The 5 AM Miracle with Jeff Sanders: Healthy Habits • Personal Development • Rockin' Productivity!

By Jeff Sanders: Author of "The Free-Time Formula"

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The 5 AM Miracle is a podcast dedicated to dominating your day before breakfast. My goal is to help you bounce out of bed with enthusiasm, create powerful lifelong habits, and tackle your grandest goals with extraordinary energy. For more information on achieving your own 5 AM Miracle visit JeffSanders.com.

Episode Date
Focus Music Customized Just for You with Will Henshall [Podcast #248]
50:27
Music can be your best friend or your biggest distraction. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Will Henshall, founder of Focus@Will, about how to craft just the right music tracks for your brain, to optimize your productivity. ← Previous Episode This is the Latest Episode Photo Credit: Luke […]
Jun 18, 2018
The Green Pen Strategy to Amplify Your Success [Podcast #247]
28:05
I never enjoyed turning in papers in school. Why? Because of all the red ink! In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the green pen strategy, a simple change of perspective to amplify your success. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Felix Russell-Saw Resources Mentioned in this Episode […]
Jun 04, 2018
Products I Love So Much I Would Buy Them Again [Podcast #246]
26:21
Have you ever bought a product and loved it so much you would buy it again? In this bonus episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share a few products that have changed my life and business so dramatically that I just have to talk about them! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo […]
May 28, 2018
Productivity Straight Talk with Amber De La Garza [Podcast #245]
40:15
Ready for a frank discussion about productivity? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Amber De La Garza, host of the Productivity Straight Talk podcast. We chat about coffee, kids, time blocking, early mornings, and crafting intentional quality time for your primary goal each day. Check it out! ← […]
May 21, 2018
If You Are Too Busy to Workout … You Are Too Busy! [Podcast #244]
19:41
Be honest, how often do you workout? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to guarantee time for exercise. We all know that exercise is good for us, but why don't we have enough time for it? More importantly, why don't we choose to workout when the ideal time […]
May 07, 2018
Front-Loading Productivity Strategy with Tessa Sanders [Podcast #243]
25:28
Have you ever wondered how the most productive people somehow avoid rushing at the last minute? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with my wife Tessa about her highly effective productivity strategy called front-loading. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Oli Dale Resources Mentioned in the Show […]
Apr 23, 2018
9 Productivity Tips You Need to Know [Podcast #242]
21:03
What new productivity tip, tool, or strategy have you added to your life recently? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share 9 productivity tips I have been using in the last few months. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Carlos Muza Resources Mentioned in the Show The Rockin' […]
Apr 09, 2018
The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing with Daniel Pink [Podcast #241]
32:43
When is the exact right time to do something? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with best-selling author, Daniel H. Pink, about his latest book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Daniel Pink Resources Mentioned in the Show The Free-Time […]
Mar 26, 2018
Your 7-Step Spring Cleaning Master Plan [Podcast]
15:02
Ready for a deep clean? In this special bonus episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share a 7-step spring cleaning master plan that you can put to use today! This special episode is brought to you by Nozbe, my favorite task management company. Be sure to sign up for their FREE webinar: A […]
Mar 19, 2018
How to Get Unstuck with Susan David, PhD [Podcast #240]
30:08
What does it take to get unstuck and truly begin to thrive in work and life? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Susan David, Ph.D., author of the popular book, Emotional Agility. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Susan David Resources Mentioned in the Show The […]
Mar 12, 2018
10 More Hours of Free Time Every Week [Podcast #239]
21:28
How does a little more free time sound? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share practical strategies to open up some much-needed margin. And don't forget, you can get these strategies and more in my book, The Free-Time Formula. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Photo by Aaron […]
Feb 26, 2018
Let it Go: The Free-Time Formula (Bonus Snippet #4)
5:39
Spending too much time on nonsense? It's time to let it go. In this special bonus episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share a snippet from my new book, The Free-Time Formula. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders
Feb 21, 2018
Panic Attacks: The Free-Time Formula (Bonus Snippet #3)
8:31
What happens when ambition backfires? In this special bonus episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share a snippet from my new book, The Free-Time Formula. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders
Feb 19, 2018
Work vs. Working Out: The Free-Time Formula (Bonus Snippet #2)
7:21
Let's dig in a little deeper. In this special bonus episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share a snippet from my new book, The Free-Time Formula. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders
Feb 16, 2018
Where it Began: The Free-Time Formula (Bonus Snippet #1)
6:34
Ready for a sneak peek? In this special bonus episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share a snippet from my new book, The Free-Time Formula. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders
Feb 14, 2018
The Free-Time Formula: Finding Happiness, Focus, and Productivity No Matter How Busy You Are [Podcast #238]
21:33
Free time is a marvelous thing, but it's tough to carve out the margin we need in a busy world. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss my new book, The Free-Time Formula: Finding Happiness, Focus, and Productivity No Matter How Busy You Are. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → […]
Feb 12, 2018
Should I Eat A Skinny Girl? with Nathalie Botros [Podcast #237]
27:58
It's a funny but fascinating question: should you and I eat a skinny girl? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Nathalie Botros, a certified health coach, psychotherapist, and author of If You Are What You Eat, Should I Eat a Skinny Girl?. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → […]
Jan 29, 2018
Effective Fat Burning and Muscle Building with Ted Ryce [Podcast #236]
49:58
Ready to get an extra edge at the gym? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with my good friend Ted Ryce, a Miami-based personal trainer and podcaster, about how you can burn more fat and build more muscle. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Ted Ryce Resources […]
Jan 15, 2018
High Performance Living with Niyi Sobo [Podcast #235]
53:16
What will it take for you to make your next big move? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Olaniyi Sobomehin (or Niyi Sobo for short) about high performance living. Niyi has a fascinating personal story, from playing in the NFL to raising 5 children, and he brings an […]
Jan 01, 2018
Wim Hof, Cold Exposure, and Radical Breathing Techniques [Podcast #234]
26:34
Ready for a radical health intervention? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss one of the most powerful health programs I've ever seen, the Wim Hof Method. From cold therapy and intense breathing techniques to a big announcement about the future of this podcast, this is an episode you don't […]
Dec 18, 2017
5 Steps to Becoming Your Own #HealthHero with Dr. Partha Nandi [Podcast #233]
35:03
What does it take to become your own health hero? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Dr. Partha Nandi. He is the host of the nationally and internationally syndicated medical lifestyle television show, Ask Dr. Nandi and author of Ask Dr. Nandi: 5 Steps to Becoming Your Own […]
Dec 11, 2017
The Simple Secret to Weight Loss with Tanya Zuckerbrot [Podcast #232]
31:56
Ready to jump start the new year feeling your best (and weighing less)? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Tanya Zuckerbrot, author of the popular weight loss book, The F-Factor Diet. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Tanya Zuckerbrot Resources Mentioned in the Show FreshBooks [Free […]
Dec 04, 2017
Engineering a Phenomenal Day with Noah Kagan [Podcast #231]
52:20
Ready to make your next big move? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Noah Kagan, founder of Sumo.com, #30 employee at Facebook, and #4 employee at Mint. Noah shares how he has grown his phenomenal career and how he engineers a phenomenal day. ← Previous Episode Next Episode […]
Nov 27, 2017
How to Steal Back Your Time with Tessa Sanders [Podcast #230]
33:11
Feeling guilty? It's quite common to do more stuff simply out of guilt or obligation. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with my wife Tessa about how we can redefine productivity to steal back our time. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Adrian Infernus Resources Mentioned in […]
Nov 20, 2017
15 Effective Studying Techniques for A+ Students [Podcast #229]
26:52
Do you have a study plan? Most people don’t. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 15 effective studying techniques for A+ students. Whether you’re a college student, currently in grad school, or you are simply a lifelong learner — having a clear plan to study and learn is essential […]
Nov 13, 2017
Box It In: How to Decide What to Do Next [Podcast #228]
24:08
Are you feeling stuck with too many options and not sure how to choose the best one? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how boxing in your ideas can help you gain the clarity to decide what to do next. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Neven […]
Nov 06, 2017
Healthy Weight Loss Strategies with Josh Trent [Podcast #227]
40:26
What does it really take to lose weight? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Josh Trent, host of Wellness Force Radio, about his healthy weight loss journey and the effective strategies that can help you shed the pounds you don't want. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo […]
Oct 30, 2017
45,000 Words Later: How I Wrote “The Free-Time Formula” [Podcast #226]
36:12
How do you tackle an ambitious goal, like writing a book? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how I structured, planned, and wrote 45,000 words to complete my latest book, The Free-Time Formula (launching February 28, 2018). NOTE: Get over $500 worth of bonuses when you pre-order The Free-Time […]
Oct 23, 2017
Top Daily Health Habits with Megan Lyons [Podcast #225]
36:51
What do your best habits look like? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Megan Lyons, a health coach and author of Start Here, about her effective approach to integrating the top daily health habits. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Megan Lyons Resources Mentioned in the […]
Oct 16, 2017
Chaos to Clarity: The 5 Strategies That Make the Leap [Podcast #224]
22:33
There is an enormous difference between feeling pulled together, and running around with your hair on fire. But, what does it take to get from chaos to clarity? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I break down 5 strategies to define what matters most and boost your productivity based on one […]
Oct 09, 2017
Get to the Finish Line with Jon Acuff [Podcast #223]
27:18
Do you have trouble completing big projects? I certainly do on occasion and we all get stalled at some point. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features my interview with New York Times Bestselling author, Jon Acuff, about his latest book, Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. ← Previous Episode Next […]
Oct 02, 2017
10 Productivity Tips You Need to Know [Podcast #222]
23:11
Can you ever really have enough productivity strategies? Nah! In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 10 productivity tips you need to know to give yourself that extra edge. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Joshua Earle on Unsplash Resources Mentioned in the Show FreshBooks [Free 30-Day Trial] […]
Sep 25, 2017
The Four Tendencies with Gretchen Rubin [Podcast #221]
33:14
Are you a rebel, a questioner, an obliger, or an upholder? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Gretchen Rubin about her latest book, The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too). ← Previous Episode Next […]
Sep 18, 2017
Cults, Brainwashing, and the Dark Side of Self-Help [Podcast #220]
39:25
Personal development is extraordinarily beneficial most of the time, though sometimes it can backfire in unexpected ways. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss cults, brainwashing, and the dark side of self-help. Gathering Darkness by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license: Source + Artist ← Previous […]
Sep 11, 2017
Bigger, Leaner, Stronger with Michael Matthews [Podcast #219]
1:13:15
Are you ready to finally build real muscle in less time? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Michael Matthews, author of Bigger, Leaner, Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body, and founder of Muscle for Life and Legion Athletics. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → […]
Sep 04, 2017
Just Start! How to Finally Overcome the Battle to Begin [Podcast #218]
23:08
Feeling stuck? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to overcome the wall of inertia standing between you and your goal. It's time to just start! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Leio McLaren on Unsplash Resources Mentioned in the Show FreshBooks [Free 30-Day Trial] Organifi Red […]
