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Architect a life of excellence. Before building a house or starting a company, we’d put a plan in place–a blueprint or an outline. But what about when we’re creating lives of excellence? It’s far too easy to “let life happen to us.” Join April and Eric Perry as we discuss Life Architecture, Productivity, Health, Family, and Spirituality. If you have an enthusiasm for learning and you’re ready to become something more than you are right now, this show is for you.
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Apr 11, 2019

If you have teens or tweens in your life (children, students, extended family...) who could use some support getting organized, Eric and I recently sat down with our three youngest children and helped them to learn about Current Projects, Routines, Calendars, and Next Actions. The audio recording explains all the details--and includes some ideas for overcoming personal resistance when you’re working on truly living your mission.  Plus we made printable versions of all the tools we used as we taught our children so you don't have to reinvent the wheel! Visit the Show Notes page for all related links!

Mar 29, 2019

As each of us is learning, doing, and becoming, it’s important to ask ourselves uplifting, focused questions and then seriously think about them during the pockets of quiet time in our lives. Today I have two suggested questions that have made a big difference for me, and I hope they’ll help you, as well! Question #1: What have my experiences most prepared me to offer to the world? Question #2: Who needs me to support them with my whole heart today? Come share your thoughts and ideas at

Mar 13, 2019

My dream is a STEP (Steps to Everyday Productivity) Command Central on every desk–because I believe it will solve the “overwhelm” and change the world.  In today’s episode. I’m sharing a few really important things:

(1) Why a STEP Command Central is so unique—and so needed today

(2) What the components of the STEP Command Central actually ARE

(3) How it will impact your life so you can manage your self-care, your family, and your business

(4) And how you can use your Command Central to more fully find and live your purpose

Visit the full link for ALL the details- lots of great resources!

Mar 6, 2019

Can you imagine a life where you feel rested, rejuvenated, and totally replenished--as your natural state of being? (We're not quite there yet, but we're slowly learning what's working--and what's not working!) Come join us for a conversation about how to replenish yourself physically, spiritually, emotionally, mentally, and socially. And for all the links to the books, podcast episodes, and resources mentioned in the podcast, visit us at

Feb 9, 2019
Melanie Maxwell was literally drowning in piles, but changed her life as she learned to build her Command Central in the Steps to Everyday Productivity program. Some highlights included how she reclaimed her bedroom--after more than a year sleeping on a recliner, how she got all her tax papers in order and filed—then receiving 10,000 from a tax return, and how she and her family started cooking on a regular basis, saving money and creating more JOY in the process.....
Ready to experience this for yourself? Our STEP program is here for you!
Feb 6, 2019

Do you ever feel like you keep dealing with the same problems over and over again? And then you wonder why you’re so tired? In the midst of everyday craziness, it’s often difficult to know HOW to anchor ourselves so that we are no longer just drifting. Today we're sharing three simple, unique ways to anchor yourself in your values, so you have focus and direction when you ask, "What do I want to say with my life?" See show notes at:

Jan 30, 2019

We are ALL struggling with something, and I believe it’s time we face our challenges—whatever is holding us back—so we can move forward, with power. In today's episode, I share one of MY embarrassing secrets--and a few points to consider as you think about your own. Show notes at:

Jan 23, 2019

This week, I tripled my goals because of ONE question I considered, and I want to share it with you: Show notes: ‎

Jan 8, 2019

If you're like me, you are MORE than ready for an awesome 2019 to get on its way. If you have some mental, digital, and/or physical clutter that is holding you back from living your mission, here are two ideas that have REALLY helped launch our New Year!

Show Notes at:


Dec 21, 2018

Renegotiation is a natural and necessary part of our daily lives. Often we create lists or expectations for ourselves. Sometimes we are working towards a goal. Come listen to today's podcast to hear a few ideas on how to renegotiate those expectations, so we can breathe better and live our lives in closer alignment with our true priorities!  Show notes: 

Nov 28, 2018

I (April) recently got out of a rut. I’d been feeling tired, frustrated, and ready to “give up” in some ways. (Have you been there?) Here are three questions that helped me get out, and I hope they’ll help you, too! We each have a unique mission, and it’s time to BE who we are. (For Show Notes, see

