The Dave Crenshaw Success Show

Dave Crenshaw

Learn how to achieve balanced and lasting success with world-renowned author and keynote speaker Dave Crenshaw! Dave has already taught millions how to be more productive through his online courses—now listen in as he explores the untold stories of some of the world’s most accomplished people. Dave’s mission is to help his kids become successful human beings, and you get to come along for the ride! Discover how to develop your career, manage your money, find time for fun, build stronger relationships, and make your mark in the world. Every episode ends with clear, concise tips you can implement to reach your goals. If you’re looking for a wholesome, family-friendly podcast to achieve happiness and find prosperity, The Dave Crenshaw Success Show is for you!

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The Musician with a Message, SaulPaul - Musician and Producer
Apr 10 2024
The Musician with a Message, SaulPaul - Musician and Producer
Hear the story of how SaulPaul went from being in foster care and prison to inspiring people worldwide as a Grammy-nominated musician. His determination to succeed despite growing up in a poor environment helped him overcome hard times. In this episode, you’ll also learn how SaulPaul uses his talent as a musician to spread an invaluable message to the world. Listen to his story and choose which action most resonates with your goals. Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Be your best. Instead of trying to be good at several things, be the best at one thing. ACTION: Pick one thing to be the best at and give it your full focus.Find a trusted mentor. It can be powerful to follow someone you trust who’s successful in your industry. ACTION: Choose a mentor you trust to inspire and help you grow.Discover your strength. Everyone has a natural strength. You'll be far more successful if you can turn that into a profitable career. ACTION: Ask yourself, “What do others always ask me to do or help with?” Then, spend time contemplating ways to turn that into a career.Be the change. One person can make a difference in others’ lives, and it doesn’t require extensive effort. ACTION: Visit saulpaul.com to join SaulPaul’s “Be the Change” challenge. Guest ResourcesLearn more about SaulPaul at SaulPaul.com today!Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsTime Management FundamentalsDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Formula 1 Performance Coach, Pyry Salmela
Apr 3 2024
The Formula 1 Performance Coach, Pyry Salmela
Hear the story of Pyry Salmela, who went from playing ice hockey in Finland to becoming a performance coach and trainer of the world's top Formula 1 drivers, including Pierre Gasly and Daniel Ricciardo. His lifelong curiosity about understanding and improving human performance created a foundation he uses to develop winning drivers on and off the track. In this episode, you’ll learn how he nurtured his strengths and prepared himself for a golden opportunity. Listen to his story and pick which action will help you reach the finish line. Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Know your “how” ahead of time. When working towards a goal, determine how you’ll measure progress before you start. This will help you stay focused and assess each step of your plan. ACTION: Decide how you’ll measure your progress and track it consistently as you work towards your goal.Provide value. Focus on ways to add value, and more opportunities will become available. ACTION: Ask yourself how you can add more value to your job and create an action plan.Prioritize self-care. The higher the demand, the higher the need for self-care. Otherwise, you’ll burn out before you reach success. ACTION: Schedule a recurring appointment in your calendar to do something fun or relaxing and commit to it.Create a positive environment. You're more likely to succeed when healthy, positive influences surround you. ACTION: Pick one thing in your environment you can change to encourage a good habit or mood.Guest ResourcesLearn more about Pyry Salmela by following him on Instagram. You can also download his new app, Pyry.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsBalancing Work and LifeDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Media Mama, Ashley Bernardi - Founder and CEO of Nardi Media
Mar 27 2024
The Media Mama, Ashley Bernardi - Founder and CEO of Nardi Media
Hear the story of how Ashley Bernardi overcame her childhood trauma and built a fulfilling and flexible business in media relations. Ashley grew up with a passion for expressing herself through the written word, and she pursued a career in media from an early age. In this episode, you’ll learn how Ashley was forced to confront her trauma and used that pivotal moment to reach a healthier, balanced level of success. Listen to her story and choose which action resonates most with you.Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Know your natural gifts. Understanding your natural talents and finding ways to build a career around them is critical to a successful future. ACTION: Look for ways to incorporate your natural gifts into your career to further your growth.Slow down to grieve appropriately. Loss is a part of life. Take time to slow down and give yourself time to process the grief. ACTION: Schedule time off when you experience the loss of a loved one and allow yourself to slow down and grieve.Be flexible. Whether you’re a manager or not, find ways to create more flexibility in your schedule. ACTION: Sit down with your team and discuss ideas to develop a more flexible schedule.Set a boundary for taking breaks. Consistent breaks to recharge are vital to staying focused and productive. ACTION: Schedule a daily break to reconnect with yourself and honor it like you would any other commitment on your calendar. Guest ResourcesLearn more about Ashley Bernardi by visiting Nardia Media or purchasing a copy of her book, Authentic Power.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsTime Management FundamentalsDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Pollinator, Thai Sade - CEO of BloomX
