Episode 041: Find Your Voice, with Andrew J. Mason

VoiceToday on The ProGuide:  Have you ever lost direction in life?  Not sure what your identity really is or where to turn next?  Well, I share a few personal stories on my journey to finding my authentic voice.  Included in the episode are a few tricks to finding great mentors & a lot of valuable resources to help you along the way.

Episode 041: Find Your Voice, with Andrew J. Mason

Key Points:

  • What do we mean by “Finding your voice?”
  • What journey did Andrew take to find his?
  • How do you find a good coach?
  • What resources are there for learning more?
  • And more!

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Episode 040: Todd Henry, The Accidental Creative & Die Empty

ToddHenryThis week on The Proguide, we have Todd Henry, the founder of Accidental Creative.  It’s a company that helps creative people and teams generate brilliant ideas.  He regularly speaks and consults with companies, both large and small, about how to develop practices and systems that lead to everyday brilliance. Todd’s work has been featured by Fast CompanyFortuneForbesHBR.orgUS News & World Report, and many other major media outlets.  His latest book, Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day, unlocks the forces that cause even the brightest, most skilled people to become stagnant in their life and career, and introduces practices that help then build a body of work they can be proud of.

Episode 040: The Accidental Creative, Todd Henry on “Die Empty”

Key Points:

  • What does it mean to Die Empty?
  • What are some of the principles in the new book?
  • Why do we think there’s a “quick-fix” to being successful?
  • What tips does Todd have on being creative at a moment’s notice?
  • And more!

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Episode 039: John Lee Dumas, Host of Entrepreneur On Fire Podcast

JohnLeeDumasThis week on The Proguide, we have John Lee Dumas.  He is the Founder and Host of Entrepreneur On Fire, a podcast that interviews today’s most inspiring and successful Entrepreneurs 7-days a week. EntrepreneurOnFire is a top ranked business podcast generating over 400,000 unique downloads a month, and his lineup includes Barbara Corcoran, Seth Godin, Tim Ferriss, Gary Vaynerchuk, Guy Kawasaki, and hundreds more. All the magic happens at EOFire.com!

Episode 039: Entrepreneur On Fire, with John Lee Dumas:

Key Points:

  • How did John get started?
  • What are some of the struggles John’s had over the past few months?
  • Why do we think there’s a “quick-fix” to being successful?
  • What tips does John have for other podcasters?
  • And more!

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Episode 038: My Workflow with GTD, Things, and Evernote

GTDThingsEvernoteEver feel overwhelmed with too much to do?  Today’s episode is all about cutting the clutter, getting things out of your head, and reviewing and organizing that information in a way you can understand it.  Time to take control!  I share my personal method for tackling task lists.  A combination of GTD, Things, and Evernote.

Episode 038: My Workflow with GTD, Things, and Evernote:

Key Points:

  • What is workflow management?
  • What are the key components of GTD? – Capture, Clarify, Organize, Review, Do!
  • What pieces of software do you used to manage your workflow?  OmniFocus and Things
  • And more!

Essential Resources:

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Dramatically Increase Your Memory Using a Map – with Andrew J. Mason

AndrewJMasonAndrew Mason is the founder of the ProGuide, and is passionate about activating creative potential in people.  He believes non-traditional, focused creativity is better than viral.  (The tortoise, not the hare.)  In this Episode, he shares how to dramatically increase your memory by using spacial memory to read sequences of numbers.  

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How to Spend Better, with Happy Money Author Michael Norton

Happy Money

Michael Norton is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School.  He is the co-author – with Elizabeth Dunn – of the new book, Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending (Simon & Schuster).  A ridiculously awesome look at the science of happier spending!

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