One of my favorite parts of the Dig to Fly Show is interviewing people who are near and dear to my heart. Mike Vardy falls in this category. He has been teaching productivity for over ten years and he’s taught me a lot about my mindset around productivity. His ideas around time are unique and useful. It’s why I had to have him on.
I love how he talks about how our minds work when we are trying to get goals accomplished. In this episode you’ll see where you can make improvements to your productivity, so you can stay sane and reach your goals.
Here is the interview breakdown:
1:02 - What Mike is grateful for.
1:58 - What he was like as a child.
4:12 - How can you maximize your time?
5:04 - How does someone find a way to process their thoughts and emotions.
6:12 - Getting better at being in the present moment.
8:55 - The importance of watching other people who you admire to learn from them.
10:03 - Why he crushed a can of soda and put it on his shelf.
11:25 - The key to building a new habit.
14:59 - The importance of building up consistency.
20:17 - Understanding how our minds work.
20:35 - Why reflection is one of the most important aspects of improving your productivity.
21:58 - Understanding the stories that thread through our days.
23:20 - Noticing how we project our values on others.
24:45 - Gaining perspective through reflection.
25:08 - Why an evening routine is more important than a morning routine.
28:25 - Gratitude comes out in each journal entry.
32:28 - How we are wired to see the negative.
34:58 - Why we need to stay in touch with our email list.
37:59 - How to make your “to do” list based on your energy levels.
You can learn more about Mike Vardy from his website. I would suggest joining his email list because he sends out great productivity tips on a regular basis. You can also check out his gift guide to see what unique holiday gifts you can get a friend or family member.
And as always if you have any questions or want to submit a guest that you think would be amazing for my show just reach out and I’ll do my best to get them on.