self-discipline: what it is and why we are bad at it [podcast]
By o.c. tanner in Great Work, O.C. Tanner Institute, and Podcast
In this session of the Great Work Insights Podcast, Todd Nordstrom speaks with Rory Vaden, New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of Southwestern Consulting. In addition, Vaden is a regular contributor for American Express Open Forum, Huffington Post and The Tennessean as well as hosts The Rory Vaden Show, a weekly radio show for “movers and shakers in the world of business.”
You will learn:
2:13 – What is self-discipline and why are we so bad at it?
2:33 – Take the stairs—a metaphor for self-discipline.
3:00 – The reason we are so bad at self-discipline is because we don’t understand it.
3:30 – Self-discipline isn’t hard when we think of it in the right way.
5:12 – The one thing successful people have in common with self-discipline is they have developed a habit of doing the things they know they should be doing even when they don’t feel like doing it.
6:37 – What the paradox principle is.
7:48 – Problems that are procrastinated on are only amplified.
8:34 – Is self-discipline something we want or wish for?
12:27 – Time management isn’t just logical, it’s emotional.
16:30 – Importance of what priority dilution is and its effect among leaders.
18:40 – What MVOT (money value of time) is and its importance to the work environment.
19:00 – Vaden’s experiences with clients on saving money and time in business.
Links and Resources Mentioned:
Learn more and connect with Rory Vaden
Learn more about: Take the Stairs
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