In this interview, you’ll learn how you can be committed and unattached to impact the world without getting hooked by your emotions. Leo Babauta is a best-selling author, blogger, and entrepreneur. He has millions of readers and shares some of his greatest frameworks to help you succeed in your career.
Highlights from the interview:
- Leo explains how he started Zen Habits and how he quit smoking.
- Becoming aware of our urges is the first step to changing our habits.
- Working with your inner voice, so you build a better relationship with yourself.
- Where our negative inner voice comes from.
- What he writes down and what his inner voice tells him when he wants to rationalize a decision.
- How we fool ourselves into being hard on ourselves.
- Balancing out our negative inner voice so we actually get things done.
- Being committed and unattached.
- Why we don’t try our best on an important project.
- How we can get off the hamster wheel of goals.
- Facing the resistance that a big project has within it.
- Showing up fully committed to the day.
- How I learned to change my lens to learning to help me stay focused in a meeting.
- Noticing perfectionist tendencies and letting go of it, so you can be more present and make better decisions.
- How to let go of grasping for a certain outcome and focusing on this instead.
- Training with uncertainty and fear will help us grow.
- Why clients have the tools, but don’t actually make progress.
- Sitting with uncomfortable feelings and how this practice can help us improve our productivity.
- Favorite toy as a kid.
You can learn more about Leo over at Zen Habits. Check out his book, Essential Zen Habits: Mastering the Art of Change, Briefly (Amazon Link) You can also connect with him over at Twitter.
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