain is a psychotherapist, an executive coach, and an organizational consultant at his firm Arc Integrated. He is also the author of the book CHANGES: The Busy Professional’s Guide to Reducing Stress, Accomplishing Goals, and Mastering Adaptability. Mentioned in this episode: [Blinkist - Get Shortcasts of this podcast!](beyondthetodolist.com/blinkist)
Published 03/30/21
Charlie Gilkey is the founder of Productive Flourishing, a website that helps changemakers (creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs) start finishing the stuff that matters. Productive Flourishing is routinely placed in the Top 50 websites for planning, productivity, creativity, and team development for creative folk. Charlie's book Start Finishing presents a 9-step method for converting an idea into a project by addressing the challenges you'll face and getting the project on a reality-based...
Published 03/23/21
Kim Foley founded Smartphone Video Production Academy and trains organizations how to produce and edit professional-quality mobile video. In addition, she consults with corporations on how to create better quality virtual meetings. Her new book is Virtual Meetings With Power And Presence: The Ultimate Guide To Online Meetings. In this conversation, Kim talks about how you can be your best in virtual meetings, from tech to clothing and apprearance. This episode is brought to you...
Published 03/16/21
John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the award winning podcast, Entrepreneurs On Fire. His first traditionally published book, The Common Path to Uncommon Success is available for pre-order now at UncommonSuccessBook.com. In this conversation John talks about lessons learned in podcasting, entrepreneurship, writing the book, and how discipline and mentorship helped him get started. This episode is brought to you by: The Great Courses Plus - Get a full month FREE at...
Published 03/09/21
Cal Newport is the author of Deep Work and So Good They Can’t Ignore You and Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Cal's new book is A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload. In this conversation Cal talks about the real problem with modern knowledge work, how email and other tech plays into it, how the problem started and how to start getting ahead in the new world of knowledge work that is coming soon. Tweet or DM me your...
Published 03/02/21
Eric Partaker is a certified coach by the High Performance Institute. Eric coaches a limited number of entrepreneurs and leaders throughout the world, helping them reach peak levels of performance, in both their businesses and lives. He draws from his work experiences, cutting-edge research, and behavioral science from Stanford University, as well as the approaches and techniques used in the worlds of elite sports and the military - areas where peak performance is key. In this conversation...
Published 02/23/21
Jeffrey and Jami Downs of StreakingMastery.com are the authors of the new book Streaking: The Simple Practice of Conscious, Consistent Actions That Create Life-Changing Results. In this conversation they talk with Erik about the power of streaking, how streaks are different from habits, the rules of streaking, choosing the right streaks, and how to recover from a broken streak. This episode is broguth to you by: The Great Courses Plus - Get 1 month Unlimted for free! Otis - Get a free...
Published 02/16/21
Chris Byers, CEO of Formstack, an online form and data-collection platform. He has helped Formstack grow from 7 to 200 employees in the past 10 years and pioneered a highly relational remote culture. Formstack also produces the Ripple Effect Podcast. In this conversation Chris talks with Erik about building a remote culture, maintaining that culture during the pandemic, onboarding remote workers, and OKR planning. This episode is brought to you by: Otis Vital Choice - Use code 'BEYOND10'...
Published 02/09/21
Annie Duke is a decision strategist, poker champion, and the bestselling author of Thinking in Bets. Her new book How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices. In this episode Annie talks about how to make better decisions, identifying and dismantling hidden biases, and making better choices. This episode is brought to you by: Vital Choice - Use code BEYOND10 to 10% off one order The Great Courses Plus - Get Unlimted Access Free for 1 Month! Textexpander - Get 20% off 1 year!
Published 02/02/21
Allison Fallon is an award winning author, sought after public speaker, and nationally recognized writing coach. She has coached hundreds of thousands of writers - from NYT Bestselling authors to total beginners to help them finally get their books written and on shelves. Grab the first chapter free here. Her most recent book The Power of Writing Things Down walks anyone - even those who swear they aren't "real" writers - through a simple daily practice they can use to reduce anxiety, curb...