Aug 28, 2017
Health Transformation Strategies with Michelle Brown [Podcast #217]
25:35
Are you ready for a reset? I know I am! In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Michelle Brown, a Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach and author, about transforming your health, boosting your energy, and overcoming tough challenges. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Alexandra Kusper on Unsplash […]
Aug 21, 2017
Whole-Life Organization with Evernote [Podcast #216]
30:43
How do you effectively manage ALL of the digital stuff in your life? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to organize your entire life with my favorite note-taking app and digital storage solution, Evernote. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Evernote Resources Mentioned in the Show […]
Aug 14, 2017
If It’s Time to Change, Change with August Turak [Podcast #215]
45:03
In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat once again with August Turak, author of the popular book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks. August and I catch up on his life and work, focusing on his leadership platform and meditation practice. August's previous appearance on this podcast is easily one […]
Aug 07, 2017
How to Scale Back When You Don’t Know How [Podcast #214]
23:39
When there's too much on your plate, what's the next best move? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to scale back when you don't know how. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Fabian Irsara on Unsplash Resources Mentioned in the Show Organifi Complete Protein ==> Save […]
Jul 31, 2017
Meditation for the Soul with Preetha Krishna [Podcast #213]
40:54
What does it take to truly slow down? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Preetha Krishna, a meditation teacher and founder of the One World Academy. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: One World Academy Resources Mentioned in the Show Vote for The 5 AM Miracle […]
Jul 24, 2017
Toss Out Your Office Chair: It’s Time for a Standing Desk [Podcast #212]
23:59
There are a handful of changes I made a few years ago that stuck for good — standing is one of them. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss my obsession with standing desks, balance boards, and ditching chairs altogether. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: PastelToys.com Flickr […]
Jul 17, 2017
Traveling Like a Pro with Comedian Rik Roberts [Podcast #211]
32:31
Is it possible to be a highly-productive road warrior? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with comedian Rik Roberts about his extensive travel schedule and how he manages to stay wildly productive. In the Tip of the Week segment I share how to tackle big creative projects in very […]
Jul 10, 2017
How to Stop a Bad Habit for Good [Podcast #210]
25:59
We all have them (and presumably we don't want them anymore), so what do we do about them? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to stop bad habits for good. In the Tip of the Week segment I discuss a new online community for early risers and productive […]
Jul 03, 2017
One Minute Mentoring with Claire Diaz-Ortiz [Podcast #209]
25:26
When you don’t know where to turn next, what ONE strategy can be the breakthrough you need? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Claire Diaz-Ortiz, author of the new book, One Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work with a Mentor – and Why You’ll Benefit From Being […]
Jun 26, 2017
Mastering Focused Blocks of Time [Podcast #208]
36:42
What would it take to eliminate every distraction around you? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I break down how to master focused blocks of time — one of the most effective productivity strategies available. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a unique strategy to help reduce distractions […]
Jun 19, 2017
Mastering the Creative Process with Lionel Cartwright [Podcast #207]
1:03:09
How do the most creative and productive people get so much done? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Lionel Cartwright, a singer, songwriter, composer, and keynote speaker, about his creative process. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a great tool to send high-quality video emails […]
Jun 12, 2017
My Recent Trip to the ER and My New Plan to Let Go [Podcast #206]
32:23
What happens when your chest tightens, your stomach turns in circles, and you feel like you're about to take your last breath? I know the answer all too well. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss my recent trip to the Emergency Room, and my new plan to slow down […]
Jun 05, 2017
How to Guarantee Time for Fitness with Diana Fitts [Podcast #205]
38:17
How can you ensure you always have time for exercising? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Diana Fitts, author of Better Running Goals, on how to guarantee time for fitness. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a phenomenal new cookbook from my friend and accountability […]
May 29, 2017
Mastering GTD Strategies in Your Task Manager [Podcast #204]
28:35
I talk a lot about task managers, but how do you organize one? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to use strategies from GTD (David Allen's Getting Things Done) to optimize your task manager. In the Tip of the Week segment I share an effective strategy for deciding […]
May 22, 2017
The 5 AM Miracle Audiobook is Here on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes!
1:59
It's here! The audiobook you have been waiting for is ready for action. The 5 AM Miracle Audiobook is now available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes! Be sure to listen to this unabridged, energy-packed audio experience, read by the author. That's me! Scroll below to learn more, or click here to get the full experience. […]
May 16, 2017
Time Management Magic with Lee Cockerell [Podcast #203]
30:27
Are you ready for a little magic? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Lee Cockerell, an expert in leadership, former Executive at Disney, and author of Time Management Magic. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a great strategy for kicking off any new fitness routine. ← […]
May 15, 2017
The Productive Power of Batching and Theme Days [Podcast #202]
23:55
Wouldn't it be nice to feel incredibly accomplished at the end of the day? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the productive power of batching and theme days. These strategies can dramatically boost your productivity and creativity while helping you block distractions at the same time! In the Tip […]
May 08, 2017
31 Days of Living Well and Spending Zero with Ruth Soukup [Podcast #201]
29:01
How does your bank account look today? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Ruth Soukup, founder of Living Well, Spending Less, about how to improve your spending habits. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a great app for the whole family to manage all of […]
May 01, 2017
Apply for my NEW Academy Affiliate Program! [Podcast]
1:06
I am thrilled to announce that I am now accepting applications for my NEW Affiliate Program for The Rockin' Productivity Academy! Listen to this quick announcement episode to get more details! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Key Features of the Affiliate Program 1. 50% commission payments on all one-time AND […]
Apr 26, 2017
The Best of the Best from the First 200 Episodes [Podcast #200]
40:14
How do you listen to 200 episodes of a podcast? Answer: you listen to just one —this one. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I breakdown the first 200 episodes of the show. With over 115 hours of audio content, you may need a cheat sheet to decide where to begin. […]
Apr 24, 2017
Getting More Done AND Reducing Stress with Scott Friesen [Podcast #199]
37:55
Could your life benefit from a bit more simplicity? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Scott Friesen, founder of Simpletivity, and we talk about how to get more done while reducing stress. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a powerful mobile scanner for your phone […]
Apr 17, 2017
Announcing My New Book Deal!
2:22
Big news! I am thrilled to announce that I have just signed my second book deal! It's been just over a year since the launch of my first published book, The 5 AM Miracle, and now I am officially working on the next one. The publisher for this next book is Wiley and the tentative […]
Apr 13, 2017
Top 7 Marathon Training Tips [Podcast #198]
28:36
A marathon is not exactly an easy task. Are you ready? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share my top 7 marathon training tips. In the Tip of the Week segment I share an inspiring quotation from past guest, Rich Roll, about how to handle difficult scenarios. Special Announcement: You […]
Apr 10, 2017
Martial Arts, Self-Defense, and 8 AM Miracles with Jennifer Cassetta [Podcast #197]
35:43
Physical fitness, productivity, and self-confidence are all intrinsically related. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Jennifer Cassetta on how martial arts and self-defense have played a major role in her personal success, demeanor, and confidence. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a phenomenal strategy for […]
Apr 03, 2017
The 5 AM Miracle in Action: Success Story with Madeline & Daniel [Podcast #196]
36:18
It's one thing to hear about early mornings and productivity from me and other seasoned pros, but does The 5 AM Miracle work for real people in the trenches? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I invite on two long-time listeners of the show to share their success story and explain […]
Mar 27, 2017
15 Time Management Secrets with Kevin Kruse [Podcast #195]
32:28
What do the most successful people do to stay productive? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Kevin Kruse, author of the popular productivity book, 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a straightforward principle for consistently achieving success […]
Mar 20, 2017
The Power of Knowing Everything: Weekly Review 2.0 [Podcast #194]
35:11
Of all the productivity strategies you could implement, which one would be the most effective? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I revisit my thorough weekly review process, which may be my favorite strategy to get things done and stay on top of everything I do. In the Tip of the […]
Mar 13, 2017
Download the NEW 5 AM Miracle Podcast App for Free!
1:06
I am thrilled to announce the launch of the NEW 5 AM Miracle Podcast App! This new app was designed exclusively for 5 AM Miracle Podcast listeners to download new episodes, mark your favorites, keep track of the latest content, and stay up-to-date like never before. Download Now for Free! You can download the new […]
Mar 12, 2017
The Anti-Productivity FBOT with Tessa Sanders [Podcast #193]
23:26
Are you ready for a break? I know I am! In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I sit down with my wife Tessa to chat about detoxing, taking a serious break from work, and carving out time for your own anti-productivity FBOT (focused block of time). In the Tip of the […]
Mar 06, 2017
Productivity Hacking with Kary Oberbrunner [Podcast #192]
39:22
What would happen if you got hacked? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Kary Oberbrunner, author of the new book, Elixir Project: Everything Can Be Hacked. Even the Truth. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a strategy that is incredibly obvious, but is often missed […]
Feb 27, 2017
Apple Watch: My Full Review of the Good, Bad, and Ugly [Podcast #191]
27:17
The Apple Watch is popular, but is it actually worth buying? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I breakdown my experience with the Apple Watch and help you discover how to best to put it to use for your health and productivity. In the Tip of the Week segment I share […]
Feb 20, 2017
Hungry for Happiness with Samantha Skelly [Podcast #190]
30:29
How do your emotions affect your stress levels, your overall health, and your ability to get more done each day? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Samantha Skelly about the connection between our emotional health and our daily productivity. In the Tip of the Week segment I will […]
Feb 13, 2017
7 Essential Elements of Productivity, Part 2 [Podcast #189]
22:16
Last week we discussed the first 3 vital components of productivity: desire, wisdom, and pressure. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I dive into the final 4 essential elements of productivity. In the Tip of the Week segment I read an email from a listener who shares a great strategy to […]
Feb 06, 2017
7 Essential Elements of Productivity, Part 1 [Podcast #188]
19:53
What does productivity look like when you break it down to its core? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I break down the first 3 components of the 7 Essential Elements of Productivity. In the Tip of the Week segment I share 2 inspiring documentaries to help you get to the […]
Jan 30, 2017
How to Master Productivity in 100 Days with John Lee Dumas [Podcast #187]
26:05
What does a highly productive day look like to you? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with John Lee Dumas about his new book, The Mastery Journal, which helps you master productivity in 100 days. In the Tip of the Week segment I share 2 effective tools to help […]
Jan 23, 2017
Mentored by a Billionaire with Geoff Woods [Podcast #186]
35:25
What would it be like to have a billionaire as your personal mentor? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Geoff Woods about his experience being mentored by the billionaire founder of Keller Williams Realty, Gary Keller. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a great software […]
Jan 16, 2017
Special Announcement: Introducing The Rockin’ Productivity Academy!
