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Positive Productivity with Kim Sutton | Empowering Entrepreneurs to Achieve and Appreciate Personal and Professional Success

Positive Productivity is NOT about perfection. When we stop worrying about perfection and instead focus on living as OUR authentic, transparent, entrepreneur selves, we can achieve our goals and make our dreams a reality. Listen as Kim and guests discuss how to live a positively productive life in the areas of entrepreneurship, digital marketing, outsourcing, team building, online business, networking, relationships, work/life balance and more! #positiveproductivity
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Mar 22, 2018

"We're all unique, however, we're also very similar."

Sera was diagnosed with a rare abdominal tumor at age 26, and experienced the roller coaster of life follow. Listen to hear how her health scare transformed her life for the better!

Highlights:
05:38 Pulling back the layers of the onion - We discuss the transitions -- external and internal -- that come out of major life changes
13:30 Sera's practice of asking, listening and then action
18:05 Patience

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp304.

Mar 21, 2018

In this super-quick episode, I'm looking for your feedback! Tune in to hear what on!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp303.

Mar 20, 2018

"Always remember: The process is the result."

Rob was an aspiring actor who moved to Los Angeles with the intention of advancing his acting career. To supplement his income, he became a personal trainer - and loved it! Listen as Rob and I chat about his journey, real estate, finance, health and more!

Highlights:
10:15 Advice Rob received from his financial advisor
15:30 Buying real estate as an entrepreneur
22:30 Airbnb - How Rob and his wife cover all their housing expenses using Airbnb
27:00 Credit cards - the good, the bad and the ugly
39:45 Self-imposed limitations and overcoming our struggles
47:40 Rob talks about his anxiety and childhood
1:01:00 Is health going to be a priority in your life?
1:07:55 The three rules to live by if you're trying to get healthy
1:32:00 Working smarter, not harder

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp302.

Mar 19, 2018

Acquaintances laugh when I tell them weekends scare me and I LOVE Mondays! Listen to hear the hilariousness from my house this past weekend -- and the reasoning behind this way of thought!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp301.

Mar 18, 2018

"You can spend your time or you can invest your time."

Steve had an entrepreneurial spirit as a young boy, and opened an alcohol-free nightclub at age 19. Listen as we discuss his journey as an entrepreneur, technology, accountability and more!

Highlights:
08:00 Discussing the New Media Summit
09:30 The high that accompanies and follows live events, and why we need to connect with fellow entrepreneurs in person
13:35 Kids and socialization
19:15 The evolution of technology
22:00 Steve's creation process
25:00 Coaching and accountibility

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp300.

Mar 17, 2018

Earlier this week I sent out an email with links that didn't work. Listen to learn about redirect links and 404 pages, and how you should (or shouldn't) use them in your business!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp299.

Mar 16, 2018

"Tap in to your authenticity."

Lisa received a degree in languages and moved to Spain where she taught in a school of psychologists. As she became more involved, she became increasingly fascinated. Listen as we discuss Lisa's journey and the discoveries which came from it.

Highlights include:
3:20 Gratitude - We discuss the importance -- and lack of -- gratitude, for ourselves AND others
11:40 Forward thinking vs. past thinking
18:30 The three core human needs
27:15 Three ways to think about work
35:25 Forgiveness - Lisa and I discuss the necessity of forgiveness

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp298.

Mar 15, 2018

Facebook and Twitter have (again) made big changes to their algorithms/terms of service. Listen to how I'm pushing through and why!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp297.

Mar 14, 2018

"Keep your business as simple as you can to get done what you want to get done."

Amy spent 15+ years in finance and was making over 6-figures, however she burnt herself out. She realized she was building others' wealth and not her own, and she wanted more out of life. Listen as Amy and I share an amusing conversation about entrepreneurship, Amy's journey, books, movies, telemarketers, tools and more!

Highlights:
03:30 - Amy and I discuss the word, "hustle"
05:50 - We chat about gross vs. net income and the resources needed when hitting higher gross income levels
10:10 - Masterminds. We chat about the importance and qualities of a good one
17:00 - Shiny Object Syndrome -- and how to overcome it to simplify and systemize our businesses
20:38 - Amy shares the tools she uses in her business
24:40 - No more customer service confusion!
28:10 - Here how my husband handles calls from telemarketers
30:40 - Our reading lists
39:00 - I share the horrifying and hilarious story of my first movie date with my husband

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp296.

Mar 13, 2018

Parentpreneurs, I know we face our own set of entrepreneurial struggles. As if being a parent OR being a business owner wasn't hard enough, when you mix them together it can be... interesting. Listen as I share recent happenings from my house!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp295.

Mar 12, 2018

Jenn has been a writer since high school, and has an amazing story to share! From living on the streets to becoming a journalist, being the mother of 18 kids to facing a job loss, Jenn has faced her share of struggles -- and overcome!

