Podcast

  • Half-Finished to Done Client Story: Karen Gonzalez-Rice

    Half-Finished to Done Client Story: Karen Gonzalez-Rice

    In this episode, you will go on a journey with my former client, Karen Gonzalez-Rice, as she shares her experience with the Half-Finished to Done, LIVE program. 

    She talks in-depth about how the program has helped her move past distractions to get more done in her work as an Associate Professor, faculty member, writer, life coach, and mother— all while having more fun and learning to trust herself in the process. 

    So grab a notebook, a pen, your favorite beverage, get comfy, and press play. 

    Listen in as Karen shares:

    • Her experience with the Bare Minimum Challenge
    • The top productivity strategies she learned during our time together, and how she customized them to suit her needs
    • How she incorporated the philosophies of deep work automatically into her way of thinking
    • How she used mindmaps and voice transcription to maximize her writing proficiency
    • A key step in her master project plan that has proven to be really valuable
    • How developing self-trust helped her to release perfectionism and practice “anti-perfectionist measures”
    • Why she describes Half-Finished to Done, LIVE as “countercultural”

    Guest contact:

    Karen Gonzalez-Rice is a Co-Active Coach, Associate Professor, and Art Historian who offers Whole Person Coaching for Academics, Creatives, and People Seeking Satisfaction, Rest, & Ease.

    Find her on Instagram.

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  • How to Finish Any Project, in 6 Steps

    How to finish any project, in 6 steps

    If you’re a business owner who has tons of half-finished projects that you’re looking to finish in a repeatable way, this is the episode for you. 

    Listen in as I share with you  simple steps for finishing any project in your business, on demand.

    These 6 steps can be applied to any personal, business, solo, or team project. 

    What’s inside the episode:

    • The 6 steps for finishing any project
    • Why the sequence of these steps is important
    • The benefits of each step
    • The most common hesitation that I hear about each step, and how to address them for yourself

    The 6 steps:

      1. Take inventory of your half-finished projects
      2. Choose one to work on; table the rest
      3. Make a foolproof project plan
      4. Schedule your project plan on your calendar
      5. Execute on your project plan, adjusting as needed as you go
      6. Evaluate as you go, and at the end

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  • How to Do Hard Projects

    Do you keep pushing your most hard and daunting projects to the back burner?

    Although this is a common reaction to challenging projects, it’s a habit that you can change. This is exactly why I decided to relaunch this podcast after a two-year hiatus. I am not doing this podcast because it’s easy for me. I’m doing it specifically because it’s hard, and I want to be an example of doing hard shit.

    Through this experience, I’m proving that even the most daunting projects can be done with the right strategies in place. Here’s how I’ve been practicing taking something seemingly insurmountable and tackling it with ease.

    What’s inside this episode:

    • Why I decided to relaunch this podcast after a two-year hiatus
    • 6 strategies to help you complete your hardest and most daunting projects
    • What you can look forward to in future episodes of this podcast

    Featured in this episode:

    • Otter, the voice transcription app 

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  • Welcome to the Half-Finished to Done Podcast

    Overcome procrastination and finish the projects in your business

    Welcome to the Half-Finished to Done podcast, formerly The Pique Podcast! 

    This new podcast is for you if…

    • you can’t seem to stop procrastinating.
    • you have no idea where your time goes.
    • you just don’t know what to do next.
    • you get distracted easily.
    • you lose motivation.

    It doesn’t have to be this way.

    Join me weekly on the new podcast, as I cover every obstacle—mental, emotional, and logistical—that’s keeping you from sustainably, joyfully, and calmly finishing projects in your business.

    Ready to stop procrastinating and start creating and finishing extraordinary projects? Then welcome to your new life as a project finisher. Let’s go!

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  • Monday Hour One: A new + improved time blocking system

    Monday Hour One: A new + improved time blocking system

    Monday Hour One isn’t just time blocking. It’s a complete time management system, introduced to me by The Life Coach School, that I firmly believe is one of the best ways to manage your work week.