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Today I am thrilled to announce the public launch of The Rockin' Productivity Academy! This is a premium membership program designed to help you achieve your life's grandest goals. Key Features Behind-the-Scenes video trainings Exclusive video interviews with High-Achievers Live monthly webinars with Jeff Sanders (that's me!) Option for a VIP Lifetime Membership Plus 2 […]
Jan 10, 2017
3 Strategies to Jumpstart Your Productivity and Success [Podcast #185]
19:04
Feeling stuck? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to jumpstart your productivity and success in 2017. I’ve got a few strategies to boost your progress, beginning today. In the Tip of the Week segment I share how to learn from the smartest minds around you. ← Previous Episode […]
Jan 09, 2017
The Joy Junkie with Amy E. Smith [Podcast #184]
44:07
What if you were addicted to joy and bliss instead of fear and regret? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Amy E. Smith, host of The Joy Junkie Show, about living a fulfilled and genuine life of joy. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a […]
Jan 02, 2017
5 Things NOT To Do This New Year [Podcast #183]
21:04
There will be more things to do in 2017 than ever before, so let's cut that list down. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 5 things NOT to do this new year. This is not an anti-to-do list, but close. In the Tip of the Week segment I share […]
Dec 26, 2016
Sleep Smarter with Shawn Stevenson [Podcast #182]
56:13
How much does your sleep (or lack thereof) matter to you, your health, and your productivity? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Shawn Stevenson, author of Sleep Smarter, about how your sleep may be the MOST important aspect of your overall health and success. In the Tip of […]
Dec 19, 2016
Back to the Basics: My Top 7 Daily Healthy Habits [Podcast #181]
18:47
In my attempt to have more energy, focus, and improved results, I have discovered that a “health-first” perspective is the only way I can guarantee my own success. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast we go back to the basics and I discuss my top 7 daily healthy habits. In the […]
Dec 12, 2016
On Bravery and Professional Skydiving with Melanie Curtis [Podcast #180]
40:18
When faced with the scariest thing you could possibly imagine, how would you react? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Melanie Curtis, a former professional skydiver and current life coach (who has jumped more than 10,000 times) about overcoming incredible fear. In the Tip of the Week segment […]
Dec 05, 2016
The Obstacle is the Way [Podcast #179]
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Do you constantly fight with obstacles on your way to success? That may seem like an obvious question, but in this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss Ryan Holiday's book, The Obstacle is the Way. I will dig into a few key insights that I gleaned from this great book and […]
Nov 28, 2016
10 Steps to Ultimate Productivity with Michael Sliwinski [Podcast #178]
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How do you manage all of the tasks, projects, appointments, commitments, errands, and ideas that flow into and out of your life each and every week? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Michael Sliwinski, founder of the popular task management tool, Nozbe, and author of the upcoming book, […]
Nov 21, 2016
7 Strategies to Get Out of a Mental Rut [Podcast #177]
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What is your protocol when you get stuck? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 7 strategies you can use to get out of a mental rut. In the Tip of the Week segment I share how to ensure you have time to take care of your health. ← Previous […]
Nov 14, 2016
Scheduling Like a Pro with Gavin Zuchlinksi [Podcast #176]
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Don't you just hate emailing back-and-forth, over and over again, trying to schedule a simple meeting? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Gavin Zuchlinksi, founder of Acuity Scheduling. We chat about modern scheduling solutions and how to maintain passion in your career. In the Tip of the Week segment […]
Nov 07, 2016
Back to the Basics: How to Wake Up Early [Podcast #175]
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This may be the most common question on this show, but how can someone truly wake up at 5:00 am? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle I get back to the basics of the podcast and discuss the fundamentals of waking up early consistently. In the Tip of the Week segment I […]
Oct 31, 2016
How to Choose the Best Productivity Tools and Resources [Podcast #174]
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Where do you turn when your tools fail you? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to choose the best productivity tools and resources, especially when faced with a multitude of options. In the Tip of the Week segment I share why I recently signed up for a conference […]
Oct 24, 2016
Board of Advisors for Your Body with Drew Canole [Podcast #173]
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Who is advocating for your health? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Drew Canole, founder of FitLife.tv and Organifi, about how to create a board of advisors for your body. In the Tip of the Week segment I discuss the only thing that should ever be on your […]
Oct 17, 2016
The Power of a Slow Hustle with Peter Awad [Podcast #172]
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Is it possible to slow down AND get more done? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I talk to Peter Awad, host of the Slow Hustle podcast, about his mobile, productive, and slow-paced lifestyle. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a great journal to accompany your stellar morning […]
Oct 10, 2016
Faith in the Spotlight with Megan Alexander [Podcast #171]
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How can you maintain your values at work? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Megan Alexander, a National Correspondent on Inside Edition, Special Correspondent for Thursday Night Football on CBS, and author of the new book, Faith in Spotlight. In the Tip of the Week segment I share […]
Oct 03, 2016
Blueprints for a Beautiful Life with Lisa Canning [Podcast #170]
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Is it really possible to get more done AND keep your stuff in order? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with interior designer (and mother of five), Lisa Canning, about maintaining beauty and productivity at the same time. In the Tip of the Week segment I discuss the ideal […]
Sep 26, 2016
10 Effective Productivity Tips for Busy Travelers [Podcast #169]
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Does your productivity decline every time you travel? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss effective productivity strategies for busy travelers. In the Tip of the Week segment I discuss lessons I learned from two fascinating documentaries that I recently watched, and how they affect your personal growth. ← Previous […]
Sep 19, 2016
How to Live a Good Life with Jonathan Fields [Podcast #168]
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What does it really mean to live a good life? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Jonathan Fields, author of How to Live a Good Life, and get his take on it. In the Tip of the Week segment I share how to find clarity in the messy […]
Sep 12, 2016
How to Set Big and Meaningful Goals with Tessa Sanders [Podcast #167]
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Are your goals big enough to be meaningful? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with my wife Tessa about setting surface level objectives vs. deep and genuinely fulfilling goals. In the Tip of the Week segment Tessa shares a simple strategy to maintain your health and happiness. ← Previous […]
Sep 05, 2016
Overcoming the Busyness Epidemic with Carson Tate [Podcast #166]
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When someone asks how you are doing, do you often say busy? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Carson Tate, author of Work Simply, about how to overcome the busyness epidemic. In the Tip of the Week segment I share a great strategy to radically change how you […]
Aug 29, 2016
Create Space to Breathe, Innovate, and Rejuvenate [Podcast #165]
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When was the last time you slowed down on purpose? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss my latest transition to a slower paced lifestyle. When we have time to breathe we actually get more brilliant ideas and bring ourselves back to life. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo […]
Aug 22, 2016
Intro to NLP with Tony Wrighton [Podcast #164]
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Sooooo, what exactly is NLP? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Tony Wrighton (UK sports broadcaster, author, and podcaster) about NLP, or Neuro-Linguistic Programming. I'm a newbie when it comes to NLP, so this week I asked Tony (author of 3 books on NLP) to break it down […]
Aug 15, 2016
Fitness for Busy People (Round 2) with Ted Ryce [Podcast #163]
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Are you ready for round 2? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features my follow-up interview with Ted Ryce, a personal trainer, peak performance coach, and host of The Legendary Life Podcast. Back in episode #131 Ted and I talked for nearly 2 hours about fitness (which is one of the top […]
Aug 08, 2016
Unstoppable Success with Kelly Roach [Podcast #162]
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How could you free up 20 extra hours every week? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Kelly Roach, host of the podcast, Unstoppable Success Radio, about how she was able to free up enormous amounts of time in her schedule. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: […]
Aug 01, 2016
17 Lessons from Rory Vaden’s Procrastinate on Purpose [Podcast #161]
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Procrastination can actually be helpful. In fact, it may be your best productivity strategy yet. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I pluck out 17 lessons from Rory Vaden‘s best-selling book, Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Rory Vaden Download […]
Jul 25, 2016
How to Design Your Day with Claire Diaz-Ortiz [Podcast #160]
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When in doubt, use an acronym. That's what Claire does. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Claire Diaz-Ortiz, author of Design Your Day: Be More Productive, Set Better Goals, and Live Life On Purpose. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Claire Diaz-Ortiz Download the Script Here […]
Jul 18, 2016
How to Delegate the Right Way with Dave Kirby [Podcast #159]
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How much of your current workload would you like to just give away forever? This week on The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Dave Kirby, founder of My Virtual Team, on how he delegates his work and saves incredible amounts of time every week. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Dave […]
Jul 11, 2016
Professional Organization with Mridu Parikh [Podcast #158]
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What would it take for you to completely organize everything you own? This week on The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I chat with Mridu Parikh, a professional organizer, about organization, minimalism, and meditation. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Mridu Parikh Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I […]
Jul 04, 2016
Top 10 Books on Productivity and Success [Podcast #157]
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With so many phenomenal books to choose from, which ones top the list? This week on The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share my top 10 books on productivity and success. These are the premium resources that have radically changed my life in countless ways, and I'm so excited to share them with you! ← […]
Jun 27, 2016
Making Significance a Habit with Aaron Walker [Podcast #156]
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When you have achieved your own version of success, what do you do next? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Aaron Walker, an entrepreneur, life coach, and mentor. Aaron is a pro when it comes to success, but, more importantly, he has learned that success doesn't cut it. […]
Jun 20, 2016
Obsessed, Angry, and Ruthless: Getting More Done with Intensity [Podcast #155]
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How do you feel when you're being really productive? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share a bit of the feistier side of my own productivity system. Getting more done is not always accomplished with a cheery smile and a light-hearted attitude. Sometimes things get intense, and that's what's really […]
Jun 13, 2016
Changing the Unconscious Mind with Catherine Plano [Podcast #154]
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Are your beliefs holding you back or limiting your potential? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Catherine Plano, an expert in tapping the unconscious mind and harnessing the power of your belief system. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Catherine Plano Download the Script Here you […]
Jun 06, 2016
10 Productivity Hacks for Working From Home [Podcast #153]
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More people work from home now than ever before, which means more people don't have a boss watching their every move than ever before. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 10 productivity hacks for working from home, and how you can cut pesky distractions, stay focused, and get more […]
May 30, 2016
I Need Your Help to Win in the 2016 Podcast Awards!
