Chatting productivity, work/life balance and happiness

Latest episode

16 Mar March

Graham talks to improviser Liz Peters, Artistic Director of the Maydays. They share practical tips for dealing with nerves, improv and body language. Liz's website The Maydays' website https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles, by Steven Pressfield How to be a ...

About the podcast

Beyond Busy is a podcast by Graham Allcott of Think Productive, author of How to be a Productivity Ninja. In this show, he interviews people from all walks of life about productivity, work/life balance, happiness and success.

Previous episodes

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Graham speaks to a man David Cameron described as “the most annoying man in politics“, Norman Baker. Norman is formerly an ...

Graham talks to literary agent and founder of Quill Shift, Ayanna Coleman, about diversity in publishing, balancing a day-job with ...

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