Pat Flynn

  • SPI 258: The Productivity Project with Chris Bailey

    Productivity Month continues this week with even more tips and strategies for making the most of your day. Joining me today is expert Chris Bailey, author of The Productivity Project, with some incredible research that just might change how you think about productivity. Lots of us measure our productivity by how much we produce or create in a day, whether it’s answering 100 em ...

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  • My February 2017 Monthly Income Report

    Welcome to my second Income Report for 2017! It seems like this year is one of those years that’s going to fly by, because I felt like it was just yesterday that my January 2017 income report was published. I’m always happy to share my progress with you. Sometimes things go well and the numbers climb higher, and other months the numbers decrease.

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  • SPI 255: Deep Work with Cal Newport

    March is Productivity Month here at Smart Passive Income, and I’m kicking it off with a very special interview with Cal Newport, author of the game-changing productivity book, Deep Work. Cal caught on to the radical applications of “deep work” when he noticed how a particular approach to focus was transforming his productivity.

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  • Smart From Scratch Now Available!

    This announcement has been a long time coming, but I’m happy to share that my first and brand new course, Smart from Scratch, is now available! Registration for Smart From Scratch opens today, February 27, 2017, and closes on March 5, 2017 at midnight PST! Register here today! Smart from Scratch is a detailed, step-by-step course I created to help you find one winning business idea that’s wor.

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  • How to Get the Most Out of an Online Course

    Whose responsibility is it when it comes to the success rate of an online course? Put another way: if one of your students fails to see results after buying access to your online course, is it your fault, or their fault? Responsibility lies with both parties, but the fault of a failing student depends on a number of factors, which I’ll dig into here in this post.

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  • My January 2017 Monthly Income Report

    Welcome to the first Income Report of 2017! Here, I’ll be detailing line items from January 2017, including income sources and expenses. As always, I’ll also be sharing what’s been going on internally and what the plans are in the coming months. If you’d like to get a record of all Monthly Income Reports dating back to October 2008, you can find them right here.

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  • SPI 250: Stories of Failure that Turned Into Something Great

    I love sharing success stories here on the Smart Passive Income Podcast. But how often do you get to hear entrepreneurs open up about their failures? That’s what I’m exploring in today’s episode, thanks to ten brave folks who submitted stories about their darkest moments. Today’s guests have survived some extreme low points—everything from divorce and getting laid off to getti ...

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  • 3 Tiny Shifts That Made a Huge Difference in My Business

    In one of my all-time favorite books, The One Thing, authors Gary Kellar and Jay Papasan describe the domino effect, which is what happens when you focus on the small task or project you should be doing that’ll have the biggest impact on everything else that happens ahead of it. Because a domino can knock over another one that’s double its size, the effect is massive over a re ...

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  • The Sad Truth about Your Half-Finished Projects

    Here is a common experience: You get incredibly excited about a new business idea or project. Maybe you’ve had it in the back of your head for a long time and something finally clicked inside of you to start working on it. Or, maybe it’s something you just thought of and you want to get it up and running as soon as possible.

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  • SPI 248: The Art of Giving Gifts with John Ruhlin

    When it comes to gift-giving, are you still abiding by the age-old saying, “It’s the thought that counts”? Today’s guest is about to prove you wrong in the best way possible. Joining me for this episode is professional giver John Ruhlin, who’s built a career out of helping others give better gifts.

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  • My December 2016 Monthly Income Report

    I always get excited at the end of each year, not only because Christmas is my favorite time of year (and my birthday happens to land in December), but because I get to reflect on the lessons learned and examine the numbers to see what’s been working, and what I can improve. We shouldn’t have to wait until the end of the year to reflect on these kinds of things, but we can’t h ...

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