Mar 20 2024
The Pollinator, Thai Sade - CEO of BloomX
Hear the story of how Thai Sade acquired skills while growing up in a commune that may solve the global problem of declining bee populations. He built his business, BloomX, around his invention of a bio-mimicking solution for natural pollination. In this episode, you’ll learn how Thai’s upbringing and passion for food led to his invention. Listen to Thai’s story and choose which action will help you get closer to your goals.  Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Give back to your community. Small contributions make a big impact. ACTION: Look for something you can do to give back and schedule it in your calendar.Build a sustainable lifestyle. When you live a more sustainable life, you’ll have more energy to focus on achieving your goals. ACTION: Create one healthier habit to improve your long-term sustainability.Create a successful circle. When you surround yourself with people who are smarter than you, it will motivate you to do better. ACTION: Reach out to successful people you admire and suggest creating a mastermind group.Be mindful. We live in a world of abundance, so be mindful of your decisions that impact our environment. ACTION: When making a choice, ask yourself how it may impact the environment and how you can minimize that impact.Guest ResourcesLearn more about Thai Sade and his mission by visiting BloomX.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesTime Management FundamentalsDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Walking Encyclopedia - Dr. Tony O’Driscoll - Business Research Professor
Mar 13 2024
The Walking Encyclopedia - Dr. Tony O’Driscoll - Business Research Professor
Hear the story of how Dr. Tony O’Driscoll turned a diagnosis of dyslexia and attention deficit disorder into a successful academic career at Duke University. His work has appeared in the Harvard Business Review and The Financial Times. Tony’s latest book, Everyday Superhero, unlocks the power of human potential. In this episode, you’ll learn how he discovered his passion through his innate curiosity and gift of making the complex simple. Listen to Dr. O’Driscoll’s story and choose your action to further your journey. Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Follow your curiosity. Allow yourself to enjoy the process of being interested in something. Go deeper and let your curiosity lead you. ACTION: Read a book on a topic you’re interested in to learn more about it.Seek a diagnosis. If you think you’re dealing with a mental health challenge, seek professional assistance. A clinical diagnosis is the first step to identifying solutions. ACTION: Schedule an appointment for an evaluation.Clarify your purpose. When you know your purpose, the path to get there becomes clear. ACTION: Take time to contemplate your purpose and write it down.Find your peace. When you can calm your mind regardless of external influences, you’ll be more equipped to stay focused on your goal.  ACTION: Create a ritual or system to help you find a place of peace and calmness.Guest ResourcesYou can follow Dr. Tony O’Driscoll on LinkedIn and get a copy of his new book, Everyday Superhero. Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The World-Class Paraclimber, Ben Mayforth - The North Face Climbing Team - Part 2
Mar 6 2024
The World-Class Paraclimber, Ben Mayforth - The North Face Climbing Team - Part 2
In this episode, part two of a two-part series, we continue Ben Mayforth’s story of overcoming staggering physical disabilities to become a 2X World Cup Paraclimber sponsored by The North Face. In this episode, you’ll hear how Ben incorporates rituals to handle mental health struggles and maintain a healthy work-life balance. If you haven’t already, listen to Part 1 of his story. Then, pick an action from Ben’s story that resonates most with you and schedule it in your calendar.Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Be resourceful. Don’t focus on what you don’t have right now. Use the tools you already possess to get started. ACTION: Inventory tools you already have, from skills to connections, and consider how you can use those to reach your goals.Find your community. When people with similar interests surround you, you will grow faster. It’s a valuable resource of motivation and knowledge. ACTION: Join a community that shares your goals and values.Create rituals. Repetition has the power to help you focus and overcome obstacles. It also creates a foundation for productivity. ACTION: Develop a small, repetitive action that becomes part of your ritual to prepare for the day.Be consistent. Success is a series of small, consistent steps towards your goal. ACTION: Schedule a daily routine to remain consistent, and it will become a habit.Guest ResourcesLearn more about Ben Mayforth by following him on YouTube or Instagram.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesTime Management FundamentalsFinding Your Time Management StyleDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Cyclist Entrepreneur, Tammeca Rochester - Founder, Harlem Cycle