    If you’re not fully bought in right away, no worries. It took me awhile to get on board, too! I highly recommend giving it a go and then reaching out to me for support on any obstacles that crop up.

    To read the written version of this episode and grab the resources mentioned, head to this comprehensive Monday Hour One post

    Ready to take this work even deeper, with my help?

    Head here to learn about the free, interactive 10-person Monday Hour One workshops that I host on a regular basis. 

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  • Why we procrastinate + how to do deep work (interviewed by AmyLee Westervelt)

    Why we procrastinate + how to do deep work (interviewed by AmyLee Westervelt)

    A huge thank you to AmyLee Westervelt for hosting me in her Unstoppable Empaths groups, and for letting me share the audio publicly.

    In this 46-minute podcast episode, AmyLee and I dive into:

    • How I got my start in life coaching, and why I’m focused in on productivity
    • A quick intro the procrastination framework that I’m working on.
    • Impromptu coaching on the idea that “If I don’t do it, someone else will.”
    • What days look like before and after implementing a deep work practice.
    • A quick client story that illustrates how to debunk your own myths.
    • A quick visualization exercise to help you create the result that you want in your life.
    • How The Fulfilling Five concept came to be (listen to it unfold, live.)

    Resources:

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  • Half-Finished to Done, LIVE

    Half-Finished to Done, LIVE

    I am so thrilled to bring you this episode. Four of the students in Half-Finished to Done, LIVE — the live 8-week group coaching program where you go all in on one of your half-finished projects — joined me to talk about their experience in the program, what they’ve learned, and what they think you should know if you’re considering joining. 

    Here’s what we cover:

    • How Half-Finished to Done, LIVE isn’t your standard productivity program.
    • The value of having a like-minded cohort to do this work with.
    • Why solving a life-long challenge with procrastination during a pandemic might be exactly the right move.
    • Why taking any step — no matter how seemingly small — toward solving your challenge is meaningful.
    • All of the other solutions, tricks, and strategies that Half-Finished to Done, LIVE students have already tried, but haven’t stuck with.

    Listen on your favorite podcast platform:

    To learn more + book a free 30-minute consult call, head here: Half-Finished to Done, LIVE.

    I’d love to work with you in a future round! 

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  • The 5 principles of internal change management

    The 5 principles of internal change management

    Change management “is the discipline that guides how we prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change in order to drive organizational success and outcomes.” (Prosci)

    But in this episode of The Pique Podcast, I’m showing you how you can apply the idea of internal change management to your own life, to support and equip yourself fully. 

    Here are the 5 principles that I present in the episode:

    1. The brain seeks—and creates—evidence
    2. You’re supposed to have obstacles (the “Candy Crush Principle”)
    3. Every bit of data moves you forward 
    4. “I don’t know” is a showstopper
    5. Shift happens

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  • Speed coaching: 100 rejections + how we hold ourselves back

    Speed coaching: 100 rejections + how we hold ourselves back

    In this episode of The Pique Podcast, I’m bringing an anonymous speed coaching session to the podcast.

    The theme of this episode is how saying “I don’t know” is a showstopper, that stops you from generating creative solutions to the challenges that crop up in your life.

    In just 20 minutes, my client and I coach on overcoming “I don’t know,” how to face a fear of rejection head on, and how to market her business.

    Want to experience speed coaching yourself? Book a free 30-minute consult here

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  • Speed coaching – Procrastinating by not picking a niche + avoiding money

    Speed coaching - Procrastinating by not picking a niche + avoiding money

    In this episode of The Pique Podcast, I’m bringing an anonymous speed coaching session to the podcast.

    In just 20 minutes, my client and I get to the root of her procrastination: Fear around charging in her business.

    Want to experience speed coaching yourself? Book a free 30-minute consult here

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