Episode 85: Fixing the Productivity Problems that Get in the Way of Having the Life You Want—with Mark Struczewski
In this Craft of Consulting podcast episode, I interview Mark “Ski” Struczewski, aka Mister Productivity, about how to get back in control of your time and your life through the power of productivity. In this episode, he dives into how to identify why you want to be productive, what’s not working, how to fix it, and how to make changes last.
Mark helps entrepreneurs, small business owners, and executives who are lost in a sea of priorities and opportunities use productivity as a tool for their lives and businesses. He is also the host of The Mark Struczewski Podcast and an online trainer and coach.
Mark Struczewski knows what productivity can do for your life and livelihood and how to make changes that stick. In this episode, we talk about:
Embracing why productivity matters and how being be intentional about it can get us off the hamster wheel
Diagnosing your problem to find out what the root-cause issues are
Knowing that you often don’t truly know what you are spending your time doing
Getting yourself emotionally, spiritually, and physically healthy to be your most productive self
Using basic tools and planning ahead to curb habits that keep you unproductive
Creating new habits by starting small and keeping it simple
Using accountability and rewards to keep you on track
Getting help so you don’t have to do it alone
Understanding that relapses happen and what to do when they do
Recognizing that goals feed your plan and your “why” feeds your goals
Looking ahead to what you get out of being productive