Feb 21 2024
The Cyclist Entrepreneur, Tammeca Rochester - Founder, Harlem Cycle
Hear the story of how Tammeca Rochester transitioned from developing household products like Softsoap to creating the first cycling studio in Harlem. Her advocacy for wellness has been recognized in The New York Times and Essence Magazine. In this episode, you'll learn how Tammeca combined her natural talent for problem-solving and her passion for wellness to create an innovative fitness studio. Listen to Tammeca's story and choose which action will most impact your life.Action PrinciplesPick one to do this week.1. Adopt the engineering mindset. It helps to view a challenge from the big-picture perspective. You'll be able to see various options to decide which would be the best approach. ACTION: Step back and look at a current problem as a whole rather than focusing on the details. 2. Delegate efficiently. A great leader lets people do what they do best. You can't be everything to everyone. ACTION: Delegate a task to someone on your team who can do a better job than you.3. Fill a need. If you want to start a business, make sure it's doing something that fills an existing need. ACTION: Ask yourself if there's a problem you see over and over again and how you can fill that need in a way that is profitable.4. Know your worth. Don't be afraid to charge accordingly. You'll attract your ideal clients when you value your time. ACTION: Reassess your fees to determine if you're charging what you are worth. If not, consider making changes. Guest ResourcesYou can learn more about Tammeca Rochester at Harlem-Cycle.com.Suggested ResourcesDiscovering Your StrengthsTime Management FundamentalsFree Time Management CourseThanks to Dave Crenshaw's partnership with Microsoft and LinkedIn Learning, you can get free access to his full course, Time Management Fundamentals, at DaveGift.com.Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Resilient Game Developer, Solon Bucholtz - CEO of LBC Studios
Feb 14 2024
The Resilient Game Developer, Solon Bucholtz - CEO of LBC Studios
Hear the story of how Solon Bucholtz went from being homeless and sleeping in a gas station bathroom to becoming a highly successful entrepreneur and international business advisor. Solon is the CEO and co-founder of LBC Studios, a mobile game developer and publisher. In this episode, you’ll learn how he managed his fear of failure and turned an extremely disheartening situation into a successful career. Listen to Solon’s story and choose which action will help you move one step closer to your success today.Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Take ownership in adversity. Life is full of obstacles. You grow as an individual when you look for valuable lessons within the challenge. ACTION: Think of a hardship you experienced and ask yourself, “What can I learn from this to help me grow?”Compete with yourself. When making comparisons, focus on comparing yourself to yourself over others. Use your past as a benchmark for doing better. ACTION: Set a goal for one area you want to improve upon and take small steps to reach your goal.Reevaluate your career path. Take the time to gauge whether your direction still serves your values and goals. If not, be brave enough to make a change. ACTION: Schedule an annual task to evaluate your business or career path and ask yourself if it’s still the right choice or what you might need to change.Identify your why. When you know the reason for your goal, you’re more likely to stay motivated and focused. ACTION: Schedule time in your calendar to consider your “why” and write it down. Guest ResourcesFollow Solon Bucholtz on LinkedIn to learn more about his games and company.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDaveCrenshaw.com/TimeDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The PR Angel, Pam Perry
Feb 7 2024
The PR Angel, Pam Perry
Hear the story of how Pam Perry became one of the most prolific PR agents in the world. She utilizes her award-winning communication skills to help her clients gain publicity in Essence magazine, Black Enterprise, CNN, PBS, CNBC, and NPR. In this episode, you’ll learn how she turned her genuine love for making connections into a highly successful career helping her clients do the same. Listen to Pam’s story, then choose the action to help you get closer to success.Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Be curious. Show genuine interest in others. Listen actively during conversations to build strong connections. ACTION: During your next conversation, make it a goal to pay closer attention and be genuinely curious about the person.Be a storyteller. Stories help create connections. It can be something that happened at work, the gym, or a memory from your past. ACTION: Take ten minutes to think of a moment from your day that you can turn into a story.Say no more often. Focus your time on things that ignite passion. Decline activities that take away from the valuable ones. ACTION: Choose one thing you do now that is low value and say no to it.Find your group. Stretch out of your comfort zone through groups that challenge you. You’ll grow faster and be more successful. ACTION: Research local groups that share your career path or interests and choose one to join.Guest ResourcesLearn more about Pam Perry by visiting PamPerryPR.com.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesTime Management FundamentalsDiscovering Your StrengthsFree Time Management CourseThanks to Dave Crenshaw's partnership with Microsoft and LinkedIn Learning, you can get free access to his full course, Time Management Fundamentals, at DaveGift.com.Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Productivity Ringmaster, Laura Vanderkam