Highlights of our chat include:
4:33 Jenn discusses her thoughts about the word "busy"
7:55 Jenn shares how books are NOT money making
16:30 We chat about how women/mothers often don't cut themselves enough slack -- despite an abundance of effort
18:00 Deliberate times - Jenn discusses the importance of scheduling the activities which are important to us
25:40 We chat about the importance of figuring out what DOES work for you. Jenn also shares about her life as a minimalist.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp294.

Mar 11, 2018

In the last month, my team and coaches both opened my eyes to low hanging fruit I was missing in my business.... An obvious source of extra income. Listen as I share what this additional income stream is, and how you can consider setting up the same for you.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp293.

Mar 10, 2018

"When we feel good, our work will be good."

As a student, Christine often dealt with anxiety and procrastination issues. After leading a procrastination workshop, however, her eyes were opened to a new way of working -- for both herself and others.

Listen as Christine and I chat about stalling due to perfectionism, the need to focus on big rocks rather than minute tasks, accountability, productivity tools and more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp292.

Mar 9, 2018

I know what it's like to be too proud to ask for help. Believe me, I do. Sometimes, however, we need to suck it up and be honest with where we are, and the help we need to get to where we want to go. Tune in as I discuss!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp291.

Mar 8, 2018

"Wake up and end each day thinking of all the things that are amazing in your life."

Melonie was a corporate attorney for years, however she realized she held no passion for the profession and wanted to give back to society in some way. After having her first daughter, she looked for a fitness solution for new moms and realized a void in the market. Fe Fit was born. Listen to hear where Melonie's entrepreneurial journey has gone since!

Melonie and I share a fun chat about pregnancy and motherhood, the product development and manufacturing processes, and much more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp290.

Mar 7, 2018

In episode 287 of the Positive Productivity podcast I discussed my own struggles with anxiety, as well as several of the techniques I've used to relieve it. In this episode, I share how opening the lines of communication has also relieved anxiety.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp289.

Mar 6, 2018

"Awareness is the first step to figuring out how to move forward."

Jessica has had quite the career journey! In 2008, she and her husband had two children and were flipping houses with the intention of adding another child to their family through adoption. When the housing market crashed, they were forced to use their savings on living expenses rather than on adoption. The opportunity which presented itself next is now helping thousands of families worldwide!

Listen as Jessica and I chat about the opportunities which present themselves when you kick fear to the curb, the power of living selflessly, the quirks and compassion of our kids, and more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp288.

Mar 5, 2018

After being a guest on several other podcasts and sharing my experiences and struggles with anxiety, I realized it is time to be completely authentic on my own podcast. In this episode, I share my struggles, along with a message for those who share the struggle.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp287.

Mar 4, 2018

Bill grew up in a large family and had to figure out many of the nuances of life on his own. He joined the Navy, and was in the nuclear program where extended submarine journeys taught him the art of storytelling.

Listen to hear how Bill's journey progressed into him becoming a podcaster and entrepreneur. Bill shares submarine stories, we chat about the value of a locally focused podcast, and we discuss the extroverted introvert qualities we share.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp286.

Mar 3, 2018

Lately I've noticed that new grey hairs are multiplying on my head, taunting me with their strength and thickness. I've also realized, though, that like the grey hairs, the struggles that gave me those hairs made ME stronger. Listen to hear my thoughts.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp285.

Mar 2, 2018

"We can make progress or we can make excuses. We can't do both."

An amazing life transformation and personal development journey led Adam to lose 100 pounds and accomplish an impressive list of life goals. Since then, Adam has helped people in his town lose over 35,000 pounds and is now on a world-wide, million-pound mission.

Adam and I chat about when we were introduced to the Law of Attraction, the low points which came before our individual transformations, our affirmative action lists, and more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp284.

Mar 1, 2018

I'm honored when people ask me, "How do you do it all?" In all actuality, however, I don't. I am, instead, practicing the fine art of NOT doing it all.

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Feb 28, 2018

"Don't know too much. Don't be too smart... Get out of your own way of allowing surprise and creativity into your life."

Michael was an actor in New York City who gained a reputation as an acting coach. From there, Michael realized his skills as a coach could benefit business owners and executives as well.

Michael and I chat about inherited purpose, income vs. impact, cutting the weaker branches out of our life and more.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp282.

Feb 27, 2018

Are you infected with the Yes Sickness? Do you say "Yes" whenever anybody asks you to do anything? Listen in to hear my perspective.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp281.

Feb 26, 2018

"Think about the big picture. Why are you really here?"

Brian is an ophthalmologist with a fascination for psychology. While at the 2014 Olympics with his patient, Steven Holcomb, he saw how the world's perceptions were being altered by Putin, and decided to write his book, Perceptual Intelligence.

Dr. Brian and I chat about the downside of influencers and influencing, the importance of seeking the truth and well developed critical thinking skills, how we're here to help each other, cat poop coffee, and more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp280.

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