631: How to Get More Organized with LastPass, Google Drive, Google Chrome, MindMeister & Upwork

April 1, 2019

Robert Plank, host of this podcast and author of The Checklist Mindset, is back to share with you a few powerful tools that will make a huge difference in your happiness, productivity, and throughput:


619: Ace the Game of Viral Content, Attention Getting, and Traffic with Vin Clancy

December 5, 2018

Infamous growth hacker Vin Clancy's went from being on social welfare in the UK to launching 2 online magazines that got over 20 million page views in their first two years with zero adspend.

He's since then won best speaker at SXSW V2V for his growth hacking talk, finished a 100-date world tour, made six figures on his debut growth hacking book, created one of the biggest marketing communities on Facebook, and moved to L.A., where he teaches companies how to rapidly grow their audiences and businesses.


594: Shiny Object Mastery: Discover Sustainable Motivation, Achieve High Productivity Excellence, and Conquer Your Inner Game with Productivity Expert Michael Montague

September 10, 2018

Michael Montague is the Amazon #1 best-selling author of the book Shiny Object Mastery: The Formula for Overcoming Distractions and Increasing Productivity. Michael’s mission is to help people transition from the confusion of the Information Age, into the clarity and aligned intention of the Age of Purpose.


590: Family, Fitness, Finances and Friendships: The American Dream Realized Through Hard Work, Positive Beliefs, Sacrifices and Focus with Hayk Tadevosyan

August 31, 2018

Hayk Tadevosyan has an upcoming book called Mind Control: 14 Principles of Achieving The American Dream - Manual to why most successful people feel unfulfilled and what to do about it.

He's here to talk about his mindset, belief system including hard work and modeling, and compounding. He also shared the 4 pillars: Family, Fitness, Finances, and Friendships. He's all about dedication, simplicity, and course correction... and is here to explain what it takes to live a life of success and fulfillment.


589: Reversing Burnout: How to Thrive, Find Courage to Pull the Trigger, Regain Focus, Be All-In and Have a Greater Impact with Peter Atherton

August 29, 2018

Peter Atherton is a consultant, speaker, and author of the book "Reversing Burnout. How to Immediately Engage Top Talent and Grow! A Blueprint for Professionals and Business Owners." Pete is the President of ActionsProve, LLC and works with high-achieving professionals and business owners to create greater growth and profits through more effective employee attraction, retention, impact, and branding. For more than 20 years prior, Pete was a very successful and accomplished professional civil engineer focusing on designing sophisticated water treatment facilities and major public infrastructure projects.

Pete sold his engineering firm ownership to focus on designing systems for professionals and organizations to grow and succeed in more relevant and effective ways. Pete has also served in multiple capacities in the non-profit sector to achieve both local and global impact, and is a co-founder of the 100 Men Who Care chapters for Southern Maine and Knoxville, Tennessee.


587: Make Time for What’s Important: How to Get Motivated, Stay Organized, Time Block, Prioritize, Amplify Your Productivity and Hit All Your Goals with Robert Plank

August 20, 2018

Robert Plank from The Checklist Mindset is back with a solo episode to revisit your productivty, mindset, and goal setting!

If you'd like to schedule a call with Robert to get a better handle on your time management, delegation, and technology, then reach out at:

Must Have Tools

  • Second monitor
  • LogMeIn (set a conversion job, check on upload)
  • LastPass (plus iPhone app)
  • Google Drive (share files)
  • Learn a few keyboard shortcut

Tool of the Day: Permanent Clipboard for Chrome

Making the Time

  • Rewrite goals, write them over and over
  • iPhone notepad, set to lock screen wallpaper
  • Wake up one hour earlier or stay up one hour later, dedicate the time
  • Time block (chunk), automate and schedule
  • Google Calendar (take it seriously, keep the connection strong)
  • The X Factor: 50 days of consistent (small) progress
  • Four Daily Tasks: plan tomorrow, today.