Jan 31 2024
The Productivity Ringmaster, Laura Vanderkam
Hear the story of how Laura Vanderkam became one of the most prolific writers in the world while still successfully juggling a family of five children. As a lifelong writer, Laura has never let life’s challenges stop her from pursuing her dream of becoming an author. She has published multiple time management and productivity books, started two successful podcasts, and more! In this episode, you’ll discover how she got published and what she does to maintain a healthy work-life balance as a parent. Learn from Laura and pick one action to help you pursue your passion.Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Be passionate about your career. You’re far more likely to succeed when you align passion with talent. ACTION: List your strengths and passions, then find a career path connecting both. Keep it concise. Strive to say what you need in the least amount of words possible. The delivery will be far more powerful. ACTION: Take a moment to review your work and ask yourself, “What can be left out without affecting my message?” Experiment. Test new ideas and measure the results. Avoid expecting perfection by focusing on progress. ACTION: Choose one new idea you’ve been working on and schedule a test run.Be a planner. Have a consistent routine to sit down and plan out your schedule and tasks. ACTION: Schedule a recurring planning period in your calendar.Guest ResourcesContinue learning from Laura Vanderkam by visiting LauraVanderkam.com. You can also find her latest book, Tranquility by Tuesday on Amazon.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsTime Management FundamentalsFree Time Management CourseThanks to Dave Crenshaw's partnership with Microsoft and LinkedIn Learning, you can get free access to his full course, Time Management Fundamentals, at DaveGift.com.Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
Networking - The Crenshaw Family
Jan 24 2024
Networking - The Crenshaw Family
Join my family as we discuss the success principle of networking. Together, my kids and I discuss the importance of networking and how it impacts long-term success.We explore the different scenarios where you can network, how to be genuine in your intentions, and what not to do, as well. And then, we share ways to commit to new opportunities to meet people and expand our network.Action PrincipleChange your perspective on networking. Instead of worrying about who you already know at an upcoming event, focus on the potential for meeting new people. ACTION: Commit to attending a networking event and focus on the excitement of meeting new people.Be curious. When meeting new people, go into it with a mindset of giving first. Ask questions and be genuinely interested in getting to know others. ACTION: Use the guest list to research attendees beforehand so you can ask better questions and make genuine connections.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesTime Management FundamentalsDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Fearless Justice Advocate, Shelley Winner
Jan 17 2024
The Fearless Justice Advocate, Shelley Winner
Hear the story of how Shelley Winner overcame drug addiction and incarceration to become a number one B2B sales executive for Microsoft. She found strength in relationships and took every opportunity to turn her life around. In this episode, you’ll hear how Shelley pushed past her insecurities and achieved success she had never imagined possible. Learn from Shelley’s story and choose which action will help you move forward in your journey.Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Look for potential. Instead of seeing someone for their past, focus on their potential for growth. ACTION: Help someone reach their potential by offering guidance or mentorship.Don’t allow emotions to rule you. Especially fear, which will create doubt and insecurities in your mind. ACTION: Try something new, even if you’re afraid of failure.Embrace the power of storytelling. When you tell a story, you create a connection and emotion around whatever you’re selling. ACTION: Ask yourself how to turn something into a story. Consider hiring ex-cons. If you’re in a position to hire others, give those with a criminal background a chance. Don’t lower the bar, but if everything else is a good fit, don’t turn them away solely on their past.  ACTION: Change your HR policy to consider those with a criminal past without lowering your standards for talent and values.Guest ResourcesYou can continue learning from Shelley Winner on LinkedIn or by visiting ShelleyWinner.comSuggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDaveCrenshaw.com/TimeDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Sage Entrepreneurship Mentor, Mike Blumenfeld - Part 2
Jan 10 2024
The Sage Entrepreneurship Mentor, Mike Blumenfeld - Part 2
