Would you put your whole life “on hold” to follow your passion?
This week our guest did just that. After graduating college, he took the $12,000 he had and invested everything into his passion for learning and living productivity.
In this episode he shares with you the secret to living the most productive life possible (and it’s a lot simpler than you think).
Welcome to episode 71 with Chris Bailey.
The School of Greatness Podcast
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
- What led Chris Bailey to the Productivity Project
- How to define productivity
- What the Pomodero Technique is and how to use it
- If iPhones and technology help us to be more productive or are they an energy suck?
- The powerful lessons from binging on 296 TED talks in a weekend
- The best TED talks for productivity
- How Chris Developed the Experiments of the Year of Productivity?
- How to Maximize Time, Energy and Attention
- About a year of productivity
Continue Seeking Greatness:
- The most powerful TED talks:
- Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity
- Andrew Solomon: Love, no matter what
- Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music
- Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?
- Watch an interview TED did with Chris about the “70 Hours of TED” experiment
- Learn more about Chris’s work:
- Chris’s Most Popular Articles for AYOP:
- The Top 10 Lessons from A Year of Productivity
- 100 time, energy, and attention hacks to be more productive
- The Productivity Experiments Mentioned in this Episode:
- Working 90-hour weeks
- Using my smartphone for an hour a day, for three months
- Watching 296 TED talks in a week
- Meditating for 35 hours in a week
- Being a total slob for a week
- Living in total isolation for 10 days
- Drinking only water for a month
- Taking a three-hour afternoon siesta
- Check out Onnit and their optimal performance products. Use the code “greatness” to get 10% off your next order:
- Music Credit: Pyramid Scheme by J Rabbit
Did you enjoy the podcast?
Do you find yourself getting caught it the “can’t get things done” distractions of the world where it’s hard to stay focused to get your major projects done? If so, what have you found to be the best thing to keeping you on track to get things done and be more productive? Please share in the comments section below .