Creating a Profitable and Fulfilling Online Business Based on Fatherhood – with Larry Hagner

Sometimes it feels like we have to choose between a career with a good salary or a career that’s personally gratifying. It’s rare that the two situations should ever meet. But what if we could create our own business that is both profitable and fulfilling?

Today, I’m excited to speak to a man who has done it. He’s cracked the code.

Larry Hagner is an author, a speaker and the founder of the Good Dad Project – a community of men with a passion for becoming better fathers. 

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7 Simple Ways to Avoid Distraction at Work and Home

A couple of weeks ago, I had an impactful conversation with Author Curt Steinhorst about his new book Can I Have Your Attention*.  The focus of that interview was all about how distraction affects our work and home lives.

That interview with Curt really hit home for me. I think it’s because Curt and I are in a very similar spot in life. We’re both busy with our work, but we also want to be fun-loving Dads and a supportive husbands. Focus is required to be successful in all of these areas.   

I’m all about improvement and action. I’ve outlined 7 things that I’m working to improve following my conversation with Curt. These action steps will help me enhance both my work and home life.

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Conquer Distraction at Work and at Home – with Curt Steinhorst

Distraction can come in all different forms. It can be from unnecessary chit-chat with your colleagues at work, smartphone notifications or even being the “always on” parent.  The constant challenge of blocking out the “noise” and focusing on the most important task can sometimes feel impossible.

Today, we’re going to conquer distraction together. The goal for today’s episode is to help you win back your time, your attention and your focus.

I’ve invited a guest who is on a mission to rescue us from our distracted selves.  Workplace consultant and author Curt Steinhorst joins us on the podcast today to discuss his new book “Can I Have Your Attention*?”. This new book focuses on inspiring better work habits and getting stuff done in a constantly connected workplace.

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Superpower Advantages of ADHD – with Peter Shankman

Each day we’re on this earth, we get a fresh opportunity to learn something new. We can learn a new skill, absorb new knowledge or improve our understanding of complex topics. With my podcast interview this week focused on ADHD, I feel like I learned in all three of these areas.

In the past, whenever I had heard of someone with ADHD, I thought, “Man, that must be difficult to live like that.” Not having the ability to focus intently and carry through everyday tasks would make life pretty frustrating. Now those things can be true of people with ADHD, but my mindset was in the wrong place. I was thinking of the negatives of ADHD and not the positives.

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What is Universal Basic Income?

The concept of Universal Basic Income has received a lot of news coverage lately. Icons of industry like Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have all voiced their support for this “social-security-for-all” type system. With the increases in automation and technology, billionaires like Musk say Universal Basic Income will become “necessary” given the mass unemployment in the near future.  

Around the world, locations like Finland, Namibia and even Hawaii are experimenting with a form of basic income. Alaska has had a similar system for over 30 years where Alaskans receive an annual dividend payment … just for being Alaskans.

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Full-Time Sales to Brewing Ales: When Pursuing Your Passion Pays Off – with David Manson

Making the transition from a full-time career to a life of business ownership is not an easy road to travel. It takes courage, fortitude and a whole lot of passion for your new line of work.

Entrepreneurial hours can be grueling and at times, the stress can weigh heavily on you and your family. If you’re able to successfully run this new business gauntlet, in the end you’ll have created something that you’re truly proud of. The “work” you’ll do every day will be personally fulfilling and overall, you may just have a happier life.

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Finding Life Balance with the 50/20/30 Savings Rule

In an effort to build up our savings lately, I’ve been researching a lot about how we can cut back our annual expenses. I’ve found that there’s a fine balance between reducing our overall spending and maintaining our current level of family happiness. After all, we could save 100% of our income, but that would leave us with no food, no home and no fun. (Insert sad face emoji here).

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How to Travel the World for a Living – with Jonathan and Kach Howe

In my endless pursuit to chat with all the most interesting people in the world, I started studying up on travel bloggers. These folks spend their days traveling across the US or globetrotting around the world. They capture their adventures through writing, photography or video. Some of the more popular travel bloggers do this full-time and their vagabond lifestyle is fully funded.

After they’ve built a loyal audience on their blog and through social media, they’ll get hooked up with sponsors and affiliates (like hotels, resorts or automotive companies) who will financial support their travels. Some of them even write their own travel books based on their adventures. Can you imagine roaming the world, seeing all that our beautiful earth has to offer and having all of your travels be fully funded?!

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5 Books To Inspire the Entrepreneur Inside You

A lot of people dream of creating their own business. Not a lot of people act on it.

The thoughts around startup costs, the time commitment and the competition swirl in their heads until they are completely paralyzed. To combat the small business paralysis, I believe the budding entrepreneur should start off with an inspirational book. It’s a low-cost way (or no-cost way with the library) to take the first important step on your entrepreneurial journey.

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How to Have Your Best Career Today – with Mo Faul

Over the last 6 months, we’ve reviewed a lot of ways that you can win with money. We’ve discussed debt elimination, investment strategies and how to increase your income. And today, we’re going to review a topic that is important to a lot of people out there. We’re going to chat about how you can have a career you truly love.

In 2014, Gallup reported over 1.3 billion people in the world have a full-time job working for an employer. Those 1.3 billion people (this includes me) work 8 hours per day, 5 days per week and at least 50 weeks per year. We give our lives to our careers. Some of us spend more time with our colleagues than our own families at times.

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