In this episode, part two of a two-part series, we continue Mike Blumenfeld’s story of how he became one of New York’s most esteemed business mentors. Mike attributes much of his long-term success to taking charge of his life, having a positive mindset, and consistently delivering on his promises. Hear how Mike shifted gears and started helping entrepreneurs throughout the country achieve success. Discover an action you can take to infuse some of Mike’s sage advice into your life.Action Principles Prioritize family. Make more time for people you consider "family": your spouse, children, relatives, and close friends. When you prioritize your loved ones, your work quality will also benefit. ACTION: Schedule family activities in your calendar and treat them as you would any other commitment. Network. You don’t have to be an entrepreneur to gain value from networking with others. The relationships you build can be valuable regardless of your career. ACTION: Search for networking opportunities in your industry and sign up to attend one.Earn respect. Respect is earned by consistently delivering on your commitments. When you earn respect, you’ll experience more success. ACTION: Schedule commitments in your calendar a few days before the deadline, giving yourself a buffer to complete it on time.Take charge of your life. Life is all about making decisions. Prioritize the choices that will lead to a balanced success. ACTION: When you’re struggling to make a decision, evaluate the pros and cons and commit to the one that best fits your goal. Guest ResourcesIf you’re looking for a phenomenal business mentor, contact Mike at Myron I. Blumenfeld. You’re also welcome to follow Mike Blumenfeld on LinkedIn.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Sage Entrepreneurship Mentor, Mike Blumenfeld - Part 1
Jan 3 2024
The Sage Entrepreneurship Mentor, Mike Blumenfeld - Part 1
Hear the story of how Mike Blumenfeld’s nine decades of management experience led him to become one of New York’s most esteemed business mentors. Early in his career, Mike pursued a degree in business that propelled him to discover his natural gifts in customer service and creating efficient systems. In this episode, part one of a two-part series, you’ll hear how Mike turned his natural strengths and skills into a flourishing career that’s still going strong after ninety years. Listen to the first part of his story, and look for ways to incorporate some of Mike’s wisdom into your life. Then, take a moment and schedule time in your calendar to listen to the second half of Mike’s inspirational journey next week.Action Principles Actions will be shared at the end of next week’s episode when we complete Mike’s interview.Guest ResourcesIf you’re looking for a phenomenal business mentor, contact Mike at Myron I. Blumenfeld. You’re also welcome to follow Mike Blumenfeld on LinkedIn.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Productive Chaos Master, Dave Crenshaw, with guest host Kwame Christian
Nov 29 2023
The Productive Chaos Master, Dave Crenshaw, with guest host Kwame Christian
Hear the story of how Dave Crenshaw went from living in chaos and bouncing from career to career to becoming a productivity and time management expert. Dave heard two magic words that shifted his entire mindset. When his wife, Katherine, revealed she was pregnant, he knew he had to make big changes. In this special episode, guest host Kwame Christian flips the script and interviews Dave. You’ll hear how Dave’s ADHD diagnosis led him to develop a system to tame his tendency towards chaos and turn it into a successful career training millions around the world. Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Follow your curiosity. Pursue your interests and try new things to discover what works for you. ACTION: Schedule time in your calendar to try out a new interest.Build your tribe. Take time to build strong relationships that help support and motivate you. ACTION: Create a list of who you would put on your personal board of directors and maintain a good connection with them.Leave a legacy. Consider how you want to be remembered and use that to guide your actions today. ACTION: Ask yourself: How do I want to be remembered? Write it down and make it part of your vision.Guest ResourcesYou can continue to learn from Dave Crenshaw on LinkedIn, LinkedIn Learning, or by visiting DaveCrenshaw.com.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesTime Management FundamentalsFree Time Management CourseThanks to Dave Crenshaw's partnership with Microsoft and LinkedIn Learning, you can get free access to his full course, Time Management Fundamentals, at DaveGift.com.Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Artist of Recruiting, Paul Freed
Nov 22 2023
The Artist of Recruiting, Paul Freed
Hear how Paul Freed built the Northwest's most successful executive search firm, Herd Freed Hartz, while still having plenty of time for family and fun. When Paul was growing up, he experimented with several different career paths before realizing his talent for matching talent to their perfect role as a recruiter. In this episode, you’ll hear how his innate self-awareness guided his decisions, what inspired him to strike out on his own, and the method he uses to ensure a healthy work-life rhythm. Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Express belief in others. A great leader understands the power of growing the talent around him.  ACTION: Think of someone in your life who could benefit from that positivity and encouragement.Expand your scope. Try many different things to discover your talents and what you enjoy doing for fun. ACTION: Pick an activity you’ve been wanting to try and schedule time to do it.Reverse engineer your life. Knowing what lifestyle you want and planning in reverse will help you achieve it. ACTION: Schedule time to contemplate and write down the lifestyle you aspire to have one day.Don’t do it alone. Relationships create opportunities and offer invaluable support during your journey to success. ACTION: Reach out and offer to help someone you know, and use the opportunity to build a relationship with that person.Guest ResourcesFollow Paul Freed on LinkedIn. If you need recruiting help, check out Herd Freed Hartz.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsBalancing Work and LifeDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
