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Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.

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    The Perfect Day with Craig Ballantyne

    This episode Mike is joined by Craig Ballantyne of Early to Rise. Craig is the creator of The Perfect Day Formula and during our discussion they chat about Craig's thoughts on Stoicism, how the mind is the real gateway (or barrier) to establishing better days, how Craig handles email, and the rule Craig crafted that has been shared all over the web (and received its share of praise and criticism in the process).

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    Whole Life Fitness with Dai Manuel

    On this episode of The Productivityist Podcast Mike speaks with Dai Manuel. Dai is the author of The Whole Life Fitness Manifesto and during this episode Mike and Dai talk about the relationship between health, wellness, and productivity and what Dai's book and work does to promote making the most of this relationship.

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    Framing Your Mind with Kim Ades

    On this episode of the podcast, Mike speaks with Kim Ades. Kim is the founder of Frame of Mind Coaching and Mike and her talk about coaching – her philosophy behind the practice, what she focuses on with her clients, and more. they also dive into mindfulness and focus along the way, as those are aspects of her work that Mike spends time on in his own work.

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    Managing Millennials (and More) with Lee Caraher

    On this episode of the podcast, Mike speaks with Lee Caraher. Lee's a CEO, an author, and an acclaimed communication strategist known for her practical solutions to big problems.

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    1-800-GOT-PRODUCTIVITY with Brian Scudamore

    On this episode of the podcast Mike speaks with Brian Scudamore, the founder and CEO of O2E Brands. O2E Brands is the banner company for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, You Move Me, and Shack Shine. Starting with one truck and a great idea, Brian grew 1-800-GOT-JUNK? into one of North America’s most successful companies and he’s poised to do the same with his three newest ventures.

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    Order and Organization with Rashelle Isip

    On this episode of the podcast Mike is joined by Rashelle Isip of The Order Expert. Rashelle is a consultant, author, and founder of, a blog featuring organization, time management and productivity tips, ideas and inspiration to help people lead more balanced lives. She is author of “The Order Expert’s Guide to Time Management” and “How to Plan a Great Event in 60 Days.”

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    Being Unmistakable (Again) with Srinivas Rao

    On this episode of the podcast, Mike chats with his friend Srinivas Rao. Srini is the author of the book Unmistakable: Why Only is Better Than Best and the founder and CEO of Unmistakable Creative. They talk about his book (which Mike says he's dog-eared to death) and going down the path of becoming unmistakable.

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    Getting Optimized with Stephan Spencer

    On this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, Mike speaks with Stephan Spencer. Stephan is a man of many talents and projects, including hosting The Optimized Geek and writing the book The Art of SEO.

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    Learning to Commit with Avrum Nadigel

    On this episode of the podcast Mike chats with Avrum Nadigel. Avrum is an author and relationship therapist. He co-produces "It's the anxiety, stupid!” - a podcast about relationship angst, and draws a comic about intimacy called “Ball and Change”. His new book, Learning to Commit (The Workbook): Becoming Your Best Self to Find Your Best Match, will be published by Self-Counsel Press in November 2016.

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