In this episode (the 9th of 365 new episodes in 2021), I share two interesting top 10 lists: the first is related to my podcast audience, and the second, let's just say I guarantee strong reactions!
Trevor Lohrbeer is a serial entrepreneur focused on time management and personal productivity. He specializes in developing mental models that help people solve existing problems in new ways. His current project is Day Optimizer, a web app built around a 3-step workflow designed to help you build a more effective daily schedule.
Trevor and Mark discuss the master task list, task flow, done today versus done forever, the Pomodoro...
For years, I've had a standing goal to read 52 books every year. But I recently learned something that has me re-thinking that.
The 5 AM Club, The: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life. (Robin Sharma)
I've decided to release a brand new episode every single day in 2021. Many episodes will be interviews with incredible guests but when there's not an interview, I'll release an episode to share my journey with you.
What do you do the first 60 to 90 minutes after you wake up?
I want you to think about that.
So maybe your alarm clock goes off, or maybe you naturally wake up.
What do you do?
Do you roll back over and try to get a few more minutes of sleep?
Or do you do what I do?
Something I learned from Robin Sharma's bestselling book, The 5 AM Club, is I get up at five o'clock in the morning, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
I get up, put my feet on the floor, immediately make my bed.
Then, I get...
I've heard many say that 2020 was the worst year ever. But...was it really? In this first episode of the show in 2021, I discuss two things you should do for yourself about 2020 and two things for 2021 so that this new year will be your best year ever.
Complexity is the gateway to procrastination.
Let me write that again in case you missed it: complexity is the gateway to procrastination.
So what do you do?
Simplify, simplify, simplify.
Make things as simple as possible.
I challenge you to look at your processes, your systems, what you do personally and professionally every day. Think about how you can simplify it.
We wear this badge of honor called complexity.
Oh, "my process or my system is so complicated. Yay, for me".