Problem Solvers Podcast

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Want to Be More Productive? Stop Trying to Finish Every Task, and Do This Instead

If you only focus on your to-do list, you'll run out of the energy to complete it, says psychotherapist Katherine Morgan Schafler.

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How This Podcaster Gets 10 Million Downloads A Month

Jordan Harbinger built a massive podcast audience. Here's what he did, and what other podcasters are overlooking.

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How Much Should You Pay Other People To Take Work Off Your Plate? Here's the Formula

Dan Martell calls it your "buyback rate," and he says your time is more valuable than you think.

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How One Entrepreneur Pivoted To Get His Product Into 10,000 Stores

Jesse Wolfe created a delicious hummus that people loved, but he struggled to make big sales. Then he spotted the opportunity in his failure.

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How Cameo Survived a Public Relations Nightmare

By confronting the issue head-on, the startup regained its customers' trust.

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Sun-Maid Raisins Has a Bold Plan to Reinvent Itself. (Watch Out, Fruit Roll-Ups!)

The storied company's new CEO is tackling a big challenge: a recognizable brand but a declining business.

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SimpliSafe Chased the Wrong Customer. This Pivot Saved The Business.

SimpliSafe is a security system built for renters. But it unexpectedly gained traction with homeowners.

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Why This CEO Fired Himself

After some soul-searching, this CEO needed to identify what he was good at. And that meant no longer being a CEO.

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Her Company Was Growing, So Why Was It Failing?

Here's the difficult truth about growing a business: Not all growth is equal.

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Why FreshBooks Launched a Competitor to Itself

After realizing his accounting and invoicing company FreshBooks wasn't innovating fast enough, Mike McDerment had to take extreme measures.

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She Raised Millions From Investors ... Then Almost Lost It All

Raquel Tavares had just finished raising a round of funding -- and then her team looked at the company's numbers and realized they were almost out of money.

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How MailChimp Cured Its Growing Pains

The email marketing company's staff was once a disorganized mess. But before fixing that, its co-founder had to fix himself.

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This Entrepreneur Shares How She Survived When the Money Ran Out

When a change in the tax law nearly wiped out Saima Khan's company, she was forced to reconsider exactly what kind of business she was running.

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When Nobody Believed in His Vision, the Co-Founder of Fatherly Shares How He Proved Them Wrong

After hearing 'no' over and over again, Mike Rothman starting making strategic decisions to confirm his idea was a good one.

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This Founder Explains Why He Had to Start Telling Retailers 'No' -- and How It Helped His Business Succeed

Greg Steltenpohl set out to make plant-based milk. But when his product became too popular, he had to make some tough decisions.