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UPDATE: Voting has ended for 2016 and I greatly appreciate your support! This is a BIG thanks you to all of the amazing people just like you who recently cast your ballot for The 5 AM Miracle Podcast. Last Sunday night the show was officially nominated for two 2016 Podcast Awards in the Health and […]
May 29, 2016
Heroine in Training with Xandra Robinson-Burns [Podcast #152]
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What would the heroine (or hero) of your story do right now? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I talk with Xandra Robinson-Burns about her journey with heroine training. We discuss minimalism, mindfulness, rock climbing, passion planning, and finding your inner fictional character who will eventually save the day. Yeah, our […]
May 23, 2016
7 Productive Habits to Complete Before 7:00 AM [Podcast #151]
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Do you consistently prioritize your most productive habits every morning? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share 7 productive habits to complete before 7:00 am. Now, I am assuming that you are already waking up at 5:00 am (or earlier). The good news is that you don't have to wake […]
May 16, 2016
How to Become a Minimalist with Joshua Becker [Podcast #150]
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How would your life improve if you owned less stuff? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Joshua Becker, author of the new book, The More of Less. I talk to Joshua about his transformation to let go of his clutter and embrace of life with fewer things, but with […]
May 09, 2016
7 Strategies to be an Email Superstar! [Podcast #149]
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How much time do you spend on email? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 7 strategies to be an email superstar! Email shouldn't take up all your time, but it does deserve your attention. This week I share how you can get to inbox zero, send effective quick replies, […]
May 02, 2016
Boundaries and Work-Life Balance with Tessa Sanders [Podcast #148]
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How well do you set boundaries? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I bring my wife Tessa back on the show to discuss her new life after grad school. We dive into boundaries, work-life balance, and making time to do things just for you. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Tessa […]
Apr 25, 2016
A Force of Wellness with Josh Trent [Podcast #147]
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Of all the fitness gadgets to choose from, which one is best? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Josh Trent, an expert in fitness technology and the host of the podcast, Wellness Force Radio. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Download the Script Here […]
Apr 18, 2016
Living with a Navy Seal: The Story of Jesse Itzler [Podcast #146]
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What would you do if you wanted to improve your discipline? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Jesse Itzler, author of the amazing book, Living with a Seal: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet. Jesse's approach to changing his daily routine may be one […]
Apr 11, 2016
Running 100 Miles with Doug Hay [Podcast #145]
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What would it take for you to run 4x the distance of a marathon? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Doug Hay, an accomplished ultramarathon runner and host of the Trail Talk Podcast. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Doug Hay Download the Script Here you […]
Apr 04, 2016
One Year No Beer with Andy Ramage [Podcast #144]
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What? A whole year without beer? Yes! This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Andy Ramage, founder of the One Year No Beer campaign. This week I lay down an epic challenge. But don't worry, going a full year without beer is not your only option. 🙂 ← Previous […]
Mar 28, 2016
Serial Winner with Larry Weidel [Podcast #143]
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What does it take to win over and over again? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Larry Weidel, author of the new book, Serial Winner. Larry’s recommendations and methods to achieve success are quite different from mine, which is why I’m excited to bring him on the show […]
Mar 21, 2016
Essentialism: Do Less and Achieve More [Podcast #142]
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What would it take for you to do less AND get better results? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss Greg McKeown‘s book, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. I have read and re-read this book. I have applied and re-applied the lessons I've learned. What I have discovered is […]
Mar 14, 2016
Step-by-Step Life Planning with Daniel Harkavy [Podcast #141]
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Did you know many people spend more time planning a single vacation than their own lives? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Daniel Harkavy, who has co-authored a new best-seller with Michael Hyatt called, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want. I […]
Mar 07, 2016
10 Steps to Recover From a Bad Night’s Sleep [Podcast #140]
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What do you do when you wake up exhausted? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss my 10-step plan to recover from a bad night's sleep. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: twob via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I […]
Feb 29, 2016
The Jedi Master of Productivity: Paul Minors [Podcast #139]
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How would you describe yourself in terms of your own productivity? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Paul Minors, host of The Productivity Podcast, and self-described Jedi Master of productivity. I talk to Paul all about energy, caffeine, and a few of Paul’s most effective tools for staying […]
Feb 22, 2016
Deep Work: 7 Rules for Focused Success [Podcast #138]
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How focused are you really? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 7 rules for focused success based on Cal Newport‘s latest book, Deep Work. In an age of increasing distraction the ability to focus is quickly becoming the new gold standard for success. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → […]
Feb 15, 2016
Networking Like a Pro with Angus Nelson [Podcast #137]
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How often do you try to solve problems alone? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Angus Nelson, host of the Up in Your Business Podcast. Angus is a pro at making connections, and today we will find out how to improve our own networking skills with a few […]
Feb 08, 2016
Energy Healing with Elaine Grohman [Podcast #136]
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As a faithful listener of this podcast I know you have many healthy habits. But, how connected are you to your true self? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Elaine Grohman, an energy healer and author of many books including, Spirit Awakening. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → […]
Feb 01, 2016
The Art of Living with Bob Proctor [Podcast #135]
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What does it mean to be successful? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Bob Proctor and we talk about his latest book, The Art of Living. What about you makes you successful, and could you share your own wisdom with others? Bob is a master at discovering what makes […]
Jan 25, 2016
Money-Making Mom with Crystal Paine [Podcast #134]
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Now that the new year has begun, how are your finances looking? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Crystal Paine, author of the new book, Money-Making Mom. I know I had to do some intense budgeting work already in 2016, which is why I’m so excited to bring on […]
Jan 18, 2016
Forming Your Dream Team with Kari Gormley [Podcast #133]
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Who would be on your dream team? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Kari Gormley, host of the podcast, The Running Lifestyle Show. Kari is a Marathon Maniac (yes, that's an actual title), and I invited Kari on the show to show us how she formed her own personal […]
Jan 11, 2016
Announcing The 5 AM Blueprint 30-Day Action Plan!
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Are you ready to restructure your life and get more done? Today I am announcing the official launch of The 5 AM Blueprint 30-Day Action Plan, which is a comprehensive program that sends action items straight to your inbox every day for 30 days. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → If you have read my […]
Jan 08, 2016
Accomplish Your Goal in 100 Days with John Lee Dumas [Podcast #132]
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You may know what you biggest goal is, but do you have a solid plan to achieve it? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with John Lee Dumas, host of the popular Entrepreneur on Fire podcast. John and I will be talking about how to accomplish your goal in […]
Jan 04, 2016
Fitness for Busy People with Ted Ryce [Podcast #131]
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Is your body ready for the new year? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Ted Ryce, a professional personal trainer and host of The Legendary Life Podcast. Ted and I have a comprehensive and fascinating discussion about consistency, progress, and optimizing every workout. This episode is longer than […]
Dec 28, 2015
The School of Self-Mastery with Adrienne Dorison [Podcast #130]
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What would it take to master yourself? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Adrienne Dorison, host of The School of Self-Mastery Podcast. Adrienne and I discuss her amazing journey to pay off over $45,000 in debt, quit her corporate job, and start her own business. ← Previous Episode […]
Dec 21, 2015
Announcing 3 New Coaching Packages for 2016
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2016 is coming quickly and now is the best time to prepare for accomplishing your grandest goals. If you have a big idea in mind, and would love accountability, guidance, or a structured process to see it through, my new coaching packages may be just what you are looking for in the new year. ← […]
Dec 17, 2015
How to Prioritize Your Projects in 5 Stages [Podcast #129]
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What should you be doing right now? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to determine what is important and how to prioritize your projects in 5 stages. It's so easy to think that all projects are important, but there is a way to focus on your critical work […]
Dec 14, 2015
Super Genes with Deepak Chopra and Rudy Tanzi [Podcast #128]
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Our genes are fixed at birth, right? Well, actually that's not true. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with the legendary Dr. Deepak Chopra and his co-author, Dr. Rudolph Tanzi. The three of us discuss their new book, Super Genes, and how each of us can take control of […]
Dec 07, 2015
Your New Plan for 2016: The 5 AM Miracle Book is Here! [Podcast #127]
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How will your 2016 be better than your 2015? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how you can make 2016 your best year ever with a whole new plan to organize your life, your projects, and your grandest goals. As you can see on my face, I'm pretty excited […]
Nov 30, 2015
Life as a Professional Student with my wife, Dr. Tessa Sanders [Podcast #126]
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What's life really like as a full-time employee and part-time student? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features my wife, Tessa, and we talk about her life as a professional student. Be sure to stick around until the end of the interview and hear something a little extra (and funny). ← Previous […]
Nov 23, 2015
7 Commitments to Stay Healthy During the Holidays [Podcast #125]
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Are you ready for the temptations? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 7 commitments you can adopt to stay healthy during the holidays. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: m01229 via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to […]
Nov 16, 2015
“I’m Up. Now What?” The 5 Best Ways to Begin Your Day [Podcast #124]
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So you're up at 5:00 am, but now what do you do? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the 5 best ways to begin your day. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Zach Dischner via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access to the script […]
Nov 09, 2015
Pre-Order The 5 AM Miracle Now (and get free gifts!)
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That's right! Today is the day to order your copy of my new book, The 5 AM Miracle: Dominate Your Day Before Breakfast! I've gone a little crazy and I'm giving away quite a bit of goodness for anyone who pre-orders the book. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders This has […]
Nov 03, 2015
The Productive Woman: Sitting Down with Laura McClellan [Podcast #123]
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What does it take to raise 5 kids AND become a successful attorney? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Laura McClellan, host of The Productive Woman Podcast. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Laura McClellan Download the Script Here you have access to the script that […]
Nov 02, 2015
Hitting Pause on Blogging: A New Focus Beginning Today
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I have been blogging consistently every week since 2012. As you can see in my archives, I have published over 400 articles and/or podcast episodes in the last 3.5 years (not to mention the 100+ posts from a previous blog). Today, I'm taking a bold step in a new direction. ← Previous Episode Next Episode […]
Oct 29, 2015
When to Say YES! to Everything (and When to Say No) [Podcast #122]
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New projects are always great, right? Not quite. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss when to say yes to new opportunities, and when it's best to focus and just say no. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: .reid. via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have […]
Oct 26, 2015
Top 5 Mobile Apps for Recording Audio Notes
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I don't know about you, but I get ideas at all hours of the day. When I have a new brilliant thought, I don't want to lose it. So, I have located the best mobile apps for recording ideas on-the-go. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: www.audio-luci-store.it via Compfight cc Some of my […]
Oct 22, 2015
Productivity Music with Will Henshall, Founder of Focus@Will [Podcast #121]
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What kind of music works best for you while you are working? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features and interview with Will Henshall, founder and CEO of Focus@Will. Tune in as I pick Will’s brain, as he shares how to enhance your work with productivity music based on neuroscience. I personally […]
Oct 19, 2015
Rein in Your Daily Chaos with One Central System [Podcast #120]
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Be honest, how many post-it notes, to-do lists, and random pieces of paper are flying around your office right now? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to rein in your daily chaos with one central system. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Macro-roni via Compfight cc […]
Oct 12, 2015
7 Reasons to Begin Your Day with a Smoothie
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Smoothies have been a central element of my morning routine for over 2 years. In fact, my breakfast smoothie is one of the key reasons I have been able to keep pace and get more done as my life gets busier and the demands get tougher. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: skampy […]
Oct 08, 2015
How to Influence Anyone with David Hooper [Podcast #119]
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Why does Taylor Swift make more money than you? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with David Hooper and we discuss how you can expand your reach, deepen your impact, and influence just about anyone. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Download the Script Here […]
Oct 05, 2015
7 Reasons to Run the Trails Before Breakfast
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I have been an avid trail runner for the last 7 years and without a doubt it remains my all-time favorite athletic activity. I wasn't born a runner, but the trails have a way of transforming even the most unlikely athletes. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: lorenkerns via Compfight cc Surprisingly to […]
Oct 01, 2015
The Balance Between Education and Action [Podcast #118]
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How much should you read today? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the balance between education and action. How much time should you spend reading vs. working, or attending conferences vs. building your side business? We will dive into the specifics behind how you can determine how much time […]
Sep 28, 2015
4 Lessons Learned Spending 8 Weeks Outside My Strength Zone
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On July 20th of this year my website was hacked and malware was installed on my backend servers. My website was promptly shutdown and the next 8 weeks spawned into more work outside of my natural strength zone than I could have ever imagined. NOTE: The security team who oversaw the cleanup process of my […]
Sep 24, 2015
Book Giveaway Begins Today!
