How productivity and mindfulness can improve business depends on where you put your energy explains our podcast guest, Dr. Brooke Smith.  Sometimes it’s as simple as asking these questions…1) does it bring you joy?,  2) do you want to?, 3) Is this a big thing to move me forward?  If we are mindful, then we can become much more productive.

In this podcast we explaore

1. Why do so many of us feel like there isn’t enough time to do everything on our list?
2. How can nurturing the mind/body connection boost productivity?
3. Why is striving for control counterproductive?
4. How can we start letting go of control?
5. To avoid overcommitting, how do you decide what to say “yes” to?
6. What’s your advice for fempreneurs who feel compelled to say “yes” to everything?

How Productivity and Mindfulness Can Improve Business


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Dr. Brooke Smith Bio

Brooke Smith, PhD is a productivity coach and mindfulness expert. She helps women entrepreneurs create a system of support and a sustainable structure for their businesses. Brooke transforms personal and professional productivity through mindfulness with a focus on where entrepreneurs apply their energy. Women come to her feeling overwhelmed and unfulfilled
with too much to do and not enough support. She works with them in designing a life and workspace that allows for ease and spaciousness, while scaling their business and reintroducing enjoyment. In her prior career, she managed the operational excellence program at a $1B/year company and trained hundreds of people to create streamlined, customer-delighting business processes.

She has been featured in over a dozen media outlets including Forbes, Fast Company, InStyle Magazine, Thrive Global, and Parade Magazine. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, and certifications in yoga instruction, therapeutic yoga, life coaching, wellness coaching, lean six sigma, and project
management. She has finished three trail ultramarathons, including one of the toughest 100k races on the east coast.
Brooke lives with her artist husband and two cats in Rochester, NY, where you can find them mountain biking on the local trails, playing board games, and eating curry tempeh tacos.

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