Nov 14, 2018

We are wrapping up our Holiday Planning Workshop with Lesson 5, where we put our plan into action! We'll show you how to make this happen using paper or digitally. If you want an incredibly organized holiday season--with low stress and lots of support in getting the logistics taken care of, listen to this audio--and then sign up for the support templates, videos, and photos at



Nov 12, 2018

Here in Lesson 4 of our Holiday Planning Workshop we've taken the audio from our video lesson, detailing how to organize your brainstorm from Lesson 2 digitally. We teach the steps to follow in Asana, but feel free to use your favorite digital project manager. Prefer paper? Go back to Lesson 3 to learn how to do this same step with Post-it notes! Want the video? Sign up at

Nov 10, 2018

Today in our Holiday Planning Workshop Lesson 3 we organize your brainstormed tasks and projects by time frame, using Post-it notes. Listen in to Lesson 4 to learn how to do this same step digitally! The audio explains the steps but if you want more support sign up for the support templates, videos, and photos at

Nov 8, 2018

Lesson 2 of our Holiday Planning Workshop will help you get everything out of your mind through an effective brainstorm session, so that you can more clearly see what matters most. If you want an incredibly organized holiday season--with low stress and lots of support in getting the logistics taken care of, listen to this audio--and then sign up for the support templates, videos, and photos at

Nov 6, 2018

Today's podcast features Lesson 1 of our Holiday Planning Workshop. Following David Allen's Natural Planning Model (featured in the book Getting Things Done), we're talking about purpose, principles, and outcome visioning. If you want an incredibly organized holiday season--with low stress and lots of support in getting the logistics taken care of, listen to this audio--and then sign up for the support templates, videos, and photos at

Nov 5, 2018
Our goal is for everyone to really enjoy the holidays and be able to look back on the precious memories we’ve created, but not have anything slip through the cracks in the process. Sounds like a dream, right? But it’s totally possible! Come listen in to a few ideas to get you thinking, as you start to move towards your ideal holiday! Show notes can be found here:
And if you want to take this a step further, come check out our LearnDoBecome Holiday Workshop:
Oct 30, 2018

A well-ordered, smooth email process makes a huge impact on my life, and today I (April) am sharing a few tools I use every single day with Gmail. Come visit for more!  We'd love to have you join our free training: How to Get out of the Overwhelm at Ready to get your emails to zero? Join the movement!

Oct 15, 2018

Do you want to manage your energy—so you can match the appropriate tasks to the appropriate time of day, and ultimately be more present and happy around your family? Today we’re joined by Danielle Porter, a team member here at LearnDoBecome, who has created a genius way to map her energy. For photos and links, please visit

Sep 28, 2018

There is more knowledge available to us today than ever before. But what do we DO with everything we learn so it doesn’t get lost in the shuffle? Here’s one simple way to track (and easily find!) all the wonderful things we learn that we never want to forget. For Show Notes, visit

Sep 21, 2018
If you ever feel like you spend most of your time running around and putting out fires, it probably sounds HEAVENLY to have one day a week (or even part of a day) for yourself. But maybe you wonder how you can make that possible? Or maybe you’re wondering what you would actually DO if you had several hours of quiet. Today’s podcast will hopefully spark some creativity and give you ideas to help you regroup, refocus, and recommit to architecting a life of excellence one day a week. (For Show Notes, please visit
Sep 12, 2018

If you've ever ignored a pile of papers because the idea of processing everything felt overwhelming, today's podcast is your lifeline. April and Eric talk through the specific steps that will help you create a life with zero piles. They'll cover concepts like sub-dividing the pile before you process it, identifying "action" papers verses papers that simply need to be put somewhere else, and utilizing a functional Command Central to hold the papers that need to be acted upon in the future. Come see photos at

Aug 27, 2018

Do you have a deep need right now? Something that's driving you crazy, and you wish the problem would just go away? Here's a new way to think about those challenges that will hopefully give you a lift today! Show notes can be found at

Aug 16, 2018

We know. There's so much stuff to organize--and so many things to DO that it feels nearly impossible to feel like you're on your game. Well, here are three audio posts to teach you a new way to run the details of your life so you can enjoy each day and architect your life of excellence! Show notes can be found at

Jul 3, 2018

Today’s collection of audio posts features a variety of new perspectives that will help you to more fully appreciate the “gaps” in your life, create a personal checklist to keep you balanced, enable you to avoid tantrums, and help you confidently reach toward your dreams. More details at:

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