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UPDATE: This giveaway has now ended. My new book, The 5 A.M. Miracle, is launching soon and, if you live in the United States, you now have a chance to win 1 of 10 free copies! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders What's better than buying an awesome new book? Winning […]
Sep 22, 2015
Health & Productivity Tips From Broadway Star Stephanie Gibson [Podcast #117]
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How can you stay healthy and productive while balancing a wildly irregular schedule? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with the amazingly talented Broadway actress Stephanie Gibson. Life is tough when you have 8 shows every week to perform on a Broadway stage and Stephanie shares how she has managed to […]
Sep 21, 2015
No Plan B: Taking Bold Action Without a Backup Plan
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Over the last 6 months I have become an avid fan of Sam Jones' podcast, Off Camera. Sam interviews many Hollywood celebrities and as each of them open up about their personal stories of triumph and tragedy I can't help but notice one common and powerful similarity – they never had a backup plan. ← […]
Sep 17, 2015
A Sharper Perspective on Getting Things Done [Podcast #116]
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Do you know when the optimal time is to do your work? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to organize when and where you accomplish your tasks. Context matters, and making the right choices about which projects you tackle at different points in time can make a big difference […]
Sep 14, 2015
This Before That: Making Space for What Matters Most
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There is an ideal order for everything. High School comes before college, we like someone before we grow to love them, and we order dessert even before looking at the menu. Well, maybe not the last one. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Sep 10, 2015
Dave Kirby Explains Why the World Needs the Best You [Podcast #115]
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Are you at your best right now? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Dave Kirby, host of the 1 Simple Thing Podcast. Dave and I talk about compassion and why he believes the world needs the best you. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: NASA Goddard […]
Sep 07, 2015
You Don’t Plan Enough: The Killer Importance of a Detailed Action List
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It's true. You don't plan enough, and neither do I. Your most important goals need more detail to move forward, if they are ever to be completed. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Public Domain Six months ago I was in the beginning stages of creating the Table of Contents for my new […]
Sep 03, 2015
7 Strategies to Stay Healthy at Work [Podcast #114]
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How healthy do you feel at your job? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 7 strategies to stay healthy at work. It's so easy to let bad habits take over at the office. Fortunately, there's a lot you can do to during working hours to boost your energy, improve […]
Aug 31, 2015
Why You Should Be Using Nozbe for Task Management [Podcast #113]
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In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss Nozbe, which, in my humble opinion, is the best task management system for personal productivity. If you like the GTD system – or you simply want to get more done every day – try this. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: […]
Aug 24, 2015
Sign Up for Early Notifications for the Launch of My New Book
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We are now less than 4 months away from the launch of my first published book, The 5 A.M. Miracle! It's a bit early for a countdown, but with only 118 days to go, I'm getting excited. 🙂 ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Two weeks ago I completed my portion […]
Aug 18, 2015
Inversion: Improve Your Health and Productivity by Hanging Upside Down [Podcast #112]
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In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss inversion. I am always on the lookout for any strategy that has the potential to improve my health, and in turn, improve my productivity. When I stumbled upon inversion, I was immediately struck by its uniqueness and potentially amazing benefits for both my […]
Aug 17, 2015
Introducing 5 AM Club 2.0! The New Logged-In Experience
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Heads up! The current 5 AM Club is ending September 4, 2015. If you are currently in The 5 AM Club (and you want to stay there) you must sign up for The 5 AM Club 2.0 before the deadline. For the last four months I have been planning to revamp my website with a […]
Aug 14, 2015
How I Lost 40 Pounds 5 Years Ago and Stayed Healthy [Podcast #111]
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In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss my weight loss journey. If losing a few pounds is on your bucket list, get ready to kick that goal into action today! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Aug 10, 2015
The Definitive Guide to Inbox Zero [Podcast #110]
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This post is one of the best in my Equilibrium Zero Series. Read another great post, Desktop Zero and Home base Zero, to clear the physical clutter off your desk and out of your home. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss Inbox Zero. I have been using this productivity […]
Aug 03, 2015
Mornings 101: How to Dominate Your Day Before Breakfast
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This is the sixth and final installment in the Mornings 101 series that focuses on how to implement the most effective strategies for dominating your day before breakfast. On my podcast, The 5 AM Miracle, I talk a lot about early mornings, healthy habits, personal growth, and rockin' productivity. The glue that holds everything together […]
Jul 30, 2015
Start Now and Do What You Can: Going On Air with Ella [Podcast #109]
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What could you do right now, in this moment, about your fitness? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Elizabeth Lucas-Averett, better known as Ella from On Air with Ella, a podcast about healthy living without obsessing about it. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: On Air with […]
Jul 27, 2015
Mornings 101: 5 Healthy Habits to Begin Your Day
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This is the fifth article in the six-part Mornings 101 series that focuses on how to implement the most effective strategies for dominating your day before breakfast. When given the choice, I prefer to begin my day focusing on self-care. That means I'm eating healthy foods, exercising, and filling my brain with brilliant information and […]
Jul 23, 2015
40,000 Words Later: My Complete Book Writing Process [Podcast #108]
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Have you ever though about writing a book? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss my complete book writing process from A to Z. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Pixabay Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to record each episode. This […]
Jul 20, 2015
Mornings 101: How to Create Your Ideal Evening Routine
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This is the fourth article in the six-part Mornings 101 series that focuses on how to implement the most effective strategies for dominating your day before breakfast. The best morning routines begin the night before. If you want to wake up early and literally bounce out of bed with enthusiasm tomorrow morning, then you want […]
Jul 16, 2015
Your ONE Thing That Matters Most: An Interview with Jay Papasan [Podcast #107]
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If you could only do ONE thing today, what would it be? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Jay Papasan, co-author of The ONE Thing. Jay and I discuss why focusing on only one thing is so effective and how to prioritize your projects using the power of dominoes. […]
Jul 13, 2015
Mornings 101: How to Create Your Ideal Morning Routine
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This is the third article in the six-part Mornings 101 series that focuses on how to implement the most effective strategies for dominating your day before breakfast. If you want to optimize your day you first need to optimize your morning, and the only way to do that is to know what an optimal, or […]
Jul 09, 2015
The ABCs of Success: An Interview with Bob Proctor [Podcast #106]
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What does it take to be truly successful? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Bob Proctor, the legendary personal development speaker most well-known recently for The Secret. Bob has released a brand new book, The ABCs of Success, and in our conversation we discuss a few of the fundamental principles […]
Jul 06, 2015
Mornings 101: How to Bounce Out of Bed with Enthusiasm
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This is the second article in the six-part Mornings 101 series that focuses on how to implement the most effective strategies for dominating your day before breakfast. Even with all of the amazing benefits of waking up early it can be hard to feel ready to dominate your day right away. Fortunately, there are a […]
Jul 02, 2015
How to Find Your Ideal Mentor: An Interview with Geoff Woods [Podcast #105]
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Do you have a mentor to guide you towards your grandest goals? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Geoff Woods, host of The Mentee Podcast. We discuss how to find the best mentors, make connections with total strangers, and pitch your ideas to the people that matter most. ← […]
Jun 29, 2015
Mornings 101: How to Become an Early Riser
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This is the first article in the Mornings 101 series. Over the next 6 weeks I will be discussing how to implement the most effective strategies for dominating your day before breakfast. There's no better time to dominate your day than before breakfast. In the Mornings 101 series I will show you how to become […]
Jun 25, 2015
A Predictable Morning Routine for an Unpredictable Schedule [Podcast #104]
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How can one morning routine work well when your schedule is constantly changing? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to create a predictable morning routine for an unpredictable schedule. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access […]
Jun 22, 2015
3 Strategies to Start Over Better Than Before
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What do you do when a trusted system fails you? How about a morning routine? Or a faithful piece of technology? How should you respond when you are left with no choice but to start over? ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Jun 18, 2015
A Marathon Before Breakfast with Dean Karnazes [Podcast #103]
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How far did you run this morning? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Dean Karnazes, a man who literally runs a marathon before breakfast. On top of being a best-selling author, Dean travels the world on foot, running unfathomable distances and making it all look easy. ← Previous Episode Next […]
Jun 15, 2015
Frozen in Fear: 7 Strategies to Get Started NOW
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Call it procrastination, fear, or just being lazy — we all know how it feels to continually put off something important. The good news is that there are many solutions to this common problem and today I will share seven strategies to push through the fear and get to work. ← Previous Episode Next Episode […]
