How Shifting Your Mindset Can Boost Your Productivity

Marketing Podcast with Clare Kumar

In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Clare Kumar. Clare helps busy professionals optimize their performance. She’s a media contributor on productivity, organization, and work-life integration.

Key Takeaway:

People are busy, and that’s applicable across every and all job roles — entrepreneurs, business professionals, employees, stay-at-home parents, consultants, you name it, we’re busy.

Clare Kumar works directly with people and professionals helping them optimize their performance and work-life integration. In this episode, Clare shares how to shift your mindset in a way that will help you build habits that last and boost your productivity.

Questions I ask Clare Kumar:

  • [1:14] Does optimizing your performance come down to hacks and habits?
  • [2:33] What are some of the big productivity killers, and how do people get bad habits?
  • [4:10] What’s the best strategy when it comes to technology distracting with productivity?
  • [5:26] What does the process of hiring a coach to help you become more productive look like?
  • [6:47] Are there some common almost “template” type approaches for how you would plan your day?
  • [11:05] In your bio, you mention you love science and that that love has helped lead your role today — would you dive into how that has helped you?
  • [12:22] What are some of the surprising benefits that you find that come from somebody feeling more productive? And have you discovered some of these benefits to be universal?
  • [13:45] What’s the solution for trying to get some sense of normalcy back into rituals when you’re caught up in a world that has experienced so much rapid change?
  • [15:24] How has 2020 changed your work?
  • [17:55] What are a handful of your best productivity tips for 2021?
  • [20:09] Where can people find out more about you and your work?

More About Clare Kumar:

More About The Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network:

Like this show? Click on over and give us a review on iTunes, please!

powered by

This episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is brought to you by the HubSpot Podcast Network and Ahrefs.

HubSpot Podcast Network is the audio destination for business professionals who seek the best education and inspiration on how to grow a business.

Wish you could get more traffic from Google? Half the battle is understanding what you need to fix on your site. With Ahrefs Webmaster Tools, you can get a professional website audit for FREE. Ahrefs will discover optimization opportunities for your website and help you get more organic traffic. Visit, sign up for this free tool, connect it to your website and you’re all set.

Free eBook 
7 Steps to Scale Your Consulting Practice Without Adding Overhead

The Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network has helped me to grow my business by over 40% in the last 12 months. ~ Michael Quinn – Michael Quinn Agency, Fargo, ND

Posted by Contributor