The Less Doing Podcast with Ari Meisel: The Best Life Hacks And Productivity Tips For Less Doing, More Living
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Welcome to The Less Doing Podcast—the most productive podcast on the planet. If you’re looking for strategies to become more efficient—to have more time and freedom to do the things you love—this is the podcast for you.
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329: Peter Shallard — Personal Trainers for Productivity
7 days ago
In the work you do, you should be focusing on the highest leverage tasks, but if you find yourself not getting things done, you may need the help of Peter Shallard, the Shrink for Entrepreneurs and founder of Commit Action. Peter and his team at Commit Action help people become more accountable in the work that they're doing. He unpacks the science of accountability and its importance in helping people achieve the goals they set. Find out more about Peter’s process of providing accountability for entrepreneurs and how he helps people focus on the highest leverage tasks. Ari and Peter also reveal a cool collaboration they’re doing together. Tune in to find out more about the personal trainers for productivity. Key Takeaways: [:27] Ari introduces his guest for this episode — Peter Shallard. [1:18] How did Peter get started with Commit Action? [5:35] What does Commit Action’s process look like now? [7:15] In terms of the science of accountability, are there just some people who don’t need external accountability? What role does accountability play in being successful entrepreneurs? [12:21] It is easy to get wrapped up in what could have been done better or the shortcomings of the day, but how important is it to celebrate wins? [15:00] Ari and Peter discuss the phenomena of the million-dollar one-person company. [15:51] How did Peter create his process of providing accountability for entrepreneurs? How does he deal with people who are not following through on their accountability promises? [20:28] Who are the people Peter has on his team to help keep his clients accountable? What are their background, training, and experience? [24:08] Chunking down tasks is something a lot of people struggle with. Peter shares how he helps his clients with this issue. [27:47] Peter deconstructs the idea of bad or wrong goals — it’s all about execution, not necessarily what you’re executing. [29:50] How does the conversation change at different levels between entrepreneurs and C-suite level executives? [32:02] How does Peter keep himself accountable? [33:53] Can accountability be a tool to aid in habit formation? [43:23] What is the importance of having a morning routine or ritual? [46:49] What is the collaboration Peter and Ari are working on? Mentioned in This Episode: Less Doing Less Doing on Facebook Ari Meisel on Twitter Ari Meisel on Instagram Join the Less Doing Labs at www.lessdoinglabs.com/moredone Peter Shallard, Shrink for Entrepreneurs Commit Action The Million-Dollar One-Person Business: Make Great Money. Work the Way You Like. Have the Life You Want., by Elaine Pofeldt Quantified Self Movement Miracle Morning Tim FerrissRead more »
Rated 5 out of
Love how Ari and his guests cut through the minutia and get down to the real brass tacks and inspire the listeners to take action. Great show!
Date published: 2014-10-24
Rated 5 out of
I love the vision of Less Doing More Living. Ari interviews guests who share their experiences and own life hacks to live more.
Date published: 2014-11-11