Jun 11, 2015
How Habits Work: The Habit Formation Loop [Podcast #102]
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How do habits actually stick around for good? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how habits work. There is a specific and repeatable formula to get habits to stick in your life and today we will discuss how you can form and stick any new habit. ← Previous Episode Next Episode […]
Jun 08, 2015
How Playing an iPhone Game Made Me More Productive
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Sounds crazy, but it's true. Playing an iPhone game made me more productive and it made boring work more fun — not because I played the game, but because of how the game is played. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders I'm not much of a gamer. I don't own any […]
Jun 04, 2015
How to Get Into the Career You Want: An Interview with Grant Baldwin [Podcast #101]
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If you could have any career, what would it be? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Grant Baldwin, a traveling public speaker and host of the podcast, How Did You Get Into That?. Grant and I talk about how he got into public speaking and how you can get into […]
Jun 01, 2015
Crunch and Release: How Your Life Rhythm Predicts Your Future
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As Tony Schwartz, author of The Power of Full Engagement, will tell you, renewing our personal energy is just as important as expending it. Being more productive is not about managing time. Instead, it's all about managing energy. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
May 28, 2015
How to Live to 100: The Power of Persistence [Podcast #100]
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Aren't milestones miraculous? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to live to 100 in more ways than one. I share a few tips on actually living for 100 years or more AND I reflect back on 100 episodes of this podcast. #100miracles ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo […]
May 25, 2015
How to Achieve Pristine Mental Clarity by Closing Open Loops
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David Allen is well-known for his GTD (Getting Things Done) system. Much of that system involves the process of closing open loops in order to achieve improved mental clarity and focus, as well as a dramatic increase in productivity. By the way, I interviewed David Allen on my podcast. If you haven't heard that episode […]
May 21, 2015
How to Stay Alive When You’re Drowning in Too Much Work [Podcast #099]
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We all know the feeling, but what can you do when it happens? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to stay alive when you're drowning in too much work. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: geishaboy500 via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access […]
May 18, 2015
Daily Routines of Famous and Creative People
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Pablo Picasso would not have liked The 5 AM Miracle. He was a late riser, typically finding himself crawling out of bed near noon. He also did his best work from 3:00 pm until 10:00 pm, not bright and early like I do. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
May 14, 2015
Meshing Productivity with Creativity: An Interview with Marly McMillen [Podcast #098]
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Productivity and creativity are really meant to work together. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Marly McMillen, a podcaster, food blogger, and conference creator. We dive into Marly’s journey from a corporate executive into blogging about food, as well as how she is able to produce a vast amount of […]
May 11, 2015
The Case for Enthusiasm
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Enthusiasm is a springboard to fulfillment and high achievement. With it, you have the power to catapult yourself into success through the wild pursuit of your own curiosity. Without it, your life and work become nothing more than a daily drudgery — a mediocre effort towards an outcome that has no personal value. ← Previous […]
May 07, 2015
Your Graduation Do Over: How to Begin Again and Make it Work [Podcast #097]
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It is graduation season and many people are about to make some major life decisions. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss graduation do overs and offer a few tips on how take your life in a new direction without knowing how everything will turn out. ← Previous Episode Next […]
May 04, 2015
The 5 AM Hybrid: A Modified Miracle for Irregular Schedules
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As exciting as it is to wake up every morning, bright and early, ready to dominate your day, not every day begins that way. In fact, for some people no two days are alike and their 5 AM Miracle never truly comes to fruition. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Apr 30, 2015
The Plantpower Way: An Interview with Rich Roll [Podcast #096]
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Rich Roll is an inspiration for his athletic pursuits, but he also has a ridiculously healthy diet. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Rich Roll, and we discuss his new book, The Plantpower Way. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Rich Roll  Download the Script Here you […]
Apr 27, 2015
The Best Colors for Productivity and Creativity
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Altering your environment is one of the most effective strategies to bring out the best in yourself. In fact, in a previous blog series I listed environment as the 2nd most essential element of productivity. As it turns out, your environment dramatically affects your creativity as well. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: […]
Apr 23, 2015
Cocaine, Caffeine, and 420: How Drugs Affect Your Productivity [Podcast #095]
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Today just happens to be April 20th, or 420. I thought it would be ideal timing in this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast to discuss drugs. Specifically, I will dive into how drugs affect your productivity and a few ways you can make conscious decisions about the role of drugs in your […]
Apr 20, 2015
Becoming Rejection Proof: An Interview with Jia Jiang [Podcast #094]
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Doesn't it suck to get rejected? Well, maybe not. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features my interview with Jia Jiang, author of the new book, Rejection Proof. Jia has quite a unique story and his approach to getting rejected is one you will definitely want to hear. ← Previous Episode Next Episode […]
Apr 13, 2015
5 Lessons in Productivity from The 5 Choices Book Tour
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Last month I attended The 5 Choices book tour event here in Nashville, hosted by the author, Kory Kogon. It was a fascinating presentation and I took pages (and pages) of notes. Today I'll share my top 5 insights. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Kory Kogon 5 Lessons in Productivity I interviewed […]
Apr 09, 2015
Losing 100 Pounds to Run 100 Miles: An Interview with Jeffrey Binney [Podcast #093]
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Ready for a huge dose of inspiration? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Jeffrey Binney, a comedian, actor, and now documentary filmmaker. We discuss his new film, Once is Enough, a story that follows Jeffrey’s own weight loss and ultramarathon aspirations. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeffrey […]
Apr 06, 2015
How to Make Time for Your Side Hustle: Personal Projects Edition
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This is the third article in the series: How to Make Time for Your Side Hustle. Read the other articles here. Calling all weekend warriors! It can be tough to make time for your side hustle, like starting a new business or pursuing ambitious fitness endeavors. When compared to the rest of your grand life […]
Apr 02, 2015
7 Steps to do Your Chores Like a Pro [Podcast #092]
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Are you buried in chores? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to do your chores like a pro. We all have to do them, we just need a better plan to do them well. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Lennart Tange via Compfight cc Download the […]
Mar 30, 2015
How to Make Time for Your Side Hustle: Exercise Edition
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This is the second article in the series: How to Make Time for Your Side Hustle. Read the other articles here. Exercise is one of the most magical habits you can form, but when do we ever have time for it? Despite the fact that I have run marathons in the past, I still find […]
Mar 26, 2015
Powerful Personal Growth: An Interview with Jeff Brown [Podcast #091]
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Are you ready for a big boost to your personal growth? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Jeff Brown, host of the Read to Lead Podcast. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to […]
Mar 23, 2015
Meditation for People Who Can’t Sit Still [Podcast #090]
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Have you tried to meditate but found yourself just too physically or mentally restless to focus? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how people just like you can make meditation work, even if you can't sit still. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → I took this picture of my […]
Mar 16, 2015
Get Featured in My New Book
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UPDATE: I am no longer accepting Success Stories for my upcoming book, The 5 A.M. Miracle. However, you can certainly still submit your story and I may use it in another form sometime in the future (podcast, blog, book promotional materials, etc.). Thanks! Since the announcement of my new book in early February I have […]
Mar 13, 2015
How to Eliminate Insecurity: An Interview with Sean Stephenson [Podcast #089]
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Are you ready to celebrate life and dance? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Sean Stephenson, author of Get Off Your But and creator of the über-popular dance party videos. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Sean Stephenson Download the Script Here you have access to the script […]
Mar 09, 2015
Fewer Goals and Better Results with a 12-Week Year [Podcast #088]
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How much could you accomplish with a shorter time frame? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to select fewer goals and get better results with only a 12-week year. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Phillip Niemeyer Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to […]
Mar 02, 2015
How to Make Time for Your Side Hustle: Starting a Business Edition [Podcast #087]
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This is the first article in the series: How to Make Time for Your Side Hustle. Read the other articles here. Based on my 2015 Reader Survey, 66% of my audience works full time and 28% are planning to start their own business. As an entrepreneur who started his own business while working a full-time […]
Feb 23, 2015
5 Lessons Learned When Starting Something New and Important [Podcast #086]
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Starting something new that matters is awesome and awful. It's exhilarating and excruciating. As the late Jim Rohn would have put it, “It's the challenge that makes the experience.” ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders A month ago I signed my first book contract and my life has flipped upside down […]
Feb 16, 2015
The 5 AM Miracle is Going Pro . . . I Just Signed a Book Contract!
