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Episode 62- Michael Hyatt on on 3 Steps to Achieve More by Doing Less

April 18, 2019 • Book Club
Michael Hyatt

Author and leadership expert Michael Hyatt shares his personal productivity framework in his new book, Free to Focus. Productivity isn’t about getting more things done at a faster speed; it’s about getting the right things done. On this episode, Michael shares how we can free up our schedules for the people and projects that matter most. Learn how to eliminate distractions, set boundaries that protect your focus, and redefine your work so it works for you.

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Show Notes

  • Productivity is not about getting more stuff done; it’s about getting the right stuff done (1:31)
  • How the four zones of the “freedom compass” ensures you get the right things on your to-do list (4:12)
  • Focus on the desire zone activities- where passion and proficiency meet (5:30)
  • Productivity is not an end in itself; it’s a means to an end. (7:25)
  • Your ideal week and the power of mega batching (12:15)
  • How to manage email more efficiently (18:42)
  • Using Slack for internal communication (23:00)
  • How to use the Full Focus Planner and why paper is the new digital (24:00)
  • The power of a morning ritual (26:59)
  • With energy- you can be the thermostat (setting the temperature) or the thermometer (reading the temperature) (30:23)
  • The biggest mistake people make when setting goals (36:50)


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