  1. Record a podcast episode or Facebook Live as a sort of talk therapy
  2. Four Daily Tasks: don't lose momentum & adjust
  3. Accountability partner: YouTube video, Skype call, text, follow-up at the end of the day
  4. Countdown timer
  5. Camtasia Babysitter
  6. Google Calendar
  7. Set work hours
  8. Time blocking: batching/chunking

585: Write Your Book in a Flash to Create the Paint By Numbers Big Business Card of Your Dreams, Apply Structured Creativity, Grow Your Confidence, and Land Your Ideal Clients with Dan Janal

August 15, 2018

Dan Janal helps leaders build their brands with books. He has written more than a dozen books. His latest book is called "Write Your Book in a Flash: The Paint-by-Numbers Systems for Writing the Book of Your Dreams - Fast!"

When Dan helps thought leaders and business executives write their books, he helps them take their businesses to the next level and exert greater influence.
Dan has spoken everywhere from Beijing to Budapest, from Brazil to Boston. He taught classes at Berkeley and Stanford.
He was president of his National Speakers Association chapter in Minnesota. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Northwestern University.
Dan was an award-winning daily newspaper reporter and business newspaper editor who interviewed President Gerald Ford and First Lady Barbara Bush.


555: Goal For It and Bring Your A-Game: Imagine More Success By Following Your Intuition and Getting Out Of Your Own Way with Syndee Hendricks

June 13, 2018

Syndee Hendricks and her co-host Thomas Hydes run the Imagine More Success Podcast where they provide golden business and life nuggets to enhance your skills, fix current issues and manage new faces of your business. In this episode, Syndee talks about how to set yourself up for massive success, change your way of thinking, always do the right thing, and act without fear.


551: Take Tactical Action, Become Personally Fulfilled, and Achieve Binary Stretch Goals with Legacy Coach Damon D’Amore

June 5, 2018

Damon D'Amore specializes in legacy coaching. By developing custom productivity systems for each individual client relating to their professional and personal development he enables C-Suite and senior executives to accomplish current tactical business goals that ultimately will facilitate their legacy.

He has more than fourteen years' experience working one-on-one with hundreds of the top CEOs, founders and executives in North America including high-profile entrepreneurs and Fortune 100 firms such as Walmart, PepsiCo, DirecTV, NASCAR, Subway and DreamWorks.

Mr. D'Amore is a serial entrepreneur, founder, board member and advisor to multiple international companies.

He also serves as a mentor and guest-lecturer to Top 25 MBA programs such as USC, NYU and Colombia, and acted as spokesperson and host for an American Express and Discovery Channel show promoting entrepreneurship.

Mr. D'Amore founded multiple startups after long careers deep in the media and entertainment sectors coaching C-Suite executives for programs such as Undercover Boss. He began his career in global finance building internal businesses for the market leading firm Cantor Fitzgerald.


550: Succeed Faster, Make Money Work For You, Manage Your Time Wisely and Stay Consistent on Your Goals with House Hacker Diego Corzo

June 1, 2018

Diego Corzo is a Millennial entrepreneur from Austin, Texas. Diego was born in Lima, Peru and moved to the United States with his family when he was 9 years old. Diego's parents told him that America was the land of opportunity and that with hard work and determination all of his dreams would be possible.

Diego graduated in the top 1% from Florida State University with 2 bachelor degrees in less than 4 years and no student debt. He started working in corporate America as a software developer for General Motors and soon discovered that he wanted a career shift. After realizing that corporate America wasn't for him, Diego pursued his passion in real estate.

Now, Diego is a Realtor® for Keller Williams alongside an incredible team, and currently owns 8 rentals properties, both in Texas and in Florida. Diego is on a path to financial freedom and aspires to help others, especially millennials, become financially free and reach their full potential.

Diego's system of House Hacking helps Millennials realize their dream of financial independence. House Hacking has allowed Diego to build a portfolio of 8 properties in just 4 years since he bought his first house.


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