Peter Bregman is one of the country’s top leadership coaches to corporate CEOs. He’s distilled his knowledge on concentration and execution into a simple system. We discuss that system in his book 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done.

Lisa Hershman examines the credo of the 2nd half of the 20th Century into the 21st Century—Faster, Cheaper, Better. She understands the 9 Levers Transforming How Work Gets Done. We discuss Thinking Outside The Costs as manufacturers reevaluate further increases in productivity.

David Allen is one of the world’s most influential thinkers on productivity and an Ojai resident. We discuss gearing up for productivity and powering on with our lives from his book Getting Things Done.

Russell Bishop is a successful businessman and consultant. He helps individuals and companies create unparalleled success. He’s the master of workarounds that keep you moving forward—in work and life. I invite him back to the program to discuss his latest book, Workarounds that Work.

Brian Moran has developed a system to achieve maximum results in a short amount of time. He recognized year-long goals had too long a time horizon to be consistently successful—in our attention-deficit society. He shows us how to get a year’s worth of results in three months from his latest book The 12-Week Year.

Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Friday, February 4, 2011. Listen at or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.