self-discipline: what it is and why we are bad at it [podcast]
By o.c. tanner
Insights | August 12, 2015
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
Thank You For Listening!
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