Passive Income and Expenses - The Crenshaw Family
Nov 15 2023
Passive Income and Expenses - The Crenshaw Family
Join my family as we discuss the success principle of passive income and expenses. Together, my kids and I define how our attention connects to income and expenses. We discuss why understanding both concepts is an important aspect of balanced success. We discuss the myth of passive income and how low-attention income is the true goal. And then, we share various ideas to create low-attention income, as well as different kinds of passive expenses to look out for in the future.Action PrincipleFind a low-attention income source. Low attention income can help supplement your primary source of income and help you find a healthy work-life balance. ACTION: Schedule time to think about low-attention income sources that might work for you.Minimize passive expenses. Passive expenses will slowly eat away at your budget with little to no return. ACTION: Schedule time to review your passive expenses and determine which ones no longer fit your needs.Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesTime Management Fundamentals Balancing Work and Life Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Salsa Queen
Nov 8 2023
The Salsa Queen
Hear the story of how SalsaQueen went from living on food stamps, barely able to provide for her family, to building a thriving salsa business with products in over 1500 stores throughout 30 American states. When she immigrated to America with her family, she was only 17 and unable to finish high school due to a language barrier. In this episode, you’ll hear how she overcame numerous obstacles, from learning a new language and culture to being a single mother of seven, and turned her passion into a successful career.Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Believe in yourself. Listen to the people who support you and trust in your abilities. ACTION: Ask a trusted friend or family member to share what they think your strengths are and write them down to review when needed.Know yourself. Don’t try to be someone you’re not. Take time to learn about your own passions and strengths.  ACTION: Take the course Discovering Your Strengths on LinkedIn Learning. Learn to delegate. Assign lower-value tasks to someone else, freeing up more time for you to focus on what’s most important. ACTION: Pick one task and outsource it to a professional or team member.Write down your goals. When you put your goals in writing, you’re more likely to stay focused on them. ACTION: Schedule time to review your goals and put them in writing. Guest ResourcesIf you’d like to order some delicious salsas, go to SalsaQueen.com. You can also follow the company, Salsa Queen, on LinkedIn. Books Mentioned:Power of Having FunThe Focused BusinessSuggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesDiscovering Your StrengthsFree Time Management CourseThanks to Dave Crenshaw's partnership with Microsoft and LinkedIn Learning, you can get free access to his full course, Time Management Fundamentals, at DaveGift.com.Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com
The Stoic Scientist, Jason Wood
Nov 1 2023
The Stoic Scientist, Jason Wood
Hear the story of how Jason Wood developed a successful career as a research scientist while carving out time for family and fun. When Jason was accepted into Harvard, he took the brave step of moving across the country to pursue his goal. In this episode, you’ll hear how Jason adapted to a new culture and why he transitioned from working for a university to the corporate world of science. Listen to his story, choose which action works best for you, and infuse a little of Jason’s success into your life today!Action Principles Pick one to do this week: Take risks. Don’t be afraid to try something new and leave your comfort zone. As long as the outcome could be incredible, give it a try. ACTION: Take the first action towards trying something you’ve wanted to do but have been putting off. Know your audience. Understanding your audience allows you to communicate more effectively. ACTION: Research the audience before addressing a group and tailor your message so they’ll understand your message.Embrace community. A supportive community can push you to learn more and do better as a person. ACTION: Join a community that shares your values and interests. If you’re already part of one, consider whether they encourage and support you to determine if it’s the right fit.Reassess your values. From time to time, it’s a good idea to sit down and evaluate your values. As you get older, it’s normal for your values to change, as well as your priorities. ACTION: Schedule a regular time, say every five years,  to reassess your values. Guest ResourcesConnect with Jason on LinkedIn. Suggested LinkedIn Learning CoursesMaking Big Goals AchievableDave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. DaveCrenshaw.com