Half Better

The show about making small improvements with you and your better half

About the show

Lesley and Zachary love learning about productivity, making small improvements, and how to become the best version of themselves (as individuals, a couple, parents).

Come listen to their conversation about what they're learning, progress they're making, and how their goals are going.

Episodes

  • Episode 19: Change Your Habits with the Whole Life Challenge

    July 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min

    This week: a conversation about our experience with the Whole Life Challenge. This was the first time that Zachary and Lesley participated in the challenge together; we discussed our experience as individuals, and of course, doing it together as a partnership.

  • Episode 18: Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts - Becoming the Person You Want to Be (Book Discussion)

    June 18th, 2018  |  1 hr 22 mins

    Lesley and Zachary have a conversation about the book Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts--Becoming the Person You Want to Be. We each covered a few of our favorite takeaways from the book and then discussed how you can use the information in this book in your partnership. We want you to walk away with actionable tools to incorporate what we’ve learned in this book to help you and your better half live more intentionally.

  • Episode 17: Money Mindset: Are Limiting Beliefs Stopping You from Reaching Your Goals?

    June 4th, 2018  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Lesley and Zachary go deeper on finances, this time chatting about limiting beliefs and how your money thoughts, words, and habits affect your legacy.

  • Episode 16: How to Get on the Same Page with Budgeting and Finances

    May 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Lesley and Zachary get real about budgeting, personal finance, debt. . . lots of money talk!

  • Episode 15: Social Media

    April 30th, 2018  |  1 hr 17 mins

    Lesley and Zachary discuss social media, the news, and how we interact with these supposedly mandatory aspects of modern life.

  • Episode 14: Tinker, Dabble, Doodle, Try

    April 17th, 2018  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Lesley and Zachary chat about the book Tinker, Dabble, Doodle, Try. Also, monkey bars, touching toes, and other elementary school P.E. topics.

  • Episode 13: Quarterly Reviews

    April 2nd, 2018  |  59 mins 41 secs
    productivity

    Lesley and Zachary chat about quarterly reviews -- how, where, when to complete them (and what to share with your partner before and afterwards).

  • Episode 12: Search Inside Yourself

    March 19th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
    meditation, mindfulness

    Lesley and Zachary discuss mindfulness and meditation as presented in the book Search Inside Yourself.

  • Episode 11: Where to Start

    March 5th, 2018  |  49 mins 19 secs
    journey, partnership, productivity

    Lesley and Zachary chat about how they got started on this journey of growth and goals together.

  • Episode 10: Crucial Conversations

    February 19th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    books, productivity

    Lesley and Zachary have a (crucial?) conversation about the book Crucial Conversations.

  • Episode 9: Health and Fitness

    February 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Lesley and Zachary talk about health goals -- and why fitness and nutrition are so key to productivity and your goals.

  • Episode 8: High Performance Habits

    January 22nd, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min
    books, productivity

    Lesley and Zach review their key takeaways from the new book High Performance Habits

  • Episode 7: Decision Fatigue

    January 8th, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min
    decision fatigue, productivity

    This week, Lesley and Zach decided to talk about decision fatigue and different strategies and frameworks to help avoid the fatigue.

  • Episode 6: Chasing Excellence

    December 7th, 2017  |  48 mins 18 secs
    books, chasing excellence, productivity

    Lesley and Zach finished reading Chasing Excellence, go through the main topics, and offer their take on the takeaways.

  • Episode 5: Task Managers

    November 10th, 2017  |  58 mins 19 secs
    omnifocus, productivity, task managers, todoist

    Lesley and Zach dive into the wonderful world of task managers.

  • Episode 4: Living Forward

    October 27th, 2017  |  53 mins 51 secs
    books, living forward, productivity, reading

    Lesley and Zach review and chat about their experience reading Living Forward.