Published 01/26/21
Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author. In this conversation Jon talks with Erik about his book Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done about completing goals. Jon also has a new podcast called 'All It Takes Is A Goal'. This episode is brought to you by: Mint Mobile Brain.fm
Published 01/19/21
For decades, Dr. Samantha has helped people to transform their lives with her innovative approach. Now you can use the same tested tools and guidance to experience the freedom of better health, greater resilience, and peace of mind. Samantha's new book is Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress from the Inside Out. In this episode she and Erik talk about overcoming overwhelm, dismantling stress and achieving greater resilience. This episode is brought to you by: ExpressVPN Brain.fm
Published 01/12/21
Cait Flanders is the author of Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Year of Less. Her new book is Adventures in Opting Out: A Field Guide to Leading an Intentional Life. In this conversation Cait and Erik talk about how to opt-out of expectations and live a more intentional life. This episode is brought to you by: Textexpander Brain.fm
Published 01/05/21
David G. Smith and W. Brad Johnson are gender-in-the-workplace experts. Their new book is Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace. In this conversation they talk about: How men can partner with their female colleagues to advance women's leadership and equality Overcoming unconscious biases Creating productive and respectful working relationships with women This episode is brought to you by: Setapp Betterhelp
Published 12/29/20
David Shar is a keynote speaker, consultant, and trainer specializing in helping organizations improve their leadership and culture, combat burnout, and design meaningful work. In this conversation David talks with Erik about identifying the signs of burnout, ways to prevent it, and dealing with burnout when you have it. Make sure to check out David's Burnout-Proof Culture Model. This episode is brought to you by: ExpressVPN Setapp
Published 12/22/20
Melissa Steginus is a mindfulness teacher and productivity coach helping people structure their work and lives to be intentional, empowering, and fulfilling. With a background in social work and over a decade of experience as a counsellor, coach, yoga instructor, and world traveller, Melissa has helped thousands of people transform their personal and professional lives. Her new book is 'Everyday Mindfulness: 108 Simple Practices to Empower Yourself and Transform Your Life'. In this...
Published 12/15/20
John Jantsch is a marketing consultant, speaker and best selling author Duct Tape Marketing, Duct Tape Selling, The Commitment Engine, The Referral Engine and SEO for Growth. He is the creator of the Duct Tape Marketing System and Duct Tape Marketing Consulting Network that trains and licenses small business marketing consultants around the world. John Returns to the show this time to talk about specific entries in the month of August from the book centered around resilience, perseverance,...
Published 12/08/20
In this episode, Erik runs through his top suggestions for holiday gifts to give or ask for in 2020. Kiwi Co - Promo code: beyond Fight Camp Setapp Textexpander X-Stand - Portable Standing Desk Ember Mug Oculus Quest 2 Swanwick Muse Brainfm AirPods Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones Top 5 Productivity Books
Published 12/01/20
Greg Audino is the host of the Optimal Living Advice podcast. In this conversation Greg talks with Erik about the concept of control, ownership, agency and mindset. This episode is brough to you by: NuCalm KiwiCo Use code 'beyond' to get 50% off your first month and free shipping!
Published 11/24/20
Firdaus Kharas is an Author, Speaker and Founder of Chocolate Moose Media. His new book is 'Creativity: The Key to a Remarkable Life'. In this conversation, Firdaus talks with Erik about what creativity is and is not, how to tap into it, how to use it through focus and distraction, and how to lead a creative life. This episode is brought to you by: ExpressVPN Athletic Greens Betterhelp
Published 11/17/20
Ed Hess is a Professor of Business Administration, Batten Fellow and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is the author of 13 books and over 150 practitioner articles and over 60 Darden cases, etc. dealing with growth, innovation and learning cultures, systems and processes. The common themes of his work is high individual and organizational performance. In this conversation Ed talks with Erik about his new book:...
Published 11/10/20
Brian Falchuk is a Certified Personal Trainer and Behavior Change Specialist who has coached many people to improve their lives. In his professional career, Bryan has been a management consultant and executive in the Financial Services sector for nearly 20 years, having lead large teams, managed significant budgets, and turned around struggling operations. In this episode Brian talks with Erik about the message of his book The 50 75 100 Solution: Build Better Relationships. This is...
Published 11/03/20