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Bucket list? Check! Three weeks ago I received an email out of the blue from a book publisher who wanted to know if I was interested in writing a book about productivity and early mornings. Well, that sounds like my favorite kind of email. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders I […]
Feb 13, 2015
Getting in the Zone: 7 Proven Strategies [Podcast #085]
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Today I am writing this article in a car dealership. There is a large and obscenely loud television playing a sports talk show and I am wearing oversized headphones to block out the audible distractions. Focusing in this environment, or getting into my zone, is proving to be a bit challenging. ← Previous Episode Next […]
Feb 09, 2015
How to Build a Better Brain [Podcast #084]
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Brains were born to change, grow, and evolve. In fact, your brain can serve you in more ways than you could ever imagine if you take it to the brain gym. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: ajeofj3 via cc The phrase “use it or lose it” certainly applies to the world of […]
Feb 02, 2015
The Fascinating Power of Anchor Habits [Podcast #083]
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What are your most powerful habits? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the fascinating power of anchor habits. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: BiLK_Thorn via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to record each episode. This is not […]
Jan 26, 2015
The 5 Choices: An Interview with Kory Kogon [Podcast #082]
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Are you doing your most extraordinary work? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Kory Kogon, a leadership and productivity expert at FranklinCovey, as well as co-author of the new book, The 5 Choices. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: FranklinCovey Download the Script Here you have access to the script […]
Jan 19, 2015
5 Strategies to Conquer Procrastination [Podcast #081]
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What's the biggest project on your calendar this week that you haven't started on yet? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share 5 strategies to conquer procrastination. You don't do that, right? Yeah, me neither. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: cobblucas via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you […]
Jan 12, 2015
How to Run Through Fear and Failure: Part 2 with Nicole Antoinette [Podcast #080]
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Have you set your big goals yet for the new year? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features my second interview with Nicole Antoinette. This is part 2 of our discussion on her journey to run 3,000 miles across the United States. Listen to our first conversation in episode #55. ← Previous Episode Next […]
Jan 05, 2015
Forget Annual Goal Setting and Do This Instead [Podcast #079]
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Have you already made plans for the new year? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss why you should forget annual goal setting and start using a simple strategy that will ensure you make progress on your most important projects. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Takashi(aes256) via Compfight cc Download […]
Dec 29, 2014
Tackling an Unpredictable Schedule: An Interview with Rabbi Evan Moffic [Podcast #078]
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Is your schedule a bit unpredictable? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Rabbi Evan Moffic. We discuss how a spiritual leader uses GTD strategies to manage an incredibly busy and unpredictable schedule. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Rabbi Evan Moffic Download the Script Here you have access […]
Dec 22, 2014
The NEW Vision Board: It’s Not About Goals [Podcast #077]
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Ready for a little inspiration? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share the NEW Vision Board. Cutting pictures of Ferraris out of magazines is old school. Discover how to make your goals actually come to life. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Download the Script Here you […]
Dec 15, 2014
Excellence Expected: An Interview with Mark Asquith [Podcast #076]
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How much more can you expect of yourself? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Mark Asquith, host of the podcast, Excellence Expected. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Mark Asquith Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to record each episode. […]
Dec 08, 2014
More Progress with Less Effort [Podcast #075]
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Can you get more done without trying so hard? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the top productivity strategies that facilitate more progress with less effort. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Memories Visual Depot via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access to the script […]
Dec 01, 2014
Dominating the DiSC Profile: An Interview with Tessa Sanders [Podcast #074]
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How well do you communicate? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with my wife, Tessa Sanders. We discuss dominating the DiSC Profile and how it can dramatically boost your productivity by communicating more effectively with others. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Download the Script Here […]
Nov 24, 2014
Get More Done with Gravity Boots: The Magic of Inversion [Podcast #073]
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Inversion (hanging upside down) is unique, magical, and powerful. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share how to get more done with gravity boots. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Au Kirk via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to […]
Nov 17, 2014
The Master of Getting Things Done: An Interview with David Allen [Podcast #072]
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Are you as productive as possible? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with David Allen, founder and author of the Getting Things Done productivity methodology. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Robert Scoble via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I […]
Nov 10, 2014
Morning Workshops: Get the Most From Your Personal Development [Podcast #071]
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How do you use your precious morning hours? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share an effective personal development strategy using morning workshops to get the most out of your reading. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jyrki Salmi via Compfight cc Download the Script Here you have access […]
Nov 03, 2014
New Strategies to Stay Focused: An Interview with Warren Benedetto [Podcast #070]
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Be honest, how much time do you spend on Facebook, Reddit, and the New York Times? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Warren Benedetto, creator of the StayFocusd Chrome Extension. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Download the Script Here you have access to […]
Oct 27, 2014
The Enemy of Greatness [Podcast #069]
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What causes someone to be great? More importantly, what stands in the way of YOU being great? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the enemy of greatness — that strong force holding you back from living to the fullest. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: fr4dd via Compfight […]
Oct 20, 2014
Holistically Hot: An Interview with Marissa Vicario [Podcast #068]
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What does it take to look good, feel good, and have more energy? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Marissa Vicario, a health coach who wants to help you become holistically hot. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Marissa Vicario Marissa is a health coach in New […]
Oct 13, 2014
How to Discover Your ONE Thing in Every Area of Life [Podcast #067]
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What's your ONE Thing? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to discover your ONE Thing in life that makes all the difference. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: andrechinn via Compfight cc In every area of your life there is ONE goal, ONE action, ONE focus that can […]
Oct 06, 2014
Stupendous Marriage: An Interview with Stu and Lisa Gray [Podcast #066]
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Do you have a stupendous marriage? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Stu and Lisa Gray, co-hosts of the podcast, The Stupendous Marriage Show. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Stu and Lisa Gray I had been listening to Stu Gray on the radio for years before I […]
Sep 29, 2014
How to Consistently Achieve Your Ideal Week [Podcast #065]
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How often do you feel like you are totally in control of your schedule? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to consistently achieve your ideal week. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: seanmcgrath via Compfight cc It's remarkable to me how many people never feel in control […]
Sep 22, 2014
How to Design Your Life On Purpose: An Interview with Jess Lively [Podcast #064]
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Are you ready to live with more intention? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Jess Lively, host of The Lively Show podcast. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jess Lively There are some guests who have just as much energy and passion as I do . . […]
Sep 15, 2014
Breathing Room and Boundaries: How to Work Hard Without Burning Out [Podcast #063]
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I am back from my sabbatical and super excited to share a TON of new breakthroughs, ideas, and strategies. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the incredible importance of breathing room and boundaries. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: skyseeker via Compfight cc There is no doubt that […]
Sep 08, 2014
Why You Need a Stalker [Podcast #062]
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Being as productive as possible requires more than self-discipline, more than a great task manager, or even an amazing accountability partner. Sometimes you actually need a stalker. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Sep 01, 2014
How Many #1s Are On Your To-Do List? [Podcast #061]
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On any given day my task manager, Nozbe, displays anywhere from 5 to 25 different tasks that I have scheduled for myself. For years I thought of these tasks as a list of priorities, but a few months ago I threw out that term. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Aug 25, 2014
Selective Ignorance: How to Choose What Not to Watch [Podcast #060]
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Three days before the new year began, my wife, Tessa, and I cut our television cable subscription. We made the decision to not only save some money, but to also salvage a few brain cells at the same time. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: schmilblick via Compfight cc Back in episode #75 […]
Aug 18, 2014
The Best Daily Habits for Content Creators: My Talk at PodCamp Nashville [Podcast #059]
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I am still in “Monk Mode” so the content this week is a bit unique. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share my talk at the PodCamp Nashville Conference: The Best Daily Habits for Content Creators. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders This was my first […]
Aug 11, 2014
Why You Need to Track Every Accomplishment [Podcast #058]
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Among all of the productivity strategies I use, this strategy is the most satisfying in the big picture sense. I have been tracking my own accomplishments since 2007, when I graduated college, and the results have been eye-opening. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders I believe everyone (including you) should be […]
Aug 04, 2014
As I Turn 30: My Best Advice for Anyone in their Twenties [Podcast #057]
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Are you ready to optimize the best decade of your life? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share my best advice for anyone in their twenties. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders I entered my twenties with incredible optimism and abundant ignorance (a killer combination for […]
Jul 28, 2014
The Beginner’s Guide to Mastering the Basics of Evernote [Podcast #056]
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UPDATE TO THE TIP OF THE WEEK: After I recorded this episode, Darren Hardy made a change to his Success260 mentoring program. The website has changed to DarrenDaily.com and the start date has moved back one week to July 28, 2014. Are you as intimidated by Evernote as I was when I started? In this […]
Jul 21, 2014
Running 3,000 Miles: An Interview with Nicole Antoinette [Podcast #055]
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Have you ever set your sights really high? No, I mean higher than that. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Nicole Antoinette, a wildly ambitious runner on a mission to make it all the way across America, on foot. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Nicole Antoinette It's a […]
Jul 14, 2014
The Top 10 Energy Boosters for The Chronically Fatigued [Podcast #054]
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Do you want to feel incredibly energized instead of unbelievably tired? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the top 10 energy boosters that will have you bouncing out of bed with enthusiasm! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Jul 07, 2014
The Most Important Skill in the 21st Century [Podcast #053]
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What is holding you back more than anything else? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the most important skill in the 21st century. All of us, myself included, need to master this skill if we ever want to achieve our biggest goals. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Cristiano […]
Jun 30, 2014
My Unlikely Story of Ditching Meat for a Raw Vegan Diet [Podcast #052]
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Have you ever seriously considered a diet without fried chicken, steak, or (heaven forbid) bacon? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how (and why) I made the radical decision to ditch meat for a vegan diet. This is a fascinating story. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Daveness_98 […]
Jun 23, 2014
The Productive Person: An Interview with Chandler Bolt [Podcast #051]
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Are you ready to radically change your lifestyle and be incredibly productive? I hope so! This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Chandler Bolt, author of The Productive Person and founder of Self-Publishing School. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Chandler Bolt Chandler Bolt is one of those […]
Jun 16, 2014
The Best GTD Strategies for Optimal Productivity [Podcast #050]
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Are you a little behind schedule and looking for a few quick tips to get back on track? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the best GTD (Getting Things Done) strategies for optimal productivity. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: bibendum84 via Compfight cc Getting Things Done (or GTD) […]
Jun 09, 2014
7 Compelling Reasons to Begin a Daily Meditation Practice
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Getting a guy like me to meditate is a hard sell. I'm not the type to sit still for too long. However, despite my own apprehensions, and thoughts of beginning a fluffy or “new agey” habit, adopting a daily meditation practice may be one of the best things I have ever done for my sanity […]
Jun 02, 2014
How to Optimize an Accountability Partnership to Achieve Your Goals [Podcast #048]
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Do you always achieve every one of your goals? I sure don't. That's why I got an accountability partner. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss what it takes to optimize an accountability partnership to achieve your goals. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Tambako the Jaguar via Compfight […]
May 26, 2014
The Miracle Morning: An Interview with Hal Elrod [Podcast #047]
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How do you begin your ideal day? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Hal Elrod Hal has quite a devastating life story, which will likely blow your mind. But his advice for optimizing your […]
May 19, 2014
10 Guaranteed Methods to Ruin Your Morning Routine [Podcast #046]
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Is your morning perfect in every way? Yeah, neither is mine. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to absolutely ruin your morning routine with some very common tendencies. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: mugley via Compfight cc My mornings used to be a bit crazy. […]
May 12, 2014
Starve the Doubts: An Interview with Jared Easley [Podcast #045]
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Do you suffer from self doubt? I do. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Jared Easley, host of the Starve the Doubts Podcast. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders All of us suffer from some form of self doubt, which is why Jared Easley […]
May 05, 2014
The E-v-E Ratio: How to Kill Your TV and Awaken Your Inner Genius [Podcast #044]
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How much time do you spend each week on education vs. entertainment? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss The E-v-E Ratio. Discover how to permanently kill your TV and spend more time getting smarter. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: ** RCB ** via Compfight cc Is […]
Apr 28, 2014
Habits That Actually Stick: An Interview with James Clear [Podcast #043]
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Have you ever been really excited about starting a new habit and then frustrated a few days later when it didn't stick? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with James Clear, a master of habit formation. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: James Clear James has successfully […]
