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).
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“People have the tendency to throw more time at their problems when they should be throwing more energy and focus at them.”
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
What led Chris Bailey to the Productivity Project
How to define productivity
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
“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell 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:
A Year of Productivity | A Life of Productivity | Chris’s Productivity Coaching
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
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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 .