Productivity & How to Grow a Successful Business with Eelco De Boer and Dan Kuschell [PODCAST 23]

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Productivity & How to Grow a Successful Business with Eelco De Boer and Dan Kuschell


If you’ve ever found yourself asking, “What’s the best of use of my time? Or “What are the skills and capabilities I need to create the business I really want?”

Today you’ll get strategies for personal and business mastery, growth, freedom and more with International Entrepreneur Eelco De Boer. He’s a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, leader, and coach. Eelco runs six companies – Merchant processing, E-Commerce, Email Marketing, Hosting, Web Design, and Coaching.

Here’s a glance of the strategies you’ll walk away with today:

  • Entrepreneurship is the ability to make up an idea, make it real, and create something from nothing;
  • The #1 Question and Challenge an Entrepreneur Asks: “What’s the Best Use of My Time”;
  • Five Critical Skills for Entrepreneurial Success: Emotional Mastery, Influence, Marketing, Hiring, and Productivity;
  • Keys for mastery, growth, and freedom in business: Increase your Productivity 10x with Internet Fasting (limiting your use of the Internet to one-hour per day);
  • A Day in the Life of Eelco De Boer: Learn from how he sets up his day, spends one-hour per day online, and switches off the Internet to create peace of mind, momentum, being more present, happy, and more for 10x greater productivity;
  • “When I switch off the Internet, I like myself more and my wife likes me more too”;
  • Do you use passwords to log in to different social media accounts? How to create painful passwords to trigger more awareness for what you really want – and create the behaviors for a high quality of life;
  • How to prioritize your time for the things that matter – family, friends, health, and then business;
  • Little Hinges Swing Big Doors -Joe Polish;
  • Skills for Success: Be Optimistic, cool, create a game plan, learn to deal with the ups and downs, and enjoy the ride;
  • Advice Eelco would give his daughter for building a great life: Be open, embrace what happens, smile, live in the moment, enjoy the ride, learn from your struggles, be friends with the right people, and be friendly with everybody, be open for learning, open to new possibilities, and embrace new worlds;
  • Eelco’s focus for building a great life and creating a legacy for his daughter (and how it applies to you);
  • The Most Important Traits for Long Term Success: Growth and Being a Better Human Being;
  • “Your Business (and Life) will Grow to the Extent you Do” – Jim Rohn
  • How to deal with Failure, Fear, and Mistakes: “Feel the fear and do it anyway”;
  • The common mistake most driven, successful people face: “Staying in the present” and what you can do about it;
  • Getting in the practice of Decision Making, especially the tough ones;
  • “Fear is wetting your pants, Courage is doing it with wet pants” – Dan Sullivan
  • “I make over 100 decisions every day and most of them are right – I don’t have to get them all right. If most of them are right, you can move quickly”;
  • “Decisions: I don’t need to be right all of the time, just most of the time”;
  • The most costly mistake(s) Eelco has made: Mis-hires (and what you can learn from Eelco’s strategy for connecting with people);
  • “Emotional Estimation and seeing only validation (being overly optimistic and validation that it’s correct, or too much wishful thinking in that decision)” – Eben Pagan;
  • Be Diligent in who you choose to spend time with: You become who you hang around most of the time;
  • “You are the summation of the 5 people you spend most of your time with”; – Mark Victor Hansen
  • Eelco’s Mentors: Elliott Hulse, his trainer, his dad, Richard Branson, and more;
  • Why deciding where to live is a critical choice for personal and business success;
  • The Qualities Eelco admires from time with Richard Branson: Fun, Family, Excitement, Big Challenges, don’t take everything too seriously, be okay with your failures, enjoying life, and more;
  • What Eelco learned from Richard Branson about mistakes: The mistakes Richard Branson makes have the potential for a great story later;
  • How to scratch the creativity itch as an entrepreneur in a positive way while avoiding the common mistake(s) most entrepreneurs make (HINT: Be creative in your marketing and not in your business model);
  • How to avoid the shiny object syndrome running your business;
  • “I’m really happy when I’m productive. I go crazy when I’m not productive. To come up with an amazing idea and execute on it and see it come to fruition is amazing”;
  • “For entrepreneurs in a rut and not working, if they make the switch from busy to productive everything will change”;
  • Be productive and creative – that’s what is constructive for your business;
  • And much, much, more…


Eelco De Boer helps entrepreneurs grow their profits, free them from their business, and shows them how to enjoy the ride. Over a decade ago, Eelco started selling hip hop records online, opening the first online hip hop store in Europe, and today runs 6 other companies including a coaching business.

Contact Eelco by going to or get his podcast by searching Eelco De Boer

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You can check out Eelco’s interview with Joe Polish at

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You’ll walk away from it with clarity, new insights, and actions you can take to exponentially grow your business… to grow with less stress- even if we never work together.

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Dan Kuschell is a success driven business growth strategist, a media contributor, and thought leader. He helps entrepreneurs, leaders, and business owners grow and scale their companies 10x by driving the flow of elegant ideas, execution, and team-culture for greater clarity, confidence, and direction. Dan has been recognized worldwide for creating results with his resources, books, and strategies.


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