Apr 21, 2014
Why Amateurs Fail and How to Turn Pro [Podcast #042]
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It's totally normal to be an amateur, but who wants to stay there forever? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I reveal why amateurs fail and how to turn pro. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: szeke via Compfight cc A year ago I had a conversion experience, of […]
Apr 14, 2014
The Work Hard Play Hard Formula: Get More Done AND Have More Fun [Podcast #041]
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Are you in need of some well-deserved time off? Yeah, me too. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the work hard play hard formula. This is how to be more productive AND carve out more time just for fun! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: spDuchamp via Compfight […]
Apr 07, 2014
Equilibrium Zero: Cut the Clutter in Every Area of Life [Podcast #040]
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It doesn't take long to realize that clarity and focus are only possible with extreme simplicity. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss equilibrium zero, stellar productivity strategy to get better results by cutting the clutter in every area of life. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders […]
Mar 31, 2014
The Best Daily Rituals for High Energy and Rockin’ Productivity [Podcast #039]
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What you do every day matters — a lot. In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share the best daily rituals for amazing energy and incredible productivity. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: morberg via Compfight cc Daily rituals matter both in the short-term and even more so over the […]
Mar 24, 2014
The Weekly Review Checklist: Never Forget Anything Again [Podcast #038]
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Is your calendar in need of a reinvention and a detox? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the weekly review checklist. This is THE strategy I use to schedule what matters, cut what doesn't, and never forget anything again. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders A formal […]
Mar 17, 2014
Health Benefits of Kombucha and How to Brew it at Home [Podcast #037]
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I have written about kombucha multiple times in the past: what is it?, how to brew it, and results from my experiment. See all the posts here. Are you ready to try something a bit radical? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss the health benefits of kombucha and exactly […]
Mar 10, 2014
YOGAmazing: An Interview with Chaz Rough [Podcast #036]
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How flexible do you feel today? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Chaz Rough, founder of the popular video podcast, YOGAmazing. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Chaz Rough I have been watching Chaz's video podcast for over 6 years and he is THE reason I […]
Mar 03, 2014
Running at Sunrise: How to Train for Your First Marathon, Half Marathon, or 5k [Podcast #035]
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It's almost time for running season. Are you ready? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle features a thorough discussion on how to train for your first big race, from a 5K all the way up to a full marathon. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders I have run about […]
Feb 24, 2014
Are You Living or Existing? An Interview with Kimanzi Constable [Podcast #034]
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Are you living or existing? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle features my interview with Kimanzi Constable, author of the popular book, Are You Living or Existing?. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: visualpanic via Compfight cc Kimanzi was recently featured as a guest blogger where he wrote about his amazing […]
Feb 17, 2014
Listener Q&A: Bananas, Books, and Being Productive Without Sleep [Podcast #033]
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I cover many topics on my blog and podcast. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle I respond to some stellar questions, spanning many areas of interest, that have come directly from podcast listeners. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: marfis75 via Compfight cc From eating 30 bananas a day to trying […]
Feb 10, 2014
Graduated and Clueless: How to Live with Purpose After College [Podcast #032]
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No matter how old you are, clueless-ness is a state of mind. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share how I identified my strengths, connected with my passions, and found my way after college. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders The Penske truck in the picture is […]
Feb 03, 2014
Why 25-Year Plans are Worthless and How to Design Your Life Without One [Podcast #031]
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Most of us are really bad at estimating time and planning for the future. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I reveal why 25-year plans are worthless and how to prepare today for a future you can't predict. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Speaking of long-term plans […]
Jan 27, 2014
12 Astounding Reasons to Eat More Bananas Every Single Day [Podcast #030]
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Why do I eat up to 15 bananas a day? You're about to find out! In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share a dozen compelling reasons to eat more bananas. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: ralph and jenny via Compfight cc It's true. I really do eat about […]
Jan 20, 2014
Parenting: An Interview with Michael Mataluni [Podcast #029]
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Are you a busy parent desperately in need of a better way to get through the day? In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss parenting in my interview of Michael Mataluni. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Michael Mataluni Michael is an amazingly energetic parent who offers incredible advice […]
Jan 13, 2014
Burst Training: The Best Workout for Busy People [Podcast #028]
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Need a little more time for a great workout? In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I reveal how you can get a stellar workout in only a few explosive minutes each day. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Zach Dischner via Compfight cc I discovered burst training a few years […]
Jan 06, 2014
Service and Selflessness at Work: An Interview with August Turak [Podcast #027]
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Have you ever wondered how to attract incredible success in business and in life? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features my interview with August Turak, author of Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: August Turak I'm not joking when I say that this […]
Dec 30, 2013
The Functional Juice Feast: A Practical Guide to Superior Health [Podcast #026]
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Are you in need of a radical AND practical boost to your health? In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I reveal how to complete a functional juice feast without taking time off work. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: SweetOnVeg via Compfight cc What is a juice feast? Great question. […]
Dec 23, 2013
The Art of Manliness: An Interview with Brett McKay [Podcast #025]
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What does it mean to be a real man? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Brett McKay, founder of The Art of Manliness. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Brett McKay If you've ever wanted to reconnect with the way things used to be — or […]
Dec 16, 2013
How to Effectively Plan and Execute Audacious Goals for the New Year [Podcast #024]
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I am not a fan of resolutions — but I am a HUGE fan of intentionally planning overly ambitious goals. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss how to plan and execute audacious goals for the new year! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: ClickFlashPhotos / Nicki Varkevisser via […]
Dec 09, 2013
Entrepreneur on Fire: An Interview with John Lee Dumas [Podcast #023]
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Are you ready to ignite? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with John Lee Dumas, host of the wildly popular podcast, Entrepreneur on Fire. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: John Lee Dumas I may have met my match when it comes to a high-energy podcast host. […]
Dec 02, 2013
Productivity and Marriage: An Interview with My Wife, Tessa [Podcast #022]
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Marriage can be tough, especially if the two of you are both high-achievers with BIG goals. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview my wife, Tessa, and we talk productivity and marriage. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: David Owens Of all the people I know, my wife is […]
Nov 25, 2013
An Interview with Rich Roll: Record Shattering Health & Fitness [Podcast #021]
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This is the epitome of high-achievement. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Rich Roll, vegan ultra-endurance athlete and author of Finding Ultra. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Rich Roll Rich personally changed my life a year ago when I read his book and immediately made […]
Nov 18, 2013
The Podcast Answer Man: An Interview with Cliff Ravenscraft [Podcast #020]
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Are you, like me, a raving fan of podcasts? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Cliff Ravenscraft, also know as The Podcast Answer Man. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Cliff Ravenscraft Cliff has a remarkable story of transformation as he moved from a predictable and […]
Nov 11, 2013
Successful Before Breakfast: An Interview with Laura Vanderkam [Podcast #019]
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Looking for a little inspiration? In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Laura Vanderkam, author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Michael Falco Laura is a time management expert who has written multiple books about how some of the most […]
Nov 04, 2013
Extreme Hiking: An Interview with Jennifer Pharr Davis [Podcast #018]
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Looking for a little inspiration? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Jennifer Pharr Davis, the current World Record holder for hiking the 2,181-mile Appalachian Trail in just 46 days! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Maureen Robinson Jennifer's story is nothing short of remarkable. Hiking the […]
Oct 28, 2013
Breakfast of Champions: Create Your Own Super Star Smoothie [Podcast #017]
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I am looking forward to the day when General Mills admits their Wheaties Cereal doesn't qualify as a “Breakfast of Champions.” In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I outline exactly how I make my super star smoothie. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Oct 21, 2013
No Meat Athlete: An Interview with Matt Frazier [Podcast #016]
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Have you have ever wanted to radically improve your health? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Matt Frazier, author of No Meat Athlete. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Matt Frazier Matt changed his diet a few years ago and has gone on to run incredible […]
Oct 14, 2013
Wisdom Meets Passion: An Interview with Dan Miller [Podcast #015]
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It is undeniable that all of us have more to learn and even more to experience. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Dan Miller, New York Times Best Selling author of 48 Days to the Work You Love. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Dan Miller […]
Oct 07, 2013
The Unparalleled Triple Threat of Getting Things Done [Podcast #014]
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When every day feels like chimpanzees are running your life, where do you turn? In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I introduce my personal productivity system, complete with the tools, apps, and tricks to avoid monkey mayhem. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Sep 30, 2013
Die Empty: An Interview with Todd Henry [Podcast #013]
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It's time to live like you are dying – literally. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Todd Henry, author of the new book, Die Empty. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Todd Henry Todd is a brilliant man who understands what it means to be brilliant […]
Sep 23, 2013
Slowing Down: An Interview with Jeff Goins [Podcast #012]
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Life moves fast. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Jeff Goins, author of The In-Between. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Goins I first met Jeff at the launch of his latest book, The-In-Between. He is exactly the person you would expect him to be: […]
Sep 16, 2013
Profitable Habits: An Interview with Ray Edwards [Podcast #011]
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Are you ready to take yourself to the next level? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Ray Edwards, author of Writing Riches. This guy is so amazing, he outdoes me with a 4 am Miracle! ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Ray Edwards Ray is an […]
Sep 09, 2013
Innovating the Written Word: An Interview with Matt Gartland [Podcast #010]
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Do you consider yourself a nerd? I think we all do in one way or another. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Matt Gartland, a professional writer, editor, and self-described nerd of many fascinating topics. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Matt Gartland I first met […]
Sep 02, 2013
Beyond the To-Do List: An Interview with Erik Fisher [Podcast #009]
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Does your daily productivity need a boost? I know mine does! This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Erik Fisher, host of the über-popular podcast: Beyond the To-Do List. Erik and I discuss everything from productivity to personal growth. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Erik Fisher […]
Aug 26, 2013
Plant-Based Marathon Running: An Interview with P.J. Murphy [Podcast #008]
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Have you ever wanted to run a meatless marathon? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with P.J. Murphy from RunYogaThrive.com and we discuss everything from plant-based diets to running marathons and raising children. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Aug 19, 2013
Running Your First Ironman Triathlon: An Interview with Tom Parling [Podcast #007]
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Have you ever wanted to run a triathlon? How about an Ironman? In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Tom Parling and we discuss the process of running your first Ironman Triathlon. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Aug 12, 2013
Super Spiritual Productivity: An Interview with Bill Todd [Podcast #006]
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What does it mean to be spiritually productive? This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Bill Todd and we discuss best spiritual practices, regardless of your faith. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Bill Todd To truly be a whole person, we need to discuss  how to […]
Aug 05, 2013
3 Habits to Adopt for a Powerful Morning Ritual [Podcast #005]
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Your morning routine is likely the number one factor in determining how successful your day will be. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss 3 habits to adopt for a powerful morning ritual. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Jul 29, 2013
Why I Never Sit Down and the Magic of a Standing Desk [Podcast #004]
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Sitting will kill you. In fact, it's killing you right now. But, here's the good news: you can save your life with one simple change. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss why I never sit down and the power of a standing desk. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo […]
Jul 22, 2013
Sexy Habits and Stellar Health: An Interview with Susan Levin, PCRM [Podcast #003]
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Natural health matters. This week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features an interview with Susan Levin, the director of nutrition education at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Based on Susan's amazing running track record, her stellar diet, and her […]
Jul 15, 2013
5 Strategies to Become Your Own Personal Development Guru [Podcast #002]
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Less than 3% of people on earth have written goals, which correlates to a tiny number of people who understand AND practice personal development on a consistent basis. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share how to master self-improvement. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Compfight
Jul 08, 2013
7 Benefits of Starting Your Day Bright and Early [Podcast #001]
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Welcome to my new podcast, The 5 AM Miracle! Like my blog, it is dedicated to the theme of ambitious goal achievement and dominating your day before breakfast. ← Previous Episode Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders My goal is to help you bounce out of bed with enthusiasm, create powerful lifelong habits, and […]
Jul 01, 2013
Welcome to The 5 AM Miracle Podcast! [Episode #000]
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Welcome to The 5 AM Miracle Podcast! In this special introductory episode I discuss a few of the show's highlights, a brief summary of the topics to come, and how you can approach listening to the hundreds of available episodes! Next Episode → Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders Download the Script Here you have access to […]
Jul 01, 2013