Are you ready to say goodbye to bad habits from 2020 and say hello to habits that will actually guide you toward the person you want to become?
If so, a simple framework for building better habits is only a few minutes away.
After listening to this episode, you’ll have a step-by-step approach for creating habits that will serve you for years to come. This approach brings clarity around the one thing you need to focus on to live the life you’re dreaming of.
Our guest is Geoff Woods, Vice President of The ONE Thing and host of The ONE Thing podcast. (You might be familiar with the book by the same name.) He is an expert at ruthlessly prioritizing tasks, developing values-based habits, and getting clear on the one thing that needs to be done to achieve a vision.
The simple framework that he presents in today’s interview gives you the tools you need to focus deeply and commit to actions that will take your productivity and personal development to the next level this year.
Simple doesn’t mean easy, but Geoff peppers real-life examples throughout this episode to cement the concepts in your mind. He also debunks these six myths of productivity:
- Everything matters equally
- A disciplined life
- Willpower is always on call
- A balanced life
- Big is bad
Newsflash: if everything matters equally, nothing matters at all.
Multitasking leads to a startling amount of inefficiency (up to 2.4 days worth). We can’t always rely on discipline or willpower. Balance isn’t worth aiming for. And thinking big — although scary — is necessary.
Geoff also discusses how he transformed from someone who chronically checked email first thing in the morning to someone who shuts things down completely when things need to get done. If you’re tired of feeling like you need to do everything all at once while being glued to your inbox, you’ll love the poignant remarks he makes on these challenges.
- The ONE Thing: book | blog | podcast
- 411 Framework | Resource
- Do You Believe These 6 Productivity Myths? | Blog post
You’ll enjoy this episode if:
- You feel like you have to do all the things!!, otherwise you’ve failed
- You have too many goals you want to accomplish and not enough time
- You want a simple framework for developing habits that allows you to focus deeply and easily commit to what you need to do
- You’re sick of making email your priority when you have so much else to do
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