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Monthly Archives: September 2013

//September

On Building a System of Inspiration with Meron Bareket

In another interview edition of the podcast, you'll hear about the habits Meron Bareket uses to build a system of inspiration, for himself and his audience. Listen in and you'll learn who inspired him and why he decided to build a business that inspired others, how he uses affirmations and a specific morning routine to get a good start each day, how he plans his days in pomodoros, why he manages his inputs precisely, and how he uses a 'commander's intent' mindset to ensure success.

On Leading the Best Workplace in America with Ron Kitchens

For today's profile, we have another special episode of the podcast. I'm honored to introduce you to someone who's been a mentor to me for more than a decade. More than anything, he taught me how to consistently study and apply leadership principles to my own life. Today, Ron Kitchens is the CEO of Southwest Michigan First, a team regularly recognized for their excellence in the workplace. In this in-depth interview, Ron shares his personal leadership philosophy and the unique ways he applies it to the workplace. From rugby scrums to planned cheating, there are plenty of useful surprises that you can apply to your own organization.

HCP 033: How To Save Money with Better Shopping Habits

We've all heard the joke that when women are stressed, we either eat or go shopping. I definitely do more of the former, but if you prefer the latter, today's episode is just for you. Today my good friend Julie Shuttlesworth will share show how we can shop smarter and save lots of money in the process. Listen in, and you’ll learn how to quickly raise our awareness about shopping, how to make simple shifts to save money, why the myths of the hoarder and full-time shopper are false, and how to save money on big-ticket items.

On Failure and Feeling Like a Fraud

Things are different, so this monthly report will be too. For most of August (and July, truthfully), I struggled. Every meal was a battle, and I was rarely victorious. My sleep was limited, and my intensity lagged during my workouts. Looking back, the reasons are obvious. But at the time, it made me feel like a fraud. How could I write and coach people about healthy habits when mine were a mess? I quickly decided that the only thing I could do was simply tell the truth and be vulnerable. Anything less was paralyzing. Then, a funny thing happened. My Tribe reminded me about what else was going on in my life and how that affects my habits, particularly the personal health ones. They read back what I'd shared when they were tackling tough projects. It all made sense.

HCP 032: 4 Healthy Steps to Measure Your Progress

In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll explore the four steps to measuring your progress so you'll know when to celebrate or shift gears. If you've ever wondered when it's time to pat yourself on the back or switch to Plan B, this show is for you. And if you listen to the end of the episode, I have a special challenge to help you finish 2013 strong and tackle a big goal. Listen in, and you’ll learn how to gauge how well you're doing, how to decide when to move on to the next goal, why you likely need to commit longer, why you'll accomplish more by focusing on the process, not the event or result, how to know when to celebrate, and when to measure your progress.

On the New World of Work with Norcross

Today, I'm honored to introduce you to the man known only as Norcross. We met in 2010 when my online business was a mess and I needed serious help. A mutual friend connected us, and it was all sorted out over a weekend. Only later did I realize how fortunate I was. In online circles, Norcross is regarded as one of the best and the brightest, particularly when it comes to WordPress. Nearly daily, he fields tweeted questions from around the globe, suggesting fixes, plugins, or technical particulars. If Gary V says we should seek to be useful, he could write a case study on Norcross. For those of us looking to sort out the new world of work, Norcross shows one path to success. Be exceedingly competent in your craft and relentlessly helpful to your network. On this Labor Day, I wanted to share this special profile.